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Researcher

Job Number: R10003453
Brand: Fox Sports
Job Type: Marketing
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: July 9, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX’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, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1; FS2; Fox’s 22 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com. Also included in the Group are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position will be responsible for all the research for a specific show, event, or sport at FOX/FS1. Including preparing and working with both talent and production on a day-to-day to basis to make sure they are full prepared for events/shows.

This position could also include producing preseason research previews at the beginning of each season and travel to events throughout the year.

Responsibilities

  • Production Research: This includes the day to day prep of research for the production and talent of a specific show/event. Researching, taking requests and laying out in a digestible way pertinent information that will enhance broadcast.
  • Planning: This position will be included in production meetings and prep meetings to get an overall plan for the shows/events and understand the direction that production wants when it comes to content.
  • Prep/Travel: On larger events, travel may be necessary and days of prep beforehand to prepare form when you get on-site.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years related remote television production experience is also required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Knowledge of Mac and Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.
  • Experience with using and searching on online research tools required.
  • Good organizational and project management skills are required.

  • Experience in managing and tracking travel arrangements is necessary.

  • The ability to multitask and work effectively under daily time constraints in a high-pressure environment is essential.

  • Needs to be available to work weekends and long hour days
  • The ability to travel and (at times) for extended periods of time for work.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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