Job Description
Job Title Part-time Video Production Technician
Job ID 801918
Location HOUSTON,  TX 77098-4508
Other Location
Imagine joining a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills 
and passions, but united by a common purpose.

Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts!
Founded in 1922 and located in Houston, Texas, the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC) is a community-based organization dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. GSSJC has more than 65,000 girl members and 17,000 adult members serving 26 counties in Southeast Texas.
Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is the world's preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 3.2 million girls and adults. Today, as when founded in 1912, GSUSA helps cultivate values, social conscience and self-esteem in young girls, while also teaching them critical life skills that will enable them to succeed as adults. In Girl Scouting, and its special girl-only environment, girls discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together.
GSSJC is seeking career professionals committed to making a difference. Working with the Girl Scouts—an organization with a solid history and a growing future—means working to your fullest potential in a dynamic and diverse environment.
As we continue to guide our members to serve their community with a strong sense of leadership and dedication, we are seeking the following position in Houston to assist in achieving our mission:
Part-time Video Production Technician

Summary:  Under general supervision, manage pre-production, planning, production and post-production of videos, assist the Communications Director with other department responsibilities within the framework of Council policies, standards, goals, objectives, and budget.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for the timely design, direction and production of videos, in consultation with the Communication Director.
  • Coordinate shoot locations and book guest/subjects as needed for video shoots; secure video/photo releases.
  • Work with Council staff on scripts for video production.
  • Manage the uploading of videos to the Council’s YouTube channel, in collaboration with the Public Relations Director to promote via available social media outlets.
  • Maintain an annual video production schedule.
  • Assist with the maintenance of Council’s video archive and library.
  • Serve as primary contact for photography.
  • Keep abreast of all new and/or enhanced video technologies and formats and remain current on industry best practices.
  • Represent Council at meetings and within the community as needed.
  • Serve as staff liaison of appropriate Council committees and work groups, as requested by the Communications Director.
  • Assist in the development of annual departmental budget and long-term strategic plan.
Additional responsibilities:
  • Embrace and promote pluralism as an integral part of every activity and plan of Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council.
  • Maintain Girl Scout uniform and GSUSA membership.
  • Work collaboratively on council initiatives.
  • Support a culture of philanthropy and consider a personal gift to GSSJC and United Way.
  • Participate in conferences and staff meetings.
Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally. Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form.  Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Keeps others adequately informed.  Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Exhibits the ability to learn and apply new skills.  Keeps abreast of current developments. Requires minimal supervision.  Displays understanding of how job relates to others. Uses resources effectively.
  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Inspires respect and trust.  Accepts feedback from others; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Displays passion and optimism; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision.
  • Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback ( internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and service; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic actions plans.
  • Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience: Bachelor degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university with emphasis in communication, journalism, or public relations; or comparable work experience; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Ability:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals. Professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or managers; clients, customers, and the general public.
Math Ability: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), social media (Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube), knowledge and ability to use video editing equipment, especially Final Cut Pro on Mac platform, computer and office equipment, including printer, scanner, mouse, fax machine, telephone, calculator, copier and other miscellaneous office, art and multimedia equipment and tools, hand-held camera for still photography and video recording. 
License/Certification: Valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance, and access to personal transportation on a daily basis.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employees are subject to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing this job function, the employee must have the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, work with fingers, feel, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions. Employee should have ability to perform light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Employees will sit and work at computer most of the time. Heavy visual acuity is required to perform such activities as preparing and analyzing data and figures, using computer, extensive reading and proofing.
Pluralism Statement: Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is a pluralistic movement, committed to understanding our similarities and differences, building relationships and promoting a dialogue of acceptance and respect. Each individual involved must uphold the tenet that Girl Scouting is for all girls.
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