The New York Mets are looking for an Assistant Director of In-Game Operations to serve as the primary video director for non-Mets jewel events and maintain video control room systems at Citi Field.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Produce and direct non-Mets jewel events a Citi Field, including NYCFC soccer. Serve as backup director for Mets games.
Work closely alongside the Mets Events group on AV needs for all non-Mets events, including production notes, creative assets, and equipment testing.
Manage and schedule AV techs for Mets Events. Ensure all AV needs are in place for techs to work on event day.
Manage a small team handling LED content scheduling and loading for Mets games, non-baseball events, and other business needs as needed. Assist in setting up and maintaining control room equipment for Mets games and non-Mets events.
Track in-game inventory for Mets games, maintaining asset status and coordinating with Corporate Partnerships team on activation and fulfillment.
Assist in setup for press conferences, player shoots, community events, and other non-game needs.
Technical resource for other departments and business units as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in broadcast television, digital media, film, or other A/V related field preferred.
Five years’ experience directing in a live video control room. Live event directing experience a plus.
Proficient with video control room systems including CG/CMS systems like Ross Xpression, instant replay systems like Evertz Dreamcatcher, among others. Able to troubleshoot and fix problems on the fly in a live environment.
Strong knowledge of technical video elements including codecs, specs, aspect ratios, frame rates.
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator.
Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
Able to analyze problems, identify solutions and alternatives, assess consequences and implement recommendations.
Must be a team player with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
Goal oriented, self-starter with strong work ethic.
Position requires non-standard working days and hours. Must be available to work all non-Mets jewel events, a select number of regular season Mets home games, and all postseason Mets games. Hours will include nights, weekends and holidays in addition to the regular work week.
This position regularly requires sitting, standing and walking for long periods of time
This position might require some travel during the offseason and baseball season
The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.
$116,153.10 - $154,870.80