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Producer, Soccer (Freelance)

35343

Stamford, CT, US, 06902

Production
Stamford
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR. 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage. 

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.

 

The Producer will be responsible for program development, creative, and editorial direction for the content vision of soccer programming on Paramount+, especially UEFA Champions & Europa League, Serie A, and Concacaf.

 

This is a Freelance position based in Stamford, CT.

 

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Responsible for program development, creative and editorial vision of soccer programming.
  • Develop story ideas, research, and plan segments.
  • Coach and mentor show staff.
  • Conceptualize and execute creative and innovative content.
  • Communicate effectively with talent.


What you bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 6-8 years of experience at a senior level, including running the control room, stacking a rundown, juggling live breaking news, strong writing and copy-editing skills
  • Must have at least 3 years of Line Producing experience
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
  • The schedules will rotate but must be able to work all shifts, including weekends and nights
  • Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice if needed
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Exceptional editorial skills
  • Expert-level soccer knowledge across all major leagues and competitions

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 


Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury