About the job
This is a Freelance position based in Stamford, CT.
- Use deep knowledge and strong techniques to generate and support ideas based on betting, live events, breaking news, and other developments in the soccer world.
- Build relationships with producers, on-air talent, and graphics to ensure the highest quality of video tape assets.
- Understand how linear and social production align to create compelling studio content
- Anticipate, identify, and respond to relevant trends, developing storylines and noteworthy performances for soccer coverage
- Communicate in a timely and effective manner with producers to provide thorough, creative, and accurate video content
- Proactively identify and suggest segment or video ideas for studio coverage
- Develop original, creative ideas for video elements that present analysis, storylines, and trending issues in soccer.
- Ability to clip and lightly edit/format video materials through Adobe Premiere
- Excellent knowledge of soccer is required.
- Minimum 6 years in the production field
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
- Extensive knowledge of how a studio show control room works and operates
- Must be able to work nights, weekends, and flexible hours.
- Must be able to be in the studio on show days in Stamford, CT.
- Able to work independently while also thriving in a team-oriented environment.
- Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven ability to multitask, and demonstrate a keen attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal and multi-tasking skills, as well as a keen attention to detail, are required.
- Demonstrates ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment under deadline, to prioritize assignments and ensure accuracy.
- Must be a self-starter with demonstrated initiative.
CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR.
In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage.
CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.
Hiring Salary Range: $70,000 - 90,000.
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Hiring Salary Range: $70,000 - 90,000.