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Director of Operations/Engineering

Ellenton, Florida - Remote | Full Time Production & Operations Touring Units — Motocross Operations
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live!, Jurassic World Live Tour, Kawasaki and Spin Master. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 75 countries and on six continents. Visit feldentertainment.com for more information.

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated or be qualified for a medical or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination is required and may be submitted via the Company’s secure website. Florida employees may request exemption pursuant to FL House Bill No. 1-B.  Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days after the second dose of a two dose vaccine or 14 days after the single dose of a one dose vaccine.

Please note that all Mitigation Guidelines for touring employees remain in effect as do any applicable venue, local, state, and/or international requirements, rules, regulations, and/or laws in territories outside of Florida.)

Key member of the FMS management staff, designated to coordinate technical operations for Supercross, Motocross, and Supermotocross productions efficiently and seamlessly, and innovate to introduce new technologies in production, distribution, and broadcast operations. Hires and supervises technical staff, managing relationships with vendors and venues, manages transmission and mobile truck providers.
Essential Functions
  • Oversees preparation and on-site technical operations to ensure success of SX. MX and SMX productions including linear broadcasts, streaming broadcasts, live stadium shows, shoulder programming and other productions as assigned.
  • Communicates directly with senior management to ascertain technical needs and develops innovative strategies for implementation.
  • Responsible that appropriate timelines are met for staffing, technical equipment, and financial planning. 
  • Creates schedules for crew members and vendors.
  • Works closely with mobile truck, satellite/fiber transmission vendors and other technology providers in preparing for  events and set up of compounds and host locations.
  • Collaborates on creation and maintenance of budgets for technical operations.
  • Negotiates, hires, and evaluates contracted/freelance staff and evaluates performance.
  • Works with security and local authorities to provide safe facilities that are compliant with all federal, state, and local laws.
Qualifications
  • 12-15+ years of related experience in television and media production, operational planning and procurement and technology management. 
  • College degree in communications or related field. 
Skills & Abilities
  • Extensive working knowledge of all elements of television production, digital broadcasting, and remote operations.
  • Broad overarching understanding of roles and functions on live and live to tape sports telecasts.
  • Superior organizational and time management skills.
  • Extensive background in utilizing professional broadcast and digital production equipment.
  • In-depth awareness of developments in new technologies, equipment and cloud-base production.
  • Knowledge of digital broadcast workflows and media asset management technologies.
  • Superior negotiating skills.
  • Ability to work under extreme deadline pressure for live events. 
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays. 
  • Must be able to lift heavy equipment, upwards of 25 pounds.
Feld Entertainment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our employees, customers, and partners worldwide. We celebrate diversity and encourage our profoundly talented workforce to express themselves proudly. Our successful business model requires different perspectives and voices so that we can create the incredible live shows we put on. Come join us and help us light up the world.


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