Camera Operator


Te Tūranga The opportunity 

An opportunity to work with New Zealand’s award-winning public media company. RNZ aims to strengthen Aotearoa and the Pacific through informative, challenging and entertaining content.

Te Mahi – About the job

The camera operator plays an integral role in helping help us bring New Zealand and the Pacific’s stories to life as we develop our digital platforms. 

Much of your time will be spent shooting and editing news, lifestyle & social content forour digital platformsWe are unique, and your work will help reflect this. 

You will: 

  • Direct, shoot and edit high-quality images and video for www.rnz.co.nz;
  • Evaluate and prepare images and video from outside providers for the RNZ website;
  • Contribute to effective, accurate and up to date video and image archives. 
  • Have a keen sense of appropriate story-telling techniques for a wide variety of content
  • Work well alongside colleagues in helping them find the best way to tell their stories in a visual way

Ōu Pūkenga - About You

We’re looking an ideas person who can work collaboratively to ensure our digital platforms are telling great stories and continues to grow. 

You will: 

  • Have a reputation for producing video and still photos at a professional level for broadcast;
  • Have worked in a live news environment; 
  • Be comfortable with features as well as news, social media and some music shoots
  • Be calm under pressure; 
  • Be active in social media; 
  • Have experience using Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects;
  • Be very organised (particularly around video archiving, image management and rights)

We’re looking for someone who is energised, people-orientated, innovative, and with keen ideas and someone who is excited by a fast-moving environment and is ready to travel at the drop of a hat.

Ngā Hua: What we offer

  • A friendly, welcoming and inclusive team
  • Development and regular training opportunities for our people.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Will match an employee’s KiwiSaver contribution up to 4%.
  • Additional leave provisions for some roles and the option to buy extra leave.
  • Comprehensive parental leave over and abovestandard legislation.
  • Company discounts and benefits including discounted Southern Cross health insurance, car rental services and free flu shots.
  • RNZ supports work/life balance for our people including working from home initiatives where possible.
  • Comprehensive wellbeing support including access to a confidential support, guidance and counselling service.

Te Ahurea – Our Culture

At RNZ we are committed to fostering an inclusive and constructive culture. This means creating a place where our people feel like they belong and can do their best work. We do this through our attitudes; Be Bold, Better Every Day and Extend Manaakitanga

This is a full-time role which is based in Wellington

Please note: A complete application includes your covering letter and a CV.

Applications close: Sunday 23rd June unless filled prior.

RNZ is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and welcomes applicants reflecting New Zealand’s cultural and ethnic diversity.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 872

Location: Wellington

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024