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17 May 2024

Producer, Utah Hockey

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Utah Hockey Club is looking to hire an experienced Producer for the new NHL team. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience producing for NHL Broadcasts and expert-level NHL knowledge. This person should be familiar with the challenges in putting on a RSN (Regional Sports Network) hockey broadcast.


We’re looking for a team player, someone who thrives in a collaborative environment and has strong interpersonal skills. This individual will need to build and maintain relationships with broadcast talent, team players and staff including Public Relations, as well as NHL officials. The candidate should expect some level of travel during the NHL season.

SEG Media has built one of the most innovative, forward-thinking broadcast content and distribution strategies in the sports industry that includes linear TV, streaming, and outer market efforts. The candidate will be responsible for helping the team stay ahead of overall trends for both traditional broadcast and streaming efforts.


This position is full-time and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as Lead Producer for the Utah NHL team for home and away broadcasts (70+ games annually plus first round of playoffs)
  • Assist in interviews and hiring of NHL Utah staff for other key broadcast positions
  • Work with SEG Media SVP of Broadcasting to set the tone for hockey broadcasts, to educate and in some cases introduce the Utah market to professional hockey
  • Work with Crewer to build/maintain preferred crew lists to keep a solid part time crew
  • Work with Director on game nights to provide the best possible Broadcast every game
  • Collaborate with NHL Utah staff/talent, and members of the hockey operations and PR staff on storylines and content for studio and broadcast features
  • Work with the SEG Media content team, utilizing social media teams to promote the Broadcasts
  • Protect the reputation of the company
  • Exemplify the Utah Jazz mission and values: transparency, all in, community obsessed, one team, and scrappy
  • Accept other duties related to Smith Entertainment Group, as assigned


Qualifications

  • 5+ years as producer in live sports television, with a good deal of it coming on hockey broadcasts
  • Ideal candidate would have experience leading teams to execute quality NHL Broadcasts
  • Used to working with and dealing with the pressure of live TV broadcasts
  • Demonstrated ability to build solid relationships with PR staff, players, coaches, front office personnel, and other members of a broadcast team including on-air talent
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Position will be based in Salt Lake City. Remote work (full or part-time) is not an option).
  • Must be knowledgeable and passionate about the NHL.
  • Ability to work a flexible, event-based schedule that will include nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Ability to travel extensively including weekends and holidays


Physical Demands

  • This person must be able to communicate and express themselves both written and verbally
  • This person must be able to observe, inspect, estimate and assess.
  • This person must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk, and climb stairs for long periods of time.
  • This person must be able to lift 20 lbs.


Utah Hockey Club provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and the Utah Jazz reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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