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Vacancy: Video Content Producer

Bristol Bears has a unique opportunity for a talented Video Content Producer 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 video content and telling great stories across our platforms. Do you have the focus and drive to take our video production to the next level?

This role will be helping to lead the way in video content production across all Bears platforms from Youtube to Tiktok, so the successful applicant will be social savvy, a multi-skilled operator and somebody who enjoys the pace and energy of an elite sports environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and share engaging, creative video on our social media platforms and big screen on matchday at Ashton Gate Stadium
  • Shooting on a Sony A7 Mark II
  • Filming training, interviews and entertaining features, creatively framing and capturing action
  • Editing 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
  • Following shoot plans, assembling camera and lighting, responding quickly to directions
  • Edit video quickly and to a high quality
  • 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 creatively capturing and editing video, understanding how to optimise the same content for a variety of different platforms.

  • A detailed knowledge of camera and lighting settings and setups.
  • Experienced user of Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects
  • 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
  • Full clean driving license and vehicle

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Director of Rugby
  • Players and Coaches
  • Head of Media & Communications
  • Group Head of Brand

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 show-reel of your work with ‘Video Content Producer’ in the subject line. Applications without a show-reel will not be considered.

Salary:                        £28,000

Contract:                   Permanent

Closing Date:            Tuesday, November 30th (5pm)

To apply: Please send your CV & a showreel to careers@bristolbearsrugby.com. Applicants who are in successful in reaching the interview stage will be given a video editing task to showcase their creativity.


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