The Walt Disney Company Project-Content Associate, Digital Video in New York, New York

The Project Content Associate is responsible for providing timely and accurate video content for ESPN’s Digital Platforms. Under the close supervision of Digital Video Producers, Production Assistants edit and publish game highlights, content from the various ESPN studio shows, newsmaker interviews, and digital-friendly features for ESPN and Social platforms. Candidates should have strong sports knowledge, excellent communications skills, be proficient with non-linear editing software, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced Newsroom environment.

Responsibilities :

  • Work under the close supervision of Digital Media Newsroom Producers

  • Capture and assemble clips using non-linear editing systems – Quantel, Final Cut and After Effects software

  • Edit content in a digital environment or digital broadcast facility for distribution for various digital media platforms

  • Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of digital content for publication to various platforms

  • Prepare game highlights and moments with a digital audience in mind

  • Ideate, research and edit video for digital segments

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 1.5 years related production experience, including experience with sports news

  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills required

  • Proficient with non-linear editing software (Quantel, Final Cut, Avid, Adobe Premiere and After Effects)

  • Must possess skills and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of sensitive production situations that continually arise and are subject to change

  • A strong knowledge of major and minor sports is essential

  • Candidate is expected to work nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Two years working in a media environment, creating and managing content, and publishing to live streams

  • Experience working with a variety of digital content management systems

  • Understand and follow closely the latest in social media trends

Required Education :

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or a related major with an emphasis on Digital Media production is preferred

Job ID: 565369BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks