Content Associate

Mar 21, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description
Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That's because we're always finding new ways to interact with fans - however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

Content Associate is our entry-level position intended to grow participants' production skills and knowledge and provide them with a foundation to progress throughout the organization. The job is intended to provide a clear career path, defined performance expectations and structured learning and development opportunities to identify and develop the next generation of Production leaders at ESPN. Content Associate will produce videos of various length and content type for multi-platform consumption. Responsibilities
  • Supports Coordinating Producers, Directors, Producers, Content Producers and Associate Producers with the production of video content
  • Create compelling and unique highlights of various lengths
  • Cuts elements, such as video b-roll, highlights, teases
  • Perform crew functions as needed during productions and assist in location productions
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements and publishes to various platforms
  • Can create graphics that stand to in a social/digital environment
  • Screens videotapes and/or servers and conducts research in the media asset management system to obtain material for the preparation of production elements
  • Researches, writes and disseminates ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms
  • Works with various platforms (TV and digital) to maximize distribution
  • Accountable for strict adherence to established Production department procedures
  • Can both shoot and edit content
  • Capitalizes on a data to drive content creation
Basic Qualifications
  • Elite knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events
  • Must possess demonstrated communication and organization skills, and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations
  • High level of familiarity with ESPN programming and platforms
  • A minimum of 1.5 years in mulitmedia content production, collegiate TV station, or related experience.
Required Education
  • High School Diploma
Preferred Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in broadcasting, communications, journalism, or closely related field.

Additional Information ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.