Media Exercise Support Staff - Nationwide
- - Nationwide
Charles F. Day & Associates, LLC is recruiting Public Affairs Officer (PAO)/Media Exercise Support Staff for Intermittent/On-Call work. All applicants must have U.S. Citizenship.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Security Clearance: Must have or be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance
Travel Requirements: This position is part time/intermittent, when you are called up to work to support an event, you will be on travel. Travel is within the U.S and occasionally outside of the U.S to U.S military bases.
Exercise Support Staff for the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) Operations Group X-Ray as a Public Affairs media workstation controller for MCTP Warfighter and Mission Rehearsal Exercises. Responsible for conducting live media interviews with selected members of the training audience to replicate the role of real-world media representatives operating on the modern battlefield. Prepare news stories based on interviews conducted or scripted events to support training objectives for the exercise to be included in print and/or electronic media products produced daily during the course of the exercise. This is a part time on call position.
Experience: Six or more years of Public Affairs or real-world media experience conducting live media interviews, writing news stories and involvement in production of print and/or electronic media products. Must have or be able to obtain a DoD secret clearance.
Print Journalism: Possess the ability to conduct face-to-face- interview and then write a newspaper style article after the interview. Desire actual newspaper or magazine experience. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and current on Associated Press Styleguide.
Electronic Journalism: Possess the ability to conduct face-to-face interview and then write and produce a one-minute newscast product. Desire individual to possess the ability to operate a news gathering video camera to include setting up for and conducting interview using lavalier style microphone as well and hand-held microphone. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and a working knowledge of Adobe Premier Pro video editing software would be helpful.
Special preference given to candidates who live in a Hub Zoned area.
Our company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran or disability status EOE/M/F/VET/DISABLED