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Vacancy: Social Media Content Creator

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

We’ve built a reputation for being leaders in our field, producing innovative and creative content across our social media platforms, using our unique style and tone to entertain our supporters and enhance our brand. Do you have the talent, focus and drive to take our social media content to the next level?

Working across our Men’s, Women’s, and Academy teams, as well as our award-winning Community Foundation, the successful candidate will be a talented videographer with the skills and creativity to produce high-quality, dynamic, and innovative content for Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok.

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing engaging content across our social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn
  • Filming training, interviews, and entertaining short-form features, creatively framing and capturing action
  • Editing and creating social media content on Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects creating multiple VT edits, optimised for each platform
  • Supporting graphic creation and music to bring video content to life
  • Keeping up with the latest social media trends
  • 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. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of videography and creating engaging content for a variety of different social media platforms.

  • A talented videographer with a detailed knowledge of camera and lighting settings and setups.
  • Experienced user of Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Experience of creating content for social media and up to date with the latest trends
  • A highly organised individual, who can multi-task and work under pressure and to a 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 and 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 ‘Social Media Content Creator’ in the subject line. Applications without a showreel/portfolio will not be considered.

Salary: £25,000
Contract: Permanent (37.5 hours)
Closing Date: Monday, August 15th

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

Applicants who are successful in reaching the interview stage will be given a content creation task to showcase their skills.


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