Digital Media Executive

  • Tottenham Hotspur Football & Athletic Co Ltd
  • Tottenham, London, UK
  • 03 Jul, 2024
Full time Digital Media Premier League

Job Description

Job description

Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League club, based in north London, with an estimated 615.5 million global followers.

Led by the late great Bill Nicholson, the Club became the first in England to win the League and FA Cup Double in 1961, and the first in the UK to win a European Trophy two years later. Spurs has since been home to some of the game’s great entertainers, including Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Gascoigne, David Ginola, Gareth Bale, Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.

 

In April, 2019, the Club opened an iconic new stadium that sits at the heart of a £1billion sport-led regeneration of North Tottenham. The stadium is the largest football club stadium in London and is a multi-use venue with the ability to host a variety of events 365 days a year, including NFL, boxing, rugby, concerts and other major events, plus visitor attractions including Stadium Tours and the Dare Skywalk.

The stadium development scheme has to date created more than 4,000 new jobs for local people, with circa £300m pumped into the local economy each year.

 

Tottenham Hotspur has:

  • A clear strategy to develop talent from within its Academy, showcased by a strong track record of Academy players graduating to the first-team squad.
  • A £100m state-of-the-art Training Centre that supports the Club’s ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
  • Commercial partnerships with globally-recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world's leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company
  • A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact across Club operations, being named as the greenest in the Premier League for the past three years. Tottenham Hotspur is a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, committing to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and become net zero carbon by 2040
  • An award-winning Foundation that is renowned for creating opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through education, employment, health and social inclusion programmes

  

The Club is seeking a Digital Media Executive to support the Social Media and Editorial teams in the output for Tottenham Hotspur Men’s First Team across various social media platforms and the Club’s owned and operated platfoms. The successful applicant will work with the existing team in the Content Department, providing a consistent level of high-quality content output, including training and matchday communications across our Men’s, Women’s and Academy teams.

 

As with all jobs in sport, the position will involve working irregular hours, including weekends, so flexibility will be essential. The successful applicant will also need to an enhanced DBS check as Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do.

 

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

  • Create engaging content from written articles to vertical videos and curate galleries and content playlists.
  • Support the Social Media and Editorial team in planning, creating and scheduling of content across our portfolio of channels
  • Engage and inform the Spurs fanbase across each matchday (including weekends)

         

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Responsible for the output across our Academy social media and editorial channels.
  • Produce and publish written content for the Club’s website, app and matchday programme.
  • Curate and publish multimedia content across Club’s owned digital channels.
  • Content creation across the Spurs fanbase and community on a daily basis, ensuring they align with our core content objectives.
  • Filming and editing engaging mobile-shot video content with/of the playing squad
  • Supporting the wider Social Media and Editorial teams with publication of mobile-first content across plaftorms
  • Editing imagery and video content so it is fit for platforms
  • Work flexibly, including evenings and weekends as per the season calendar attending and covering Club fixtures on a rotational basis, home & away, including Men and Women’s First Team, Under-21 and Under-18s’ matches.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas
  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
  • Entrepreneurial, digitally savvy, with exceptional analytical, quantitative, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Passionate for content creation - not afraid to try new things and challenge ways of working.
  • Team player who works well with others is essential

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms with experience of community management
  • A good knowledge of CMS platforms
  • Proven experience working within an editorial environment - within a football environment would be an advantage but not essential
  • Base level knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Premiere Pro and Photoshop) would be advantageous but not essential
  • A good working knowledge of football programming and a passion for its content
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of different videos formats
  • Community Management experience
  • A demonstrable knowledge and passion for Football in England across the pyramid
  • Excellent attention to detail, spelling, and grammar
  • Good knowledge of football (and wider sports) social media content