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Manager of Gameday Entertainment and Live Production with Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati · OH

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The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a hands-on and innovative Manager of Gameday Entertainment and Live Production. This individual must have strong editing skills, be up-to-date with control room technology and operations, and have a creative eye and vision to create world-class videos and content for the Cincinnati Bengals gameday show. The ideal candidate would be an expert in content creation, control room environments and in managing a large (~30+ person) gameday crew.

The Manager of Gameday Entertainment and Live Production would have multiple responsibilities that include (i) ideation to creation to the execution of the aforementioned original content and (ii) being the primary engineering liaison for the JungleVision control room which includes managing technology upgrades and budgets. They would have strong leadership skills and collaborate with fellow team members and senior leadership to conceive and execute original concepts meant to enhance the Cincinnati Bengals gameday show… The goal being to have the best gameday entertainment experience in the NFL.

Responsibilities
  • Reporting to the Director of Content, the Manager of Gameday Entertainment and Live Production will be the senior executor and creator of visual content for the JungleVision video boards.
  • Responsible for creative ownership, oversight and tracking of all JungleVision components.
  • Create memorable creative videos and partnership executions.
  • Work with our leadership, marketing and content teams to develop the right visuals and content for the gameday show.
  • Ability to create a scope of work and manage project plans with timelines and understanding of prioritizing resources, tasks, and personnel.
  • Ability to clearly communicate project status, timelines, deliverables, goals, and expectations to the internal team and other departments on a regular basis.
  • Lead brainstorm sessions with the content team to foster fresh and innovative ideas for the JungleVision gameday show.
  • Constantly researches industry trends, case studies, gameday presentation initiatives to stay up-to-date and bring new ideas to inspire the team.
  • Management of gameday personnel.
  • Execution of gameday content.
  • Management of control room equipment.
  • Manage and develop Cincinnati Bengals live streams and shows.
  • Control room operations & execution on select non-gameday/PBSL events.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in professional and/or college sports video production
  • 3+ years of experience in a control room environment.
  • 1+ years of being a producer or director for live events.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced, demanding environment, while managing sensitive projects.
  • Expert knowledge in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc...
  • Proven ability to storyboard and create unique, engaging concepts.
  • Strong leadership, collaboration, and people skills.
  • Intimate knowledge of video standards and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business goals alongside creative goals.
  • Demo reel showcasing live event production
  • Experience in budgeting and scheduling contract employees.
  • Experience with VMIX, Tricaster or other live streaming software




Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise with control room switchers (Ross/Grass Valley)
  • Ross Xpression knowledge
  • Cinema 4D knowledge
  • 3+ years of experience with an NFL team
  • Control room integration experience
  • Daktronics experience





We 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.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have 5+ years of experience in sports production?

  3. Do you have experience as a live director or producer?

  4. Demo Reel - URL REQUIRED


 

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