Coordinator Programming Logistics

Los Angeles, CA

This position will work with two groups in the Programming & Logistics department, the FBC Operations & Scheduling team and Programming Logistics team fulfilling projects that support all FOX Sports Networks. In general, this position participates in ratings production, program analysis, affiliate maps creation for NFL and MLB, create Nielsen Company affiliate line-ups and maintain ratings reports, including weekend duties related to live events reporting to Nielsen. This post will also be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day execution of VOD for FOX Sports on the Tubi and MVPD platforms, including weekly scheduling (Planner Creation), operations log building, metadata generation, and sourcing of artwork. Additionally, this position will support the creation, sourcing and distribution of Series and Episodic logos, artwork, and loglines for FOX Sports linear programming. Administrative duties include generating screeners, coding invoices, supporting Copyright registrations, and tracking programming information related to delivery and business requirements.


A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support FOX Sports’ weekly operations. Duties include MLB and NFL networking map creation, creating line-ups, creation of live event reporting tools (Reporting Form, Transponder Maps). Coordinate with internal clients (Commercial Administration, Network Operations) and external clients (The Nielsen Company) to ensure that they understand the live sports event structure for the week. During live events, assist sports management with research and programming related issues to include properly recording and reporting of programming events to Nielsen. 
  • Will help develop, create, and implement the video-on-demand (VOD) offerings on MVPD and Tubi platforms. These duties will include creation of the video logs, management of all supporting metadata and artwork, tracking all file delivery and facilitate communication with the FOX Affiliate Distribution Group and FOX Media Operations group to coordinate final media delivery in collaboration with Manager of Programming.
  • Will process various documents such as invoices and coding, grids, and other reports to company proprietary softwares and websites as materials become available.
  • Generate all copyright submissions for all original and studio programs on a quarterly basis
  • Assist with special projects as needed including distribution deals with third-party networks and services.


QUALIFICATIONS MAY INCLUDE:

Education

  • A college degree is preferred, though not required.


Specialized Knowledge

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Outlook), Adobe Distiller, Intermediate to advanced use and knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.  Previous experience with program scheduling software or databases is a plus.


Skills:

  • Superior organization skills and attention to detail are required.
  • Resourceful and quick-thinking research skills are a must.
  • Basic knowledge of all the major sports.


Abilities:

  • Must be able to take detailed notes and work independently using them to complete daily tasks.
  • Need to be able to multitask and work effectively under changing priorities and daily time constraints is required.
  • Must be able to work in a suddenly fast paced environment at any given time.


Experience:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in sport television. Knowledge of sports and experience with live and delayed programming is preferred.
  • An understanding of the post-production process and a working knowledge of the television industry and the various functions of a network is preferred.
  • Other qualities such as personal characteristics: The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to learn the business and operations of the television sports business and be willing to put in the time to hone these characteristics.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

This hybrid arrangement will require working from the FOX Lot in Los Angeles:

  • A workspace with a standard cubicle with neighboring cubicles in an area that can range from quiet to bustling.
  • There will be weekly in person meetings on the executive sports floor, and occasionally visiting secure areas such as Master Control.


The home office location (these items are not negotiable):

  • Will require a strong and stable wi-fi service.
  • The employees home desk work environment must be large enough to comfortably work from a company supplied: laptop, 27’ - 34” monitor, webcam, keyboard, and mouse.
  • Will need to accommodate frequent on-camera (audio and video) meetings.
  • Access to a printer will be required for certain assignments.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Regularly required use of hands and fingers to write, manipulate telephone and computer keyboard. 
  • Regularly required to hear, talk, and use close vision in dark control rooms or under bright office lights.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.


At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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