Job Opportunities

‘Ōlelo Community Media (, 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.


Executive Assistant

‘Ōlelo is seeking to fill the position of Executive Assistant to join our Executive Management Team.  The Executive Assistant provides daily, proactive, professional executive and administrative support to our President/CEO and occasional support to the ʻŌlelo executive, management, and staff.

The Executive Assistant performs a variety of administrative and support functions for an executive leader and leadership team, and, skillfully navigates time-sensitive, confidential, high priority, critical systems, information, and situations with the utmost professionalism, accuracy, discretion, and diplomacy.

Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Provide executive administrative support to the CEO/President to ensure alignment, efficiency, effectiveness, and results with respect to ʻŌleloʻs purpose, mission, operations, projects, and, performance.
  • Serves as the administrative support and key resource for the ‘Ōlelo’s Board of Directors and its committees
  • Coordinates prioritize and schedule the CEO’s appointments and business obligations. Manages the CEOʻs calendar, as well as schedules and manages meetings and appointments for the CEO and internal, and external parties/person, as needed.
  • Schedule and ensure compliance to meet all required Board, State, and regulatory reporting, filing, and deadlines.
  • Coordinates and manages travel arrangements for the CEO and management team.
  • Provides support and assists with special ‘Ōlelo projects.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years of executive secretary or executive assistant experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with PC programs (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive communications.
  • Communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to meet and manage multiple written reports and documentation deadlines and requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals of varying levels of ability and knowledge.

We will be accepting applications through July 1, 2022.

To apply:

Engagement Specialist

‘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.

To apply: