Digital Content Executive (6 month FTC)

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: Digital
  • Location: Lord's
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 15th Jun 2022 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Healthcare
Wellness programs
Additional parental leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

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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 support our England Men’s and Women’s digital output, 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, England players and management, this role will be a vital part of our ambition to grow the game while engaging with our current fans and audiences.

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 sport and growing the game of cricket.

  • 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

  • Supporting the delivery of ECB’s coverage of England Men’s and Women’s teams, from assisting with planning and generating ideas, to publishing and posting to ensure our ‘always-on’ approach on owned and operated platforms is realised.

  • Covering selected England Men’s and Women’s matches and training sessions on the ground across the summer.

  • Working closely with digital content editors, digital content manager, digital audience manager and agencies to produce editorial, photo and video content for ECB channels.

  • Assisting with the content calendar for England Men’s and Women’s content and assisting in forward planning around major events, competitions and series.

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

  • Maintaining and updating content display on the website.

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

 

YOU’LL HAVE

  • A passion for digital content production and cricket.

  • 2+ years experience in digital content, ideally in sport entertainment.

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

  • An understanding that you will work unsociable hours and could spend much of your time away from home.

  • A mobile first content approach.

  • Creative ideas on how to grow the profile of the England Men’s and Women’s team and players and reach our target audiences.

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

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

 YOU’LL RECEIVE

  •  Competitive salary (Pro-rata)

  • 25 days’ holiday (Pro-rata)

  • Private medical insurance

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Life assurance

  • 30% discount on Castore items

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 Wed 15th Jun 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

Start your de-biased application