Associate Writer/Producer

POSITION SUMMARY:

The New England Sports Network (NESN) is owned by the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins and is the definitive source for New England sports programming. We are looking for an Associate Writer/Producer to join our Creative Services team. Reporting to the Director of Creative Services, the Writer/Producer will be responsible for concept development, writing, producing, directing, and editing of on-air network promotion and marketing material as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Write, produce, direct and edit high-quality promos, commercials, interstitial productions, marketing tapes and video projects
  • Work with members of the Creative Services team and various NESN departments to develop and maintain a sound understanding of network shows, target audience(s), and NESN’s promotional strategy
  • Apply NESN’s creative vision effectively to develop successful promotional concepts through collaborative and independent efforts
  • Work with designers in creative development and delivery of network design projects
  • Coordinate and direct talent and production resources to successfully create and deliver effective promos, commercials, interstitial productions, marketing tapes and video projects
  • Work with marketing and sales to develop demos and proposals
  • Successfully complete other related projects and tasks as needed

 

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency in non-linear editing (Premier Pro preferred)

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of experience producing and writing broadcast promotions and/or broadcast advertising
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Well versed in all aspects of video production and industry practices
  • Excellent writing, conceptual and organizational skills
  • Proficient in non-linear editing, Final Cut/Avid
  • Proven ability to excel in a highly technical environment and learn new technologies quickly
  • Solid track record of successfully working in a fast paced, loosely structured environment
  • Must have strong communication skills and a superior work ethic
  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision and be successful within a fast paced team environment
  • Adobe CS experience
  • Experience directing live single camera productions a plus
  • Knowledge of sports and sports culture a plus
  • Television product environment a plus

 

NESN is an E.O.E.

To apply, please include a link to your production reel with your application.

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