Broadcast – Play-by-Play

Posting Dates: 
Friday July 23, 2021 to Sunday August 15, 2021
Number of Positions: 
1
Department: 
Interuniversity Sports
Duration: 
September 1st, 2021 to March 15th, 2022
Hourly Rate: 
Honararium
Job Description: 

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa, Varsity Athletics is seeking highly motivated and enthusiasiastic individuals to be the voice of the Gee-Gees on the broadcast for our women’s volleyball team and potentially other sports.

As a member of the Gee-Gees Varsity Broadcast Team, you will be responsible for play-by-play on all our home games. Working with camera operators and a webcast director, the on-air talent will produce a professional, engaging broadcast for U SPORTS fans around the world. Please note that most events take place on the weekends. The successful candidates will be required to commit to 2-5 hours per event, arriving a minimum of 30 minutes prior to game.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare games content in advance.
  • Follow the pronunciation guide for names of players and coaches.
  • Understand the rules and language of the sport.

Qualifications:

  • Ongoing awareness and responsiveness
  • Outgoing and positive personality and team spirit
  • Excellent knowledge of volleyball
  • Speech Clarity in English
  • Experience with on-air talent an asset
  • Ability to exercise initiative, and good judgment
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Knowledge of OUA and RSEQ athletics, specifically Gee Gees varsity sports, considered an asset
Send resume to: 

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca . Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email.