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28 Jun 2024

Sr. Producer

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

The Utah Jazz, a franchise of the Smith Entertainment group(SEG) is currently seeking a highly motivated Producer with a passion for sports and storytelling. The Producer is responsible for executing the creation of content and bringing stories to life for the Utah Jazz and Utah Hockey Club. Project activations for branded content, sponsorship for digital platforms, advertising and promotional assets. The Producer will work inside the marketing operations department and assist with concepting, pre-production planning, video shooting, and orchestrating delivery of a diverse range of digital projects and original content.

This is a full-time position based in Salt Lake City, UT.


  • Provide hands-on coordination and production support for all internal and sponsored video content needs.
  • Source and manage locations, talent, and rentals in support of various Utah Jazz and Utah Hockey Club video projects.
  • Manage production budget, including internal and external resources.
  • Manage production team on set, including creative producers, videographers, gaffer grip, and PAs.
  • Lead the pre-production process including assigning roles, budgeting, managing workflow, booking, and shoot planning.
  • Help manage internal and external client relations in high-level meetings and planning sessions.
  • Work with project managers to cross-train in production management and learn established project management processes while adapting them to the production environment.
  • Consult for rental or purchase of production tools, equipment, and production-related proposals.
  • Coordinate with Broadcast, Streaming, Social, Marketing, and PR teams to ensure video projects are shared with all parties and can be utilized across multiple channels.
  • Work in collaboration with motion graphic designers for custom needs – helping to elevate the overall product.
  • Stay up to date on new video techniques and trends within the industry.
  • Exemplify the Utah Jazz mission and values: transparency, all-in, community-obsessed, one team, and scrappy.
  • Protect the reputation of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Collaborates
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Interpersonal Savvy and demonstrates self-awareness
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Manages Complexity
  • Plans and Aligns


  • 6+ years in a professional production environment
  • Bachelor's degree in video or film production, or equivalent experience
  • A real passion for new production tools and creative strategies
  • Proficient at project management and cross-department collaboration
  • Knowledge of digital content video styles, platforms, and techniques
  • Self-starter and ability to independently handle production shoots
  • Experience with various lighting techniques and setups
  • Experience supervising and managing video productions and budgets
  • Team-oriented person and willing to contact others to solve issues
  • Ability to work under pressure - and deliver content under tight deadlines
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work evenings and weekends as required by project demands or event schedules.


  • 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.

The Smith Entertainment Group 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 to request accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and SEG 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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