Manhattan, KS • Full-Time • Bachelor's Degree Required
We are looking for a highly motivated, well-versed audio communicator to join our department. As a producer/director you will:
manage information to strategically communicate the impact of K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) programs and research efforts to the public, especially the ag industry in Kansas and surrounding states.
create digital audio content using best practices for communication and marketing. The primary delivery method is Agriculture Today which has, in various forms, served Kansans for 97 years.
collaborate to promote extensive and coordinated communication support for KSRE and the College of Agriculture.
Associate degree in agricultural communications, broadcast journalism, agricultural education, agricultural science, or related field.
Five years of professional audio production experience, including interviewing in a studio and on location.
A bachelor's degree in agricultural communications, broadcast journalism, agricultural education, agricultural science, or related field may substitute for up to two years of required experience.
Experience creating audio programs for radio and podcasts; working for a radio station, a communications and marketing agency, or similar professional communications environment.
Ability to meet a daily production deadline.
Expertise using audio-studio tools (professional-grade microphones, mixers, digital audio workstations, audio editing software).
Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe Audition.
Working familiarity with, or direct professional experience in, production agriculture.
Experience developing, implementing, and monitoring organizational brand(s) and ensuring branding consistency.
Experience with social media tools, web content development and blogging platforms.
Ability to think strategically and develop implementation plans with strong follow-through and measurable results.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Experience working with or for a land-grant university.