Chelsea FC

Chelsea FC

Edit Assistant


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 14, 2022

Role description

Job Title – Edit Assistant
Location – Stamford Bridge
Hours – Permanent – 35 hours, any 5 from 7
About Us:
As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.
Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.
If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!
What We’re Looking For:
We’re looking for an Edit Assistant to provide day to day support with media management ensuring the flow, cataloguing and delivery of video assets throughout the production process is seamless. In addition there will be the requirement to support with and deliver edits along with content research, clipping and comping of footage for internal and third party use. Duties include:
• Receiving and ingesting footage from both internal and external partners
• Naming and cataloguing files with our Media Asset Management (MAM) systems
• Prepping and researching footage clip bins to editors and third parties as required
• Staying on top of relevant rights assigned to video content
• Uploading and sharing footage using Cloud delivery systems
• Supporting QC process on delivered files for publishing
• Supporting with subtitling content for digital and social channels
• Supporting wider editing team with tracking music used for wider reporting
• Logging content and live feeds
• First line Support and troubleshooting of internal software & hardware systems, raising issues to third party vendors where appropriate
• Basic editing tasks using both Avid & Premiere
• Archiving and retrieval of media from our LTO tape archive
• Editing cut downs and highlights videos as required
Must Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:
• Intermediate knowledge of various NLE systems (Adobe, Avid et al.)
• Experience and confidence with Adobe Creative Suite
• Knowledge of various IT systems (Network Attached Storage, Windows, OSX etc)
• Solid IT skills covering Windows & Mac OS
• Confidence using editorial judgement to research and prep clips based on briefs from Producers desirable
Nice to Haves:
• Experience of media file transfer accelerators, such as Signiant and Aspera, would be advantageous, as would a sound knowledge of video codecs and formats
• Knowledge and interest in football desirable
• Knowledge of social media formats and editing standard methodology desirable
What We Offer:
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.
If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.
Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.

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