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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.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Relocation package available for out of area applicants.  Please contact Gary Buzel VP of Course Production Organization:






  1. Jean Fortanas


    My name is Jean Fortanas. Have been a big fan of John and Martha King for many years. Some 30+ years ago I purchased many of your courses while transitioning from military to civilian aviation here in San Diego, and you were a big part of a successful transition! Been a pilot for FedEx the past 30 years as a pilot and instructor. As of next year the FAA says my flying days are over.

    Still live in San Diego, and not quite ready to hang the flying shoes up yet. Is there any place in your organization for someone like myself?

    Thank you, Jean


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