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Production Assistant

Tokyo, Japan

Job Description

Job Title:
Production Assistant
Tokyo, Japan
Full-Time, Permanent
Content & Production

What's your new role about?

At DAZN, we broadcast 7,000 live sports events annually and create unique content like analytical shows, player interviews and highlights. We are looking for a Production Assistant to join our team in Japan to help produce broadcasts and shows.

This role is for someone who wants to support TV directors and eventually become a director themselves. Ideal candidates are interested in directing sports broadcasts, producing studio shows and creating sports programs, VTR projects and documentaries. Experience in negotiating, researching and editing content is highly valued.

If you are passionate about sports and have the required skills, we encourage you to apply and become part of our innovative team at DAZN.

As our new Production Assistant, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with the production coordination team to support all production activities and program planning
  • Master cloud-based scheduling and workflow management software to confirm distribution schedules.
  • Assist producers and directors.
  • Input text for graphics, create video clips, and upload content to the cloud.
  • Driving continuous improvement, focusing on delivering improvements in the quality of DAZN's content and services
  • Analyse viewing trends and apply data to production
  • Working a flexible schedule - ability to work irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Shooting and editing video content

You’ll have:

  • Balanced and objective judgment with a strong understanding of editing standards with experience with Adobe Premiere or similar software
  • Passion, knowledge, and interest in sports (specialization in a particular sport is preferred)
  • Creative thinking with interest in shooting and editing videos
  • Commitment to continual self-improvement with a willingness to learn and use new technologies like video streaming
  • Team player with a supportive attitude towards colleagues and supervisors
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and deliver to set budgets, prioritising tasks, setting goals and meeting strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills with both internal and external partners, with proficiency in English conversation (or other languages like Spanish) desirable
  • Background in video production or broadcasting, experience as an AD in program production is preferred

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So, if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be. 

As part of our team,you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop. 
AMBITIOUS – people who want to make a big impact and drive DAZN forward. 
INVENTIVE – people with bright ideas who deliver great new experiences for our customers – and improvements for our business.  People who come up with better, simpler ways of doing things. 
PASSIONATE – people who are proud of our product, our content and our business – and love to shout about it.  People who love what they do and show commitment every day. 
BRAVE – people who take difficult decisions to help us focus on improving DAZN, our performance and our results. 
SUPPORTIVE – people who know that we achieve more as a team than as individuals.  People value inclusion and look out for each other, helping their colleagues enjoy their work and develop their careers.  People who consider others before making decisions. 

At DAZN, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that values equality and diversity, where everyone can contribute and have their voices heard. This means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. 

Everyone has the opportunity to make change and impact our DEI journey by joining our ERGs: Proud@DAZN, Women@DAZN, Disability@DAZN and ParentZone.
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
We look forward to hearing from you.