Game Production Assistant

  Portland State University (Portland, OR)
  Sports Media
  Posted/Updated: 06/07/22

Job Summary

Game Production Assistant

As Game Production Assistant, you will be a valuable member of the PSU Athletics External Operations team. You will assist the Director of Game Production at all home Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Softball and Men’s & Women’s Basketball games.  You will also coordinate special events for PSU Athletics as needed.  The foremost mission of this role is to help improve and expand all aspects of the live stream and in-house productions, by creating an enjoyable and memorable experience at our events for fans attending in person and those watching via the ESPN+ live stream broadcast.

Primary Job Duties

Game Day Experience

  • Assist the Director of Game Production with setting up for both the live stream and in-house productions at Viking Pavilion and Hillsboro Stadium Complex.

  • Responsible for testing production equipment to ensure that it’s working properly.

  • Work as a lead member of the production team as a camera operator, replay operator, graphics operator, director, and producer.

  • Aid with the filming, recording, and editing of pregame interviews and weekly coaches shows.

  • Communicate with master control/ESPN+ during games to ensure a smooth connection between the event site and Bristol, CT.

  • Assist the Director of Game Production with transporting equipment back and forth from Viking Pavilion and Hillsboro Stadium.

  • Run broadcasts without the assistance of the Director of Game Production & Fan Experience on days with multiple home events.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of/desire to build a career in the sports and/or entertainment industry. Position is under contract for one academic year with option for renewal.  Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, and one year experience in marketing, game production, video, broadcasting or sports information. Must be able to work evenings/weekends on a flexible schedule.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working in an Intercollegiate Athletics Department. Experience with live video production. Evidence of strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly to convey thoughts, ideas and plans clearly to PSU Coaches, Administrators and other staff members.

Application Deliverables

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Grady Titus at [email protected].

Required Availability - Office hours and event coverage are required. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed to cover athletic events.

Compensation Information - Compensation for this position will be $20/hour with a maximum workload of up to 19.5 hours per week.

Additional Benefits - The position will provide the candidate an avenue to begin a career in sport and athletic administration. The candidate will be fully immersed in all facets of our program, including the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with our coaches and senior staff members.  Other benefits include Nike gear and access to staff complimentary tickets.

Questions - For more information about this position or other opportunities with PSU Athletics, please reach out to Grady Titus at [email protected].

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