SFJAZZ.org | Video Engineer

Video Engineer

The SFJAZZ Video Engineer provides video capture and recording support for SFJAZZ Artistic and Education departments under the direction of the Executive Artistic Director and Digital Projects Manager.

The Video Engineer operates video switching equipment and robotic or static cameras to capture performances at the SFJAZZ Center. This role requires the individual be familiar with the entire lifecycle of video workflow from pre-production through post-production and maintain a strong understanding of audio signal workflows and its integration into recorded and streamed video. The ideal candidate should be highly proficient in broadcast quality standards and identifying and resolving operational errors and troubleshooting. This position is also responsible for providing post-production editing support for SFJAZZ Digital Projects.

It is essential that this candidate have excellent time-management skills and be able to meet crucial deadlines.


Expert proficiency in the following equipment:

Expert proficiency in the following software:

Additional qualifications:

SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar Center launched in 2013 and the 38-year-old non-profit organization now delivers distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. The pre-pandemic budget for the organization was over $19 million; 60% derived from ticket sales.

SFJAZZ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY OF STAFF. We particularly welcome those who bring the gifts of diversity to our organization. People of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the email address: jobs [at] sfjazz [dot] org. Mention “Video Engineer” in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Job Title: Video Engineer
Department: Production
Reports to: Executive Artistic Director & Technical Director
FLSA: Non-exempt, 30 hours weekly
Prepared: August 2022

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