Video Producer (Two Positions)

Kalmbach Media Co.

Kalmbach Media produces high-quality consumer magazines, books, and websites covering hobby, special-interest, and leisure-time subjects. Kalmbach sponsors consumer shows, underwrites public television programming in its fields of interest, and enhances customers' enjoyment with consumer initiatives and reference materials. Kalmbach's goal is to be a leader in each of the fields we serve.

A Great Place to Work

Kalmbach is customer-focused and recognized for treating its customers and employees like VIPs. We believe that everyone we deal with deserves the very finest service, and we make sure that includes our co-workers. It's our way of keeping the small-company "feel" to our ever-growing operation. Kalmbach Media is located in Waukesha, a beautiful western suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kalmbach employs about 100 employees in all areas of publishing, from writing and editing to distribution and accounting. We're proud to be one of the most successful hobby and leisure-time publishers in the Midwest, producing Astronomy, Classic Trains, Classic Toy Trains, Discover, Fine Scale Modeler, Garden Railways, Model Railroader, and Trains. Kalmbach offers an excellent benefits package and values work-life balance.

Position Details

Video Producer (Two Positions)
Southeast Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI

We need your big ideas to help advance our even bigger objectives for! Kalmbach Media is looking for two video producer positions to join its dynamic professional video team.

The Video Promotions Producer is for a savvy marketer and skilled videographer, who can pitch, plan, and produce a wide variety of promotional video pieces for Kalmbach Media’s global hobby audience.

The Video Content Producer is an opening for an exceptional individual and talented hobbyist with an equal balance of on-camera charisma, effective demonstration skills, and advanced video editing talents.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The Video Promotions Producer will lead the effort to shape, shoot, and supply a wide array of digital spots, series trailers, social media posts, and special-promo videos every month. In conjunction with the Producer and other managers, you’ll also collaborate with content creators to develop additional marketing content and videos for and other brands of Kalmbach Media.

The Video Content Producer requires a confident nature for creating processes-driven on-camera demonstrations for our brand, contributing multiple instructional videos to our premium membership website every month. This position requires the individual to both work in front of the camera as talent, as well as work in post-production to carry those and other assorted projects to completion.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, English, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Performing Arts, or related discipline. 
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience in a fast-paced multimedia/video production environment. Includes proven skills in set design, lighting, and audio setup, plus camera operation and video production/editing (MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite). The ability to move, lift and operate video equipment/gear and set pieces of up to 40lbs is required. 
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter who exudes on-screen confidence 
  • Naturally inquisitive problem-solver, innovator, and collaborator 
  • Familiarity with basic construction trade skills (woodworking, electrical, painting, etc.)
  • Knowledge of North American railroad or model railroad industry is a plus

We offer a customer focused, hybrid/flexible work environment and excellent benefits!

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