Director of Game Presentation

FC Cincinnati

Cincinnati, United States of America (USA)

The successful candidate will lead a team that is dedicated to producing the most engaging and exciting game and fan experience.

Job Role Summary

Job TitleDirector of Game Presentation
LocationCincinnati, United States of America (USA), North America
FunctionMedia, Marketing & CommunicationsDigital/Social Media
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateApplications must be submitted by Saturday, 6th February 2021 at 6:00pm

Job Role Details

Responsibilities:

- Collaborate with creative content team to develop breakthrough content and unparalleled fan experience

- Direct all FC Cincinnati home games and other events as required

- Design and develop game day and event show content, organising run of show and script writing

- Serve as producer and/or collaborator with the creative teams for all videoboard content production including the video open, in-game features, and other elements

- Collaborate with marketing team to coordinate shoots for all creative/video needs

- Collaborate closely with sponsorship to develop pre-game, in-game and non-game day promotions that maximise the fan experience and sponsorship satisfaction

- Partner with stadium operations to manage technology relationships with videoboard, audio/visual, and other vendors, include the oversight of their workflows and content deliverables

- Collaborate with Engineering and IT to operate in-stadium technology

- Oversee all in-game music and other audio

- Oversee all in-game lighting and other visual effects

- Lead pre-game rehearsals for all elements

- Provide direction to all staff for all activations Manage presentation, control room and staffing support for special events

- Collaborate with internal departments to promote internal initiatives in-stadium

- Represent the club at league and federation events as needed Hiring and management of game day fan experience staff

- Other duties as assigned by the Chief Marketing Officer

Skill Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to excel in the position:

- Experience managing in-venue control room equipment and production Ability to translate brand guidelines and pillars into the live event space to maximise integration and consistency

- Ability to build relationships and proven track record of high-level collaboration with internal and external stakeholders

- Proven creative ability including, but not limited to, live-event copywriting, production capabilities, and ability to generate new ideas

- Ability to collaborate with fans and supporter groups

- Experienced leader with an ability to motivate game night staff and production team to ensure highest event execution

- Creative and strategic thinker

- Efficient worker who can lead multiple projects and keep all projects on time and budget

- Ability to work both independently and as a team member

- Exceptionally strong interpersonal skills, especially interdepartmentally

- Represent the club in ethical and professional manners at all times Knowledge of, and interest in, soccer and sports, as well as pop culture

Experience/Education Requirements:

- 7+ years of professional experience in a related position are required Minimum of 3 years of experience in a management or supervisory role in live entertainment production

- Experience managing a game day and event budget Sports experience is preferred

Work Hours:

- In addition to normal business hours, weekend, evening and holiday work will be required as schedule and project workload dictates. Travel, including international, may be required.

Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

FC Cincinnati is committed to eliminating discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities.

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