Production And Technical Logistics Assistant [Freelance]

Location PyeongChang, South Korea
Posted 08/06/2017
Closes 08/07/2017
Sector Media, Technology & Broadcast
Function Events & Operations, Production & Design
Contract Type Contract
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Position Summary:

Discovery Eurosport has secured the rights from the International Olympic Committee to manage the distribution of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang from 9-25 February 2018.

Discovery Eurosport is seeking to appoint several freelancers to undertake the roles of Production and Technical Logistics Assistants who will assist with co-ordinating the broadcast requirements of Discovery Eurosport between October 2017 and March 2018 with varying start dates. 
All roles will be based in PyeongChang.


  • Coordinate the pulling and staging of technical and non-technical equipment and production supply orders 
  • Load, unload and deliver equipment and supplies to and from Olympic venues
  • Research, contact and acquire local suppliers and vendors as well as maintain strong business relations with them
  • Create financial accounts and purchase orders as necessary
  • Undertake venue runs with truck drivers and confidently liaise with Venue Managers regarding production and technical deliveries
  • Build and break down pallets, wrap and unwrap deliveries and organise them systematically using material handling equipment
  • Accompany and supervise vendors and contractors carrying out essential work in warehouse and venues
  • Create and maintain a suitable and safe working environment for logistics and security personnel 
  • Create, organise, receive and update domestic and international shipments
  • Track technical and non-technical equipment using internal asset management system
  • Carry out technical and non-technical inventory control with precision and accuracy
  • Undertake administrative and office management duties including scanning, printing and arranging files, invoices and purchase orders
  • Prepare venues and International Broadcast Centre for the arrival of Discovery Eurosport staff by organising furniture, signage, technical equipment, deliveries & shipments 

  • Provide a professional service to all Discovery Eurosport clients, consistently delivering strong communication and customer service skills 
  • Whilst this document is a comprehensive assessment of the role, the duties of the Production and Technical Logistics Assistant may from time to time be amended as dictated by the business.


  • Previous experience within Olympics Production logistics or a track record in logistics operations, and/or warehousing for major events. 
  • Confident at troubleshooting on the spot and prioritising tasks
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment with long and often unsociable hours including nights, weekends and public holidays
  • Demonstrate precise attention to detail whilst working to tight deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality of all internal processes, areas and security
  • Possess excellent communication skills and confidence to talk to any level of staff with respect and courtesy
  • Prepared to work in a warehouse and carry out hard physical work
  • Capable of following orders and requests from senior members of staff
  • Possess a positive, can-do attitude and a good sense of humor
  • Competent with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Fluent in Korean and/or Japanese with a good understanding of English


Eurosport is today Europe's leading sports entertainment group. Eurosport is broadcast in 20 languages reaching 120 million homes and 240 million viewers across 59 countries.

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