Junior Content Creative

  • Footballco
  • London, UK
  • 09 May, 2024
Full time Digital Journalism/Content Media

Job Description

LOCATION : UK, LONDON

DEPARTMENT : CREATIVE

TYPE : FULL TIME

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE : JUNIOR/MID

 

ABOUT FOOTBALLCO

Footballco is a global, football focused, digital platform with an ambition to own the entire non-live football landscape worldwide and become THE digital destination for all football fans across the globe. Combining some of the most forward-thinking minds in football, an award winning creative and production function, as well as digital platforms that are loved by 400m fans globally, FC aims to own the digital fan ecosystem across the world’s biggest sport.

With 300 permanent employees across the world, FC is a diverse, disruptive, brave, dynamic, agile and fun organisation. Our work-hard, play-hard attitude supports these values – with the football fan always front of mind, leveraging a world class tech platform and our track record (since PERFORM) of being first to market.

We connect fans to football and brands to fans, come join us and be a part of it!


 

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a talented Junior Content Creative to join their expanding creative department. As a Junior Content Creative, they will have a mind full of exciting social ideas ready for the world to see. They will be responsible for supporting seniors/coming up with innovative ideas, shareable social content, and pitch winning campaigns - as well as little tactical gems.

They will be confident and eager to learn when it comes to all aspects of the creative process and seeing a campaign through, from ideation to execution, presentation and production.

1 to 3 years experience in the creative industry is a must, with experience at a digital publisher a bonus. An understanding of the beautiful game is preferred. Football transcends all aspects of popular culture and so should their thinking.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
  • Support Seniors in conceiving and executing ambitious branded content campaigns that will delight our clients and Footballco’s enormous global audience.

  • Show a desire to own your ideas beyond the pitching phase of a project and get stuck in with pre-production / production / post with the support of Senior members of the team.

  • Come up with fresh, shareable social content ideas that cut through a crowded marketplace and make the seniors feel (even) older than they are.

  • Have an in-depth understanding of all social media platforms, from Facebook to Tik-Tok and how to create content that gets shared

  • Collaborate with writers, directors, editors, designers and more

  • Fostering originality in your ideation, proposing innovative concepts that challenge conventional thinking.

  • Be passionate about your ideas and confidently communicate your creative vision to senior members + the wider team

  • Pay close attention to detail when crafting decks, focusing on elements such as imagery and copy to maintain a great standard

  • Work closely with the production and delivery teams on a daily basis

  • Work closely with strategy and client services team and be client-facing

  • Be an active participant when it comes to attending shoots, which may mean occasional evening and/or weekend work

  • Ensure ideas can happen relative to budgets, timing, and capabilities

  • Be willing to learn and adapt

  • Be hungry to develop and progress in your career

WHAT YOU HAVE
  • A creative portfolio or examples of diverse thinking and eye-catching ideas

  • A stand-out creative mind ready to push the boundaries

  • Experience working in the creative industry, whether it be in a professional or personal setting

  • A passion for big thinking and an eye for craft across a number of social channels

  • An understanding of football and all that it fuses beyond just the pitch –fashion, music, gaming, culture etc…

  • An interest in and deep knowledge of social, including experience producing work for a variety of platforms

  • Excellent communication/presentation skills and an ability to inspire internal and external stakeholders with your storytelling and ideas

  • A can-do attitude and the willingness to support Senior members of staff when called upon

  • Curiosity and enthusiasm to learn from your team and other departments/disciplines. You’re a creative sponge who isn’t afraid to ask questions!

Desirables

  • You’re a creative person by trade - and have creative interests/passions outside of the working environment

  • You have experience working with brands in the world of social content

  • Experience with Google Slides and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Ability and willingness to attend our office in Soho at least 1-2 times per week

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Footballco is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, colour, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.