Job Location: Atlantic Council Headquarters – Washington, DC
Employment Type: Full-Time
Seniority Level: Experienced
Job Category: Staff

Overview

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, customer service-oriented, and entrepreneurial Audiovisual Manager to provide AV support for 500+ live, virtual and hybrid events per year. The scope of work may include multiple daily studio/virtual broadcasts and numerous flagship and global events, such as the Distinguished Leadership Awards, Global Citizen Awards, 360/OS Summit, and Global Energy Forum. This position requires a firm understanding of a wide range of audiovisual equipment, event & broadcast production, visual aesthetics, and project management.


The position is onsite in our Washington, DC, office and requires participation in evening events. International travel may be included. Pay is commensurate with experience, education, and organizational equity, with offers starting at $65,000. 

Job responsibilities

Event Production

  • Operate video switcher, robotic cameras, audio mixer, microphones, lighting, and virtual communication platforms.
  • Perform stage management duties, including briefing/cueing on-camera talent and addressing the audience.
  • Operate teleprompter and manage scripts.
  • Conduct technical coordination meetings and rehearsals prior to events.
  • Communicate with the appropriate Event Coordinator and Program points of contact to determine AV needs for assigned events.
  • Manage interpretation, teleprompter, and miscellaneous production vendors, when applicable.
  • Generate static and/or animated digital elements such as lower-thirds, background animations, in-studio displays, and full-screen graphics.
  • Configure and troubleshoot videoconferencing systems for private meetings.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant work experience with AV production or related field.
  • B.A. degree required in AV production, engineering, or related field.
  • Experience with the following systems, platforms and/or programs preferred: Dante, NDI, AV over IP, Newtek Tricaster switchers, Ephipan encoders, Blackmagic switchers and routers, Adobe Creative Suite, Zoom Rooms.
  • Technical literacy with Windows and Mac operating systems.
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities to meet deadlines. 
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design.
  • Excellent English language written and oral communication skills.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within teams across the organization.
  • Multicultural experience, background, and interest in international affairs and policy.

To produce quality work and to successfully achieve our mission, we recognize the need for our staff to maintain a healthy lifestyle and a work/life balance. Our comprehensive benefits package helps to keep costs low for our staff and their families. Benefits include, but are not limited to comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, 403(b) plan, FSA options, pet insurance, Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility, and wellness benefits.

All Atlantic Council employees are required to adhere to the Atlantic Council’s vaccination policy. All Atlantic Council employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted, and they must submit proof of both vaccination and COVID-19 booster shot on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through human resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Please note: The Atlantic Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and District of Columbia civil rights regulations and policies, the Atlantic Council does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The Atlantic Council provides reasonable accommodation for all qualified applicants needing assistance, employees whose disability, sincere religious belief, or other protected characteristics are protected by law, and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The Atlantic Council believes that equity and inclusion amongst our team members are critical to our success as a global organization, and seeks to recruit, develop, and advance the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Eligibility to work in the United States is confirmed with E-Verify; employment at the Atlantic Council is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).