We're Hiring!

Southwest Sports Network is adding staff for the upcoming school year.  We are looking for camera operators, play-by-play announcers and salespeople.  All opportunities are part-time contractor positions.

Open Positions:

    -          Camera Person / Video Editing

o        Part-time, seasonal; current availability for fall sports (varied hours, various sports)

o        Contract work; pay is $40+ per game (based on experience); paychecks will be cut twice per month

o        Most work is within Maricopa County; if you go outside of the county, travel rates will be negotiated with SWSN prior to the work being completed

o        Business casual dress is required

o        In addition to camera work, you will be required to make contact with the team contact person at each game; you will also be responsible for meeting with a representative from SWSN to exchange equipment.  You will also often interact with a play-by-play announcer who will be calling the game live and providing you with instruction during live games.

o        Reliability is a must, as is promptness, an approachable personality, and a steady hand for the camera; experience is not required but is helpful.  Basic training and regular feedback are given.  Absences with no notice are not tolerated.

o        Other duties as assigned

-            Play-By-Play Announcer

 

o        Part-time, seasonal; current availability for fall sports (varied hours, various sports)

o        Contract work; pay is $40+ per game (based on experience); paychecks will be cut twice per month

o        Most work is within Maricopa County; if you go outside of the county, travel rates will be negotiated with SWSN prior to the work being completed

o        Business casual dress is required

o        You will be required to call games live, and possibly conduct interviews, provide a pre-game summary, and post-game summary.  You will often interact with a cameraman and provide him/her with direction on when to start/stop, etc.  You will likely also interact with SWSN and team representatives on a regular basis, both by phone and in person.

o        Reliability is a must, as is promptness, an approachable personality, and a solid play-by-play skill.  Basic training for the equipment and regular feedback are given.  Absences with no notice are not tolerated.

o        Experience is not necessary but a demo is REQUIRED.  Resumes and demo tapes should be E-mailed to swsn@cox.net.

o        Other duties as assigned


-          Salesperson

o        Part-time or full-time available; commission work only based on percentage of sales made.

o        Sales strategy includes some cold calling, both by phone and in person, to businesses, booster clubs, and schools.

o        Different commissions given based on:

§         Phone sales vs. in-person sales

§         Single game sales vs. season passes

§         Advertising vs. sponsorships

o        You will be provided with basic sales materials and will be responsible for regular reporting to SWSN on contacts made.  All contracts will be routed through the SWSN office.

o        Proven sales experience and references are REQUIRED.  Promptness for appointments and in reporting are also required.  Sample sales presentation will be required at second interview stage.

o        Other duties as assigned