AV Department Manager

  • PETA Foundation
  • Jul 30, 2018
Full time Design-Photography

Job Description

Position Objective:

To provide administrative oversight of the Audio/Visual (A/V) Department.


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Manage A/V Department staff members, including:

o Recruitment, training, and mentoring of staff members

o Review timecards

o Evaluate time-off requests

o Oversee staff evaluations

o Strategize performance goals

o Address employee issues, concerns, conflicts

• Oversee daily administrative operations of the A/V Department, including but not limited to:

o Manage staff scheduling

o Maintain department calendar

o Ensure that equipment is properly conserved

o Monitor uses of department server and equipment

o Oversee weekly department meetings

o Approve expense reports and check requests

o Review and make adjustments to operating budget

• Evaluate and make updates to the department's standard operating procedures to ensure efficiency and technical accuracy

• Collaborate with PETA’s Information Technology Department to ensure that internal server and paid platforms are used effectively

• Work with A/V Project Manager, Managing Editor, and Archives Manager to ensure optimal department operation

• Maintain records of equipment, software, and warranties

• Serve as point of contact for department requests for new equipment

• Build and maintain relationships with third party vendors

• Keep on top of audio/visual equipment, software, and hardware trends

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor



• Minimum of four years of management experience, including hiring and staff development

• Minimum of four years in a production office environment

• Strong working knowledge of A/V equipment and software

• Experience developing and administering departmental procedures

• Proven ability to use discretion when working with confidential material

• Proven strong leadership skills and long-term vision

• Proven exceptional analytical, organizational, and research skills

• Proven ability to deal professionally with staff members and the public

• Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work under tight deadlines in a professional manner

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Area of Focus

Animal Rights

Veg Type

Veg Friendly

Job Level


Remote Position?