Producer/Cinematographer

  • Carolina Panthers
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • 08 Feb, 2024
Full time Digital Media

Job Description

Position:                              Producer/Cinematographer
Department:                      Digital Media
Reporting Relationship:  Reports to the Long-Form Manager
Status:                                  Full-Time (Exempt)
 
Position Summary
This position will be part of the small team responsible for the production of the Carolina Panthers Long-Form shows (e.g. Panthers Blueprint), Mic'd Up content, player features as well as other documentaries. The ideal candidate for this role will need experience producing/editing as well as shooting features/documentaries, a passion for creating engaging stories as well as an eye for lighting and framing interviews and sets.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for supporting the execution of long-form feature stories, player Mic'd Up content and episodic documentary series
  • Shoot and edit content for a variety of platforms including broadcast TV, YouTube, and social media channels
  • Ability to lead the setup of an interview when needed and have a good understanding of framing & lighting
  • Help conceptualize with manager and contribute to the team with engaging ideas and stories that bring Panther fans closer to the players and the organization
  • Communicate project timelines and help manage project expectations from assignment to delivery with manager
  • Assist team in the logging and organizing of press conferences and other video shoot footage
  • Game day responsibilities will vary from shooting "Mic'd Up" segments to shooting other storyline features. Game highlights is not expected from this role
  • Help in post-production of larger projects/documentaries by assisting and editing segments when assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years of experience as a producer in a digital or broadcast post-production environment
  • Experience producing and editing long-form and docu-series content
  • Experience shooting and lighting interviews and other various sets
  • Proficient and knowledgeable on industry standards for compression and codecs
  • Savvy and experienced with YouTube – knowledgeable in best practices to increase team’s YouTube channel viewership and growth
  • Must have experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Premier, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder etc.)
  • Must pass pre-employment screens
  • Applicants must be able to share a reel, portfolio, and/or collection of prior work relevant to this position demonstrating their prowess as a shooter and editor
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast/Journalism, Communications, Film, Media Arts, etc. or equivalent professional work experience in a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience as a producer in a digital or broadcast post-production environment
 
Skills for Success
  • Punctuality, accountability, and keen attention to detail in each duty
  • Discretion and trustworthiness related to sensitive football-related material
  • Ability to work independently and in a group, and handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to react quickly and positively under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team player with excellent collaboration skills
  • Problem-solver who can produce quality content and stay focused under constantly shifting conditions and priorities
  • Must be able to handle confidential, privileged, and/or sensitive information with care and sensitivity
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to lead by example and work well with others at all levels
  • Must be flexible to work weekends, nights and/or holidays when necessary
  • Take direction, as well as work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize projects and adjust priorities as needed
  • Must exhibit team work, reliability, and dependability
  • The team structure will require diverse skillsets and willingness of team members to fulfill different project roles in order to operate efficiently as a small team
 
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to sit, walk and stand for extended periods of time throughout the day
  • Role routinely uses standard office equipment 
  • Lift at least 30 pounds
 
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment (mostly office environment, outside in a stadium facility at times which may include inclement weather conditions) and remotely as assigned by management and based on current business needs. This position also requires travel to training camp and away games.
 
Application Instructions
Proven video production experience required. Applicants must be able to share a reel, portfolio, and/or collection of prior work relevant to this position demonstrating your prowess as a producer, shooter and editor. Please supply links to work demonstrating videography and editing with resume or application.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.