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Production Assistant, Premier League

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 05-09-2024
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  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Production Assistant, Premier League - NBC Sports


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Job Description

This is a freelance position with an estimated duration of up to 12-14 months to start, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

As a Production Assistant, you are responsible for assisting production personnel in all phases of sports production for weekly NBC Sports properties, specifically Premier League.

• Graphics and / or Highlight Production Assistant for Live studio production in Stamford
• Handle some aspects of editing of sports production including with an editor, but not limited to, highlight packages, bumpers and teases, as well as shot selection and properly securing footage to be used in such segments
• Assist in daily highlight operation (screening, logging, writing and edit guidance)
• Newsfeed and social media show-related monitoring
• Securing video and audio footage to be used in highlight packages and features
• Learn NBC Sports digital archive system
• Perform required sports research
• Generate and distribute story and show ideas for all shows and platforms
• Participation in all show production meetings
• Support all phases of production for assigned shows


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors' Degree or equivalent work experience
• 1-2 years minimum of professional production experience

Desired Characteristics:
• Early August 2024 Start
• Solid knowledge of Premier League
• Possess a high level of sports knowledge
• Possess a high level of initiative
• Must be a team player
• Have exceptional oral and written communication skills

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Ability to get to Stamford during off hours when public transportation is not available
• Must be able to work weekends, holidays and early morning hours
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older

Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqj266-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.