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Assistant Producer

Automated Insights

Automated Insights

London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Job Description

Overview

Stats Perform is the market leader in sports tech. We provide the most trusted sports data to some of the world's biggest organizations, across sports, media, and broadcasting.

Through the latest AI technologies and machine learning, we combine decades' worth of data with the latest in-game happenings. We then offer coaches, teams, professional bodies, and media channels around the world, access to the very best data, content, and insights. In turn, improving how sports fans interact with their favourite sports teams and competitions.

How do they use it?

  • Media outlets add a little magic to their coverage with our stats and graphics packages.
  • Sportsbooks can offer better predictions and more accurate odds.
  • The world's top coaches are known to use our data to make critical team decisions.
  • Sports commentators can engage with fans on a deeper level, using our stories and insights.

Anywhere you find sport, Stats Perform is there. However, data and tech are only half of the package. We need great people to fuel the engine.

We succeeded thanks to a team of amazing people. They spend their days collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data from a wide range of live sporting events. If you combine this real-time data with our 40-year-old archives, elite journalists, camera operators, copywriters, the latest in AI wizardry, and a host of 'behind the scenes' support staff, you've got all the ingredients to make it a magical experience!

Responsibilities:

Do you know Giannis’ surname? Are you the type of person who hangs on every word of a Pep Guardiola press conference? Can you explain why xG matters, while also knowing your Xs from your Os? If so, this could be the perfect job for you.

As an Assistant Producer you will be at the forefront of content creation in a fast-paced sports news environment. You will be part of our Global team of journalists covering the biggest teams, players and stories across the sporting world. With access to the best sports data in the world, extensive newsgathering and an exciting highlights portfolio, you will create engaging video output for a range of digital, broadcast, and social clients.

You will be scripting, editing and delivering your work to a broadcast standard. The role will include:

  • Content creation as part of a sports news team that delivers broadcast-ready video for digital and social clients, as well as wire/raw footage for broadcast and traditional customers. You will be reacting to the news agenda and pitching feature ideas.
  • Using Opta’s wealth of extensive sports data to enhance storytelling.
  • Liaise with our newsdesk, international and support teams to ensure a smooth workflow of content.
    • First rate knowledge of a range of sports (football essential).

Required Qualifications:

  • A flair for producing engaging content for digital, social and broadcast consumers.
  • Balanced and objective judgement of editorial decisions based on thorough understanding of guidelines.
  • Ability to work with data and tell stories using stats and insights.
  • Willingness to work a shift-based role, featuring weekend and night work.
  • Ability to work well to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment.
  • Understanding of the current market demands with a focus on social media and viral content.
  • Broadcast journalism qualification or relevant experience.
  • Experience of key editing software (Adobe Premiere Pro, Wildmoka) to a broadcast standard.
  • An ability to film on broadcast-standard cameras may lead to additional opportunities as part of our newsgathering operation. Knowledge of JIRA ticketing system.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

Why work at Stats Perform?

We love sports, but we love diverse thinking more!

We know that diversity brings creativity, so we invite people from all backgrounds to join us. At Stats Perform you can make a difference, by using your skills and experience every day, you'll feel valued and respected for your contribution.

We take care of our colleagues

We like happy and healthy colleagues. You will benefit from things like Mental Health Days Off, ‘No Meeting Fridays,’ and flexible working schedules.

We pull together to build a better workplace and world for all.

We encourage employees to take part in charitable activities, utilize their 2 days of Volunteering Time Off, support our environmental efforts, and be actively involved in Employee Resource Groups.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Stats Perform

By joining Stats Perform, you'll be part of a team that celebrates diversity. A team that is dedicated to creating an inclusive atmosphere where everyone feels valued and welcome. All employees are collectively responsible for developing and maintaining an inclusive environment. That is why our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals underpin our core values.

With increased diversity comes increased innovation and creativity. Ensuring we're best placed to serve our clients and communities. Stats Perform is committed to seeking diversity, equity, and inclusion in all we do.