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Assistant Producer, Premier League Productions


London, United Kingdom 05-31-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Assistant Producer (Live Programming), Premier League Productions

Who We Are:

At IMG, our Studios business use content and technology to power the world's passion for sport, working with global clients including The Premier League, The R&A, DP World Tour, Euroleague Basketball and Major League Soccer. We've built Europe's best-connected broadcast centre at Stockley Park, London, distributing 35,000 hours of content globally and creating some of the world's best sporting coverage. Our facilities include four broadcast studios, fifty edit suites and a multitude of radio, podcast, dubbing and VFX facilities, with specialisms in remote production and carbon reduction thanks to our Green to Screen initiative. Whether it's live coverage, archive, highlights, social media, branded content or feature films, we give the audience a front row seat to the best sport in the world.

What You'll Do:

Premier League Productions (PLP) are proud to be the production partner to the most watched football league in the world. Globally, we broadcast to 189 out of 193 UN member states, across 232 broadcast territories, our work is available in 900 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 and creative Assistant Producer. Whether you can drive a busy gallery in a live-match environment as a VT Coord or excel in a multi-camera shoot & edit capacity crafting high-end features and montages, the successful candidate will have considerable experience and expertise in either of the above, or even better, in both.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a full-time fixed-term contract role starting on the 5th August 2024 and ending on 26th May 2025. The role will be based at our office in Stockley Park, Uxbridge.

You will be required to work some weekends, some unsocial hours, and at certain times over the seasonal holidays. Some travel nationally or internationally may be necessary.

Applications will close on Sunday 16th June at 11.59pm UK Time.

Key Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:
• Assisting the Producers/Senior Producers on the editorial production of live and magazine programmes for the Premier League.
• To VT coordinate our flagship Matchday Live and other Content Service shows and/or work in a live studio environment capacity.
• To brainstorm, plan, research, shoot and edit high-quality VT montages and features for all Programming department shows - live or magazine-style, short and long-form programmes.
• To direct multi-camera shoots off-site and conduct interviews with contributors as necessary.
• To log and review rushes and select suitable material for editing.
• To lead post-production alongside an editor as necessary.
• To supervise and help train junior members of the team e.g. Researchers and Editorial Assistants, where necessary.
• Responsible for adhering to compliance guidelines, as appropriate.
• Responsible for preparation and co-ordination of shoot Risk Assessments, as appropriate.

You Will Have The Following Strengths:
• Experience of live or magazine-style TV production.
• Previous experience as an Assistant Producer in a live gallery environment and/or experience of leading shoots, edits and post-production for promos, montages, and features.
• Experience of idea generation for promos, montages, and features.
• Experience of directing single or multi-camera shoots, sourcing and interviewing contributors.
• Experience of logging rushes and selecting material for edits.
• An understanding of the basics of scriptwriting.
• An understanding of digital workflows.
• An understanding and experience of non-linear edit systems.
• Ability to motivate and guide more junior members of the team.
• Excellent knowledge of the Premier League.
Our Vision – Power the World's Passion for Sport. Our Mission – Be Vital. Work as one.
Our Values:
• We are BOLD and not afraid to take risks.
• We are PASSIONATE and proud of our legacy.
• We are DYNAMIC and constantly evolving.
• We are AUTHENTIC and human.
• We are UNITED in our pursuit of excellence.
Our Work Ethic:

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, but we are currently excited to have our employees experience our office culture as much as possible.

If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will work together to best meet your needs.

• Income protection
• Life insurance
• Private medical insurance
• Virtual GP
• Pension contribution
• 23 days holiday per annum + bank holidays (pro rata)
• Dental insurance
• Green car scheme
• Season ticket loan
• Cycle to work scheme
• Subsidized office canteen
• Free breakfast
• Free on-site parking at Stockley Park office
• Eye Care
• Endeavor Wellness - lunch and learn events
• EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) - range of practical and emotional support services
• Critical Illness cover
• Financial Wellbeing
• Health Cash Plan
• Subsidized gym membership / Class-pass/ GymPass
• Health Screening
• Will Writing
• Dynamic office environment with great people!
• Regular team and company networking events/celebrations
• Access to free tickets to sporting and entertainment events
• Tech Scheme
• Taste Card
• Travel Insurance

The Process:

We appreciate the time take to apply for the role and your recent interest in IMG. We will review all applications within five working days and will be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, due to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.
• Tele/Virtual Interview – up to 30 mins with member of talent acquisition team
• 1st stage interview - Virtual/in person – Senior Producers, PLP
• 2nd stage interview – if required


Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxeok-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.