NASCAR

Associate Producer

Company/Track NASCAR
Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
ID
2020-4107

Company Overview

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, Americrown Service and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, 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 www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’). 

Job Description

SUMMARY

 

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.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • 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
  • Manage field production, including producing on-location, directing camera footage, conducting interviews, supervising the shoot look and managing captured content
  • 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
  • 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, but not limited to: 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, onsite field production, 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.

 

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 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
  • Experience with non-linear editing (Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro)

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS          

                                   

  • 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

Apply Now: 

 

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, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. 

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

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