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Producer – News
As our Producer, you will be required to lead the production of a daily sports news service for internet, mobile and broadcast in the global market.

WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?


You will play a key role in setting the daily agenda and have strong editorial judgement as well as the ability to work to tight deadlines in a high pressure environment. 


You will be central in shaping PERFORM’S sports news service, and be prepared to manage and direct in all aspects of content production for a 24-hour desk. 


You must have strong experience in scripting, editing and subbing, as well as leading a team of journalists. 


You must also have line managerial experience and be comfortable liaising with a range of international colleagues, clients and teams. The role is full time and will require flexibility as the hours will include weekends and evenings as required.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? – % of role

  • Give guidance to the production team and ensure they deliver originalhigh quality scripts and produce video content with creativityenergy and skill. 25
  • Supervise the video production staff and help set the daily agenda and make editorial judgements appropriate to service requirements. 25
  • Undertake line management responsibilities for a team of Assistant Producers, including appraisals and reviewsmentoring and training. 10
  • Develop an understanding of new technologies used in the delivery of multi-platform products and to implement the use of equipment needed to execute this. 10
  • Work well to tight deadlines and offer creative and flexible solutions, in order to develop and shape the product and realise its full potential across multiple platforms. 10
  • Liaise with our editorial, international and other in-house teams and maintain collaborative relationships to ensure a smooth workflow of content. 10
  • Play a central role in the product review process, including meetings with Senior Editors. 10

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Ability to produce engaging content for digital and traditional consumers. 4
  • First rate knowledge of a range of sports. 4
  • Strong scripting and subbing experience. 4
  • Understanding of the current market demands with a focus on social media and viral content. 4
  • Communication skills – be comfortable dealing with a wide range of teams, nationalities and individuals. 4
  • Leadership and managerial skills with the ability to deal with a breaking news story. 4
  • Excellent editorial judgement and be comfortable setting the daily agenda. 4
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. 4
  • Planning and organisational skills. 4
  • Knowledge of key editing software (Adobe Premiere Pro, AVID) to a broadcast standard. 3
  • Understanding of technical and delivery aspects of broadcast and digital media. 3
  • Develop the product and suggest new ideas for video treatments. 3
  • Ability to work well to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment. 3
  • Broadcast journalism qualification or relevant experience. 3

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

  • Knowledge of channels, restrictions, branding and graphics.
  • Field experience – ability to produce on location.
  • Ability to speak another language.

 

THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE…


Planning & Organising – Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity.


Communicating with Impact – Ability to effectively exchange information, news, ideas and meaning in a business environment.


Creativity & Innovation – Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business.


Drive & Energy – Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.


Teamwork & Collaboration – Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.


Flexibility & Adaptability – Ability to adapt to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities.

 

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…


Here at Perform Group we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. 


We arepassionate about what we do and good at it too! We have over 2,800 employees with an extensive network of freelance specialists. We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  We’re growing rapidly and launching into new global markets every year.


Here are some of the things you can expect working at Performcollaborationinnovationever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.


Find out more at www.performgroup.com


BENEFITS


You’ll receive 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel LoanCycle to Work Scheme*, and more.


And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world.


*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.


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