Producer Job in Inglewood, CA at National Football League – 4.4
The Entertainment & Initiatives Producer creates feature stories, segments, and elements, focusing on NFL social impact initiatives and the League’s work with entertainment partners. This producer will be i nvolved in all aspects of daily/weekly Original Content production for all platforms of NFL Media. This position is responsible for m anaging/overseeing content for NFL Network shows as well as project budgets, from ideation, pre-production and production through post editing, delivery, and programming. This role will also facilitate E&I communication with NFLN showrunners while planning deliverable content for that show. The E&I Producer will also play a key support role for the Sr. Coordinating Producer/team leader, assisting with creating and maintaining production schedules & budgets and supporting the development and growth of junior team members.
Works closely with E&I directors and decision-makers on a daily basis in terms of concepts/ideas, pre-production, production, post and delivery coordination.
Produces series/ shows/ stories/ elements from start to finish; including directing a crew, edit, delivery and managing both a project and season long budget.
Works with NFLN showrunners to program/ produce features that will positively impact the creative and editorial of their shows.
Travels to shoot(s) both domestically and internationally.
Leads field production teams and makes decisions in edit to maximize storytelling, budget and efficiency.
Formulates and pitches ideas for shows, documentaries, features and cross-platform elements.
Works with NFL Media Group correspondents to execute talent-driven original content ideas.
Coordinates graphics and other elements with NFL Media GFX departments.
Communicates, on behalf of NFL Media Group, with various media outlets and other entities for film/video/still photos/sound to be used in edited pieces.
Helps build production schedules and budgets to meet deadlines and follow best practices as set forth by the department.
Manages, collaborates with, and supports other team members and projects.
A creative team attitude is mandatory in all tasks requested from the smallest to largest.
Oversee more junior production team members, part-time personnel and vendors; including oversight of project budgets, on-location camera/ film crews, postproduction positions (editors, colorist, audio editors) Associate Producers and Production Assistants
5-7 years of experience working in a progressively creative production environment.
Good production skills related to storytelling, sports and talent management.
A strong knowledge of production dynamics and working knowledge of the equipment and technologies in the field and edit bays.
Strong communicator who can clearly pitch the vison of a series or project
Ability to carry out a broad range of assignments that deal with story development, ever changing production hurdles and simultaneous deadlines across multiple platforms.
A good decision maker with knowledge of football and sports history.
Supervisory experience of production environment with good leadership skills.
Good writing and copy-editing skills.
Knowledge of television, feature and motion graphics.
Working skill base in Adobe Creative Suite and the postproduction environment.
Established camera directing skillset and understanding of documentary and verité directing/ producing.
Good visual storytelling skills and knowledge of framing shots and graphics.
Ability to produce both a color and audio mix/ sweeten session.
Specific knowledge of television production techniques used in many production environments.
Open to learn new skills and technologies required to conduct the job at the highest level.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Previous production supervisory and leadership experience
Previous Sporting League and camera/film work experience is preferred
Other Key Attributes / Characteristics
Media Management and DIT experience is a plus.
Skilled working in Adobe Creative Suit and Microsoft Office programs.
Expect physical demands of crew work and travel with long production hours as necessary.
Travel as needed to NFL Network Remote events, field shoots, on location production sets.
Terms / Expected Hours of Work
Position requires a flexible schedule, with potential weekends, after hours and holiday support
Staff [salary] position – ability to manage own schedule with 40+ hours of work per week, as needed.
The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.
We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, considering the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated, including the COVID-19 Booster. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.
The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
About the Company
Company: National Football League – 4.4
Company Location: Inglewood, CA