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Freelance Production Assistant - New York Jets (Florham Park · NJ)

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Freelance Production Assistant

Description:  The New York Jets Broadcasting and Content Department is searching for a Freelance Production Assistant to join their award-winning team. This role will provide assistance in all facets of the team’s productions including but not limited to media management, assistance on shoots and in post production.  The ideal candidate will have shooting and editing experience and strong storytelling skills while bringing passion, creativity and energy to our team.

Responsibilities:
  • Research storylines on players, coaches and the New York Jets organization
  • Assist Media Manager in logging footage and organizing footage library.
  • Assist show producers and editors in finding footage and supporting elements for television shows, feature productions and daily team coverage.
  • Set up press conferences under the guidance of producers making sure that the shot and audio is to broadcast quality. 
  • Shoot and edit content that includes but is not limited to daily team coverage, community relations events, television shows and other department needs.
  • Update and create lower thirds and other graphics for docuseries and other feature productions
  • Serve as grip and assist producers and cinematographers on feature production shoots.  
  • Shoot press conferences and serve as “B” shooter for player and coach interviews

Requirements:
  • Candidate will demonstrate an ability to edit and shoot with a detailed and creative eye for storytelling
  • Candidate must have experience using editing software such as Adobe Premiere , Avid Media Composer and After Effects
  • Candidate must understand cameras (Amiras, Blackmagic, Sony Fx6, etc) and proper shooting and lighting techniques.  
  • Candidate must be extremely organized and detail oriented with an ability to take direction from producers and editors
  • Candidate must have experience working in a collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Candidate must be willing to work non-traditional hours including nights, weekend and on holidays

GENERAL INFORMATION The New York Jets are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender nonconformity, status as a transgender individual, gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, affectional orientation, marital status, civil union status, and domestic partnership status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  The New York Jets are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities.
 
The New York Jets require a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.

 

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