Digital Media Specialist

Digital Media Specialist

St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (SJSEL) is currently seeking a Digital Media Specialist that will play an essential role in the in-game and fan experience at Mile One Centre.  The incumbent will report directly to the Box Office/Event Logistics Manager. As the organization’s Digital Media Specialist, the ideal candidate will possess an aptitude to learn new systems, have a strong design-forward skill set to graphic design and content creation.

Responsibilities and Major Duties

  • Highly motivated, creative and have a deep understanding of digital media
  • Responsible for operating scoreclock and videoboard, as well as LED signage during events at Mile One Centre
  • Manages the video board production and implementation for game day
  • Support SJSEL functions including marketing, broadcast, and community relations by providing recommendations and creating designs for audio, video and LED production work for sponsors, advertising, fan requests and other team functions
  • Attend game ops rehearsals and regular meetings as assigned
  • Troubleshoot proactively and resolve minor technical issues providing issues reports to SJSEL’s Technical Operations Manager
  • Be proactive and maintain positive working relationships with staff and clients
  • Constantly develop skills and explore new creative techniques
  • Other duties as assigned

 The Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of graphic design experience or equivalent experience, training and/or education
  • Ability to operate NDI, IP, and broadcast equipment such as cameras, video switchers, video processors, audio consoles, and intercom
  • Able to work and thrive in a high stress, time specific environment
  • Strong ability to present creative ideas in a clear and professional manner
  • Ability to receive and respond to creative direction
  • Ability to work with and excel in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Dynamic and creative team player
  • Communicates clearly, both verbally and in writing, with senior management, staff, clients, and partners
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Perform tasks independently and efficiently
  • Knowledge on signal flow and technical hardware such as fiber, media converters, network connections, video cabling, KVMs, video processors, and LED technology, considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite Programs (specifically Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign)
  • Highly motivated with excellent social skills and a real passion for the game of basketball and hockey

SJSEL is looking for an individual who embraces diversity, equity & inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Interested applicants please send a complete resume including cover letter and references to:

St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

50 New Gower Street
St. John’s, NL A1C 1J3
ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES – DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
hr@sjsel.ca

All applications must be received by Friday, October 15th, 2021

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.