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Special Event Specialist

Company: Motion Recruitment
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, a multinational mass media television company is looking for a Live Events Operations Specialist to join their team in Sterling, VA. The Live Events Operations Specialist would be responsible for providing the technological infrastructure and operations to ensure that audiences can enjoy programming around the world and across platforms

*** 1-year contract***

Required Skills & Experience
Minimum of 2 years of events live operations or master control experience
Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts or Radio/TV/Film preferred
Must possess excellent organizational skills, good verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in computer knowledge
Must be able to handle high pressure multi-tasking situations while acting in a professional manner
Broadcast Automation experience preferred
Familiarity or fluency in another language is a plus
Must be willing to accommodate a schedule in support of a 24/7 broadcast and live environment including weekends, nights, and holidays
This position is considered an essential role. This means that during times of inclement weather, emergencies, pandemics, or when access to the workplace may be impeded, that employees in this position are expected to report to work to support business continuity, unless otherwise instructed by their direct manager.

What You Will Be Doing
Daily Responsibilities
Monitor and maintain on-air continuity
Take appropriate disaster recovery action when necessary
Verify that program segments start and end clearly
Verify all commercials, promos, and graphics air as schedule
Monitor closed captioning, subtitles, and V-Chip for accuracy
Monitor feeds for correct language distribution
Have knowledge of broadcast automation systems, video servers, and graphics generators
Hands-on contributor to live event execution, including but not limited to, acting as AD, TD, graphics operator, S&P delay operator, and/or ingest operator, when needed
All other duties as assigned

Contract Duration: 1-year contact
Competitive Pay: $25/hr rate at 40 hours a week
There are 3 shifts:
11p-7:30a (shift differential: $27/50/hr)

You will receive the following benefits:
Medical & Dental Insurance
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Paid Sick Time Leave
Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Keywords: Motion Recruitment, Sterling , Special Event Specialist, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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