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Vacancy: Media Executive

Bristol Bears has an exciting opportunity for a talented Media Executive to join our team at the Bears High Performance Centre and play a key role in the club’s journey to Inspire Our Community Through Rugby Success.

Working across our Men’s, Women’s and Academy teams, as well as our award-winning Community Foundation, the successful candidate will provide full media management expertise - including the coordination of press conferences and media requests – create multimedia content for a range of digital channels and implement communications strategies. You’ll be comfortable managing a range of digital channels and have experience of working matchdays.

Key Responsibilities

  • Media management, including press conferences and media requests
  • Social media management and data reporting
  • Filming and creating content on Adobe Premiere and Photoshop
  • Matchday media management
  • Interviewing key stakeholders, including players and staff
  • To support communications for the Bristol Sport group of companies where required

The ideal candidate

We welcome recent graduates or confident self-starters, but experience of working in a professional environment is beneficial.

  • Experienced Media Manager (experience of professional sport preferable)
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Photoshop
  • A highly organised individual, who can multi-task and work under pressure and to deadline
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A team player who buys into the Bears culture and vision, taking ownership of their role with a proactive ‘can do’ mindset
  • A willingness to be flexible; working out-of-hours and weekends, and to tight deadlines
  • A keen interest in Premiership Rugby & Allianz Premier 15s
  • Full clean driving license and vehicle

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Director of Rugby
  • Players and Coaches
  • Head of Media & Communications
  • Group Head of Communications

Package Description

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits including;

  • 23 days holiday per annum
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free wellbeing apps and coaching support
  • Life assurance benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 20% discount in the Bristol Sport store

Applicants are encouraged to get an understanding of Bears content, tone and style by researching our channels. Ideas of how you would improve our output would be encouraged!

Please send a one-page CV and a portfolio of your work with ‘Media Executive’ in the subject line.

Salary: £25,000

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: Monday, June 13th

To apply: Please send your CV & a showreel to careers@bristolbearsrugby.com


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