Associate Producer, Live Events

Operations Austin, Texas


Description

Position at FloSports

FloSports has led the way in establishing a world-class digital streaming experience for millions of fans, families and athletes of over 25 different underserved sports. Imagine creating a digital platform that unites the casual fan with the most dedicated spectator, both experiencing thrilling live events from around the world with interactive features, real time analytics, powerful broadcast technology and more. Combine that with our unique original sports content ranging from breaking news and expert commentary to feature films, documentaries and multi-episodic series. That’s what FloSports is all about. We have successfully revolutionized the global sports media industry- the result of creating a diverse team of technologists and die-hard wrestlers, creators and devoted cheerleading experts, designers and hockey enthusiasts, communicators and motorsport fanatics, producers and casual sports fans… united by a shared passion to delight the underrepresented communities we serve. We are creating a home for underserved sports and we’re looking for people like you to help us!


THE ROLE:

FloSports is looking for a Live Events Associate Producer to join our Live Production team in Austin, Texas. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, talented, highly-technical live broadcast professional with a passion for providing high-quality live event coverage across 20+ different sports. This role must maintain a hunger to be the best in the industry while overcoming tough challenges that you will be faced with- long hours, challenging weather conditions and mission-critical technical issues. The work is hard but the reward is extremely high. You will expedite the career of your dreams by being entrusted with a lot of responsibility and the opportunity to learn and grow your skillset as well as have a real impact on the success of the company and the sports that we cover. 

This position is a road-warrior and the ability to travel up to 80% and work on evenings/weekends/holidays is a must.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be a critical part of a broadcast team in one of the following roles that will vary on an event by event basis: Producer, Production Manager, Director, Assistant Director, Technical Director or Production Coordinator
  • Work closely with and help manage the entire production crew which includes event directors, producers, on-air talent, editors, graphics designers, scoring systems personnel and our internal support team
  • Stream live events across all of our sports and all levels- everything from a single-mat event to a multi-camera D1 championship
  • Be involved in every stage of the production from pre-production through the entire Live broadcast process
  • Manage production planning details, schedules, timelines and overall event documentation
  • Troubleshoot technology issues and production problems logically, calmly and efficiently
  • Take ownership of production quality and help to drive improvements
  • Help to build and nurture working relationships with partners, vendors, contingent crew members and other event stakeholders


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Background or education in video production
  • Proven experience producing events in a live streaming environment
  • Experience with storytelling, editing, shooting, lighting, and audio
  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to lead, execute and deliver in a fast-paced environment
  • Process driven and detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to meet high travel requirements, including weekends and holidays


OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

At FloSports, we are bonded by our passion for sports and our purpose to unite communities around experiences that finally give underserved sports the love they deserve. We recognize the need to build a company that seeks out, embraces, and celebrates our individual differences, ideas, and talent. FloSports is committed to the pursuit of a fair, equal and inclusive workplace where everyone is given the opportunity to grow to their fullest potential. As such, we are intentional in our hiring practices in an effort to overcome systemic biases we may be blind to. FloSports has adopted the “blind recruiting” process, which aims to open our opportunities up to more candidates, help us be more objective in how we review applicants and mitigate bias in our decision making processes.


OUR BENEFITS:

  • Recognized two years in a row as a Top Workplace by the Austin-American Statesman
  • Flexibility at work - you can take control of your profession and personal schedule
  • All-hands events hosted twice a year in beautiful Austin, Texas 
  • Annual equity awards for all top performers
  • Competitive and comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Peace of mind through company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • Generous 401(K) company match vested immediately
  • Progressive parental leave policies
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Hack-a-thons and a full calendar of team-building and social events
  • Free laundry service for all positions that require travel
  • Company donation to youth teams and leagues that our employees coach
  • Stocked snack bar, catered lunch and breakfast tacos every week