Grinnell Chamber

Media Production Specialist

Full time
Posted: 06/06/2024
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


Mahaska Communications Group (MCG) is hiring a Media Production Specialist that oversees all aspects of creative video production; from writing, to studio & field production, to editing and delivery. The Specialist also provides technical support to MCG and Musco, as well as to live event partners. MCG offers internet and phone services to several communities in southern Iowa. Wage is competitive, benefits are exceptional, and each team member has the opportunity to receive profit sharing each year.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Capture interviews & B-roll to create dynamic marketing videos.
  • Manage video & photo projects from concept to deliverable.
  • Photo shoots ranging from creative, marketing photos on work sites to studio, portrait shoots.
  • Create standard to creative lighting set-ups for video interviews and photo shoots.
  • Edit videos & photos using the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Manage and maintain video studio and equipment.
  • Archive & naming of the creative asset database.
  • Work within Workamajig project management software to document work and move projects forward.
  • Work with the Creative Team providing input to the sales and marketing strategy for MCG.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Specifications:

  • Unique creative portfolio that demonstrates a diversity of work and ability to tell captivating stories.
  • Advanced understanding of the creative video process, from writing, to shooting, to editing.
  • Knowledge of file formats and video codecs.
  • Knowledge and experience working with pro level video cameras, DSLRs, and audio recording technology.
  • Advanced knowledge of video editing soft-ware (Adobe Suit), and motion graphic programs.
  • Familiar with Mac.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Cinema, or a related field. Or 3 plus years of on-the-job experience

Other Special Requirements:

  • Availability to occasionally work outside of normal hours to cover special events, client requests, or to meet deadlines.

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