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Video Production Manager with Columbia Fireflies in Columbia · SC

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The Columbia Fireflies are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position starts ASAP.

Overall: Oversee and create all video content for the stadium video board, MiLB.TV broadcast (HD), on demand, online, social media, advertising, and manage all video responsibilities for games and special events.
  • Be an active member of Marketing meetings.
  • Redevelop graphics for the next season, to update the video appearance.
  • Plan ways to better the fan experience for the broadcast and the in-stadium presentation.
  • Produce videos as requested Director of Marketing for advertising, promotions and social media content purposes including the capturing, editing and production of video content for theme / promotional nights.
  • Work with team Department Heads to capture, edit and produce video content for specific needs of the respective departments.
  • Work closely with the Broadcast / Media Relations Manager to generate baseball-related video and promotional content, both in and out of season.
  • Organize any audio and video needs for special events.
Game day: 
  • Produce high quality content for the main stadium video board and the two LED suite level ribbon boards.
  • Manage video production crew.
  • Work closely with audio operator, Public Address announcer, marketing team and video production crew to execute all the game entertainment: pre-game, post-game, between innings as well as during game action.  
  • Operate video board and ribbon boards during games.
  • Record, save and archive each game.
  • Make sure all equipment is returned, turned off and locked properly. 
  • Produce content, including features, promotional content and post-game highlights to post online (MiLB & Fireflies web sites).
Television Broadcast: 
  • Organize and lead video crew to execute the television Broadcast.
  • Answer any questions and help them with any problems that may occur during the game with the broadcast.  
  • Lead a meeting with the crew to wrap up the day, review performance, talk about improvements needed, and informing them of what’s coming up.  
  • Ensure that all production equipment is stored / locked properly, well-maintained and in good working order daily.
  • Hire and train staff to operate all the equipment that is used for the MiLB.TV and in-house broadcast.  
  • Hire and train an intern to assist with all duties for pre- and in-season.
  • Manage at least 10-15 crew members to fill 10 positions to adequately broadcast games.  
  • Work with game commentator(s).
  • Schedule the video production employees for game days and special events. 
  • Keep a record of all of the video crew members’ hours to submit for payroll.  
Special Events:  
  • Be present for any special event that requires audio and/or video use.  
  • Work closely with Director of Special Events in order to better the client’s experience at Segra Park. 
  • Take content provided by the client and make it compatible with the on-site equipment in order to be presented over the suite level televisions, video board and / or audio system. 
  • Determine use of cameras. 
  • Work High School / College baseball games as required. Provide the teams with a video board score graphic, play music and staff a scoreboard operator. 
  • Set up and tear down all equipment needed for an event. Make sure all equipment is returned, turned off and locked properly.
Maintaining Equipment/Working with outside support companies:
  • Know how the video board and LED boards operate. 
  • Fix any problems with the Video board, LED boards, and any other equipment.
  • Work with Daktronics for bigger/more serious problems.
Equipment/Software Requirements:
  • Daktronics Content and Display Studios
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Ross XPression
  • Video Switcher (Ross Carbonite)
  • Audio Mixer Board (Soundcraft)
  • Ikegami and Panasonic Cameras
  • Other Studio Equipment: 
    • Lights
    • Microphones
    • Blue Screen

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have experience with the equipment listed in this job description? Please explain.

  3. Please give us a brief history of your employment as it pertains to this position.

  4. Please provide a link to your portfolio.

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