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Assistant Editor

Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 688 million fans and 211 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world, while broadcasting to nearly 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 75 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is owned by global entertainment, sports and content company Endeavor, and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok: @UFC.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.

The Role and What You’ll Do:

The Assistant Editor is responsible for supporting the Zuffa life event edit staff in their daily needs, facilitating the archive of fighter reels and maintaining all pre-production needs for content airing in our TV broadcasts. This position is also responsible for creating template-based graphics and ensuring their delivery to edit team. This position does not travel and remains at Zuffa headquarters. Due to remote needs, this position will periodically work the swing shift into the late evening.

  • Clips highlights after each event using a Digital Asset System; logs and exports content from the Digital Asset System for use by editors.
  • Creates projects in AVID Media Composer for each event and builds base of media for editors. This includes but is not limited to: highlights of each fighter on card, name graphics, and specialty footage.
  • Creates template-based name identifying graphics to be used in broadcasts.
  • Creates and delivers template-based animations to be used in broadcasts.
  • Manages media for multiple events simultaneously within storage capacity limitations.
  • Edits content as needed to support live event requirements.

You Have These:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Basic editing skills and knowledge of AVID Media Composer or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of various video codecs and compression methods.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud preferred, especially Photoshop and After Effects.
  • Knowledge of post-production standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to small details.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent decision-making ability.
  • Knowledge of UFC historical information helpful.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, such as swing shift, graveyard shift, and weekends.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and ability to learn other basic computer programs.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work form the office 5 days a week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

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Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full Time
Required Experience
1+ year