CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Sports Network
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports, airs more than 400 live games annually, showcasing an array of college and professional sports, as well as in-depth studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network also provides extensive shoulder programming around CBS Sports’ Championship events, including the Super Bowl, The Masters and PGA Championship.
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers including Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go towww.cbssportsnetwork.com.
This role will support our operations teams and other Sports business unit objectives for seamless execution of productions at remote (third party) facilities including allocating equipment, assignments, financial resources, asset management, and facilities scheduling. This role is also responsible for the technical management, planning, coordination, set-up and implementation of technical facilities and resources required including day-to day liaison with 3rd party vendors. Person will also work extensively with Health and Safety group to ensure their practices are executed in truck and studio facilities.
Responsible for management and organization of all CBS Sports owned and third party rental equipment. Maintain detailed logs of mobile units, facilities and storage locations that contain various forms of equipment and production set pieces.
Responsible for back-end accounting requirements such as reviewing invoices for accuracy and coding to the appropriate production.
Third Party Facility Management
As we continue to evolve with the migration of Sports production teams moving to third party facilities (e.g. Freedom & AMV), this position is responsible for scheduling facilities, personnel assignments and facility liaison to address a variety of production and operation’s needs (furniture, IT, technical, health and safety).
Responsible for interfacing with Freedom and AMV facilities personnel and equipment vendors to secure technical facilities for the successful production of each event.
Logistics and other responsibilities
Provide back up support for shipping / transportation of equipment to each remote
Manage merchandise storage requirements for remote productions
Remote technical invoice processing and follow up
Manage freelance/new hire paperwork
Maintain office supplies
Manage and schedule Receptionist
Assist Health & Safety team at major events
Assist with new facility planning for Sports Division
Maintain files relative to the equipment requirements of all events/productions
5-8 years of experience
Must have strong background in third party facility management
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
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