The Senior Manager, Broadcasting will fill a significant and strategic role as a liaison providing support to all US and Canadian national and regional broadcast rightsholders, NHL Clubs, and all internal departments.
This position will be responsible to provide necessary and detailed information in support of over thirty-five rightsholder relationships, and will be tasked managing the day to day operational landscape in a productive manner, as well as making recommendations to strengthen those relationships.
Responsibilities for the postion include building, maintaining, and managing strong relationships with all parties related to television production and operations, content sharing, and integration of new broadcast technology, while ensuring that the integrated NHL departmental business objectives are not only met, but exceeded.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as a key department representative and liaison between the 32 NHL Clubs and all television and radio rightsholders
Manage the production and operations of rightsholders during the regular season, playoffs, and tent pole events
Serve as the on-site department representative at NHL games while providing production coordination and support
Manage the day-to-day relationships with US national broadcast production contacts at ESPN and Turner Sports
Coordinate all aspects of broadcast production for NHL Special Events such as Hockeyville, Hockey Day in America and Canada, and the Draft Combine
Manage the daily distribution of NHL content to television rightsholders, including topical footage, player and game highlights, and NHL produced features
Create video presentations and maintain library of footage used for both internal and external meetings
Create and maintain a portfolio of broadcast talent and best practices
Provide rightsholders with information and assets related to NHL initiatives such as Hockey Fights Cancer and Hockey is for Everyone
Provide quality control support and editorial intervention for NHL broadcasts
Create weekly programming schedule grids and department assignment schedule
Provide detailed communication updates for senior management
Serve as a key point person for the integration and communication of all NHL departments
Make independent decisions to resolve conflict and time sensitive situations amongst multiple parties
Other miscellaneous / departmental related duties as assigned
Experience / Skills
The ideal candidate will have:
5+ Years of television production experience, preferably working in sports
College degree preferred
Foreign language skills a plus but not necessary
Experience working in and around remote broadcast productions
Strong knowledge of sports television production and operations
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Highly organized with strong administrative skill set
Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point skills
Ability to carry out detailed instructions and multi-task
Highly motivated self-starter
Strong hockey knowledge a plus
Candidate must be willing to travel and work nights and weekends as needed
When applying, please be sure to include a cover letter with your salary expectations for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.