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Production Assistant, GDC Operator

🇺🇸 Secaucus, NJ, USA
Temp
1+ year exp.
US$23.33 per hour

WORK OPTION: In office

The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

This is a temporary position with an expected duration not to exceed (10) months. This position is within a unionized bargaining unit and union membership will be required.

Position Summary:
Develop the future of basketball telecast production as part of the NBA’s direct-to-consumer initiative. This role will be an operator in the Game Distribution Center to condition game feeds and other live content, including filling commercial breaks and halftime to create continuous game feeds.

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of the NBA and its content and should have some knowledge of television broadcast production. The candidate will condition up to two live game broadcast productions simultaneously on a nightly basis. The ability to solve problems independently and work cross-functionally under tight deadlines while maintaining flexibility and a positive attitude under the pressure of a live television broadcast is a must for this role.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Operate and condition live game broadcast productions into a continuous game feed

  • Daily creation and delivery of required formats and rundowns

  • Ability to search for pertinent content for implementation into continuous game feeds

  • Ability to work nights and weekends

Required Experience and Knowledge:

  • Some experience in live television and video production

  • Knowledge of NBA and content offerings

  • Excellent communication, writing, organization and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and follow process with great detail and accuracy

Educational Background Required:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Salary Range: $23.33/hr

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About the NBA
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

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