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Job Title - Social & Digital Producer - Sky Sports

Social & Digital Producer

Sky Sports



Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we're not stopping there. We're home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.

Sky Sports' digital products are the number one destination for sports fans in the UK. With an ever-increasing audience on mobile devices, this role is responsible for the growth and maintenance of some of Sky Sports most popular products.

Sky Sports has changed the face of sport in the UK over the last 25 years and has dramatically expanded the quantity, quality, depth and variety of top-class live sport and in depth coverage across all of our platforms. 

As a valued employee of Sky, you'll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There's a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Job Purpose

This role is an exciting opportunity for a Social Media & Digital Producer to join the Sky Sports Digital Production Unit, 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 using audio/visual techniques.

Key Responsibilities

•Promoting the best of our content using techniques suited to each social platform, as well as producing engaging and effective social video, gifs and graphics.

•Produce our Snapchat Discover daily editions bringing together the best of our video and written content with audience and platform in mind.

•Previous experience of managing and publishing to sizable social media accounts and communities

•Working closely with production and editorial teams to make sure our social output is fully aligned with all output streams

•Coming up with innovative ways of promoting our hero events with special one-off social campaigns

•Demonstrate an understanding of editorial processes with a keen interest in developing their own news judgment

•Contribute new ideas and propositions to ensure the continued evolution of Sky Sports digital platforms

•Maintain a good knowledge of current sporting issues, stories and rival publishers  

Candidate Specification

•Understanding of social platforms, social video techniques and the different ways new audiences consume content on them

•Demonstrable passion and knowledge for Sport 

•An understanding of emerging platforms with a keen interest in technology and innovation 

•Strong verbal and written communication skills are mandatory 

•Demonstrated experience working in a quick-paced environment with tight deadlines

•Highly motivated and creative

•A team player, believing in collaboration, adaptability and initiative.

•Able to readily embrace new technology and change 

•A strong work ethic and a willingness to get involved in all aspects of the business when necessary.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today 

Happy to talk flexible working

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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Job Title  —   Social & Digital Producer - Sky Sports
Job Ref  —   36131
Employer  —   Sky
Industry/Job Sector  —   Marketing, Advertising, PR
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Country  —   UK
Location  —   Middlesex
City  —   Osterley
Address  —  
Closing date of applications  —   24/05/2017
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