Full Time Job

Production Assistant


Bristol, CT 07-25-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Position Summary:

ESPN Next is the company's recruitment and development program focused on building a Production Assistant workforce empowered to contribute creativity, diversity and insight to our content, our culture and our business. The Production Assistant will be assigned a month of training and then transition into two different rotations within content during the 18-month program. Throughout the entirety of the program, the Production Assistant will help produce creative content for various ESPN platforms while also participating in a cohort curriculum that includes workshops, group project, networking, and volunteering.

• Support content creation for various properties both domestic and international; including SportsCenter and other studio shows, live events for professional and college sports, and features.
• Daily responsibilities will vary based on rotation; ranging from running teleprompter, screening and logging games/events, producing highlights, researching video content for various shows, and live event support.
• Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia content and publish to various platforms.
• Edit video elements and research video content for various studio shows/networks.
• Coordinate graphics for assigned studio telecasts or remote events
• Log and archive video and associated data for future use
• Produce elements such as teases, opens, and montages for various shows and live events.
• Support live events by gathering video and sponsorship elements for broadcasts.
• Participation in extensive development curriculum based on workshops/seminars
• Participation in group project that will expose employees to ESPN Business Segments and Leaders

• Strong overall knowledge of multiple sports; including teams, players, and rules.
• Ability to identify and cultivate compelling storylines for various platforms
• Must possess strong communication and organization skills
• Ability to react quickly and positively under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:
• A minimum of one year experience in sports media, preferably in content creation
• Awareness of social media trends and relevant platforms
• Self-starting attitude and team-oriented work ethic
• Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment
• Leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity
• Knowledge of international sports a plus
• Fluency in Spanish, with the ability to speak and write in both English and Spanish

Required Education:
• High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information: (i.e. physical requirements, holiday, nights, weekend shifts, etc.)

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1zwj0-3-238-204-167-42 in your application.

Company Profile

ESPN, Inc. is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment entity featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.