Job Title:Executive Producer (TV)
Agency:Broadcasting Board of Governors
Job Announcement Number:BBG-12-204
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, September 27, 2012 to
Friday, October 05, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Agency Employees Only|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Agency Employees Only|
This position is located in the Persian News Network of the Voice of America in Washington, DC. Incumbent serves as the Executive Producer (TV) responsible for the overall production, program development, talent and day-to-day operations of the Persian Television.
THIS POSITION IS NOT COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT
The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Yellow and Blue Metro lines.
INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multicultural organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of the Voice of America, which delivers high quality, multimedia programming in 44 languages to audiences worldwide; the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti); the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides transmission, administrative, and other support service; and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Candidates MUST meet all qualification requirements by closing date.
- Applicants MUST complete the online questionnaire.
- Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
- Working nights, evenings and holidays may be required.
DUTIES:Back to top
1.Conceptualizes and designs complex television programs with an innovative and creative approach in various formats, such as live and pre-recorded documentaries, specials on breaking news stories, and remote television programs.
2.Works with the PNN Director, Executive Editor, Staff Director, and Operations Manager to conceive, develop, and implement major program projects and new approaches to reporting and news programming.
3.Exercises supervisory responsibility for no less than five hours of Persian television programming daily.
4.Provides creative direction, exercising responsibility for the production values and aesthetic qualities of all TV programs, including the artistic and creative aspects.
5.Coordinates daily programming with other VOA TV news gathering units to facilitate news coverage for Persian TV programs.
6.Manages, supervises and schedules staff of producers and program hosts; meshes programming needs and resources with operational and editorial needs and resources.
7.Exercises sound editorial judgment in producing polished, air-worthy products.
8.As the Senior Executive Producer, the incumbent has full responsibility for the supervision of all Persian TV Producers, for the recruitment of the production staff, for planning and assigning work, and providing both formal and informal feedback on staff performance on a regular basis.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level which is directly related to this line of work.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as a professional knowledge of television broadcasting techniques, including the ability to produce programming for tailored audiences, AND must possess supervisory and management skills in order to direct, motivate, develop, implement work policies and procedures and evaluate a staff.
This position has been designated supervisory requiring that the selectee on an initial appointment as a supervisor or manager serve a one-year probationary period.
Additional Key Requirement: This position has been designated supervisory requiring that the selectee on an initial appointment as a supervisor or manager serve a one-year probationary period.
Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements and competencies.
- Supervisory/Managerial skills
Possession of competencies may be address in a cover letter and/or resume.
To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.