Digital Producer (NFL)

Application deadline: August 21, 2018

Main Duties & Responsibilities

· To create a variety of short form online content to for the BBC NFL shows

· To create game recaps and fun social driven edits from a mixture of specially shot, game and user generated footage for social media and online channels

· To create social media specific edits (16:9, square and vertical) to tight and changing deadlines

· To contribute ideas for all NFL output

· To research, collate, edit and upload any editorial content required via social media using basic knowledge of video compression

· To provide direct support to the Executive Producer, Series Editor and Post Production Team

· To collate accurate programme information and statistics when required

· To demonstrate a good level of technical competency and an ability to learn new technologies and equipment

· To provide accurate information to enable content to be communicated effectively on all digital and broadcast platforms 

· To work independently

· To work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment

· To work closely with the Production Manager and Post Production Manager to ensure all filming, editing and delivery deadlines are scheduled and met

· To operate camera equipment at a basic level and attend shoots when required

· To log shoot rushes as soon as possible once the material returns from location

· To understand and distribute accurate client requirements to ensure that all deliverables are completed in a timely manner, in order to fulfil the brief

· To promote equality and diversity in the team and on screen and to adhere to Health and Safety policies

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

· Experience in running an Edit efficiently and independently

· Passion for and knowledge of the NFL that can be transferred into creating interesting, informative and dynamic clips for social media and online content

· Ability and experience in engaging audiences via Social Media

· Proven experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, Video Compression and After FX to create social media specific edits to tight and changing deadlines

· Ability to independently produce and direct short films for social media

· Clear understanding of the logistical requirements of TV and Digital production

· Thorough knowledge of a wide range of information and research sources

· Experience in operating filming equipment would be advantageous

· Experience working with talent and contributors

· An understanding of Copyright and Rights clearances

· Excellent communication and written skills and an aptitude to learn new tasks, and a good attention to detail

· Excellent organisational and time management skills 

· Strong team ethic and the ability to prioritise workloads with ease, working in a pressurised team environment

· Ability to work effectively with others and manage relationships in a diverse team 

· Ability to work on your own initiative 

· Ability to develop and contribute programme ideas 

Duration: 6 weeks initially with potential to extend

Start date: Early September

Working Hours

Working hours are 9.30am – 6.30pm Monday – Friday.

Tuesdays will be based at BT Sports Studios in Stratford and may involve a late finish.

You will be expected to come in early and work late during busy periods

Weekend work will be required subject to operational requirements


Whisper Films offices at South Avenue Studios, Kew, London, TW9 3EL

BT Studios, Off Waterden Road, Stratford, London, E20 3BS

Please send you CV and covering letter to:

Closing date: Tuesday 21st August 2018.