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eSports Producer
4 months ago by Rivalcade
Tampa (FL), USA Full Time


We're looking for someone who can take esports to the next level and engage the audience in the conversation. We prefer a candidate with the vision and management skills to maximize resources, look beyond the status quo and commit to developing/delivering superior, compelling content for the next generation of competitive gaming and entertainment formats.

  • Place calls to professional teams/organizations for information and to make broadcast arrangements
  • Work with Programming staff to create compelling viewer content
  • Responsible for writing and producing compelling on-air and off-air content and shows that fully convey the tone of Rivalcade eSports
  • Oversee sports projects from inspiration to final delivery, including concept development, writing, and managing editorial, graphics production, music composition and sound design
  • Communicate concepts and ideas to staff editors, designers and talent, making sure all elements conform to the brand look and the Rivalcade mission
  • Be able to produce content and campaigns across multiple platforms: television, radio, print, digital
  • Work closely with editorial counterparts across CPBN Networks to infuse sports perspectives and content where appropriate
  • Assist with coordination of television traffic logs and broadcast segments due to tight game turnarounds as needed
  • Digital video production experience
  • Field experience highly preferred
  • Strong editorial experience and judgment required; ability to quickly identify stories
  • Sports news experience; competent sports knowledge
  • Must fully understand the importance of building and maintaining a brand
  • Experience with graphics
  • Top notch creative and communications skills, especially writing
  • Social media expertise
  • Ability or work independently; ability to respond under breakings news deadline situations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of state and regional required; high school and college level highly preferred
  • Understanding of sports footage rights
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a creative team
  • Self-motivated; creative thinker and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to deliver under extreme deadline situations and on budget
  • Ability/willingness to work any shift including weekends, overnights and/or holidays
  • Familiarity with producing events on a Tricaster a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or broadcast journalism or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years eSports/sports production or eSports/sports news desk experience
  • Work experience as a Show Producer – highly preferred in eSports/sports broadcasting
  • A love for video games and an interest in esports as an emerging industry
  • Experience in team work with international production teams
  • First hand experience in live TV productions
  • Experience in broadcasting or live streaming
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, fluent in english
  • The ability to inspire and motivate
  • Able to work under pressure and on flexible working hours

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