Content Producer (London)

The Role

Job Description

The Content Producer will play an important role in this project and will have touchpoints with almost all content published for the client. You will manage the production of English language content for several social media channels, ensuring the Seven League team meets its project objectives of generating significant awareness, hype and interest in this landmark global sporting event. The role will be versatile, diverse and embrace all areas of integrated digital production.

Job Description

Title: Content Producer


Reporting to: Senior Content Producer


Responsibilities:


  • Support the Senior Content Producer on content development and production, overseeing three other Creative staff (video / social)

  • Work within the internal content team to plan, shoot and edit a variety of high-end video content

  • Produce humanised, relevant and original multi-platform content (with consideration for both audience and business needs)

  • Capture, edit and deliver a range of compelling social media assets (including imagery, videos, graphics, GIFs, Illustrations and more)

  • Contribute to content ideation and planning processes

  • Ensure content conforms and adheres to the digital media strategy and guidelines (shaping the narrative with deep storytelling)

  • Support the wider PR, Communications and Marketing departments with creative, emotive and inspirational content deliveries (driving activity and engagement across all channels)

  • Work closely with the on-site Community Manager (embedded with the client) to iterate content (e.g style, tone of voice, format etc) based on audience feedback

  • Working closely with the Social Media Strategist to use analytical insight to optimise follower acquisition

  • Upload and distribute content across each platform to meet project deadlines

  • Activities can be anything from large scale international productions to social cut downs and sizzle reels, and much more besides (e.g editing short videos, special campaigns, bring archive material to life, simple animations, music selection, managing clip translation, subtitling etc)

  • Attend and capture content for key events and activations, as necessary

  • Stay up-to-date with digital media trends and how these trends affect audience behaviours towards (and the consumption of) certain types of content

Requirements


The Candidate


  • The ideal candidate will possess a combination of the following skills and attributes:

  • Good editorial judgement with excellent content production skills

  • The ability to deliver a clear creative vision

  • An impressive CV, showreel and portfolio of work

  • Thinks ahead, generates ideas and thinks of creative & innovative solutions to problems (creative flair)

  • Ability to think outside the box to  identify and develop stories

  • Willingness to contribute to digital strategic and tactical planning

  • Bright and intelligent, curious and questioning

  • A hard working, enthusiastic and driven individual who thrives working under own initiative

  • Willingness to be flexible in approach to achieve desired outcomes

  • Adaptable and able to take on board (and action) client feedback

  • A high level of productivity, a winning attitude with strong 'can do' approach

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, taking the initiative and responsibility

  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates

  • Strong organisational skills, including attention to detail and ability to prioritise

  • Passionate about all forms of creative output and a strong attention to detail

  • An interest in social media and/or influencer marketing

  • A commitment to learning and continual professional development

  • A passion for sports and digital content


Experience required:


  • We are looking for someone with at least 4 years of relevant working experience in a digital media organisation, film production business, content/creative studio or design agency (in a similar capacity to that of Digital Media Planner or Content Producer).

  • A track record of delivering high-quality digital and/or media projects in the broadcast, digital publishing or content industry (portfolio of productions, including video)

  • Must have excellent knowledge of digital media formats, content planning and creation of high-quality content that aligns with organisational mission and vision, providing meaningful experiences for audiences

  • Proven experience developing content that serves multiple purposes (e.g. informs, educates, engages and profiles)

  • Strong knowledge in videography (i.e. short videos, live streaming, docuseries, production and post-production and editing) and expert knowledge of digital media production techniques

  • Experienced managing shoots and production logistics, such as additional crew, kit and sourcing locations

  • Experience managing the post-production process, from edit to grade, graphics and sound

  • Ability to skillfully and calmly work on multiple productions and set clear priorities with related workflow(s) for yourself and other colleagues (e.g. Content Editors)

  • Experience producing for-social content across key platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube) with a solid understanding of what content works for each      platform


Personal Skills, Education and Training



Essential

  • Degree educated, or equivalent experience

  • Experienced using Adobe Creative Suite

  • Competent Mac user

  • On location and set shooting experience preferred

  • Copy, script and storyboard writing experience

  • Excellent communication skills in English, with the ability to deal effectively with multiple stakeholders

  • Knowledge of innovation in sports content and a good understanding of the wider trends in digital and social media

  • Comfortable adopting consistent messaging and tone across communication channels

  • Ability to ensure production values and standards are maintained at the highest possible level given any budget / time, never compromising on quality or creativity


Desirable Skills:


  • English native speaker preferred, written and oral communication skills in other foreign languages will be an advantage

  • Advanced design, video and audio production/editing techniques, in addition to solid copywriting skills preferred

  • Experience producing content for alternative social media platforms (e.g. Snapchat, TikTok etc)

  • Experience with content planning and scheduling tools (e.g. Trello, Spredfast Buffer etc)

  • Experience contributing to quantitative reports and using them to iterate operational strategies

  • Knowledge of project management tools – e.g. Google Suite, Asana, Dropbox

  • Experience developing paid media assets (with clear CTAs)


Other: This project may require work outside standard Monday to Friday, 9 to 6 business hours and may involve some global travel. The successful candidate will be expected to show flexibility to meet project demands.


  • Personal Attributes

  • Hard-working, flexible and adaptable

  • Strong work initiative with a 'can do' attitude

  • Customer-focused approach

  • The ability to learn new skills quickly and share knowledge

  • A commitment to continual professional development

  • An interest in all forms of digital media

Accounts

Working with leading global sports brands

Benefits

The Package


Salary:  Commensurate based on experience

Holiday:  20 days (increasing by one day per year of service, to maximum 25 days)

Other benefits:

· Half mobile phone-bill and full home broadband paid

· Tax-free cycle scheme

· Performance and salary review once a year

· Working with leading global sports brands including the NBA, FIFA, NFL, UEFA, England Netball and several Premier League clubs


To Apply


To apply, please send your CV to jobs@sevenleague.co.uk and within the subject line, include your name and the role you are applying for. As this is a creative role, please also include a link to your portfolio or attach relevant pieces of work. Only applications including sample work will be considered.

Seven League has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We will not be able to offer sponsorship for this role, so only applicants with the right to work in the UK should apply. This is a full-time position with a one-month probation period.