Director, Production - FOX Deportes

Job Number: R50009334

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Production

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: July 11, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’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 the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. 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 relationships.

JOB DESCRIPTION

From overseeing the day-to-day workload of the Production department, to ensuring the best possible products for air, FOX Deportes is searching for a Director of Production to join their team in Los Angeles. As the Director of Production, you work with the VP of Production in the creation, development and supervision of new products, ensuring they meet network standards, negotiating rates with third party production vendors and freelancers, and creating effective systems of communication within the department. Simply put, you will play an integral role in producing the best content for FOX Deportes.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review department workload, workflow and work quality by conducting weekly production meetings and supervising productions
  • Ensure the best possible products for air
  • Communicate with other production arms of FOX Deportes, including Mexico and FOX Sports (USA)
  • Assess the programming needs of the networks and any special projects required by the VP or other departments
  • Assign work to the Production department and systemize workflow
  • Maintain workload balance and ensure efficient and effective processes and procedures
  • Negotiate rates and work closely with out-of-house production companies that produce content for the FS1 networks
  • Ensure that outside vendors meet all established production standards
  • Supervise the scheduling department and freelance production personnel
  • Negotiate freelance rates and maintain, improve or correct performance
  • Create effective systems of communication within the department, as well as with other departments
  • Improve the flow of information, establish synergy and minimize errors
  • Maintain vertical and horizontal communication flow

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • College graduate and/or a minimum of 8 years experience in TV production, including live sports and live studio shows experience
  • Must speak and write perfect Spanish and English
  • In-depth knowledge of European, international and domestic soccer and news is required
  • Must be able to effectively manage a large group of people and juggle multiple projects
  • Must be a logical thinker who is detail-orientated and able to respond under stress and tight deadlines
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays

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

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