External image director in production for television and video production companies - Salary and Career
Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

External image director in production for television and video production companies - Career description, activities, functions and salary

Supervise technical and operations activities, define specifications of technical resources, verify conditions of use and conservation of equipment, plan sector activities, budget operational expenses, support events, check signal pipelines, supervise, escalate and evaluate team performance .

How much does an External image director in production for television and video production companies earn

A External image director in production for television and video production companies earns between $1.511 and $9.924 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.557 and a median salary of $2.376 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 636 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the External image director in production for television and video production companies

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.557 42.684 889 19
1º Quartile 1.511 18.131 378 8
Median Salary 2.376 28.513 594 12
3º Quartile 7.568 90.822 1.892 39
Higher Salary 9.924 119.088 2.481 52


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • technicians in operation of radio stations, television systems and video producers
        • operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

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Main workplaces

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media they work on television and radio stations during irregular working hours. They usually work as salaried employees, with a formal contract and occasional supervision, being directly subordinate to the Managers and having subordinates. They work as a team indoors at stations, in the open or in vehicles.


What does it take to work in the field of Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

The exercise of these occupations requires a complete higher education. The full performance of activities requires, on average, three to four years of experience in the area, plus extensive knowledge in information technology and sector-specific software.


Functions and activities of External image director in production for television and video production companies

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media must:

  • give support in events;
  • supervise technical and operations activities;
  • supervise teams;
  • support in events;
  • support events;
  • plan sector activities;
  • support in events;
  • demonstrate personal skills;

  • Activities

    • control the achievement of technical-operational goals;
    • request audio, video, data and space segment transmission lines;
    • monitor the execution of the schedule;
    • consolidate incident reports;
    • forward information about technical and operational conditions of the event to related areas;
    • participate in the definition of technical-operational goals;
    • demonstrate analytical ability;
    • determine specific work procedures;
    • schedule preventive system reviews;
    • alert about replacement of obsolete equipment;
    • demonstrate flexibility ability;
    • hire dedicated link services;
    • evaluate team performance;
    • allocate technical resources;
    • manage conflicts;
    • manage the life cycle of equipment and systems;
    • demonstrate attentive listening skills;
    • monitor traffic and media distribution;
    • manage team composition and movement;
    • command activation of redundancy systems;
    • request recording and broadcast script;
    • research technological trends;
    • monitor signal quality;
    • arrange event logistics resources;
    • monitor measuring equipment;
    • define specification of technical resources;
    • perform a technical visit to the event site;
    • participate in pre- and post-demand meetings;
    • demonstrate ability to establish priorities;
    • interact with manufacturers and suppliers;
    • ensure compliance with work safety standards and legislation;
    • coordinate technical evaluations and approvals of new systems;
    • elaborate sectoral performance indicators;
    • participate in team profiling;
    • demonstrate ability to communicate;
    • work as a team;
    • request public and/or private security;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • write reports and/or documents;
    • monitor project phases;
    • provide support and maintenance service request fulfillment;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • check signal pipelines;
    • enable team training and development;
    • request support and maintenance services;
    • work in partnership with related areas;
    • participate in the conceptualization of projects and events;
    • evaluate operability in the scenario;
    • check conditions of use and conservation of equipment;
    • scaling team;
    • demonstrate diffuse attention capacity;
    • negotiate technical-operational and financial resources with relevant areas;
    • work under pressure;
    • contract electricity supply;
    • check occurrences;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • budget operating expenses;
    • identify team needs;
    • supervise interconnection of third-party signals with event production;


    Sectors that hire External image director in production for television and video production companies the most in the job market

    • open television activities
    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of measuring, testing and control apparatus and equipment
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate
    • advertising agencies
    • hotels
    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • higher education - undergraduate
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • cleaning in buildings and households




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