Junior Technician

May 13, 2018, 7:03 a.m.

We're looking for a junior techie with a keen interest or experience in film, video, and audio production. The ideal candidate will be a multi-talented, well-rounded person who can help in a number of tech related areas at Te Hiku Media.

You will assist the small team at Te Hiku Media with our many exciting productions:

  • Haukāinga - short format, online videos covering news and stories from Northland

  • Livestreams - we live stream at least 4 events a year in Te Tai Tokerau including Kapa Haka and Manu Kōrero

  • Kōrero Māori - teaching computers to transcribe te reo Māori

As this is a Junior role, you will have some qualifications and experiences, but you will also be a quick learner and will gain many new and valuable skills on the job.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Setting up and operating audio, video, and live streaming equipment in studio and at events

  • Production of video and audio promos, stories, and news items for broadcast and online mediums

  • Assisting staff with basic IT related requirements

Required skills and experience:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team

  • Video and audio mastering using Adobe software

  • A thorough knowledge of operating systems, including Mac OS, Windows, and Linux

  • Good knowledge of networking, hardware and software

  • Relevant qualification

  • A fast learner to all new software & technologies.

  • A fast worker with excellent attention to detail and ability to multitask.

  • Positive attitude, great work ethic and ability to work longer hours when required.

  • The ability to explain problems and solutions clearly to non-technical users.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Film, video editing, and audio production experience. 

  • Relevant qualification

  • Kōrero i te reo Māori

  • Can do attitude

  • Drivers licence 

Send us:

  1. A link to your online repositories or other relevant online resources

  2. A CV and a cover letter

Email these documents to mahi@tehiku.nz.

This job is based in Kaitaia. Remuneration is $45-$60k/year depending on level of experience and qualifications. We will consider more experienced applicants (e.g. intermediate or senior) but these candidates will be required to take on significant responsibilities. Please get in touch if you have any questions. 


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