The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 58 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
NASCAR Productions seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Associate Producer based in our Charlotte office.
The Associate Producer creates, produces and edits a variety of video products that support the industry (sponsors, teams and tracks) for use in broadcast, online, and/or at live events.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Use talent, skill and knowledge of best practice to produce and edit short-form materials in a quick turnaround environment using new and archived materials.
Use talent and skill to create a compelling story using visual and sound elements that enhance the final product
Manage creative process with internal and external clients to enhance and broaden the final product
Infuse new production approaches and editing styles into videos that distinguish each project
Utilize storytelling concepts and processes to engage the audience and create memorable content
Develop simple concepts into creative material
Develop relationships with clients and their respective creative teams
Research, write and provide ideas for future content
Manage projects independently with minimal supervision
Write and/or edit scripts to meet production requirements
Direct the work of Production Assistants during events and/or shows
Work with project managers, producers and post-production to understand relevant costs and workflows
Plan and perform video post-production tasks including reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, logging, rough cuts, making audio adjustments, making color correction, creating graphics, and finalizing editing.
Coordinates various aspects of production such as audio work, scenes, music, timing camera work, and script writing.
Travel: 20 – 30%, including weekends
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or university and a minimum of four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in sports media, preferably in television production.
Proficient on company provided hardware and software, including Microsoft Office Suite. Highly skilled in non-linear editing software such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro. Skilled in post-production graphic and edit tools such After Effects and Color Correction.
Other Skills and Abilities
Excellent organization, communication, and time management skills
Able to react quickly and positively in a wide variety of production situations
Able to manage multiple projects at the same time with little direct supervision
Able to work a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends, to meet deadlines
Able to provide and accept feedback without compromising creativity or quality
Strong writing skills
Ability to operate ENG style cameras preferred
Knowledge of auto racing, including current drivers, rules and events
Working knowledge of footage libraries, music software systems and file based workflows
Understanding of the various formats, deliverables and materials used in current production
Understanding of sports production and client specific video projects
Learn more about this role and our team by applying at www.careers.nascar.com for consideration.
We are a company unlike any other. At NASCAR, you will find a community of diverse individuals respectful of our history, with an eye towards the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!
NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.
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