Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

King Schools Video Producer/Director
King Schools Marketing Coordinator
Course Developer/Technical Writer
Outbound Personal Sales
 

King Schools Video Producer/Director

King Schools has a position available for a Producer/Director in San Diego, CA. The ideal applicant is an active pilot or even flight instructor and could possesses some video production or photography experience. The Producer/Director is a project manager that takes scripts coming down from the course development department and prepares them for video recording sessions. The Producer/Director can also lead a team of staff to produce marketing or promotional videos as well. Team collaboration and leadership skills are a must. The selected candidate will be given world-class training by some of our Emmy Award winning production staff to get you up to speed.


The position of Producer/Director will report to the Chief Video Production Specialist and the Vice President of Video Production. The Producer/Director may also do other department tasks as directed by management not specified in this description.


Producer/Director Responsibilities include but will not be limited to:

  • Revises scripts before taping.
  • Selects appropriate b-roll, graphics, and on-screen text for a specific video lesson.
  • Operates closely with John and Martha King and other King Schools on-camera instructors to revise video lesson content.
  • Functions in a capacity as director in the control room during tapings, directing shot sequences to technical director, cueing instructors on-camera, and directing graphic artists.
  • Directs field shoots in the field and in-air.
  • Works under a production timeline for pre-production, table read, and shoot.
  • Comes up with humor and other ways to make King Schools videos “fun” for our students.

The Producer/Director should have the following experience:

  • Active FAA licensed pilot. (Flight Instructor or Commercial flying experience a plus)
  • Willingness to learn new ideas and embrace change.
  • Great writing, solid grammar, and spelling skills.
  • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Computer skills, web browser, google, and other search engines.
  • Adobe – basic photoshop, acrobat skills.
  • BA/BS from accredited university or college. (MA/higher, and anything in aviation related a plus!)
  • Video production experience not required but a PLUS!

Benefits


A comprehensive set of full-time employee benefits including: paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid vacation and holidays, Personal flying hourly cost reimbursement. Fun and exciting work environment. Position hours are typically M-F 9 to 5 except during special circumstances. Limited travel required. A great position for somebody who wants to be home every night or a family person.


Salary: Commensurate with experience.


Please apply by email with the subject line “Producer/Director Applicant” to Gary Buzel, Vice President of Video Production

 

King Schools Marketing Coordinator


King Schools has a position available for a Marketing Coordinator in San Diego, California. The ideal candidate will be an active pilot and will have an avid interest in the aviation industry. The candidate should have at least one year of experience working in a marketing department or on marketing projects. The marketing team consists of five people who like to have fun, so strong interpersonal skills, and a good sense of humor are helpful.


The position of Marketing Coordinator will report to the Vice President of Marketing. The Marketing Coordinator will be working with a Graphic Designer, Marketing Manager, Software Developer and will have projects that engage with all King Schools departments.


Marketing Coordinator Responsibilities include but will not be limited to:

  • Content creation for social media accounts that include Facebook, Twitter, Google+ the King Schools Blog, YouTube, LinkedIn and others
  • Content creation for traditional media including magazines, newsletters, catalogs, audio and video outlets
  • Marketing to aspiring pilots, student pilots, flight instructors, commercial pilots, private pilots, sport pilots and drone operators
  • Video creation, light editing, posting and tracking.
  • Analytics and testing of A/B versions of web pages, emails and other marketing initiatives
  • Public Relations - Identifying aviation focused news outlets and authors in print, websites, blogs, video, newsletters, podcasts and any other media or medium where King Schools can efficiently and effectively reach potential customers
  • Advertising - Identifying aviation focused advertising opportunities in print, websites, blogs, video, newsletters, podcasts and any other media or medium where King Schools can efficiently and effectively reach potential customers.
  • Product Management and data entry - Creating product codes and managing products and coordinating product production from inception to release
  • Print Catalog Support - Assisting throughout the catalog production timeline
  • Design and implementation of emails that include solicitations, news and other information
  • Other tasks as assigned

The Marketing Coordinator should have experience with:


  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Email programs - Blue Hornet, Mail Chimp or similar
  • Adobe - Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. King Schools operates in a Windows environment and uses these programs
  • Experience with analytics, posting and advertising for Google, Bing, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and WordPress blog/website
  • Marketing and advertising creation in digital, print, catalog, email, audio and video platforms
  • Press releases; editing and proof reading
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Content creation on digital and traditional platforms
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • BA/BS, preferably in a marketing, communications, aviation, education or business related field

Benefits


  • A comprehensive set of full-time employee benefits including: paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid vacation and holidays
  • Flying support including hourly cost reimbursement

Salary: Commensurate with experience.


Please apply by email with the subject line "Marketing Coordinator Application" to John Dowd, jdowd@kingschools.com.

 

Course Developer/Technical Writer


Our internationally known company provides academic training for pilot qualifications at all levels from new pilots to corporate jet pilots and airline captains. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating and maintaining course content and production scripts on required aviation training topics. The scripts will be used to create King Schools aviation related instructional videos and other course materials.


Responsibilities and duties:

  • Research applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) source documents
  • Maintaining awareness of aviation developments particularly those involving General Aviation
  • Develop course content to meet FAA training requirements
  • Write studio scripts for video courses
  • Insure accuracy of material presented as a subject matter expert (SME)
  • Review and approve video lessons after studio production
  • Research and respond to customer feedback regarding course content

Qualifications and Skills


  • FAA Certificated Flight Instructor
  • Active involvement in General Aviation
  • Demonstrated writing skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Word and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to convert regulatory language to easily understandable vocabulary
  • Ability to simplify, clarify and make learning fun

Benefits


  • A comprehensive set of full-time employee benefits including: paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid vacation and holidays
  • Flying support including hourly cost reimbursement


Please apply by email to Rich Martindell, rmart@kingschools.com.

 

Outbound Personal Sales

Pilots needed to sell King Schools Video Courses to Pilots.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: $11.50 Per Hour, Plus Commission. Pilots Preferred. Sales Experience A Plus. Complete Training Provided.

Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 4-8 PM
  • Saturday: 8 AM - 12 Noon
  • Sunday: 2-7 PM

Contact: Bill Ziska, 858-541-2200 Ext. 114 OR bziska@kingschools.com for more information.

 


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