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Digital Video/Social Associate Producer


Digital Video/Social Associate Producer

• Emerging Level


The Digital Video Associate Producer I is tasked with the production and editing of narrative video content on ESPN-branded channels across social and digital platforms.

Category Associate Producer  Digital Media 
Location Connecticut
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 04, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This role requires knowledge of digital media distribution and content creation. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and constantly innovating their approach to content technically, tactically, and creatively.
Responsibilities :
  • Edit high-end original longform and shortform video content for ESPN’s YouTube channel, as well as other social and digital platforms and linear TV
  • Work with talent to write and refine scripts
  • Create graphics that stand out in a social/digital environment
  • Conduct research in the media asset management system to obtain material for the preparation of production elements
  • Research, write and disseminate ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms
  • Shoot video content in both studio and field environments
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements, and publish to various platforms
  • Write headlines and descriptions of videos, and add other elements in the publishing process, in order to maximize effectiveness of content on digital platforms
  • Provide feedback for other editors on the team
  • Capitalize on data to drive content creation
  • Accountable for strict adherence to established production department procedures
Basic Qualifications :
  • Strong video editing ability in Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro. Proficiency in Photoshop.
  • Strong storytelling skills, creativity and a passion for pitching and executing story ideas from ideation to publication
  • Fluency in the YouTube mediascape and other emerging platforms
  • Must possess demonstrated communication and organization skills, and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations
  • Familiarity with ESPN programming and platforms
  • A minimum of 2 years in multimedia content production or related experience
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Proficiency with Adobe After Effects
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for multiple sports
  • Video shooting experience, including lighting, camera and audio
Required Education :
High school diploma

Preferred Education :
Bachelor’s Degree in broadcasting, communications, journalism or a closely related field

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Unknown
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