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Assistant Director


Assistant Director

• Intermediate Level


The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the Show Director in all aspects of production, coordinating all production activities, and maintaining the split-second timing for various fast-paced live, pre-recorded & APC productions.

Category Assistant Director 
Location Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 09, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Job Duties
  • Assists the Show Director with show traffic, pre and post production
  • Maintains constant communication with Master Control, Show Director, Stage Manager as well as the entire production crew in regard to the show flow, all timing, and countdown aspects of the show
  • Responsible for obtaining all information related to show timing from Producers, Traffic and Master Control
  • Responsible for physically timing various video file clips and other show elements as needed
  • Oversees playback media through multiple controllers (i.e. EVS IP Director, MPlay / BEPlay and Avid Command) for assigned show(s)
  • Responsible for the insertion and removal of branding graphics, digital, and breakaway cover slates during show segments and commercial breaks
  • Directs show segments, briefs and other elements in absence of Show Director
  • Assists Show Directors with the APC workflow that includes coding assigned shows and double-checking codes during breaking news/emergency scenarios
  • Works under the direct supervision of the Director, Control Room Operations and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by manager as needed
Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, TV Production, or related field OR equivalent work experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience in a production, postproduction, broadcast, or communications environment
• Exhibits strong knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology
• Proficient in Avid iNEWS or other NRCS (Dalet, ENPS, Inception, etc.)
• Fluency English (both written & verbal)

Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must be willing to work in the greater Miami, Florida area
• Willingness to travel with short notice and on weekends
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be willing to work flexible hours including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment
• Must be available to work (whenever necessary for show production) early mornings, evenings, holidays and weekends
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

• Fluency in English & Spanish is preferred
• Familiarity with control room automation systems including Sony ELC, Ross Video OverDrive and Grass Valley Ignite.
• Prior Studio or Remote/Field experience
• Exceptional time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
• Self-starter who exhibits ownership on assigned tasks and who will push for solutions that solve immediate problems while building towards long-term goals
• Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment
• Accustomed to working in a team and collaborating with all levels within the organization
• Demonstrates strong attention to detail
• Ability to build rapport with clients and manage expectations
• Ability to effectively be flexible in approach, and respond well to pressure

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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