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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
Information Technology Part-Time Assistant - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

The Information Technology assistant will report directly to the Information Technology Manager.  This position is responsible for assisting with the daily upkeep of the Chicago Fire/Toyota Park data and telecom networks with a specific focus on providing support to the venue on event days.  The Information Technology Assistant will also be charged with setting up and maintaining computer hardware and software.  Listed below are the responsibilities and qualifications expected of this position.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in setting up telecom and data connections for Chicago Fire

  • Assist with troubleshooting server, network, desktop hardware, printer and software issues

  • Assist with event execution; responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Pre-event set-up (technology needs, broadcast  and internet connections, etc.

    • Post-event tear-down and cleanup

    • Audio/Visual assistance

    • Assist with technology needs and issues during the event

  • Assist with setting up workstation and telecom needs for all employees

  • Assist with the completion of projects supporting the execution plan of the IT Department

  • Implement facility rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

  • Handle additional administrative duties related to the IT Department as assigned by the IT Manager to include such items as research and development of new IT initiatives

  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

  • Must be well organized and demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision; must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively work with a large and diverse population.

  • Fluency in a second language is preferred.

  • Must be able to operate under extreme deadlines.

  • Must be able to work 25 - 30 hours per week.

  • Must be willing to work long hours, irregular schedules and weekends.

  • Must work all home Chicago Fire games

  • Must have knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Windows OS and office

  • Knowledge of MAC OS and server platforms is a plus

  • May be asked occasionally to travel to remote Chicago office

  • Hourly Rate: $12 per hour

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Can you work between 25 - 30 hours per week?
2. Can you work weeknights and weekends?
3. Are you aware that this is a part-time position?


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Video Coordinator - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)

Department: Content
Reports to: Sr. Manager, Video Production

Background: After winning three USL-Pro regular season championships and two postseason titles over a four-year span, Orlando City SC quickly set the standard for professional soccer clubs both on and off the field and was awarded the 21st Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise on Nov. 19, 2013. The Lions played their first two seasons in MLS at the Orlando Citrus Bowl, where they held the second-highest average attendance in MLS. In 2016, the Club launched Orlando Pride in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B in the United Soccer League (USL).

In March 2017, Orlando City SC unveiled its brand new, privately financed downtown stadium. With a capacity of 25,500 fans, Orlando City Stadium creates the most exciting game-day experience for fans in the country.

For more information, visit www.orlandocitysc.com.

Position Summary: Orlando City SC is seeking a Video Coordinator who will be responsible for content creation for digital, broadcast, social, and in-venue.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Shoot video & edit content for features, highlight videos and future use.
  • Write, produce and edit original video content for games, events, etc.
  • Maintain video archive.
  • Work closely with other departments (marketing, sponsorship, communications, etc.) to fulfill video needs.
  • Set up and execute live streaming content for press conferences or special events.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of experience in a similar position.*
  • Experience with a professional sports team is a plus.
  • Shooting experience with DSLR and Cinema-style cameras is a plus.
  • Lighting and set design is a plus.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of non-linear editing (Adobe Premier preferred).
  • Advanced use of Adobe After Effects and knowledge of 3D programs is a plus.
  • Graphic design skills required (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects at a time with tight deadlines.
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.
  • Physical ability to lift heavy equipment is required.
  • Minimal travel may be required.
  • Knowledge of soccer and entertainment elements is a plus.
  • Experience working with content management systems preferred.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Share a link to your video demo reel.
2. Are you able to speak fluently in other languages? Which ones?
3. Why are you interested in joining Orlando City?


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Coordinator of Video Production - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:             Coordinator of Video Production

Department:       Digital Media

Reports to:         Video Production Manager             

SUMMARY

Seattle Sounders FC is seeking a multi-talented videographer who enjoys variety in his or her editing work, can manage multiple priorities, and shoot and edit video for various channels. The Coordinator of Video Production will serve as an internal videographer capturing and editing footage for all things Sounders FC – including, but not limited to, matchday, digital and social, broadcast, in-game presentation, corporate partners, community, ticket sales and more. This individual must be a self-starter with an understanding of the professional sports landscape and type of content it requires. He/she will interface with multiple internal stakeholders and must be comfortable taking video briefs from start to finish, soliciting feedback and managing expectations during the creative process.  In addition, this person will contribute to larger video concept ideas for content across multiple channels and other duties as assigned by the Video Production Manager and Senior Director of Marketing & Digital.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

·        Produce, shoot and edit video content for various club departments as well as external stakeholders

·        Shoot match footage at all home and select away matches for all Sounders FC teams, including the first team, USL team (Seattle Sounders FC 2) and club academy

·        Cover training sessions for all teams, including practice and post-training interviews

·        Periodically travel with club for away matches, preseason camps and events

·        Fulfill internal corporate partnership, ticket sales and community video requests with a focus on creating video content that helps achieve the business goals of the club

·        Upload and publish videos to club’s content management system

·        Assist in video production for and management of club’s social platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat)

·        Manage internal video archives including broadcast melts and match footage

·        Set-up lighting and sound for interviews/studio shoots

·        Create motion graphics to enhance video features

·        Collaborate with Digital, Broadcast, Marketing and PR departments for content creation

·        Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule with both regular business hours and evening/weekends for matchday and events

·        Assist with content marketing idea generation to extend the club’s brand, increase consumption metrics and grow the fan base

Matchday Respsonsibilities

·        This role is expected to work all Sounders FC matches, with some travel required throughout the course of the season

·        Lead execution of team and match filming before, during and after the match as assigned 

·        Matchday oversight of video uploading and file management

·        Ensure quality control of all video assets submitted for Sounders FC and partner use

·        Ability to cut time-sensitive material as needed

·        Assist with creative strategy for videos on social, website and in-stadium 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Video Production, Broadcasting or Communications

·        A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the video production field

·        Previous experience working for a team or covering sports

·        Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop

·        Preferred motion graphics production skillset

·        Experience implementing short-form videos for social and digital channels 

·        Familiarity with primary social channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat) and understanding of video trends on each

·        Familiarity with shooting with digital cinema cameras (SONY, Canon)

·        General knowledge of soccer and Major League Soccer and its clubs

·        Creative recognition of platform-specific content for social

·        Versatility, organization, responsibility and dependability

·        Ability to organize, prioritize, work well under pressure with multiple assignments; meet tight deadlines and multi-task

·        Proven ability to collaborate with account teams, creative agencies, vendors and clients

·        Demo-reel available upon application for review

·        Excellent cultural fit with the values of the organization, with a prior history of community involvement preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC office in Seattle, WA. Employee will be required to drive to off-site meetings and other functions. Must have reliable means of transportation. Given the nature of the Sounders’ business, employee must be able to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays, including all Sounders FC match days.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
Facility Engineer - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City’s Facility Engineer maintains the mechanical operation of all company buildings, as well as the general upkeep of the structure.  The Facility Engineer is responsible for maintenance on HVAC, electrical, plumbing, aesthetics and cosmetics.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for the mechanical operation of all buildings, including the corporate office, Children’s Mercy Park and Swope Soccer Village.
  • Respond to work orders in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide technical and fiscal opinions and expertise in evaluating building maintenance issues and repairs, as well as collaborate with the Senior Building Engineer on cost estimates and work order resolution.
  • Assist with drywall, as well as paint and help with all building additions.
  • Maintain building integrity and cosmetic appearance, as well as assist in choices regarding cosmetic appearance.
  • Responsible for all plumbing by repairing broken copper lines and ensuring proper pressures.
  • Troubleshoot any electrical problems.
  • Ensure that all buildings are up to city codes and safety levels.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance of all HVAC equipment, lighting, electrical, plumbing, drywall and painting.
  • Maintain logs of all equipment repairs and warranties.
  • Perform repairs to equipment, as necessary.
  • Conduct inventory, as well as monitor and inspect equipment as needed.
  • Ensure that all associates follow standard safety precautions, and respond to any building-related safety concerns.
  • Respond to all building related safety concerns.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Dedicated and reliable.
  • Practice regular and prompt attendance.
  • Responsive and dependable.
  • Resourceful.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate required, Associate’s Degree or higher preferred.
  • Vocational or Technical school preferred.
  • EPA Universal Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of commercial construction or professional trade.
  • Extensive training and knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and carpentry.
  • Knowledge of environmental safety procedures, as well as OSHA, MSDS and EPA regulations.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Ability to climb and balance.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to one-hundred (100) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles, as well as toxic and caustic chemicals.
  • Will be working near moving mechanical parts.
  • Must be aware of the risks of electrical shock.
  • Associate will be required to do light local travel to Sporting Kansas City facilities.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that all previous repairs have been made and debris is cleared prior to gates opening.
  • Inspect all light bulbs.
  • Open the suite windows, as requested.
  • Fix any broken stadium chairs.
  • Ensure power in the stadium where needed is functioning properly.
  • Assist with any issues that may arise during the game.
  • Close all windows, doors and general areas when guests have left.
  • Shut off water and power where it is not needed after a game.
  • Stay on the radio to ensure nothing additional has been damaged or is having mechanical issues.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Virtual Recorder - Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA)

The Virtual Recorder is responsible of the control and playout video throughout the arena during events at STAPLES Center.

Essential Duties:
Essential duties are those basic duties that must be performed to carry out the purpose of the job.
* Import new videos into the system.
* Check all videos scheduled for playback.
* Operate control surface to play videos during event

Required Qualifications (Job Knowledge, Skills, and Education):
* A minimum education level of: High School Diploma or its equivalency.
* A minimum of two years of related work experience.
* General computer knowledge and operation.
* Experience with digital playback systems a plus.
* Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.


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Technical Services: Camera Operator
Camera Operator - Staples Center/ L.A. Live/ Microsoft Theater (Los Angeles, CA)

The Camera Operator is responsible for providing live video during events at STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater, and as needed at L.A. LIVE.

Essential Duties:
Essential duties are those basic duties that must be performed to carry out the purpose of the job.
* Setup and test equipment
* Shoot video

Required Qualifications (Job Knowledge, Skills, and Education):
* A minimum education level of: High School Diploma or its equivalency.
*A minimum of two years of related work experience.
* General knowledge of live event video cameras and cables.


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