Digital Video / Social Content Associate Mobile Platform Show
Full Time Job
Working on ESPN's off-platform Mobile content team is unlike anything else. Each day you'll be challenged to blend creativity, sports knowledge, journalistic instincts and design skills to produce industry-leading content seen by millions of sports fans. Collaboration, innovation, effort and fun are at the core of this team and every day is game day!
Digital Video/Social Associates will produce video and create graphics for ESPN's premium mobile off-platform show on Quibi.
This individual must be organized, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and able to recognize unique and compelling content that will thrive in mobile digital/social environments. An associate will need to be able to think creatively in order to produce for both vertical and horizontal content consumption. Must have or develop an awareness of the operations of multiple ESPN units in order to collaborate successfully with creative services, production operations, social production, and technology to ensure that we maintain and evolve the tools and processes required to deliver digital video content to fans in the highest-quality, most creative, and most efficient ways possible.
• Produce, create, and edit videos. This will include script writing, video editing, and graphic creation and working with subject matter experts for specific content types.
• Become a subject matter expert on the ESPN Digital Platforms and apply that expertise to expand reach, engagement, and distribution of content.
• Participate with teams internally and externally in the creation and distribution of content that best activates new audiences.
• Analyze usage and performance metrics that can lead to content enhancements and improvements.
• Maintain proficiency and knowledge in latest trends and best practices for video distribution on ESPN digital platforms and social channels.
• 1 year working in a media environment, creating and managing content, and producing video elements.
• Strong base of current sports knowledge, including teams, players and storylines.
• Ability to edit using non-linear editing software.
• Strong understanding and appreciation of news and story play.
• An understanding of optimal tactics for content distribution.
• Ability to create and tell stories in a fast-paced, highly competitive environment.
• Work quickly and juggle multiple varied tasks during a typical work day.
• Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience working with a variety of digital content management systems
• Understand and follow closely the latest in social media trends
• Non-linear editing skills (Quantel, Avid, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, etc.)
• Experience in editing content, specific to the needs and specs for multiple digital/social media platforms.
• Has a good appreciation of popular culture and assists with understanding the tastes of ESPN users.
• An understanding and of how sports fans are consuming content on mobile devices.
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Bachelor's Degree in related field
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The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ESPN.
ESPN Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.