The Lions, much like the city and community they represent, are built on a blue-collar work ethic that values hustle and conviction.
Ford Field, the home of the Lions since 2002 in the heart of Detroit, is part of a vibrant sports and entertainment district featuring all four major professional sports franchises. Ford Field is also home to a dedicated and passionate multi-generational fan base reflective of the innovation, creativity and drive synonymous with Detroit.
Under the leadership of Sheila Hamp, the great granddaughter of Henry Ford, the Lions have ushered in an era of rebirth focused on creating an inclusive and equitable experience for employees, partners and fans. Building off the rich and diverse history of the city, the Lions embrace transparency and value contribution from all areas of the organization. We believe in the power of a pride, and acknowledge winning together takes understanding, acceptance, and teamwork. We believe in our “we” culture and are committed to building a new tradition that Detroit and Michigan can be proud of.
One Pride. For All.
This is a part-time, freelance position. Camera operators will be a part of the Detroit Lions Scoreboard Crew and will be responsible for supporting the in-house production by covering game action as well as pregame, post-game, halftime, and game breaks. This position will take direction from the gameday Director and report to the Production Manager and Manager of Scoreboard and Broadcasting Operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Arrive early to set up your camera
Must be able to build and strike broadcast cameras
Operate fixed or handheld cameras for scoreboard production
Main shots of game action and sponsored elements for in-stadium presentation
Other duties as assigned
Experience operating camera for live sporting events
Ability to work the entire event including pre- and post-game activities
Ability and willingness to work flexible and non-traditional schedules, including evenings, weekends, and holidays in a fast-paced environment
Experience working in a control room / live production environment
Ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time under stressful conditions in a fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; an ability to convey messages articulately and efficiently during live events
General understanding of NFL rules, teams, and players is preferred
Must be able to carry/move/handle at least 50 pounds
Adhere to Detroit Lions Organization Policies and Procedures
Performs duties as workload necessitates
Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
To be considered for employment for the above position applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must have a High school Diploma or GED
Must be available to work all home games during the 2023 Detroit Lions season which includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays
Must pass a background check
Please Note: This is a seasonal opportunity, and no benefits will be provided
Local Applicants Only
To apply, please submit a copy of your resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest and related experience to the position.
Due to the high volume or resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update candidates on the status of their application. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please no phone calls or emails.