Full Time Job

Production Assistant, Sports


New York, NY 09-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Meet Peacock, NBCUniversal's new, wildly entertaining streaming service that combines timeless shows and movies with timely news, sports and pop-culture.​As a company, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent. Here you can fly to new heights!

We're growing our team of smart, hungry, and upbeat doers who crave the chance to build something new at the epicenter of content, tech, and culture. We are looking for an individual who will help Peacock grow as an industry-leading platform for live sports, with a portfolio that spans from Sunday Night Football and the Premier League, to the Ryder Cup, the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and beyond! Production Assistant, Peacock Sports/WWE Creative MarketingThe Production Assistant provides support to the Peacock Sports and WWE teams
• • Screen, log, and sub-clip footage for Creative Directors, Writer/Producers and Preditors often under tight deadlines.
• Facilitate video production by working with department coordinators to collect, organize and upload a high volume video assets and other source material for external creative vendors and various internal partners.
• Liase with NBC Sports' creative services and production departments to facilitate asset deliveries across multiple workgroups
• Liase with WWE creative services and production departments to facilitate asset deliveries across multiple workgroups
• Perform quality control of all final video deliveries to ensure execution is as intended by the creative producers, and that tags, branding, captions, spelling and messaging within creative is curate and on-brand, checking that file names and technical specification are correct. Flag content, branding and technical concerns to supervisor and key production point people. Keep detailed track of all redeliveries and ongoing changes of deliverables by knowing all work orders and daily shiplists in great detail.
• Effectively communicate on-going workflow process with supervisor and other key personnel.
• Keep track of all department activities and support the overall workflow by knowing in detail how department software applications function and helping others know how to use applications correctly.
• Along with Production Coordinator, maintain log of incoming and outgoing video assets and hard drives.
• Run point with messenger services and FedEx to send and receive hard drives and other time-sensitive materials.
• Additional responsibilities as needed

• Bachelor's degree
• Minimum 1 year of creative, production or post production experience
• Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook and ability to learn a variety of software apps; experience with the Adobe Suite (i.e.,Photoshop, Premiere) preferred
• Experience with digital delivery/video asset management a plus
• Must be willing to work some overtime and travel when necessary
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics
• A demonstrated interest in supporting a large creative and operations team; self-starter, problem-solver and extremely motived to collaborate with creative and production team members
• Strong sense of responsibility.
• Exhibits diplomacy and cooperation: is organized, responsible, accurate, and able to work well under deadline.
• Team-oriented and ready to work hard on any task with enthusiasm and an interest in the outcome.
• Excellent written and verbal skills; has a positive outlook when problem solving and strong multi-tasking skills.
• Able to work as a team player with a flexible schedule.
• Able to track a high volume of loose ends and report issues to the appropriate parties; able to juggle multiple projects all with moving parts; works well under pressure
• Has patience to trouble-shoot issues from the technical to the mundane with a constant eye on quality control.
• Excellent communication skills – able to articulate issues with an eye toward successful resolution.
• Hard-working and committed to the high volume demands of post production
• Can observe processes and make suggestions to improve them to make the team better
• Flexible, can track priorities in a fast changing environment, and adjust as needed
• Knowledge of sports terminology, current events, and athlete participation within pop culture a bonus

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