ResponsibilitiesPLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of 1 month during Games Time, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed. Role Purpose:Production assistants during the Olympic Games fall into three general roles: Production, Digital, and Research. This posting covers all three. The Production Assistant will work with the relevant teams to help deliver live and same day delay event coverage during the Olympic Games. Responsibilities: Production Assistant – General Production & Research Assist production personnel in all phases of Olympic sports production in both live control room and edit environments.Report to the show producer/associate producer and execute tasks needed to finalize and deliver shows for broadcast.Assist producers and editors in locating and organizing footage and music.Contribute to edit sessions to help create show elements, including b-roll, highlights, and graphics.Proactively develop and communicate ideas to improve broadcasts. Production Assistant – Graphics Research and build a variety of on-air graphic elements.Work with Chyron operator to deliver graphics in a live control room and to a post-production environment.Assist production personnel in all phases of Olympic sports productionReport to the show producer/associate producer and execute tasks needed to finalize and deliver shows for broadcast.Proactively develop and communicate ideas to improve broadcasts. Production Assistant – Digital Assist in the production of 300 plus daily video highlights from every Olympic sport and event to be published across all our NBC sports platforms and partnersFind, clip, and organize material for editors, from both live and archival Olympic events.Cut simple highlight sequences as assigned. Assist and source music from NBC’s Frequency music database.Create lower thirds and other simple graphics. Assist with export and digital publishing of finished videos. Production Assistant – Research Must be able to research and identify notable athletes and key storylines throughout broadcastsQualifications/RequirementsBasic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experienceEligibility Requirements:Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be consideredAbility to work the full duration of the Olympic GamesWillingness to work overtime, overnight hours, weekendsMust be willing to work in Stamford, CTMust have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United StatesMust be 18 years or olderIt is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.Desired CharacteristicsDesired Characteristics:Prefer one (1) year experience in Sports Video Production, preferably in live control room and in post-production environmentsCandidates should be versatile, self-motivated, energeticExtremely organized; attention to detail in a fast-paced environmentHave a familiarly with, and interest in, Olympic sportsStrong knowledge and interest in sports television productionAbility to learn and apply new skills/processes quicklyMulti-task and manage a variety of responsibilities on a day-to-day basisWork effectively both independently and as part of a teamExcellent communication abilityStrong research skills and editorial instinctsFor Graphics Production Assistant only: Minimum one (1) year graphics experience in Sports Television Production, preferably in live control room and in post-production environmentsFamiliarity with AVID post-production workflowFor Digital Production Assistant only: Minimum one (1) year experience with Avid, Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier editing systemWorking knowledge of Avid Media Central or similar video archive systemStrong knowledge of Photoshop photo editing programStrong knowledge of Olympic sports as well as current sports landscape and historical knowledge of major sportsProficiency at identifying best shots and soundbitesFamiliarity with basic computer tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet researchGeneral sense of Web content management systemsSub-BusinessNBC Olympics, Remotes and OperationsCareer LevelExperiencedCityStamfordState/ProvinceConnecticutCountryUnited StatesAbout UsNBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. 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