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Digital Video Assoc Producer

ESPN

Bristol, CT 07-20-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Departmental Summary:

Position Summary: (required):

Digital Video Associate Producer II is tasked with the production and editing of trending video content on ESPN-branded digital channels both domestically and globally. This role may have some oversight responsibilities on a semi-regular basis including creating daily assignments, communicating real-time engagement metrics and planning distribution with internal partners. This role requires a strong knowledge of digital media content creation via non-linear editing software. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to recognize high-level engagement opportunities to further ESPN's industry-leading video offerings. Additionally, the Digital Video Associate Producer II will be asked to semi-regularly represent the Digital Video team during planning meetings with both domestic and global editorial teams.

Responsibilities: (required)
• Become a subject matter expert on all ESPN Digital platforms (ESPN.com, ESPN App, YouTube) and apply that expertise to expand reach, engagement, and distribution of content.
• Create the daily assignments for a team of content producers
• Act as the main point of contact for all daily production within the Digital Video newsroom
• Participate with internal teams domestically and globally on the creation and distribution of content that best activates new audiences
• Ideate and execute new video content ideas designed to engage and retain ESPN's on-platform and YouTube audience
• Analyze usage and performance metrics that can lead to content enhancements and improvements.
• Effectively manage production timelines to ensure projects are executed on time
• Maintain proficiency and knowledge in latest trends, technology and best practices for digital video content on ESPN platforms including YouTube.

Qualifications: (required)
• Minimum 1-3 years of combined media experience with a focus on digital media
• Advanced non-linear editing skills (Quantel, Final Cut, Avid, Premiere, After Effects, etc.)
• Strong base of current sports knowledge, including teams, players and storylines
• Understand and follow closely the latest in social media trends.
• Excellent headline writing skills; an understanding of optimal tactics for content distribution.
• Strong understanding of core characteristics of ''viral'' content
• Ability to work quickly and juggle multiple varied tasks during a typical work day

Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum of 1-3 years of practical Digital/Social Production or related experience.
• Experience in editing content, specific to the needs and specs for multiple social media platforms.
• Experience working in a mobile-first content environment
• Experience working with a variety of digital content management systems
• Strong presentation skills

Required Education (required)
• A High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education
• College Degree in a media-related field.

Additional Information: (i.e. physical requirements, holiday, nights, weekend shifts, etc.)
• Role requires working as part of a regular rotation between day and night shifts
• Weekends and some holidays are required

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0z08j-34-236-192-4-42 in your application.

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ESPN

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