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Sr. Manager or Director, Media Production

Company: Vast
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Sr. Manager or Director, Media Production Apply Now Sr. Manager or Director, Media Production at Vast Long Beach, California, United States At Vast, our mission is to contribute to a future where billions of people are living and thriving in space. We are building artificial gravity space stations, allowing long-term stays in space without the adverse effects of zero-gravity. -Our initial crewed space habitat will be Haven-1, scheduled to be the world's first commercial space station when it launches into low earth orbit in August 2025. -Our team is all-in, committed to executing our mission safely and on time. -If you want to work with the most talented people on Earth furthering space exploration for humanity, come join us.Vast is looking for a Sr. Manager or Director, Media Production, reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, -to support the development of the systems that will be required for the design and build of artificial-gravity human-rated space stations. This pivotal role requires a self-starter with a passion for creating and managing multimedia projects from production to post production, managing a team that creates high-quality visual content communicating Vast's missions, achievements, and culture to a global audience. As a hands-on senior leader, you will oversee and execute the production of engaging multimedia projects for web, social media, publications, live broadcast and promotional materials, ensuring they meet our high standards of creativity and impact.This will be a full-time, -exempt position located in our -Long Beach -location. -Responsibilities:

  • Lead the end-to-end production process from concept development to post-production, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget. -
  • Develop and execute media production strategies that align with Vast's organizational goals and enhance our brand presence worldwide. -
  • Manage and mentor a team of media professionals, fostering a collaborative environment and encouraging continuous professional growth. -
  • Oversee the capture and editing of high-impact footage, including rocket launches and spacecraft operations, using cutting-edge technology and industry-standard software.
  • Manage logistics for both on-site and remote shoots, ensuring all production activities comply with safety protocols and legal guidelines. -
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends in media production and integrate innovative practices and technologies to push creative boundaries. -
  • Efficiently manage media assets, ensuring organized archiving and easy access for future use. -
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure media content supports marketing, communications, and strategic objectives effectively.
  • Negotiate with and manage external partners, vendors, and contractors to extend production capabilities and resources. -Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Film Production, Media Studies, Communications, or a related field. -
    • 5+ years of experience in multimedia production, preferably in a leadership role overseeing complex media projects.
    • Expertise in video production tools and software, such as Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro.
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully execute film/video projects end to end
    • Experience leading a production team, with strong organizational and project management skills. -
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, capable of inspiring a team and collaborating with diverse groups.Preferred Skills & Experience:
      • Experience with drone operations and aerial cinematography. -
      • Knowledge in basic 3D animation, motion graphics, or visual effects. -
      • Prior exposure to the aerospace industry or similar high-tech fields. -
      • A deep passion for space exploration and a commitment to contributing to Vast's visionary goals. -Additional Requirements:
        • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
        • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends to support critical mission milestones
        • Ability to lift up to 25lbs unassisted
        • Specific certifications, as appropriatePay Range: - COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Base salary will vary depending on job-related knowledge, education, skills, experience, business needs, and market demand. Salary is just one component of our comprehensive compensation package. Full-time employees also receive company equity, as well as access to a full suite of compelling benefits and perks, including: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents, flexible paid time off for exempt staff and up to 15 days of vacation for non-exempt staff, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, free catered meals and snacks and beverages, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, One Medical membership, ClassPass credits, personalized mental healthcare through Spring Health, and other discounts and perks. U.S. EXPORT CONTROL COMPLIANCE STATUSThe person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a "U.S. person" as defined by U.S. EXPORT CONTROL COMPLIANCE STATUSThe person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a "U.S. person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. - 120.62 or otherwise eligible for deemed export licensing. This status includes U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents (green card holders), and asylees and refugees with such status granted, not pending. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Are you legally authorized to work in the United States? - -*
          Please select The person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a "U.S. person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. - 120.62 or otherwise be considered for deemed export licensing. To assist Vast in assessing its export compliance obligations in relation to your application, please identify which ITAR/EAR status applies to you:We invite our applicants to share their demographic background. These questions cover standard demographic details and ensures your anonymity. If you choose to complete this survey, your responses may be used to identify areas of improvement in our overall hiring process. How would you describe your gender identity? (mark all that apply)
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          Voluntary Self-IdentificationFor government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey.Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiringprocess or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in aconfidential file.As set forth in Vast's Equal Employment Opportunity policy,we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection.As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measurethe effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categoriesis as follows:A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305 Page 1 of 1 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 04/30/2026 Voluntary Self-IdentificationFor government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey.Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiringprocess or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in aconfidential file.As set forth in Vast's Equal Employment Opportunity policy,we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law. Gender Please select Gender Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection.As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measurethe effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categoriesis as follows:A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Veteran Status Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305 Page 1 of 1 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 04/30/2026
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