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Digital Content Editor - Sky Sports

This is an opportunity to ensure Sky Sports digital products remain the number 1 destination of choice for sports fans, creates revenue opportunities, and continues to add value to the Sky Sports subscription.

About Us

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment with over 23 million customers across seven countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

This is an incredible opportunity to ensure Sky Sports digital products remains the number 1 destination of choice for sports fans, creates revenue opportunities and continues to add value to the Sky Sports subscription ~ Jamie Hunt, Head of Digital Publishing .

The Perks 
As a valued employee, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. What’s more, you’ll also have access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. 

As if that’s not enough, our impressive Osterley campus boasts endless subsidised restaurants, on-site cinema, on-site gym, and much more to make your experience with us even more enjoyable. 

The Role
This is an opportunity to ensure Sky Sports digital products remains the number 1 destination of choice for sports fans, creates revenue opportunities and continues to add value to the Sky Sports subscription - Jamie Hunt, Head of Digital Publishing.

Your key responsibilities: 
  • Lead a team focused on producing dynamic, innovative and engaging digital content in highly-specialized digital areas. You will be the day-to-day point of contact for all Sky Sports and Sky Sports News production teams where appropriate.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the flow of content into the Sky Sports Digital Publishing Unit ensuring the best content is commissioned; that production values remain of the highest standard and efforts are focused on the most important events and stories for Sky Sports.
  • Plan and develop content strategies using digital and editorial expertise alongside the nine Sky Sports Production Units – including key Sky Sports events. 
  • Ensure we are producing compelling and innovative content of the highest editorial standards across all sports including Sky sports core events;. This encompasses written copy, video, talent, and using data to promote and cover the event/sport in the best possible way.
  • Work with the Chief Sub Video Editor to ensure the team’s video requirements are met and that adequate video support is in place on a daily basis.
  • Support the Creative Digital Producer and Social Media Editors effectively 
  • Build and maintain relationships with wider stakeholders: Marketing, Strategy, Sky Media, Sky Bet to ensure we deliver revenue and acquisition KPI’s
  • Work closely with Sky News and Sport Product teams to feed into the product development roadmap to make sure we maintain our market leading position within Digital Media.

Candidate Profile

Your skills:
  • Demonstrable experience working in a fast paced, digitally-driven sports / news environment working to tight deadlines
  • Highly motivated and creative
  • Able to readily understand and embrace new technology in digital news
  • The ability to work within an SLA and KPI driven environment
  • Ability to work well with stakeholders at all levels to ensure goals are met
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with the ability to provide quick resolution to problems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • A demonstrable history in building a collaborative, agile and initiative-driven team.

TO APPLY
Ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results? Apply today.

We’re happy to talk flexible working

It’s our people that make us 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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