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Multimedia Specialist

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Part Time
Posted April 9, 2021

Multimedia Specialist

Job Description


Position Title:  Multimedia Specialist

FLSA Status: Part-time hourly, non-exempt (25 hours per week), Non-Benefitted

Hourly rate:  $25 / hour

Position Reports to: Director of Communications and Audience Services


The Role of the Multimedia Specialist

This position is engaged in various elements of the multimedia studio function including, but not limited to, camera operation, media direction, media post production, audio and video engineering, equipment transport/set-up/strike, equipment maintenance and repair.


Team Dynamics

This position works with a small team of communications professionals made up of the Director of Communications and Audience Services, Digital Communications Manager, Creative Content Coordinator, and Content Writer.  With a coordinated and fast-paced approach, this team strategically collaborates to create content that furthers the organization’s mission.  The communications team exists within a larger Advancement department that includes Audience Services staff, the Development team, and ACES/event rentals staff.


Primary Duties

The primary duties of the Multimedia Specialist include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conceive, create, and edit original video content that promotes, educates, advertises, and persuades audiences.
    • Operate multimedia equipment for interviews, b-roll captures, and other shoots.
    • Communicate effectively and professionally as needed with clients, while under close supervision.
  • Assist in execution of live streaming events
    • Set up and configure various spaces for live recordings, including equipment transport, set-up, operation and strike.
  • Adhere to organizational brand guidelines in all content
  • Collaborate with communications staff to ensure that content is immaculate and free of errors.
  • Manage milestones of projects from conception to completion.
  • Assist in maintenance of digital archives.
  • Collaborate with communications staff in monitoring success and engagement of deployed content, evaluate successes and adjust content accordingly.
  • Establish and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be available and willing to perform other tasks as assigned by the direct


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities. The Arvada Center Communications team is small and relies heavily on teamwork.



The successful Multimedia Specialist candidate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge, skills, experience, and abilities in a related field are required.
  • Professional video production experience required.
  • A collaborative and good natured demeanor that allows for positive working relationships.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations in a multi-cultural environment that is committed to diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing time and prioritizing tasks.
  • Superior writing skills, including the ability to craft, proofread, and edit persuasive content.
  • Sense of humor and ability to accept and learn from feedback, experiences, and mistakes.
  • A love and appreciation for the arts and humanities is a plus.


Software Utilized

  • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Graphic design, video editing, photo editing, animation
  • Live stream studio
  • Audio Editing Software
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Suite – file sharing and scheduling


Hardware Utilized

  • DSLR camera
  • Panasonic AGDVX 4K cameras
  • Manfrotto tripods
  • Video switcher for live stream


Arvada Center Anti-Racism Action Statement and Inclusiveness Statement

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities maintains a commitment to building an inclusive culture that reflects our diverse community and our core values as an organization.


Through a partnership with the Arvada Center Board of Directors and the newly launched Employee IDEA Task Force, we have begun identifying opportunities for growth and focus areas throughout all divisions of our multidisciplinary organization.  This Task Force works in concert with members of the Arvada Center board, staff, and volunteer body to implement strategies designed to increase awareness and build an inclusive organizational structure.


The path to inclusion is not one with a steadfast destination.  Rather, we reaffirm that this work is ongoing and requires continuous evaluation and accountability.  The below initiatives are a non-exhaustive list of initiatives set forth by the IDEA Task Force and the IDEA Committee of the Board of Directors.  With an open heart, we welcome you to learn more about this work by contacting us at idea@arvadacenter.org.


The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability or any other status protected by state or local law. Candidates from marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.   To read more about the Arvada Center’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access, please visit https://arvadacenter.org/about-us/idea.


How To Apply

To apply for this position, please send the following to jobs@arvadacenter.org.  Please put your first name, last name, and position in the subject line.  This position will remain open until filled.


  1. Current resume
  2. Cover letter describing your qualifications for this position
  3. A link to a portfolio that shows your most recent video work


Note:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.



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