Freelance Copy Administrator

Job Number: R50012883

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Administrative, Sales

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: November 19, 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

The Big Ten Network is looking for a Freelance Copy Administrator to join their team in Chicago, IL. As the Freelance Copy Administrator, you will report to the Manager of Traffic and be responsible for securing and inputting advertising copy instructions for all television advertising campaigns. Additionally, you will work closely with internal departments such as Traffic, Sales and Pricing and Planning. Externally, you will interface with sales clients and advertising agencies.

A SNAP SHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Secure advertising copy (commercials) from network’s local/national advertising clients and agencies

  • Input and maintain traffic instructions to ensure that correct copy is scheduled and aired during network programming and in accordance with client/agency instructions

  • Complete daily verification tasks, such as: compiling daily dub lists, pulling instruction confirmations, confirming ingest at master control and communicating last minute copy changes

  • Work closely with network sales team to ensure that correct copy is secured, sending out daily report(s) identifying missing copy and/or instructions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1+ years of experience in network copy administration, traffic, or sales planning

  • Strong mathematical and reasoning skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel

  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills

  • Calm presence in high-pressure situations

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Experience with Wide Orbit and electronic ad delivery systems (i.e. Yangeroo, Comcast Ad Delivery, etc.)

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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