Freelance Crewing Assistant - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50010594

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Operations

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: November 7, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

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FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Big Ten Network is currently seeking a Freelance Crewing Assistant to join their team in Chicago.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Aid crewing events at assigned schools & any other events assigned
  • Aid in crewing any specialty events assigned
  • Help Crewing Supervisor with obtaining and organizing freelance crew availability
  • Create new crew grids in Microsoft Excel to organize crew scheduled
  • Input crew information into crew grids as assigned by the Crewing Supervisor
  • Create sign out sheets for remote events
  • Send out email communication to freelance new-hires that will need to complete start paperwork and onboarding information
  • Maintain database of all crew members in each market
  • Maintain up to date master crew compliments for each sport/event in the share drive that the department can access
  • Any other tasks as assigned by Crewing Supervisor

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • College degree preferred

  • Office administration experience required

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills required

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to adapt and adjust to change well

  • Must be computer literate in MS Word & MS Excel
  • Must be able to create Excel reports/spreadsheets
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Can be in front of computer for long periods of time
  • Must be able to handle long periods of time on the telephone

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.

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