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Contract Type:Internship/traineeship
Salary or training bursary: London Living Wage
12 months
Company:Sky Sports
Positive Action Scheme
Apply by:16/04/2021 - 23:59

Digital Video Junior Assistant Producer & Junior Assistant Producer (x2)

Passionate about live sports? Want to get the scoop on how a global broadcaster delivers sports video content? If so, then don’t miss out on this new opportunity to join the home of sports coverage at its best…

Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company with over 24 million customers across six countries. They are proud to be part of the Comcast group. Sky’s 32,000 employees help connect their customers to the very best entertainment, sports, news, arts and to their own local, original content. Sky Sports is the home of sports coverage at its best. It consists of – Sky Sports News, Sky Production Services and the 12 Sky Sports Channels.  

Sky Sports are on the hunt for two self-motivated and passionate individuals for 12 months to join their team for an exciting placement. You will get the chance to rotate between two departments for 6 months each. You will undertake a Digital Video Junior Assistant Producer role as well as a Junior Assistant Producer role. Based at their award-winning Osterley campus you will be supported by passionate colleagues along the way and have access to a range of exclusive learning tools from workshops to digital courses.

What you will learn

Digital Video Junior Assistant Producer

  • Learn how Sky Sports produce digital sport video – from planning, through production to publishing and how they tailor the video for each platform
  • Shadow their team of video producers to learn how to cut the best sporting action for one of the country’s leading sports apps and website
  • Eventually find, research and make your own content for Sky Sports platforms, drawing on your first-year learnings with Sky Sport

Junior Assistant Producer

  • Experience self-shooting and desk top editing
  • Learn how they produce live sport, where you need to work effectively under pressure, reacting quickly to meet tight deadlines in live environments
  • Learn how to create content for all Sky Sport’s platforms

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Be a graduate of any discipline or a third-year university student
  • A passion for sport and media content
  • A quick learner and a team player
  • Confident communicator with an ability to form great relationships with clients
  • For the Digital Video Junior Assistant & Junior Assistant Producer role, strong writing & creativity ability is desirable
  • For the Trainee Reporter & Journalist position the team are looking for an original thinker with a passion for journalism

To Apply

  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • Please do not contact the company directly

Sky are holding an insight day on 17th March for those keen to find out more about content at Sky. If you would like to attend you can sign up at https://careers.sky.com/earlycareers/

This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group which is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, people with disabilities and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.