Field Coordinator (Contractor)

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New York, NY

Posted Feb 21, 2019 - Requisition No. 73755

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

The Role:

Field Production Coordinators are primarily responsible for hiring and scheduling US domestic crews, studio facilities, sat trucks, and equipment. The position requires a technical, logistical and editorial understanding of live, remote, multi-camera broadcast production. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of direct experience in live television news. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-first environment is critical. Field Production Coordinators work closely with production services vendors, assignment desk editors, field producers and transmission coordinators.

You'll need to have:

  • Minimum of three years direct experience
  • Ability to work well in a team setting under tight deadlines
  • Flexibility with hours, i.e., shifts, nights, and weekends
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of relevant technologies, equipment and services
  • Field producing and video transmission experience is a plus

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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