Subtitler- Fixed Term(Until December 2023)

  • Manchester City FC
  • Manchester, UK
  • 16 Mar, 2023
Full time Media Premier League

Job Description


Manchester, GB

Opening Date:  13-Mar-2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term

Job Description

Role Title: Subtitler

Reports to:  Production Manager

Division: Manchester City Operations

Department: Digital


Closing Date for Applications: 20th March 2023

Role specific purpose: 

The role is responsible for transcribing English dialogue for a variety of videos across multiple platforms. With your impeccable English writing skills, passion for football and media and sensitivity to viewer experience, you will ensure all deliverables are accurate and adhere to best practice.

You will have the ultimate eye-for-detail and enjoy working across multiple projects at one time.

Role specific accountabilities:


Transcribe dialogue for English close captions and subtitles, fact-checking and verifying key names and phrases ensuring consistency and accuracy.  


Detail-oriented, ability to prioritize tasks and make sound judgment calls while working under deadline 


Exceptional audio sensitivity – ability to understand a variety of English accents, including regional accents from the UK and abroad.  


Liaise with talent and external stakeholders in a friendly and courteous manner in order to build professional relationships and promote a helpful and efficient service representing the Man City Media Department  



Ability to troubleshoot on technical difficulties surrounding closed caption providers.  



Manage workload of assignments, coordinating multiple tasks and reporting back to the Production Team 



Must be proactive in tackling difficult issues and in identifying opportunities for improvement. 

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience:  


  • Excelling typing skills with a high words-per-minute performance 
  • Highly organised 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong computer literacy 
  • Experience within the professional production environment 



  • Understanding the different social media platforms and how video is served on them.  
  • Knowledge of Premiere Pro 
  • Language skills – Spanish, French 
  • Ability to learn new production technologies and adapt to new ways of working 
  • Experience with digital-first publisher