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Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town

Media and Content Manager


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Posting Date

Jan 4, 2023

Role description

"Want to have a say, influence and truly make a difference in how things are done?\r\nDo you want autonomy and support whilst working for an organisation that truly values its people?\n\r\nDo you want to do what you do best whilst also being part of an incredible Football Club with a rich heritage; who have had major investment and are who are going through a positive transformation?...... then we might be the team for you.\n\nJob Overview\n\r\nLiaising with all Internal and External stakeholders, you will be a senior leader within the Clubs senior management team, reporting to our Director of Media & Communications. Leading and supporting a small team yourself, no one day will be the same for you. As well as supporting the development and implementation of an industry-leading media and content structure, you will:\n\nAdvise the Director of Media & Communications, CEO, 1st Team Manager, Coaches and other members of ITFC on internal and external communications.\nAssist in leading, developing, and constructing the Club Media and Content Team.\nProduce PR content relating to major campaigns.\nBe involved in the launch of Club TV channel\nDevelop and manage media and content programs.\n\nWhy join us as and be our Media and Content Manager?\n\r\n…....Because, here you will have more than just a job….you’ll be making a positive impact within the community.\n\r\n… Not only will you have the opportunity to gain new skills and experiences, but your thoughts and opinions will be valuable in developing new ideas to support ways of working to help drive company success.\n\r\n……With significant investment being made, you as our Media & Content Manager will have great career progression opportunities as the Club progresses.\n\r\n……You can be you, putting your own mark on our Flagship organisation, helping to shape the future success of the Club.\n\r\n……You will be joining our team of amazing people, who work together to create a supportive, friendly, happy place.\n\nAbout You\n\r\nAs an experienced Media and Content expert, you will have experience working within a busy media environment. You will enjoy implementing processes and strategies, and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Working closely with Senior Management you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and thrive under pressure. You’ll be a team player, who can maintain and contribute to a happy and positive environment\n\r\nYour experience will include:\n\nEssential: \n\nDigital Platform knowledge.\nProfile/brand building.\nThe ability to work on multiple projects at one time.\nCrisis management.\nExcellent IT skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft and Google packages.\nIdeally be fluent in the use of Adobe premiere pro and adobe photoshop, but other photo pro video editing software will be considered.\nHold a Full driving license.\n\nDesirable:\n\nExperience within a football or sports media environment would be an advantage.\nExperience in presenting and reporting to the camera.\nExperience working with high-profile clients.\n\nAbout Us\n\r\nIpswich Town Football Club is the only professional football club in Suffolk. The Blues are currently members of League One, which is the third tier of English football. The Club’s proud history includes becoming champions of England under Sir Alf Ramsey, as well as FA Cup and UEFA Cup winners under Sir Bobby Robson. Off the pitch, the Club prides itself on being an integral part of the local community both in the town of Ipswich and beyond.\n\r\nFollowing the acquisition in April 2021 by Gamechanger 20 Ltd, the Club is enjoying major investment in all areas. The new management team is investing time, money, and resource into pushing Ipswich Town up the football pyramid.\n\r\nSignificant investment continues to be made in the infrastructure of the Club, with the most important part being the people. Ipswich Town is as committed to building an ambitious, hard-working, passionate, and energetic team off the pitch as well as on it. We are an inclusive organisation and feel every single member of staff can make a positive impact on the success of the Club.\n\r\nWe offer an exciting, fast-paced, fun, supportive and friendly work culture. We all work towards the same goal with the ethos of one-team company culture.\n\r\nIf we sound like the team for you, then make an application and let’s have a chat.\n\nRole: Media and Content Manager \nSalary: £30,000- £35,000pa\nBenefit includes: 20 days holiday; free parking;  standard company pension; Life Assurance; 2 Season tickets; discounted rates across ITFC merchandise, hospitality and events.\nWorking pattern: Full Time 37.5 hours, Flexibility with start and finish time. You will be expected to work all home and away match days.\nLocation: Portman Road, Ipswich\n\nSafeguarding Statement\n\r\nIpswich Town Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups. Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013).\n\nEquality Statement\n\r\nThe successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders"

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