Full Time Job

Coordinating Producer, Originals & Storytelling

Big Ten Network

Chicago, IL 07-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
FOX Sports, the industry leader in live events, 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 and FOX Deportes, as well as a joint-venture business in the Big Ten Network and digital properties including and the FOX Sports App. FOX Sports has delivered the most watched television program, NFL's America's Game of the Week on FOX, for fourteen consecutive years.


The Big Ten Network is looking for a Coordinating Producer of Originals & Storytelling to join their team in Chicago, IL. The Coordinating Producer, Originals & Storytelling helps manage the storytelling content at B1G Network. You will work closely with the Vice President of Originals & Storytelling to ensure that B1G Network continues to produce short-form and long-form storytelling content at the highest level. The ideal Coordinating Producer can combine creativity, a deep and thorough knowledge of sports, a keen attention to detail, and leadership and motivational skills, all of which will combine to help our creative team create, achieve, and grow.

• Macro Editorial Supervision of BTN's Journey franchise, including green-lighting stories, advance show planning, providing notes and approval on features, coordinating with other departments, show logistics and staff scheduling, and managing music cues
• Micro Editorial Supervision of 1-2 sports of BTN's Crossover Series including providing notes on all rough cuts and managing/meeting deadlines
• Macro Editorial Supervision of BTN's Crossover Series including green-lighting stories, advance show planning, providing notes and approval on features, coordinating with our on-campus producers and content coordinators, show logistics and staff scheduling, and managing music cues
• Lead production of Media Days Content Gathering including hiring camera crews, working with the Big Ten conference staff on interview schedules, arranging for transcription, and distributing transcribed logs
• Supervise all necessary appearance, material, and location releases, drone usage permission, and footage licensing including tracking BTN's NCAA footage usage, NFL footage usage, and HUDL footage usage
• Potential to produce a B1G Story
• Maintain and distribute the weekly cross-departmental Feature Update
• Assist in managing direct reports and facilitate employee growth through feedback and guidance

• 10+ years of experience working as a content creator
• 3+ years in a supervisory role with direct reports
• Mastery of video editing using Adobe Premiere, familiarity with LucidLink and high-end video equipment
• Strong knowledge of sports and best practices for social media
• Outstanding writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Exceptional relationship builder, especially with our member schools and the Big Ten Conference
• Strong work ethic
• Self-motivated
• Hyper attention to detail, especially with edit pacing and accuracy of graphics
• Passion to be GREAT
• Excel in building internal and external relationships and fostering a positive and productive work environment
• Team player and team builder
• Positive, can-do disposition
• Idea generator and leader in meetings
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to work long hours and days

• College degree
• A background of producing features and conducting interviews
• Strong knowledge of Big Ten sports

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