The ECB digital team manage several websites, apps, email membership programmes and over 50 social media channels, across a wide variety of teams, brands, and consumer touchpoints from the playground to the Test Match arena. The content created by this team reaches a large global audience, across England Cricket, The Hundred, junior programmes, and through our sponsors and partners.
We are looking for a creative Junior Video Producer who is passionate about sports and knows how to tell a great story, to create high quality, innovative videos, reels, features, and documentaries that engages with fans and helps bring the game to new audiences. We are looking for someone who is comfortable shooting and editing, and helping run a busy production roster at our production agencies.
This is a role that is involved in many different areas across the game – from helping champion the grassroots of the sport, all the way to the pinnacle of cricket with the national teams, to being inside the creation of a new sporting competition in The Hundred.
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 believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives, and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.
The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.
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 have excellent people skills.
You are passionate about video content.
You have a proactive approach to your work.
You are at your best when operating in a busy, fast-moving environment.
YOU’LL BE DOING
Producing video content for all our various social media channels, websites, apps, programmes, and campaigns.
Ensuring that the creative content is right for the target audiences, channels and works towards company objectives.
Managing our production agencies; briefing, managing their time and feedbacking back on edits.
Being a ‘creative translator’ between the ECB digital, marketing and communications teams and the designers and animators themselves; storyboarding, scripting, developing mood boards, and briefing as required to achieve this.
Using your creativity, attention to detail, communication, and organisational skills to build trust and respect across the organisation.
Facilitating the delivery of branded video content for our commercial sponsors.
Reviewing content performance using social and website analytics and sharing insights to constantly improve ECB output.
Good experience in creative production, with lots of examples of exciting content you have produced, ideally in sport and lifestyle.
A good understanding of online sports coverage and consumption.
A keen sense for what makes brilliant social and web content.
Meticulous attention to detail and value the importance of high-quality work.
Strong skills in Adobe Premiere, and ideally Photoshop and After Effects.
The ability to organise and produce single camera shoots and be confident working and directing talent.
Confidence in dealing with a wide range of stakeholders and presenting your thoughts and work.
Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility and good humour, and an understanding that, due to the nature of the role, you may occasionally work unsociable hours around major competitions, and prepared to travel internationally accompanying the national teams should that be required.
25 days’ holiday
Private medical insurance
Non-contributory 8% pension
30% discount on New Balance items