NASCAR

  • Associate Producer

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    ID
    2018-2007
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Audio/Video: Editing and 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 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 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 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.
    • Coordinate 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.

    • Experience operating high-end HD handheld cameras
    • Ability to operate ENG style cameras
    • Social/Digital video production experience
    • Experience working with clients and meeting project requirements
    • Demonstrated writing skills

    Computer Skills

    • 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 Qualifications

    • Knowledge of auto racing, including current drivers, rules and events
    • Understanding of sports production and client specific video projects
    • Able to work in quick turnaround environment and be versatile to production schedules
    • 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
    • Working knowledge of footage libraries, music software systems and file based workflows
    • Understanding of the various formats, deliverables and materials used in current production

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