Freelance Copy Administrator - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50015601

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Ad Sales, Operations, Digital

Location: Chicago, Illinois;   •   Remote **

Job Posting Date: August 26, 2021

**Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas--specific questions about virtual/remote positions can be discussed during the interview process with your recruiter.

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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 help the team. You will be responsible for securing and inputting advertising copy instructions for all television advertising campaigns. The position will complete daily verification tasks, such as: pulling instruction confirmations, confirming ingest at master control, and communicating last-minute copy changes. Internally, the position will work closely with Traffic, Account Executives in Sales, Pricing, and Planning, and report to the Supervisor of Traffic and Copy. Externally, the position will interface with sales clients and advertising agencies.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Input and maintain traffic instructions

  • Complete daily verification tasks

  • Ensure that correct copy is scheduled and aired during network programming and in accordance with client/agency instructions

  • Work closely with network sales team to ensure that correct copy is secured

  • Send 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

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel

  • Outstanding attention to detail

  • Effective communication skills


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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