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3 May 2024

Production Assistant, Live Event Content

🇺🇸 Concord, CA, USA
Full Time
4+ years exp.

At NASCAR, you will find a community of passionate individuals who care about our sport and are united in seeing it grow.

We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

The Production Assistant, Live Event Content plans, coordinates, produces, technical directs, camera operates and edits various content of the company’s live racing broadcasts for international, in-venue and digital programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Produce and technical direct live broadcasts on the company’s OTT, international and in-venue platforms.

  • Produce content elements for ancillary content to be added across the company’s OTT, international and in-venue platforms.

  • Produce highlights from the international world feed for live distribution and FTP distribution to international broadcast partners for all national series races.

  • Produce and distribute cut downs of the NASCAR races for digital delivery on international and domestic digital platforms.

  • Manage and coordinate broadcast signal flow with internal departments and broadcast partners.

  • Operate timing and scoring data software to be used in the company’s OTT productions.

  • Operate broadcast cameras for OTT, in-venue and international productions.

  • Edit short promotional content for the company’s OTT platform.

  • Conceptualize, write, produce and supervise graphics, edit and audio sessions for ancillary content.

  • Utilize Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects) for assigned projects.

  • Utilize digital production software (i.e. Livestream Studio, Black Magic Studio, VMix).

  • Travel: up to 30%, including weekends.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and minimum of four (4) years related experience, internship and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient on company provided hardware and software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

  • Linear or Non-Linear editing experience is a plus.

  • Basic knowledge of client server, web technologies and/or systems integrations is a plus.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid driver's license.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organization, communication, and time management skills

  • Strong non-linear editing and post-production skills preferred (Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects)

  • Working operator knowledge of studio graphics and replay software and hardware (ie Duet/Chyron, XPression, EVS, Dreamcatcher, Vectar)

  • Able to react quickly and positively in a wide variety of production situations

  • Able to manage multiple projects at the same time with little direct supervision

  • Able to work a flexible work schedule, including a majority of nights and weekends, to meet deadlines

  • Able to provide and accept feedback without compromising creativity or quality

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of sports, specifically auto racing, including current drivers, rules and events

  • Familiarity with television production procedures, specifically sports production

  • Familiarity with server-based media

  • Familiarity with the sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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