The successful candidate will form an important part of the content team and be heavily involved in ideation and execution of video content across West Ham’s digital channels.
Conceptualize, develop, and execute innovative content ideas that resonate with the club's diverse fanbase, ranging from match highlights, interviews, mini-documentaries, behind-the-scenes footage, and other engaging content.
Support our PR and Communication departments with creative, emotive and heart-warming content pieces.
Work closely with social media team to help devise and execute vertical content across platforms such as TikTok and IG Reels.
Research and feedback to wider team on new content ideas, techniques and trends from around the Sports business.
Support marketing and retail campaigns with high quality video content.
Build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders, including players, coaching staff, and operations team, to ensure highest standards for planning and communication are always met.
Assist wider video team with internal projects when required.
1. To ensure that all departments are provided within an anti-discriminatory framework and take account of such issues as race, gender, sexuality, disability, religion and age.
2. To carry out work in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity for both staff and clients
The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas: -
Essential (E) Desirable (D)
Minimum 4 years’ experience working in video production (E)
Experience of capturing video in a live sports setting. (D)
Can edit quickly under pressure using Adobe Premiere Pro, with the ability to produce a wide range of video in different edit styles. (E)
Ability to work matchdays (including pre- & post-match and evenings) for both home and away games as well as other Club events that may fall outside normal working hours. (E)
Proven track record in managing shoots and talent. (E)
Demonstrated willingness to take a ''hands-on'' approach (E)
Ability to establish good working relationships with player and key stakeholders.
Fluency across all of Adobe CC Suite (E)
Experience working as a camera operator (Sony FX6, FS7, A7S or equivalent) (E)
Ability to work to tight deadlines (E)
Track record of creating strong social first content (E)
Flexible with working hours and happy to work evenings including home and occasionally away matches. (E)
Thinks of creative solutions to problems (E)
Team player with strong interpersonal skills (E)
We are committed to the principle of equality and equal opportunities in employment. We will actively promote equality and equal opportunities in our business to ensure that individuals receive treatment that is fair and equitable and consistent with their relevant aptitudes, potential skills and abilities. Employees will be recruited and selected, promoted and trained based on objective criteria.