Associate Producer

  • Full Time
  • Isleworth, UK
  • Applications have closed


Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Associate Producer to join the Sky Sports Social team, using the best techniques and systems to curate the best of social media for both broadcast and digital spaces, as well as produce compelling, innovative ways of storytelling – particularly video.

The role also requires collaboration and communication with the editorial and video teams in Sky Sports Digital as well as more widely with Sky Sports News and Sky Sports Content teams.

Reporting to the Senior Producer – Social Media this is a key role that will ensure Sky Sports remains the destination of choice for sports fans, creates revenue opportunities and continues to add value to the Sky Sports subscription.

What you’ll do:

  • Producing & editing high-quality sports video content for digital and social platforms
  • Lead planning and production of multi-camera, high profile shoots with elite talent
  • Contribute new ideas and propositions to ensure Sky Sports is able to reach diverse & varied audiences
  • Maintain a good knowledge of current sporting issues, stories and rival publishers.
  • Mentor Junior Social Producers, supporting their development as members of the Sky Sports social team
  • Liaise with key stakeholders across Sky to deliver engaging promotional material of the highest standard
  • Deliver sports news social video in a timely and accurate manner, demonstrating good news judgement
  • Ability to work effectively & lead others under pressure, react quickly and meet tight deadlines in all live environments.
  • Understanding of budgets, business priorities, and relationships with stakeholders
  • Support Sky and Sky Sports in the promotion of “Force for Good” initiatives

What you’ll bring:

  • Highly motivated and creative
  • Ability to display sound news judgement in a pressurised environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of YouTube & social platforms
  • Experience using Premiere Pro & Adobe suite
  • Previous experience of publishing sports content on social platforms.
  • Able to readily embrace new technology and change
  • Demonstrated experience working in a quick-paced work environment with tight deadlines
  • A great teammate, believing in collaboration, adaptability and initiative
  • A calm, organised and methodical approach to work
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with the ability to provide quick resolution to problems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

Sky Sports

We deliver the most innovative and best Sports content experience to our customers across all platforms. We promote continuous innovation, driving value for our customers and high-quality output. Everyone is passionate about sport and proud of the work that they undertake both on screen and behind the scenes.

The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you’ll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.