Utility/Stage Manager Freelance

NBC Sports Group New York, NY

About the Job


Job Duties:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations Management

  • Perform facility check with A1 from all mic and IFB positions in studio before daily production schedule begins

  • Set up (pre-set, dress) and remove all mics and IFBs from guests prior to and after their appearance on SNY

  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity studio appearance and all associated audio equipment including mics, IFBs, batteries, cables etc., notifying Operations management should either be in need of repair, replacement or maintenance

  • Stage sets as needed for all programming

  • Maintain and inventory studio props

  • Assist on-screen hosts and guests as needed to facilitate production (as needed)


    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • One (1) year of experience in TV studio production preferred.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required

    Desired Characteristics

  • A1 Operator experience a plus
  • Aptitude and desire to be trained at the next technical level (TD, Audio)
  • With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, Video, Playback)
  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system a plus