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Job listing closed on 31 May 2024
21 May 2024

Assistant Producer - 12 month FTC

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
1+ year exp.

At Manchester United, our focus is to create a high-performance environment where everyone can be their best, working together towards our common goal of football success. We believe the key to achieving this goal is connection and collaboration. Everyone coming together, working from one of our Manchester United office locations every working day to share skills, knowledge and ideas, building on the best of what we already do and looking at where we need to change and innovate. 

We are committed to the continual growth and development of colleagues through access to skills platforms such as LinkedIn Learning. We also offer a range of wellbeing support, including an employee assistance programme, access to health checks, digital GPs & nutritionists through Aviva Digicare+ Workplace, enhanced family leave, plus schemes such as Cycle 2 Work and holiday purchasing, where you can buy up to 10 extra days of additional leave. You’ll have access to a complimentary lunch and parking every day, alongside gym facilities and regular colleague socials.

From a reward perspective, in recognition of high performance, all colleagues are entitled to an annual performance bonus. As a member of our team, you’ll also gain access to an exclusive range of club and partner discounts via our benefits platform, United Rewards.

The Purpose:  

The Assistant Producer is a vital member of the football and live production team. In this role, you will further develop your knowledge by learning multiple technical roles within the studio and gallery environment. This position offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and contribute to a wide range of production activities.

The Role:

  • Regularly contribute to the department's output across all media platforms with a range of content edits.
  • Participate in weekly editing tasks, including player interviews, openers, daily shows, and podcasts.
  • Learn and perform multiple roles within our live TV gallery, including graphics (GFX), video tape (VT) operation, and vision mixing.
  • Engage in creative discussions to generate new content ideas.
  • Plan and execute player access initiatives across all teams.
  • Build and develop knowledge and experience of outside broadcasts.
  • Support the camera department and enhance your filming skills.
  • Integrate smoothly into the current production team.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships across the entire media business.
  • Foster professional relationships between media and playing staff.

The Person:

  • Some experience in media production, either through university coursework or previous work experience, is desirable.
  • Technical Skills: A strong technical background is preferred. Proficiency in editing software such as Adobe Premiere is essential. Knowledge of camera operation and filming techniques is also highly beneficial.
  • Passion for Media: A genuine interest in media production and a desire to develop your skills in this field.
  • Team Player: Ability to work effectively as part of a team, with good communication and collaboration skills.
  • Adaptability: Willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges in a dynamic work environment.

Sound interesting? If you'd like to submit your application, please do so by Monday 3rd June 2024

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