Editorial Assistant

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • 10/08/2022

Play Sports Network

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Contract Summary

Premier League Productions

Premier League Productions (PLP) are proud to be the production partner to the most watched football league in the world. Globally, we broadcast to 190 out of 193 UN member states, serve over 100 broadcast partners and our work is available to 704 million homes. Our wide array of high-quality output includes live matches, digital content, studio shows, promos, and magazine programming, all delivered across multiple platforms.

This could be your opportunity to play your part in this exciting storytelling process.

PLP’s Programming department is looking for a dynamic, energetic, creative, team-orientated Editorial Assistant, who thrives under the challenge of producing cutting-edge live sports coverage. Your role wouldn’t stop there – we are looking for someone who has a thirst to learn new skills and challenges the status quo. This role will allow an ambitious individual to make it their own, supporting the wider team of Assistant Producers, Producers, and Senior Producers. Sport is an unpredictable medium and we can guarantee every day will be different and challenging. However, with the depth of experience available at PLP, we are committed to developing you to ensure you thrive in this exciting role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting on the editorial production of programmes for the Premier League.
  • Plan, research and edit content for any Programming dept strand.
  • Working alongside on-screen & senior staff to prepare analysis for all studio programming.
  • Working on ‘Fanzone’ to source worldwide phone and video callers and user-generated content.
  • To supervise post-production editing as necessary.
  • To coordinate and/or work in a live studio environment.
  • To organise and lead occasional basic ENG and Feature shoots.
  • Responsible for adhering to compliance guidelines for broadcasters/clients as appropriate.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Strong editorial sense for stories.
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal) and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent customer focus skills (representing the face of the company/programme to the public/potential contributors).
  • Understanding and experience of non-linear edit systems.

Working Conditions

  • This is a fixed term contract until May 2023, based at Stockley Park, Uxbridge
  • Working hours are an average of 40 hours per week
  • You will be required to work weekends, unsocial hours as well as over the seasonal holidays
  • Some travel to national outside broadcasts will be necessary.

Diversity Statement for IMG

IMG unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. It means that we engage in anti-racism and allyship the way we do anything. Fiercely and Fearlessly. As a global company that drives culture, we endeavour to reflect the world’s diverse voices both internally and externally to ensure success in our mission.

IMG is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

To apply for this job please visit wmeimg.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.

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