Broadcast Operations - Local Game Production

REQ ID:  10407
LOCATION: 

Secaucus, NJ, United States of America(US), 07094

 

WORK OPTION: 4 days/week in the Secaucus, NJ office

 

The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

 

Position Summary

  • Manages the broadcast operations required in the execution of the day to day acquisition, production and delivery of the NBA’s local broadcasts.
  • Works with the various departments at the NBA in the support of game broadcast initiatives including Broadcast Engineering, Production, Broadcasting, Basketball Operations, and Events.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the scheduling, logistics, coordination, and communication supporting local game productions produced by the NBA.
  • Manage day to day interaction with vendors providing master control services, production services, and transmission services in operational support of local game productions.
  • Develop processes and workflows surrounding daily operations.
  • Manage the booking of crews, facilities and transmission for NBA production needs.
  • Support usage of HSAN including Back Haul Services & Point to Point requests.
  • Create broadcast & logistical schedules for use by internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with Broadcast Engineering to streamline workflows and create operational efficiencies.
  • Build out and lead local operations team.
  • Collaborate with NBA teams and vendors to ensure successful production and delivery of broadcasts.
  • Manage budgets and guide production on costs.
  • On occasion lead remote broadcast operations.

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of all facets of broadcast operations, including broadcast production, transmission, master control, and scheduling.
  • Understanding of broadcast transmission standards and best practices.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills.
  • Inspiring people manager & leader.
  • Experience in planning, implementing and independently leading multiple projects.
  • Experience with managing live game remote operations preferably with a regional sports network.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications abilities.
  • Experience with budgets and financial planning.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with executives internal and external.
     

Experience Needed:

  • 5-8 years experience in broadcast operations or related fields.

 

Educational Background Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, Broadcasting, Technology or other related studies.

 

Salary Range: [[$135,000 - $160,000]] 

The NBA does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or any other third parties. Any unsolicited resume sent to the NBA will be considered NBA property, and the NBA will not pay a fee should it hire the subject of any unsolicited resume. 

The NBA considers applicants for all positions on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs, and without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

About the NBA
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.


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