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Digital Video Social Content Associate - Livestream

ESPN

Bristol, CT 08-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Position Summary:

The Digital Video Content Associate is tasked with production support of livestreamed shows on ESPN-branded channels across social and digital platforms. This role requires knowledge of digital media content creation and video editing skills. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and constantly innovating their approach to content technically, tactically, and creatively.

Responsibilities:
• Edit short-form highlights and video content for ESPN's digital shows
• Optimize and stream video feeds of podcasts
• Create graphics that stand out in a social/digital environment
• Conduct research in the media asset management system to obtain material for the preparation of production elements
• Pitch ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms
• Shoot video content in both studio and field environments
• Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements, and publish to various platforms
• Write headlines and descriptions of videos, and add other elements in the publishing process, in order to maximize effectiveness of content on digital platforms
• Provide feedback for other editors on the team
• Capitalize on data to drive content creation
• Adhere to established production department procedures

Qualifications:
• Strong knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events
• Strong video editing ability in Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro. Proficiency in Photoshop
• Strong storytelling skills, creativity and a passion for pitching and executing story ideas from ideation to publication
• Fluency in the YouTube mediascape and other emerging platforms
• Must possess demonstrated communication and organization skills, and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations
• Familiarity with ESPN programming and platforms

Preferred Qualifications:
• Proficiency with Adobe After Effects
• Familiarity with ESPN programming and platforms
• Video shooting experience, including lighting, camera and audio

Required Education:
• High School Diploma

Preferred Education:
• Bachelor's Degree in related field

Additional Information:
• Ability to work nights and weekends will be required

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4z231-44-210-237-158-42 in your application.

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