Senior Coordinating Producer/Senior Director, CBS Sports Digital

Job Type: Full-Time Staff Job Location: Stamford, CT, US About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

Check us out on The Muse, Instagram and YouTube for an inside look into 'Life At CBSi' through employee testimonials, office photos and company updates. Description: Division Overview: CBS Sports Digital, a division of CBS Interactive, covers the full spectrum of sports, from preps to pros, and provides premium content across all digital screens. With a focus on serving fans live coverage every day, CBS Sports Digital offers exclusive access to the biggest sports events, live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, scores and statistics, and a wide range of fantasy games and advice. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices, CBS Sports HQ, 247Sports, MaxPreps, CBS Sports fantasy games, SportsLine, and SportsLive. CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the world's largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 internet company.CBS Sports HQ is CBS' 24-hour streaming sports news network offering news, highlights and analysis, easily accessible for free on connected devices. The digital network is a collaboration between CBS Sports and CBS Interactive and allows sports fans to watch full-day, live, anchored coverage featuring game breakdowns and the day's top sports storylines. CBS Sports HQ is currently available on CBSSports.com; the CBS Sports app for key connected TV devices including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku; the CBS Sports mobile app for iOS and Android; CBSN; and the CBS All Access subscription service. To watch CBS Sports HQ, visit Role Details: The Senior Coordinating Producer/Senior Director manages creative and logistical processes of LIVE, in-studio and Control Room productions, and scheduling/managing the in-house production team and productions/podcasts. Your Day-to-Day:
  • Uses exemplary sports knowledge, fantasy and gambling knowledge and judgement to determine the agenda, concepts, and content of assigned shows.
  • Manages the department schedules to ensure that production items and elements are prepared and ready for each assigned show.
  • Directs the research with sports information to obtain materials necessary for the production of the assigned shows.
  • Manages the on-air team to write accurate and informative stories and content.
  • Develops concepts and content for assigned shows to reach viewers in order to increase CBS Sports HQ market penetration, ratings and viewership.
  • Determines the content and focus of each assigned show including the stories comprising the program.
  • Adjusts program content to accommodate breaking news situations, interprets breaking news, and translates it into program content.
  • Produces assigned sports programs independently with occasional guidance from VP Programming/Content.
  • Accountable for the full scope of the assigned digital media productions, which requires independent judgement and leadership.
  • Nurture a motivated and creative environment, maintains a supportive work culture that encourages interactivity and provides continuous feedback and empowerment.
  • Works closely with internal and external peers and managers to ensure collaboration of successful productions.
  • Key Projects:
  • Focus on fueling exceptional daily video content efforts on CBS Sports HQ.
  • Interacting and connecting teams across programming and production to ensure proficiency in workflow and production timelines that result in successful shows on CBS Sports HQ.
  • Works with management to ensure compliance with rights' structure and provide promotional push for initiatives.
  • Qualifications: What you bring to the team: You have -
  • At least 10+ years of progressively complex related digital media, live, in-studio or related production experience.
  • Undergraduate college degree in Communications or equivalent.
  • Solid management experience in broadcast production.
  • Has established ability to create compelling sports stories, mastery of the sports production processes and the ability to produce assigned sports segments.
  • Has strong knowledge of real-time sports productions and graphics.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Expert level of sports knowledge, a sports aficionado, including gambling and fantasy spaces.
  • A proven track record of working in LIVE and in-studio control room scenarios.
  • Flexibility and ability to switch gears effortlessly, often times at short notice.
  • You might also have -
  • Good understanding of market positioning within the sports digital space and strategies.