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(Expired) Head of Production and Broadcast

5 months ago by Lets Play Live

  Auckland, New Zealand

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Production

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Lets Play Live (LPL) is New Zealand’s leading esports media company which operates in a growing global industry.

Around the world esports is experiencing phenomenal growth and LPL is leading the market in Australia and New Zealand through the delivery of world-class tournaments for brands and publishers. Our purpose built esports broadcasting studio is based inside Auckland’s Sky Tower at SkyCity. Our audience includes both core and casual gamers and we have a highly engaged community of gaming members.

We have an exciting and rare opportunity to join the leading Lets Play Live team.

As Head of Production, you will manage the production team to ensure all studio and remote broadcasts are to industry broadcast standard. Allocation of work to the broadcast team to deliver world class broadcasts and ensuring client expectations and deadlines are met. Producing Television shows from esports tournaments, as well as Directing and Vision Switching Live Television are key roles of the Head of Production

Key responsibility for the Head of Production.

  • Manage the Production staff ensuring deadlines and expectations are met.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered to meet all expectations from the sponsors, broadcast platforms and game companies.
  • Produce television broadcasts scripts
  • Manage and hire staff when needed for external productions.
  • Oversee remote broadcasts of external producers.
  • Lead Director/Vision Switcher in the LPL Studios


  • 5-10 years experience with Television broadcasting
  • Knowledge of television workflows
  • Comprehension of television production
  • Proficiency in directing and managing staff
  • Vision switching skills
  • Well organised
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to work flexible hours

Experience or exposure to Gaming and Esports would be beneficial. This is not a classic 9-5 role so flexibility to be able to work nights and weekends is expected.

If you’re looking for the next step in your broadcasting career and feel you have the ability to take us on, then apply online today.

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