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Production Assistant

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Large Media and Entertainment company is seeking a Production Assistant to join their team. The Production Assistant position will support Coordinating Producers, Producers, Highlight Producers and Associate Producers with the production of live or taped studio shows and/or remote events.

Responsibilities
• Supports Coordinating Producers, Producers, Highlight Producers and Associate Producers with the production of live or taped studio shows and/or remote events
• Screens games and selects shots for highlights
• Creates shot sheets for assigned highlights
• Screens, logs, transcribes and clips footage for events; organizes head shot and melt reels
• Cuts show elements, such as video b-roll, highlights, teases selects materials for bumps and roll-outs
• Operates studio teleprompter system
• Perform crew functions as needed during productions and assist in location productions
• Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements and publishes to various platforms
• Coordinate graphics for assigned studio telecasts or remote events
• Develops relationships with our various international networks to obtain material to support show needs; leverages US-based and international libraries and highlight-gathering operation to support international show needs
• Screens videotapes and/or servers and conducts research in the media asset management system to obtain material for the preparation of production elements
• Logs and archives video and associated data for future use
• Ensures suitability of footage for Authenticated Networks in real time
• Maintains updated production manuals and element reels; assists in preparation for events, including shipping materials
• Researches, writes and disseminates ideas for future content elements on network platforms
• May be called upon to run social media accounts for network shows and properties
• Accountable for strict adherence to established Production department procedures

Basic Qualifications
• Candidate must be fluent Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills (speaking, reading and writing).
• Elite knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events
• Must possess demonstrated communication and organization skills, and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations
• High level of familiarity with network programming, platforms and studio shows
• Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station
• Historical knowledge of US sports
• Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department
• Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment
• Familiarity with the sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies
• Some positions will require fluency in other language different than English and knowledge of multiple cultures and/or historical expertise in soccer.

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