Williams’ core competencies are the design and development of racing cars to compete in the Formula One World Championship. As one of the world's leading Formula One teams, the company has secured 16 FIA Formula One World Championship titles since its foundation in 1977 and is now moving into an exciting era under new ownership defined by relentless innovation and living sustainable performance in every dimension.

The Position:

The Broadcast Producer will deliver an industry-leading experience to viewers and subscribers of the Williams Esports content network. Reporting to the Broadcast Manager, this role will play a key part in productions and livestreams that enhance the Williams brand and reputation in gaming.

The Broadcast Producer will be a skilled content all-rounder, responsible for supporting the Broadcast Manager throughout the full production cycle of the content network. This role will also collaborate with stakeholders from within Williams Esports and also external partners.

Please note this is a 12 month FTC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordination of the content schedule for Twitch streams, and other platforms, with multiple live shows each week.

  • Supporting the content team in pitching and storyboarding new content ideas and show types.

  • Help to deliver of a full production process, including:

    • Pre-production: briefing documents for staff and talent, scheduling and call sheets, preparation of assets, and supporting technical configuration/checks.

    • In-production: including the set-up and operation of equipment in the on-site esports production suite, serving as the primary producer for broadcasts.

    • Post-production: regular evaluation of success/value and recommendations for future improvements.

  • Configuration of broadcast and supporting software, such as Vmix, OBS, NDI, telemetry plug-ins (eg, SDK) and the ability to quickly learn new packages.

  • Production and implementation of assets to optimise the content network, including channel configuration, on-screen enhancements, integration of sponsor promotions, competitions, ecommerce, and audience engagement.

  • Support the Digital Platforms team in developing integrations between the content network and Williams’ digital infrastructure.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to integrate functions into the content network, including:

    • Merchandise & Licensing, for eCommerce)

    • Fan Engagement, for competitions and consumer marketing/communications.

    • Partnerships, for commercial assets and activations.

    • Community, for integrating content into the community, and vice versa.

  • Liaise with third party agencies and suppliers, building strong working relationships and managing output.

  • Acts as a brand champion, ensuring the Williams brand is represented correctly and consistently across all content output.

  • May require flexible and unsociable working hours and some travel, depending on the event calendar and team requirements.

To be considered for this position, you must have/be:

  • Proven experience in livestreaming and video editing in a Gaming/Esports context.

  • Relevant qualification in Esports or a related subject eg. Content/Media Production.

  • Strong balance of creative flair, eye for detail and project organisational skills.

  • Working knowledge of Twitch and streaming software such as Vmix (or equivalent) is essential.

  • In-depth knowledge of sim racing and familiarity working with multiple sims (primarily iRacing, ACC and EA F1 games).

  • Working knowledge of video production software. Adobe Creative Suite is preferable but not essential inc. Premier Pro, After Effects, Photoshop/InDesign etc.

  • An enthusiastic self-starter, with an ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • A problem solver, able to use initiative to ensure deadlines are met on time to a consistently high standard.

  • Self-sufficient, able to independently take responsibility for completing tasks and objectives.

  • Able to work flexibly with a positive can-do attitude.

Application closing date: All applications must be received by 27th January 2023.

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in multi acre complex located in Grove, Oxfordshire. The Williams Group offers a competitive holiday package, staff events/open days, a subsidised restaurant on site and various car schemes. We have an on-site gym (open 24 hours a day) as well as various fitness classes including outdoors bootcamps, pilates and yoga free for all staff and contractors to use. Aside from these benefits we can offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a based just 30 mins from Oxford City Centre by bus.

Williams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments