Webinar Producer/Program Manager

Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles Webinar Producer/ Program Manager for BARD TALKS series

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles is looking for a producer/ program manager for the BARD TALKS series including eight live streamed webinars that are later uploaded to the Membership Archive for on-demand viewing. The Lectures will be 40 min to 1 hour and will be followed by questions from the online participants. The webinars are streamed live at 10:00am PST on select Saturdays this fall. For each of the lectures the program manager will run technology, wrangle all materials, handle sign-ups via Zoom, manage feedback and program evolution, and work with Director of Individual Giving on all marketing including class descriptions. Throughout the week, the producer will need to be in contact with the speakers, answering questions, formatting PowerPoints and Google Slides, submitting check requests and training remote speakers on the webinar platform. In fall 2019 the producer will help design the programming for 2020 including determining curriculum and speakers. 

 Desired skills

  • Interest in Shakespeare
  • Good Interpersonal communication
  • Knowledge of Zoom Webinar platform (or ability to learn quickly)
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Proficient in PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of lighting, sound and camera recording work (desired but not required)

 

Responsibilities

  • Brainstorms themes and topics and schedule for webinars with Fundraising Director
  • Prepare and wrangles all lecturers including testing remote technology, cameras, lighting, teleprompters, and backdrops in rehearsal run-thrus
  • Develops topics, slides and any materials with lecturers
  • Reviews, runs, and manages all conference and course technology, Zoom.
  • Creates registration links on Zoom
  • Manages budget and expenses for Zoom technology
  • Researches, requests, and wrangles all materials including images and quotes for slides
  • Answer patron questions about webinars including registration issues
  • Creates and presents the SCLA introductory slides prior to the presentation
  • Hosts webinars and provides introductions and moderates the Q & A after.
  • Video records, edits and playback of any pre-recorded webinars
  • Downloads all reporting before removing recordings
  • Manages feedback and suggests course changes as a result of feedback
  • Meet with SCLA Leadership to develop and schedule programming
  • Retrieve recordings from Zoom after Free on-demand period, uploads to private YouTube and posts recordings in Member Archive
  • Pay is per course (course is defined as 4 webinars) 

 https://www.shakespearecenter.org/bard-talks

Interested candidates email webinar@shakespearecenter.org  with “producer candidate” in the subject line

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