Full Time Job

Talent Producer

Fox Sports

New York, NY 07-13-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Sports is seeking a proactive, motivated, and detail-oriented Talent Producer to join our booking team within the Talent Relations Department in New York City. You must have extensive experience tracking, pitching, and working alongside A-List Sports Talent in an entertainment and/or sports environment. You must also demonstrate a knowledge of professional communication between Talent representatives and Talent themselves. Proven, existing relationships with agents, athletes, and Team PRs within the NFL and NBA is also required and prior experience working in entertainment with celebrities outside of sports, is a plus. As a Talent Producer, you must have a core understanding of daily-taping responsibilities related to Talent including advancing Talent arrivals, coordinating security lists, compiling departmental distribution, interfacing with Producers re Talent appearance, and aiding in on-site needs of Talent, outside guests, and Talent Team.

While based in New York, you will work closely with our Los Angeles based Talent Relations Department on a daily-basis and cross-departmentally on a project-by-project basis. This includes, but is not limited to, spearheading bookings with LA Producers of Fox Sports Live Events and LA based FS1 Daily Studio Shows.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• NYC based guest bookings for Fox Sports programming needs
• Confirm daily athlete guests for live television interview style appearances – both in-person and via Remote/Zoom/Skype
• Facilitate daily guest needs either via email for remote coordination or on-site for in-person tapings
• Prepare and submit guest and talent ideas/pitches to show Producers for consideration
• Work with LA based talent producers as well as NYC based directors, coordinating producers, researchers, etc. to ensure the most appropriate guests are identified and booked for shows
• Collaborate closely with the entire Talent Relations Team on Fox Sports live events guest bookings when called upon
• Seamlessly execute daily work both remotely from home and in-office/studio

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 3 years of experience as a Talent Booker, Talent Producer, Talent Executive or equivalent within a Talent Booking Team or Talent Department
• Previous experience coordinating remote and in-person Talent appearances
• Overall understanding of television production & knowledge of sports
• Awareness of Fox Sports slate of programming
• Interest in working with Talent at all levels
• Ability to work successfully as part of a team
• Ability to function effectively in a high pressure atmosphere subject to frequent changes and produce results
• Ability to have a flexible schedule (some weekends, flexible hours)
• Working knowledge of typical office tech: ZOOM, Email, Calendar Invitations, G Suite shared documents & spreadsheets

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm8z03-3-229-124-74-42 in your application.

Company Profile
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, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes.