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Seasonal Production Assistant with New York Jets in Florham Park · NJ

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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Overview
The New York Jets are hiring a Seasonal Production Assistant to join their award-winning Multimedia department for the 2020 season. This position will play an integral role in shooting and producing content for all of the Jets platforms including the team’s docuseries, One Jets Drive, social media platforms, multiple broadcast television shows and sales/marketing initiatives.  The ideal candidate will be creative, driven and be able to take direction when needed but also contribute ideas that sets them apart from others. Field and or set production experience is required and knowledge of production equipment is strongly encouraged. All applicants are encouraged to submit a reel that demonstrates proven shooting and production experience.


Responsibilities:
  • Shoot high quality game and practice footage that will be used in content across all Jets platforms including One Jets Drive, social media highlights and other content for NewYorkJets.com.
  • Shoot press conferences and locker room player media availabilities.
  • Set up and light interview sets.  Candidate will have a strong understanding of lighting and how it can enhance a production.  
  • Serve as a production assistant/second shooter on feature production shoots.  
  • Working directly with Production Engineer and Lead Cinematographer, this candidate will assist in maintaining equipment and keeping gear organized throughout the entire season.
  • Assist Media Manager with logging and managing all game and feature footage. Footage should be organized and managed so that editors and producers can find all necessary shots.
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Highly detail-oriented, self-motivated communicator and extremely creative individual who follows direction and functions well in a dynamic production environment
  • Candidate will have a demonstrated shooting ability and feel comfortable in a production environment. This person will have a knowledge of cameras, lighting, audio production and all necessary components to succeed in any production capacity.  
  • Candidate must be able to take direction, learn and adapt in a changing industry.  
  • Basic knowledge of editing systems to be able to perform the necessary job functions.
  • Candidate must be comfortable working around Jets players and coaches and somebody that can be trusted to remain professional in any situation to perform the necessary job functions.
  • Some travel may be required for feature productions and road games
  • Candidate must be willing to work nontraditional hours that include nights, weekends, holidays and work within the demands of an NFL schedule.
  • Candidate will be a recent or upcoming college graduate that has proven production experience in a college, pro sports or other professional environment.

Please include a link to your reel in your resume that demonstrates proven shooting and production experience.

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