Contract Job

Associate Director, Olympic Games

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 11-28-2020
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Freelance Associate Director, Olympic Games


PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of 1 month during Games Time, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose:
The Associate Director will work with the production team to deliver live and same day delay event coverage during the Olympic Games.

• Work with commercial control to roll breaks
• Report to the show producer to prepare and deliver shows for broadcast, including but not limited to writing copy, formatting rundowns, ordering on-air graphic elements, and working with playback team on timings of show elements and segments
• Work independently and/or as a member of a creative team
• Proactively offer and communicate new ideas to take the coverage forward

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or related field.
• Minimum three (3) years' experience as an Associate Director

Eligibility Requirements:
• Ability to work the full duration of the Olympic Games
• Willingness to work overtime, overnight hours, and weekends
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Have a deep knowledge of, and interest in, the Olympics
• Capable of working in a fast-paced environment, and ''go the extra mile'' under tight deadlines
• Ability to multitask and manage a variety of responsibilities on a day-to-day basis.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a team
• Possess a high level of initiative
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills