Project - Coordinator CPNU

  • Job Description:
    The Project - TENGO Coordinator will be working on the logistics involved in utilizing TENGO equipment in the field. This includes bureau kits and accessories, TVU packs and Fujitsu units. The Project - TENGO Coordinator will need to maintain schedule calendar for all TVU units and bureau kits. ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company's mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere. - Coordinate with the logistics center on shipping of units to and from assignments - Setup and facilitate courier services when needed to dispatch units quickly - Would be knowledgeable enough about the coverage plans to create efficiencies when assignments are in close proximity - Coordinates with vendors and ESS for replacement parts and repair of equipment - Responsible for ordering additional equipment and accessories when needed - Follows up on shipping of units from remote locations, to ensure they are being picked up - Will be the point person for requests outside of the SC coverage Unit - Communicates with transmission for heads up on particularly heavy or important TVU coverage days/assignments - This project job could morph into part of a production coordinator job servicing SportsCenter, should that position ever materialize. - It is possible this position won't be needed after 19 months, because, as technology advances, much of this equipment could become small enough for our producers to travel themselves. - Strong organization skills. Work with Logistic Center to develop the best logistical plan for storing and accessing TENGO spare equipment and TVU packs. - Extremely detail oriented. Need to keep close track of the whereabouts of TENGO equipment as well as the repair history of each unit. - High proficiency in Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Can use formulas in Excel to create and maintain various tracking documents and charts. - Monitors TVU feeds to alert potential problems and keeps track of TVU performances at our frequent locations. - Might need to work during after-hours to support last-minute production needs. - Some basic SAP knowledge preferred. Responsible for processing monthly flip phone bills and ordering spare equipment from various vendors in SAP. - Basic sports knowledge and some production knowledge are preferred. - High School Diploma or equivalent required - College degree preferred Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you'll have the opportunity to join a team that's beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you've been looking for. ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all. If interested, please apply online at
  • Position: Other
  • Area of Focus: Production
  • City: Other
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Freelance
  • Company: ESPN
  • Contact Name: Human Resource
  • How to Apply: URL in Job Description.
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