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Production Coordinator

Job Number: R10003999
Brand: Fox Sports
Job Type: Production
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: August 2, 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

Fox Sports is seeking a Production Coordinator to provide support and assistance to two Executive Vice Presidents and a Senior Vice President with the planning process of all production remotes and studio operations. The Production Coordinator will be a point person for all events, and will need to identify and provide support for all production needs. This position will play an integral part in planning events that align with the goals set by the producers and our shows. Event coordination responsibilities include helping facilitate, track, and maintain all budgets, organization of all off-site productions, meetings, and talent travel.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to three executives, including calendar management, phone coverage (including backup support to other executives in the department), and travel arrangements
  • Assist EVP and SVP with planning remote and studio events, seminars and meetings for various sports throughout each season
  • Organize production schedules for various sports
  • Communicate directly with and coordinate detailed travel arrangements for talent as needed
  • Participates in long term organization and planning of major events throughout the calendar; works with production, travel, and finance to coordinate plans

Qualifications

  • Four year college degree required
  • 1-2 years assistant or internship experience in entertainment, production, or a studio is preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and professional phone etiquette
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills, skilled at creating professional relationships over the phone, and able to handle stressful situations and various personalities diplomatically
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment under daily time constraints
  • Professional presence, good judgment and the ability to anticipate needs
  • Ability to handle confidential information and interact with high-level executives and talent
  • Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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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