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Floor Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 931649BR Location Mexico City, Mexico Business ESPN Date posted Feb. 13, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

He/she is a member of the team of a television studio/set, participates in an essential way in the production of recorded or live programs. He is in charge of what happens in the studio and supervises that everything is ready according to the needs and instructions of the production and the project to be carried out.


  • The Floor Manager is a link between the production booth and the set.
  • Transmits the indications of the producer or director to the talents or technical personnel located in the studio.
  • Has authority on set to make decisions related to work and discipline within the studio/set.
  • Execute vocal or mimic counts for recording or broadcast inputs and outputs.
  • In the case of a newscast or live programs and/or when the talent for some reason does not have a prompter, the floor manager must give support by giving concrete instructions to the talent to indicate whether the host should continue, cut, change information or send to commercials; such instructions usually come from the production booth.
  • He/she is responsible for putting microphone and IFB to talent, checking that the batteries of these gear are new or have enough charge. Make tests with the audio operator so that the microphone/IFB works correctly.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Technical career or degree related to the media / Bachelor degree in Communications
  • key Competences: Work under pressure and ability to react to eventual setbacks within the television studio. Ease of speech and ability to communicate with everyone. Ability and creativity to solve problems in the studio/set. Punctuality. Coordinate activities, functions, instructions of the personnel located within the studio/set. Supervise issues as technical, scenery, conduct, among others within the studio/set.
  • Technical / specific expertise: Preferably should have general knowledge of different technical areas: audio, lighting, cameras, etc.
  • Microphone systems - Intermediate
  • IFB systems - Intermediate
  • Other: Supervise technical issues, scenery, wardrobe, conduct, among others within the studio. Acceptable general culture (sometimes the Floor Manager is an information support for talents and colleagues on the floor).
  • Intermediate level of English

Additional Information!:

At Disney, we believe it takes great people to create the memorable experiences, products and services our consumers know and love. We are a team of storytellers and hire under equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability and gender identity. We foster a corporate culture of belonging and inclusiveness, which empowers our staff and company to thrive. At Disney, everyone has the opportunity to speak up and participate, grow and share ideas.

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Mexico), S. de R.L. de C.V., which is part of a business we call ESPN.

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