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PGA TOUR -- Digital Content Producer, Korn Ferry Tour

Discussion in 'Freelance/stringer help wanted' started by Kevin Prise, Dec 17, 2019.

  1. Kevin Prise

    Kevin Prise New Member

    The Korn Ferry Tour is looking for a freelance Digital Producer to work as part of PGA TOUR Digital’s Content Team for the 2020 season, including on-site digital/social media coverage at approximately 10-12 events throughout the season, and approximately 30 hours/week when not on-site.


    The Producer works closely with other members of the digital Content Team to plan and develop compelling stories for use across PGA TOUR websites and social media platforms. As a digital storyteller, the Producer is responsible for building content that will generate audience interaction across platforms.

    Job Responsibilities

    Conceptualize, create, develop and edit content for use on PGA TOUR websites and across social networks

    • Work with Content Team members to create unique packages as events develop

    • Coordinate with on-site media officials, videographers and other resources to deliver compelling content across platforms

    • Adhere to PGA TOUR brand standards and established voice across platforms

    • Work collaboratively with other content creators; take part in regular creative brainstorming and pitch sessions

    • Utilize available data to make or adjust programming decisions across platforms

    • Communicate effectively across the Content Team throughout shift rotations

    • Execute content on behalf of marketing and/or sales initiatives

    • Available during competition hours, which may include evenings and weekends.

    • Adapt to changing editorial conditions in a short time frame.

    • Additional projects as assigned, which may include dedicated time to a special project, as well as research-based projects.

    • Quick-turnaround, short-form video editing

    • Writing assistance as needed (Power Rankings, Q&As, Winner’s Bag files, potential occasional feature writing, etc)

    • Graphic design skills are a plus


    Responsibilities of on-site production (in addition to base rate, will be reimbursed for all travel expenses incurred each week within our accepted price range (flights, hotel, rental car, meals, etc).

    • Capturing timely, engaging photo and video content (competition-focused as well as behind-the-scenes)

    • Shooting and producing Instagram stories + quick-turnaround, short-form videos

    • Conducting Facebook Live and Periscope interviews, as well as interview packages for post-produced content

    • Identifying opportunities for off-the-course content with players, as well as fun content packages/competitions on-site during practice-round days

    • Real-time coordination with desk producers to ensure that most relevant, engaging content is produced and posted in a timely manner

    • Coordination with on-site media officials to facilitate player access/participation in content


    To apply, send a resume and work samples (videos, graphics, written stories, social media initiatives, etc) to kevinprise@pgatourhq.com.
  2. BurnsWhenIPee

    BurnsWhenIPee Well-Known Member

    That's a pretty long list of job requirements and duties for a position not worthy of filling on more than a freelance basis.
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