ESPN, Inc. Associate Producer I in Bristol, Connecticut

ESPN’s Digital Show Creation unit – the team behind SportsCenter on Snapchat, Always Late with Katie Nolan and more – is looking to hire an associate producer responsible for helping produce new digital shows at ESPN.

The ideal candidate will be creative, self-motivated, and proficient in the Adobe edit suite with an eye for creative social design. In addition, they’ll have a deep understanding of what successful content looks like in social media and ideas about how to apply that to ESPN platforms.

Responsibilities :

  • Work with Digital Media Producers to create, develop, and produce video elements and special projects using non-linear editing systems – Quantel, Final Cut and After Effects software

  • Experience within a control room environment to help live produce shows (both on linear and digital)

  • Work across different groups at ESPN to align and strategize around our new digital projects.

  • Advanced content planning around sports holidays and ESPN company priorities.

  • May produce high-end edit sessions for complex video elements

  • Pushes the envelope creatively and demonstrates strong story-telling ability

  • Researches sports information and utilizes information resources in support of content creation and to ensure accuracy.

Basic Qualifications :

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in media creating, producing and editing content

  • Has extensive sports knowledge – both current and historical.

  • Advanced non-linear editing skills (Quantel, Final Cut, Avid, Premiere, After Effects, etc.).

  • Experience in researching and editing archival footage.

  • Proficient in producing for social websites and an understanding of optimizing content for those specific platforms.

  • Availability to work nights/weekends/holidays

Required Education :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, broadcasting, communications, sports management, social media, or graphic design

Job ID: 604999BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks