To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to ResumesR@dnc.org. Please include any programming, video, or technical qualifications in your application. No phone calls, please.
The Video Systems Administrator is an entry level position within the DNC Research Department, and will be responsible for maintaining and growing our video capture servers and one of the largest video databases in politics.
The Administrator will handle both daily backup of broadcast media and retrieval from the archive when responding to requests. The administrator will be responsible for keeping all research hardware in good working order as well as implementation of key features and major system upgrades in the coming year. The Administrator is also responsible for monitoring our recorded programming schedule, and capturing events. When needed, the administrator may be asked to perform basic IT tasks for the Research and Communications departments.
The Administrator will be the primary point of contact for development and maintenance of our extensive video database. The Administrator should be familiar with both the front-end and back-end of the database and should be prepared to be heavily involved with development tasks alongside our development team. The Administrator should understand both the technical and qualitative needs of the database, and be prepared to offer creative solutions and proactively identify needs. A familiarity with large databases and search functions is helpful.
In addition, the Administrator should be well-versed in current events, political media and cable news, and feel comfortable working in a rapid response environment. The Administrator may at times be asked to assist other core functions of the video team as needed, including light video editing.
You should be ready to work hard; this isn't a 9-5 sort of job
You should have the ability to work under deadline pressure and manage multiple projects
Resumes should be emailed to ResumesR@dnc.org with subject line "Video Systems Administrator."
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE