Director, Video & Live Events (Staff Services Manager II)

Director, Video & Live Events (Staff Services Manager II)

Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)

CalPERS’ Office of Public Affairs is seeking a creative, visual storyteller who has a passion for digital communications to lead the Video & Live Event Communications Unit. The Staff Services Manager II oversees the functions and manages the subordinate supervisory, analytical, and technical staff in a fast-paced environment where challenging and rewarding work is the norm.

Under the general direction of the Assistant Chief of the Office Public Affairs, this individual manages productions of the highest complexity, visibility and urgency of system-wide importance. The Staff Services Manager II is tasked with the creative and technical work of producing videos, multimedia, webcasts, photography and large-scale productions that enhance the understanding of CalPERS’ programs. This position oversees the organization’s live events, including monthly board meetings, annual Educational Forum, and a variety of on-site and off-site productions.

Additionally, the Staff Services Manager II negotiates contracts, manages budgets, recommends equipment and technological solutions, oversees the on-site studio and editing room, and collaborates with leadership and unit managers on content creation and message development.

The most competitive candidates will have a minimum of five years’ experience in managing staff, producing video, multimedia, live-event productions, analyzing and tracking data, and demonstrated experience in digital communications.

Occasional travel and work outside the normal business hours demanded by events and programs is required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move video equipment. Possession of a valid driver’s license is required when operating a state-owned or leased vehicle.

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