Senior Broadcast Production Manager at FloSports

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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 Senior Broadcast Production Manager to oversee the planning and execution of our Live Event productions. This role is responsible for delivering the highest quality live streams across multiple verticals as well as providing the day-to-day management and ongoing development of the Live Production team’s technologies, people, processes and systems. The ideal candidate will have proven success building and growing a high performing team of skilled producers, deep knowledge of the entire live production lifecycle, and a passion for elevating the quality of live event broadcasts.

This role requires the ability to travel up to 40% and work on evenings/weekends/holidays. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a team of Producers, overseeing the quality and execution of Live Production Broadcasts
  • Proactively mitigate and manage escalations; communicate effectively and appropriately with stakeholders
  • Build, manage and improve departmental processes and documentation for every stage of the production lifecycle from planning to retrospectives
  • Review and provide clear and actionable feedback for your team on their live streams
  • Identify and create seasonal storylines
  • Ensure consistency in branding across streams
  • Manage and oversee the production planning details, schedules, timelines and overall event documentation
  • Ensure live productions deliverables are met on time and within budget
  • Help troubleshoot escalated technology issues and production problems logically, calmly and efficiently
  • Help to build and nurture working relationships with partners, vendors, contingent crew members and other event stakeholders
  • Perform other duties, projects and responsibilities as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 2+ years people management experience
  • 7+ Years proven experience producing events in a live streaming environment (preferably sports)
  • Must be willing to work weekends and travel for productions, including weekends and holidays
  • Work from Austin preferred
  • Knowledgeable about Salesforce is a plus
  • 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

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
  • Strong remote work culture 
  • 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 
  • 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
  • Bring your dog to work- everyday!
  • Stocked snack bar, catered lunch and breakfast tacos every week

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