Production Coordinator
Job Number: FNG0006971
Organization: Fox Sports
Job Type: Production
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Job Posting Date: September 27, 2017

Job Description

FOX Sports South is searching for a Production Coordinator to join their team in Atlanta. This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Operations and Operations Manager in coordinating sporting events for FOX Sports South and Southeast.  Duties include booking travel for production crew; coding and tracking invoices; and maintaining relationships with team, conference and school partners to ensure their needs are met in association with the region’s broadcasts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates assigned events (communicates with mobile truck vendors, crewers, facilities, broadcast partners and production personnel)
  • Creates Production Information Books for every remote event that contain all relevant operations information including truck, crew and production team contacts, technical requirements, transmission and facility information
  • Checks in at every assigned remote event including after office hours and acts as the daily office contact for Producers, Directors and Talent working at remote sites. Also, serves as on-site Operations contact for live events when needed
  • Acts as a liaison with other broadcasters and team partners
  • Organizes team premiums, equipment sharing, and facility coordination
  • Interfaces with other regions regarding sharing elements, equipment and personnel
  • Books travel for assigned events according to each traveler’s needs and budget allowances
  • Assists in the coding of various invoices, as well as tracking expenditures through the production department flash reports
  • Participates in associated meetings and conference calls

Qualifications

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalency - A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcasting or Radio/TV/Film is preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in live event and/or news production and/or technical operations is necessary - experience with production budgets is helpful
  • Outstanding organizational and project coordination skills are needed
  • The ability to work under pressure with limited supervision is required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook is needed
  • Familiarity with studio production and remote production facilities is necessary
  • Familiar with production equipment, Beta SP, DVC Pro, edit facilities and inner workings of remote production facilities is highly preferred

Division Description

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets.  Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships.  FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports.  In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com.  Also included in the Group are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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