Assistant Manager, Broadcasting


About the USGA: 

 

The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches, attracting players and fans from more than 160 countries. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, equipment standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s reach is global with a working jurisdiction in the United States, its territories and Mexico, serving more than 25 million golfers and actively engaging 150 golf associations.

 

The USGA is one of the world’s foremost authorities on research, development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and invests in the development of the game through the delivery of its services and its ongoing “For the Good of the Game” grants program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.


 

Location: 

Far Hills, NJ
 

Position Summary: 

 

The Assistant Manager, Broadcasting is responsible for maintaining operational excellence in all USGA Broadcasting initiatives in the areas of television production operations, administrative organization, budgeting, development and ownership of analytic information regarding USGA and competitive television properties, and assists in the day-to-day maintenance of international and domestic broadcaster relationships. 

 

This role collaborates with the Communications and Digital Media teams in development of USGA content initiatives and marketing and communication activities and will work to ensure collaborative projects are relevant, timely, accurate and functional. 

 

Additional duties include managing the development of reports analyzing ratings measurements of all televised USGA Championships, contributing to annual Site Survey reports for each USGA televised Championship in concert with USGA staff and Network technical and production leaders, filing broadcasting event reports with the Director of Broadcasting chronicling production facilities levels and other pertinent broadcast information, and assisting in developing and communicating USGA Network PSA schedules to Fox Sports Day of Air Department.  Additionally, the Assistant Manager supports the Managing Director and Director of Broadcasting in creating and driving the USGA’s Broadcasting strategy.   

    

The individual in this role must be a strategic thinker with strong interpersonal and project management skills, and have the ability to keep up with the evolving technology landscape.


What You Can Expect 


 

 Assist in the organization of the Broadcasting Department, including:

  • Production of event reports, ratings logs, sports competitive calendars and other analytical data for use throughout the Association.
  • Help to establish a data base to be utilized by Broadcasting, Communications, Digital Media and Archives to streamline the USGA’s video gathering objectives.
  • Actively communicate with Domestic & International partners to track their respective needs.
  • Interface with IMG & USGA Archives to manage footage rights requests from non-broadcast partner entities.
  • Work effectively with USGA Legal, Finance and Accounting to ensure contracts, billing and payments.
  • Liaison with Domestic & International Operations staffs and USGA Staff in Charge to help effectively manage flow of communication between Network and Championships as relates to television operations facilities.
  • Develop and manage schedule for USGA Insert Set/Studio.
  • Assist in maintaining communication with World Feed Facilities Provider and Below the Line Production Personnel Provider.
  • Provide organizational assistance to the USGA World Feed Operations Manager during U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, and U.S. Senior Open.
  • Distributing USGA Broadcasting Guidelines to International outlets.
  • Assisting in collections of rights fees.
  • Develop database of International announcer teams and coverage schedules per territory.
  • Additional duties assigned as needed. 

 

 

What You Bring to the USGA 

 

  • 3-5 years of relevant or related television production, remote/studio production operations and management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast, journalism, communications, or related field; or equivalent work experience required
  • A strong working knowledge of the golf television industry and current remote & studio technologies
  • Digital savvy with knowledge and comfort of the evolving landscape
  • Strong written and communication skills with the ability to work effectively in partnerships both internally and externally
  • Experience and proficiency in relationship management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of golf and the role of the USGA preferred
  • Competent in basic digital editing

 


To Apply: 

 

Please click the following link: Assistant Manager, Broadcasting

 

The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer  

 




 
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