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Event Production Director

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Apply by 7/31/2024

Posted 2 weeks ago



Las Vegas, NV, USA

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Job Description

The Director of Event Production is responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of UFC live events in various domestic and international regions including local language productions and on-air related initiatives for the UFC Event Production Division based in the Las Vegas office. This position will supervise the technical aspects of the events including the on-air broadcasts, the in-venue productions, the worldwide transmissions, as well as coordination of event production logistics and assuring quality control of all sub-contracted operations.  In addition, this role will facilitate internal and external live and posted productions, events and functions at UFC Apex, a state-of-the art production and broadcast facility in Las Vegas.

  • Oversee creative development and logistics of production related efforts for event week promotional initiatives, live events, and the execution of on-air and live streaming elements.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams such as Sponsorship, Marketing, Operations, Regulatory and domestic and international television partners.
  • Provide creative vision and critiques of various elements for production enhancements to improve fan experiences and quality of the events and broadcasts.
  • Maintain quality control of on-air product.
  • Create a system for tracking on air issues for continual improvement of future broadcasts and productions.
  • Work with vendors to identify and secure required resources for various production needs.
  • Collaborate with Operations Department to secure transport of production facilities and equipment for domestic and international events and ensure efficient load in, setup and execution of event and broadcast productions.

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Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree with studies in television production or digital media a plus.
  • 4+ years of broadcast remote operations and studio production experience (preferably network level) and 2+ years of project management experience.
  • Financial forecasts and budget preparation and management experience.
  • Knowledge of production equipment functionality including video switchers, audio consoles, graphics platforms, replay servers, camera systems, signal transport and video transmission solutions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Work well under pressure, including tight deadlines.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.

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