Content Executive

  • Everton FC
  • Everton, Liverpool, UK
  • 13 Jan, 2021
Full time Journalism/Content

Job Description

Role Summary

The Content Executive will work across the range of Everton platforms to support the production of engaging, relevant and incisive content to a variety of audiences and stakeholders – including, but not limited to, Everton fans.

This role will require a continuous contribution to the sourcing and production of editorial, social media and interview content for use across the Club’s digital media, broadcast outlets and print publications. Responsibilities will include playing an integral role in the coverage of Everton Women, who are thriving in the Women’s Super League and recently reached the FA Cup final, as well as sourcing and production content on our world-renowned Academy. The successful candidate will also support with daily updates of our website evertonfc.com along with editing audio, transcribing interviews and proof-reading internal Club documents and pages for our Official Matchday programme.

Working alongside our team of Content Journalists/Producers to ensure our content output supports the key Club objectives - with the aim of driving audience growth – the Content Executive will be suitably knowledgeable in relation to the means of delivery of content across all platforms, both online and offline, and have a strong passion and knowledge of football.

Reporting in to the Senior Content Manager within our Media and Communications team, the Content Executive will help support the enhancement of our content portfolio to bring the most content to the most people on local, regional, national and international fronts, creating distinctive content/news/information about Everton FC, being fast, fair and accurate in delivering that content, striving always to inform, educate and entertain and to making all Club channels the ‘go to’ choice for our fans, encouraging more people to sign in on Club channels. 

The Content Executive will embrace the latest social media innovations and trends and will maintain a good understanding of new media technologies.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is attention to detail and a flexible, creative approach.

Knowledge of the Club’s fanbase is essential in this role, with a strong desire to work in a fast-moving news-gathering environment, along with the ability to encourage and promote the values of Everton Football Club.

 

Key Responsibilities

Produce daily content on Everton Women for all Club channels, including Instagram and TikTok. Also enhancing matchday coverage and managing the production of a regular Women's team podcast.

  • Supporting the production of regular content on different aspects of Everton Academy for all Club channels.
  • Contributing with content to meet department objectives including Official Members, Digital Members, Fan Engagement and Everton in the Community.
  • Ensuring content on all sections of evertonfc.com is up to date and functioning.
  • Podcast editing.
  • Transcribing interviews.
  • Proof-reading internal Club documents and pages for the matchday programme.

 

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent copy writing and proofing skills
  • Strong interviewing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines

The closing date of this advert is Wednesday 27th January at 23:59

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of news gathering and sports journalism, specifically in the football area.
  • Experience of utilising a Content Management System.
  • Experience of interviewing.
  • Understanding and experience of utilising social media as a news tool and commercially relevant tool.
  • Knowledge of Everton FC fanbase

 

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • An ability to adapt quickly, be flexible in the face of change and solution orientated.

Desirable

  • Passion for Football

Qualifications

Desirable

  • NCTJ qualification
  • Degree level qualification in a related discipline or equivalent