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3 Jul 2024

Branded Content Producer

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

Location:

Manchester, GB

Opening Date: 1 Jul 2024

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date of Applications – 22nd July 2024

Our Story

Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark’s West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894. Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.

Our Winning Team

MCFC is built on a vision for sustainability, with an academy structure designed to support long-term first team success, to engagement with the communities in which we reside. Together with our passionate fans and valued network of partners, we are developing Manchester City’s future history.

The Branded Content Producer will play a crucial role in creating high-quality, engaging content that resonates with our fanbase and meets the needs of our commercial partners.

This involves producing compelling videos that subtly incorporate brand messaging. Working alongside Manchester City's commercial partners, the focus is on storytelling that entertains and engages our audience, allowing a brand's identity to shine through in an organic and authentic way.

The content can range from short-form TikTok clips to long-form documentaries, showcasing the versatility and creativity required in this role.

You will be responsible for all aspects of content production, from ideation to publication, with a hands-on approach to post-production expected. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This is Your City

As part of our team, you will be entitled to 26 days annual leave plus an additional day off for your birthday, private healthcare and a simply health cash plan, an annual discretionary bonus, plus a range of partnership and lifestyle discounts.

Your Impact

  1. Content Production: Plan, produce, and edit a range of branded content projects that enhance audience engagement and meet the requirements of our commercial partners.
  2. Editing: You will be expected to edit to a high standard the content you and your colleagues shoot across our production schedule, utilizing advanced editing skills to create polished and professional content using Adobe Premiere Pro and other relevant software.
  3. Hands-on Filming: Operate cameras and other filming equipment to capture high-quality video content, ensuring all shoots are aligned with brand guidelines and objectives.
  4. Collaboration: Work closely with the Commercial Media Producers, Managers, and Creative Director to develop innovative content ideas that align with partner strategies and budget constraints.
  5. Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, influencing project outcomes through technical expertise and strategic insights.
  6. Trend Integration: Stay up-to-date with the latest trends in social media and branded content, incorporating new ideas to keep our content fresh and relevant.
  7. Flexible Work Hours: Be prepared to work non-standard hours, including some weekends, to accommodate the filming schedule of football events.



What we are looking for

Essential

  • Strong knowledge of all areas of production, including Adobe Premiere Pro and camera operation.
  • Proven experience managing multiple creative projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrable experience in a professional production environment.
  • Strong ideation skills and the ability to work effectively in a multi-camera environment.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

Desirable

  • Experience in producing branded content, and working in sports media.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and trends, particularly TikTok and Instagram.
  • Previous experience in football content production.
  • Any other knowledge or ability across the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Language skills in Spanish, or any other language.
  • Degree in Media or Television Production.

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.


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