Digital Content Producer

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: Digital
  • Salary: £28,000 - £32,000
  • Location: Lord's / hybrid
  • Closing: 9:00pm, 25th Oct 2022 BST

Perks and benefits

Healthcare
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Professional development
Paid volunteer days
Salary sacrifice
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.50 (4714)

Job Description

PURPOSE

The ECB digital team run several websites, apps, email membership programmes and over 50 social media channels, across a wide variety of teams, brands and consumer touchpoints to an audience of over ten million cricket fans globally.

We’re opening up this exciting role to enhance our England Teams content, delivering high quality content to enhance all ECB digital channels and to grow our audience and reach. Working closely with the rest of the Content team and in particular the England Men’s players and management, this role will be a vital part of our ambition to grow the game.

WHO WE ARE

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We know that Cricket is a force for good and makes an enduring impact on people’s lives. It provides great entertainment.  It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion. It’s something for everyone to watch, play or enjoy, across genders, age, disability and diverse communities.

OUR VALUES

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

 YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF

  • You are passionate about digital and social.

  • You care deeply about cricket and storytelling.

  • You’re full of ideas for editorial, photo and video output.

  • You have a proactive approach to your work.

  • You’re at your best when operating in a busy, fast-moving environment.

  • You are comfortable around elite sports teams and athletes.

 

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Playing a leading role on the ECB’s digital coverage of the England Men’s team in particular, producing powerful and engaging content which reflects the team across our platforms.

  • Publishing content on the ECB website and App and England Cricket social media accounts, owning the tone of voice and engaging with target audiences.

  • Ensuring the execution and assisting with the forward planning of our digital content calendar to maintain our always-on content approach.

  • Covering England Men’s matches and training sessions as an embedded role within the team at home and abroad, with potential to also work with the England Women.

  • Working closely with digital content editors, digital content manager, video production manager, digital audience manager and agencies to ensure best in class output.

  • Using data and analytics to continually improve the ECB’s content output.

  • Supporting and scheduling other production requirements across ECB’s digital channels to support internal requests and editorial, social and video plans.

  • Using your attention to detail, organisational and communication skills to build strong relationships with the England Men’s players and management as well as internal stakeholders.

 

YOU’LL HAVE

  • A passion for digital content production and cricket.

  • Demonstrable experience in digital content, ideally in sport entertainment.

  • Experience in using content management systems, publishing to social media accounts with large following and using analytics to measure and refine output.

  • Confidence building trust with players and team management in an elite sporting environment.

  • An understanding that you will work unsociable hours, spending much of your time away from home, travelling with the team and staying in hotels.

  • A mobile first content approach.

  • Creative ideas on how to grow the profile of the England teams and players and reach our target audiences.

  • Confidence with written editorial, social copy, photoshop and video filming and editing.

  • Proven ability to work with maturity, efficiency, flexibility and good humour.

YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Competitive salary

  • Holiday - 25 days a year

  • Volunteering – 2 days a year

  • Pension - Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Private medical insurance

  • Employee health cash-back plan

  • Long-term sickness insurance

  • Life assurance - four times your annual basic salary

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity

  • Unmind – free and confidential access to a wellbeing app to help you manage your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

  • OpenBlend - an innovative coaching and performance management tool

  • People Academy - a range of programmes and initiatives to help you develop and reach your potential

  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential access to expert services including counselling, wellbeing, and independent legal and financial advice

  • Free online fitness classes

  • 30% Castore discount

  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme

  • Season ticket loan

  • Preferential access to tickets to England and The Hundred games

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Tue 25th Oct 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Tue 25th Oct 2022