‘Ōlelo Community Media (www.olelo.org), O‘ahu’s premiere provider of PEG Access resources and services, exists “to strengthen our island voices and advance community engagement through innovative media.” ‘Ōlelo’s programs and services are designed to empower and equip individuals, non-profit and community organizations to exercise free speech and engage in community media by sharing their unique stories through digital media. Likewise, ‘Ōlelo provides government with digital media training and a venue to enhance accessibility through coverage of hearings and meetings. ‘Ōlelo’s success in community engagement is rooted in its core values: Teamwork, Integrity and Aloha.
‘Ōlelo is currently seeking an Engagement Specialist to join our Engagement Services Team. The Engagement Specialist is responsible for enabling ‘Ōlelo to achieve island-wide coverage of Media Centers, Engagement Hubs, and ‘Ōlelo Express locations and support the daily operations of the facilities consistent with ‘Ōlelo Community Media’s policies and standards in the delivery of resources and training for public, educational and government (PEG) sectors. The Engagement Specialist will focus on engaging community members, and serving the public, youth, and volunteers. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the primary list below and other inherent duties and responsibilities associated with such a position
The successful candidate must have:
- Minimally an AA in a related field or equivalent education and experience is desirable.
- Technical aptitude and desire to learn new concepts and technology.
- Experience with customer service, and the ability to understand the dynamics involved in achieving excellence as it relates to customer service and satisfaction.
- Degree in film, media, or graphic arts or one year of work experience in production, including studio, field production, or post-production with increasingly technical responsibility preferred.
- PC knowledge, including Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Knowledge of FCPX and other Mac production software as needed.
- Point of Sale transactions and cash & inventory reconciliation.
- Ability to properly operate audio/video production and post equipment.
- Ability to use technical quality control tools, i.e. waveform/vectorscope.
- Ability to troubleshoot—minor diagnostic and repair capabilities.
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with people of diverse social, cultural, economic, age, gender, attitudes, and racial backgrounds
- Ability to work independently, productively, and in partnership with all other team members and partners, both at ‘Ōlelo and in the community, to effectively achieve common goals.
- Experience working for non-profit organizations is desirable.
- Clean criminal record: position involves working with and training minors.