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Supervising Producer - Michigan Wolverines

Company: LEARFIELD
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

As an integral part of Learfield's new Always On team and initiative, the Supervising Producer is an extremely important role on the ground at University of Michigan that uses in-depth creative and content knowledge built by years of experience to develop, produce and shoot multiple content-driven executions in partnership with the school. Working closely with the centralized (New York) team of Director, Content and Post Supervisor/Editor, they will serve as the on-site representative and collaborate closely with the athletic departments, school production teams, and local staff to ideate, create and execute a robust content offering and calendar that will increase fan engagement across school athletic handles as well as generate revenue opportunities for local Learfield sales staff.
WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Lead creation of original video and social content in partnership with school teams to drive fan engagement across social channels and generate revenue opportunities for local sales staff
  • Oversee and manage the development and execution of creative projects from idea generation through final deliverables, including writing, producing, shooting, and overseeing edit when necessary at University of Michigan.
  • Partner with External Operations Leadership Team on the creative content development for all Learfield led original content opportunities
  • Collaborate closely with athletic department content teams to create original content in the defined voice and tone of each social media account, across all platforms, including emerging platforms
  • Produce, write, direct, and shoot LEARFIELD live-action shoots at Michigan.
  • Pitch directly to internal and external partners at school and serve as the point of contact for University of Michigan teams.
  • Ensure that the quality of our content is always at the highest possible level within budget and schedule constraints
  • Work collaboratively with necessary departments, internally and externally, to ensure all necessary deliverables are provided to ensure success
  • Act as a creative lead and supervising producer on all projects in production
  • Manage production schedule and resources at school
  • Act as a liaison between athletic department content team at school and LEARFIELD's centralized content team as well as local and national sales
  • Work closely with strategy to optimize distribution and promotion of content and use data as a co-creative director to fine-tune the creative strategy on social
  • Supervise the on-site Social+ Coordinator
    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
    • Minimum 8-10 years of work experience in the sports or entertainment industry focused on creating, writing, producing and directing video content
    • Must have previous experience with shooting and directing video
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present concepts and strategies to executive leadership
    • Passion for and extensive experience in storytelling to drive engagement with fans/audience
    • Sports and/or entertainment experience a must
    • Ability to own and produce projects and communicate with external partners as main point of contact
    • Experience working with digital, short-form video, social & influencer-driven content.
    • Strong project and people management skills
    • Direct experience with content creation pipelines
    • Must have a firm understanding of all aspects of production, including production equipment, lighting techniques, cameras/lenses, audio, guiding the work from production through post when necessary
    • Must be able to write pitch materials as well as short form scripts
    • Ability to generate new ideas and concepts that might align with a project's initiatives
    • Creativity in deciding how an idea will be interpreted and representing the idea in execution
    • Must contribute to and thrive in a high energy, high profile, positive, proactive, deadline driven, results oriented, and attention to detail environment.
    • Strong administrative, critical reasoning, and problem-solving abilities.
    • Capacity to manage and prioritize many projects at one time in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
    • Must be highly organized, efficient and precise in his/her work. LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.
      Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: "build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others."
      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

Keywords: LEARFIELD, Ann Arbor , Supervising Producer - Michigan Wolverines, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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