Vice President, Production

Job Number: R50012713

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Management, Production

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: November 13, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

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, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Deportes is looking for a Vice President, Production to join our team in Los Angeles, CA. The Vice President of Production will oversee the operational and support requirements for Fox Deportes Broadcast Operations. This will include on-air, operational, financial, technical and logistical requirements. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day workload of the Production department and all Production Directors specifically.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITES

  • Assign work - acting as a liaison with other production arms of Fox Deportes ensuring that all products meet network standards
  • Negotiate rates with third party production vendors and freelancers, and create effective systems of communication within the department, as well as with other Fox Deportes departments and Fox Sports in order to improve the flow of information, establish synergy and minimize errors
  • Create, develop, and supervise new programming products
  • Improve the level and quality of content and league relationships for every product including but not limited to Liga MX, NFL, MLB, MLS, NASCAR, Boxing, USGA Golf and all locally produced shows including Fox Deportes en Vivo, NFLeros and Fox Gamers Elite
  • Maintain strong relationship with our Mexico operation partners and oversee content for U.S. versions coming from Mexico including Central Fox and La Ultima Palabra
  • Work closely with our Liga MX production partners in Mexico to assure a quality product

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Experience with TV production management
  • 10+ years relevant TV production experience
  • Ability to speak and write Spanish fluently
  • In-depth knowledge of European, International and Domestic soccer and news
  • Live sports production experience
  • Experience with managing a large group of people and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to interact on an executive level with production, engineering and senior management
  • Capability to respond under stress and tight deadlines
  • Availability to travel when needed

NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

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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