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Job Opportunity: Video producer working for FA

Video Producer Ref: VP18

Salary: Competitive
Role location: Wembley
Type of contract: Full Time
Closing date:  Midnight, Friday 9th February 2018

Our Organisation:

The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England. Formed in 1863, it is the oldest football association in the world and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the amateur and professional game.

In August 2016, The FA launched a new strategic plan, culminating in the landmark year of 2020 when Wembley Stadium will play host to the semi-finals and final of UEFA EURO 2020. These goals were laid out  to support and grow the grassroots game while continuing to strive for success at the elite level with our 28 England teams. By 2020, The FA will achieve:

ENGLAND TEAMS – England men’s and women’s senior teams ready to win in 2022 and 2023
EDUCATION – A world-leading education programme for a diverse football workforce
FEMALE FOOTBALL – A doubling of the player base and fan following of female football
PARTICIPATION – Flexible, inclusive and accessible playing opportunities for everyone
DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT – Direct engagement with every fan, player and participant
REGULATION & ADMINISTRATION – Trusted regulation, efficient administration and world-class competitions
VENUES – Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park as world leading inspirational venues

The Video Producer role is part of the central marketing group within the wider Commercial and Marketing (CMK) team. The CMK department is responsible for partner sales and on-going management, marketing, broadcasting and Club Wembley.

The FA marketing team is a high energy, fast-paced culture. We look after a wide and varied portfolio from significant UK brands including the England Senior football teams – Men and Women, and The Emirates FA Cup through to grassroots football and the biggest and most accessible 5-a-side football competition in the UK, the FA People’s Cup. Within the team we have a number of specialisms including brand marketing, social media, content marketing and video production.

Overview of the role:

Creating and delivering unique and compelling video content for The FA Group’s Commercial and Marketing strategy on multiple digital platforms, primarily for the Women’s game

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Create video in line with our digital strategy in developing original series and formats
  • Shoot, edit and deliver high quality packages and platform specific content on social channels
  • Focus on the strategic plan for the growth of women’s football, including the England teams, FAWSL and grassroots participation
  • Work with key stakeholders across The FA
  • Be responsible for the final edited quality output, and input in to others’ work to improve overall quality, working as part of a six person team
  • To collaborate with the wider commercial and marketing team to deliver content that drives the departments objectives
  • Maintain The FA’s filming equipment and editing workstations in full working order
  • When required, work with external agencies to improve The FA’s overall video content offering and processes
  • Execute additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities

What we are looking for:

  • Strong understanding of social media and a willingness to trial and embrace new technology
  • Ability to come up with new and innovative ideas
  • Working abroad and flexibility of duties around the international and domestic football calendar
  • Experience of working with multiple clients and stakeholders to drive unique and outstanding content
  • Proven experience over 3-5 years of self-shooting and editing video content for social media platforms
  • Experience in creating content for a 16-24 audience
  • Professional experience in Adobe Creative Cloud including Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Prelude
  • Experience of working with professional athletes and building strong relationships
  • Expert knowledge in filming with large sensor cameras including; Canon 5D/C100/C300 and Sony FS700
  • Experience working in a small, collaborative production team
  • Able to turnaround high quality edits against tight deadlines

Additional skills include:

  • Excellent understanding of what makes entertaining sport content
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong contacts book within the digital industries
  • Background in sports and working with high profile individuals and athletes
  • Experience with various post production and production workflows
  • Proficient in After Effects and ability to create and utilise graphics
  • Clean Driving License

What we can offer:

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidate. 

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter or interview process please mention this in your covering letter

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