NASCAR - Daytona Office

  • Production Assistant

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    ID
    2018-1903
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Broadcast/Production
    Company
    NASCAR Productions
  • Company Overview

    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 FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

    Job Description

    NASCAR Productions seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Production Assistant based in our Charlotte, NC office.

     

    The Production Assistant plans, coordinates, produces, and edits various aspects productions produced by the company.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

     

    Use talent, skill and knowledge of best practices 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 all 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

     

    Screen races and use best judgement to select shots for highlights segments

     

    Research, write and provide ideas for future content

     

    Manage small projects independently with minimal supervision

     

    Screen, log, transcribe and clip footage; cut show elements, such as video b-roll, highlights, teases selects materials for bumps and roll-outs

     

    Perform various crew functions as needed during productions in-studio and on-location

     

    Travel: 10% including weekends

     

    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or university and a minimum of three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Experience in sports media television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station

     

    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

     

    Basic skills in non-linear editing software such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro

     

    Understanding of television/film script writing and proper production documents and storytelling concepts are beneficial

     

    Other Qualifications

    Eagerness to learn new processes and develop producer and overall television production skillset with a hands-on approach

     

    Knowledge of auto racing, including current drivers, rules and events

     

    Historical knowledge of sports

     

    Familiarity with procedures of a television production department, specifically sports production

     

    Familiarity with server-based media

     

    Familiarity with the sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies

     

    Strong communication and organization 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

     

    Valid driver's license preferred

     

    Apply Now:

     

    Learn more about this role and our team by applying for consideration at www.careers.nascar.com.

     

    We are a company unlike any other in the world. At NASCAR you will find a community of diverse individuals focused on our history, with an eye toward 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. The key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, benefits second to none, 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.

     

    Follow us on Twitter - @NASCARJobs to stay current on all of our openings.

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