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Supersport Internship – 2100337


Supersport Internship (SuperSport)

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The MultiChoice Group is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 20 million subscribers. Brands within the Group include DSTV, GOTv, SuperSport, M-net, DStv app, Showmax and Europe based content security leader Irdeto.

MultiChoice Group has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for our markets and leveraging them to provide the best experience to customers in Africa. The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. By joining our team, you can help in achieving our objectives, namely: Expand Pay TV, grow SVOD subscriber base and advertising sales; focus on investment and technology; maintain a local approach, provide quality service and attract innovative and motivated employees.

Join Africa’s most loved storyteller!

Position Name

Production Assistant 20, Finance 1, Production Ops 4, Programming 5, Marketing 1

Position ID


Reports to

Relevant line manager

Direct Reports






Key Customers

Management, Production Team, Presenters, Studios, SuperSport Media Solutions, Studio Guests, Commentators, Subscribers, Sports Bodies, Production Companies



Purpose of the Position:

To perform assigned by the Senior Manager Shared Services, executive producer, Senior producer and producer. This also includes administrative tasks
Key Performance Objectives


Monitor correct Broadcasting Spec

Make sure keys are in the correct position
Make sure durations are correct according to natural breaks in the material
Clean video and audio in and out points
Make sure audio channels are correctly chosen and noted
Sponsorship Requirements Noted

Ensure sponsorship requirements are checked before they are executed – must correspond with Sponsorship Sheet
Implement sponsor requirements as per Sponsorship Sheets
Ensure sponsorship requirements are noted every time they are executed
Provide accurate records to Sponsors regarding their elements – to the exact second that it occurs and ensure records are completed according to SuperSport requirements (need SOPs)
Music Cue Sheets

Make sure all music originated within SuperSport premises has a music cue sheet
Ensure music cue sheets are completed and filed as per SuperSport requirements

Running Order Assistance

Collect running orders from Producer, photocopied or emailed and distributed timeously
Type running orders and check durations
Assist producer / director in following of running order – reminders are provided as required
Continuous calculating to ensure that programme is on course to be completed within the correct duration

File Management

All relevant documents and copies thereof can be accessed easily in files
Correct naming conventions have been used for stored resources
Correct formats have been used for storage of projects
Comms / Info / Liaison

Correct Comms and Studio etiquette is followed (SOPs needed)
Deliver required information accurately due to maintaining positive relationships with relevant parties e.g. ICR, Studio, Gallery, MCR, SCCR and OB

Edited Material & Research

Perform segmentation of digital footage using correct naming conventions
Clip highlights – as per requirements of sport and producer
Ensure appropriate information is located and delivered as per sport and producer requirements


Equivalent NQF Level 4 Qualification, Diploma or Degree
Degree or Diploma in Sport Management
Graphic Design
Degree or Diploma in Journalism or Communications
Accounting degree
Marketing degree or diploma
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
Media Studies
Industrial Psychology
Any Broadcasting Experience – Advantageous
Industrial Psychology

A minimum of 1 year experience in administrative, production assistant or similar role

Technical Competencies

Project Coordination
Filing Methodology
Positive Attitude
Behavioral Competencies

Problem Solving
Results Orientation
Attention to Detail
Time Management
Planning & Organising
Ideas Generating

Job: Technical

Primary Location: ZAF-GT-Randburg

Organization: SuperSport

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 07-06-2021

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 13-06-2021

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