Contract Job

Feature Producer, Olympic Games

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 11-28-2020
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Freelance Producer – Feature, 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 Feature Producer will be responsible for producing profiles, sales elements, teases, and bumpers during the Olympic Games.

• Research, pitch, and produce compelling athlete profiles and topical Olympic stories
• Interface with all levels of production personnel to ensure a seamless and extremely well-organized production and post-production process
• Collaborate with AVID editors and oversee all aspects of post-production
• Produce a variety of Olympic projects as necessary

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or a related field
• Minimum five (5) years' experience in Sports Television Production
• Ability to balance multiple production projects at the same time
• Available to work flexible hours
• Proven profile/feature production experience
• Must be a team player
• Ability to produce pieces of the highest quality under extremely tight deadlines

Eligibility Requirements:
• Ability to work the full duration of the Olympic Games
• Willingness to work overtime, overnight, and on weekends
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• 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:
• Detail and deadline oriented
• Strong storytelling skills and editorial judgment
• Have a familiarly with, and interest in, Olympic sports
• Strong knowledge and interest in sports television production
• Ability to learn and apply new skills/processes quickly
• Multi-task and manage a variety of responsibilities on a day-to-day basis
• Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
• Excellent communication ability