We have a very unique permanent job vacancy available for an experienced Coordinating Producer (News & Highlights) to join a prestigious sports broadcast organisation based in Spain. Full relocation to Spain is required for this role, relocation assistance will be provided.
As a Co-ordinating Producer and editorial lead, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management and long-term strategic planning of a digital OTT sports news channel, including the look and feel, content, programming, workflows, games time crewing, training and delivery.
You will take ownership of the planning and delivery of sports news programming and highlights packages, providing around the clock, daily coverage during major live global sporting events.
You will oversee content production (sports highlights, exclusive athlete interviews and features) and deliver the final product in a ready-to-air format for international distribution to rights holding broadcasters. You will also ensure all reporting remains from a global perspective, representing all athletes and teams equally.
Candidates will have an extensive track record of working in an editorial leadership role within television broadcast, with strong experience of news, features or highlights production, newsroom operations and large-scale, ENG sports event coverage.
You will be adept at leading and planning news operations, creating complex schedules and programming a 24/7 broadcast channel.
You will have excellent editorial skills, exceptional attention to detail and an in-depth understanding of sports competition schedules and the fast-paced and quick turnaround approach required.
Fluency in English (both written and verbal) to a journalistic standard is essential, along with the ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts, produce detailed briefing documents and written reports.
A strong technical understanding is required, to be able to liaise with engineers regarding workflows, newsroom systems (Avid iNews), broadcast systems such as EVS IP Director.
Applicants must be comfortable and able to work in a “hands-on” capacity in small teams during planning phases and have the ability and confidence to step up and lead large teams during live events.
An appreciation for confidentiality and appropriate communication of information is key, along with a positive, self-motivated and professional attitude.
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work for a world-renowned sports brand and shape the future of a cutting-edge OTT news platform, offering a very generous salary and relocation package.
The role will require you to travel worldwide for various sporting events, for up to a period of 3 months, therefore flexibility to travel is vital.
If you feel you have the news & highlights production experience to succeed in this role and you are committed to relocating fully to Spain, please apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration.