Social Media Video Creator
Bath

Do you have a passion for and experience of working with and developing social media content, digital media and video? 

Play Sports Network is looking for a Social Video Creator to join our growing team based in Bath. This is a key role in our Audience Development team where your skills can determine the quality and delivery of the final product.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
  • Research newsworthy sources, collecting video and photo assets and assembling them alongside recorded raw material into a shareable finished product. The material may include camera footage, images, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.
  • Contribute to the research, writing, filming and editing of Play Sports Network video output for Facebook, Instagram and any new social platforms.
  • Work independently or closely with other members of the audience development and production teams (including Video Creators and Presenters) to achieve the desired end result.
  • Work on any of the Play Sports Channels, currently Global Cycling Network (GCN) and Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) or any new launches.  As a result, you may be required to work out of hours or at weekends.

WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WILL YOU NEED?

  • Experience of working in social media, digital media and video
  • Worked for at least 1 year in a similar role
  • A good knowledge of cycling as well as an eye for a story. 
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
  • Able to demonstrate proficiency with video editing software – Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro or similar
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • Able to identify key trending stories
  • Socially/digitally media native
  • Able to prioritise projects and complete them with efficiency and accuracy
  • Able to learn quickly and adapt to changes in organisational priorities
  • Imagination, Creativity, Patience, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Communication skills, Technical ability
  • Expert in editing videos for social media in general
WHAT COMPANY BENEFITS CAN YOU EXPECT?
  • 5 weeks holiday, bank holidays & Christmas week shutdown
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Pension Plan
  • Bang up to date technology and equipment with which to work
  • Modern offices with air con, showers, bike parking & coffee machines
  • Company bike rides each summer during office hours
  • Christmas Party and summer bike ride/parties
  • Free lunch every month before payday
  • Free birthday pizza lunch out
  • Welcome gifts: GCN/GMBN cycling and casual wear
  • Up to 50% discount in the GCN, GMBN and GTN shops
  • A fantastically vibrant, positive, friendly, active and collaborative working environment
ABOUT PLAY SPORTS GROUP

Play Sports Group is the world’s leading creator of cycling digital video distributed on YouTube and Facebook. We are a digital sports media company focused on the world of cycling.


Combining a deep love of the sport with peerless expertise in video and digital distribution, PSG has built a leadership position in the market, with 45m monthly video views to 3.1m subscribers amongst the 5.7m social followers of its eight channels that include Global Cycling Network (GCN), Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) and Global Triathlon Network (GTN), along with the first two of a growing number of non-English language channels, GCN en Español and GCN Italia. PSG channel presenters are engaging, knowledgeable former professional riders from the very highest levels who connect with the fans, and with world class athletes, teams and races, bringing their audiences to the heart of the professional sport with unmatched authenticity.

PSG also includes the award-winning cycling media agency, SHIFT Active Media who work alongside some of the biggest, most high-profile brands in the cycling world, and is backed by an investor group led by Discovery Inc.

The Play Sports Group is the world’s leading creator of cycling digital video distributed on YouTube and Facebook. We are a digital sports media company focused on the world of cycling.

GMBN – our mountain bike channel, launched in January 2015 and already has more than 1 million subscribers. GMBN Tech launched in December 2017 and has over 100,000 subscribers. We have a very active presence on social media – reaching tens of millions of cycling fans, every month!