Discovery Eurosport has secured the rights from the International Olympic Committee to manage the distribution within Europe of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang from 9-25 February 2018. Discovery Eurosport wishes to appoint a Broadcast Information Manager to work with the small team headed by the Director of Broadcast Operations in delivering the requirements of Discovery Eurosport.
The Broadcast Information Manager will be responsible for coordinating the dissemination of large quantities of information received from the Host Broadcaster (OBS), local Organising Committee (POCOG) and Discovery Eurosport both internally and externally.
Throughout the period leading up to the Games and during the event, the holder will manage the website and other platforms ensuring that the information flow is correct and timely being aware of deadlines.
A thorough knowledge of IT programmes (such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Smartsheets), web management and the ability to write concisely are required as the job will involve the production of Games manuals and other documentation.
The BIM will need to be across the organisation of World Broadcasters’ Meetings and World Broadcasters’ Briefings providing appropriate support whether in preparing pre-meeting paperwork or in the creation of presentations. If required the BIM will liaise with broadcasters and be the conduit for site survey requests/arrangements.
At Games-time Broadcast Information is a key function in the delivery of the event. It will be necessary to contribute to the identification and selection of various personnel who will work at Games-time sites.
Contribute as necessary to the creation and possible implementation of a Business Continuity plan for the South Korean operation.
You will have substantial experience of working in international sports broadcasting at a senior level. If you enjoy the daily challenge imposed by delivering to constant deadlines and are an individual who is able to manage people whilst remaining composed under stress then this could be the job for you.