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Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC

Social Media Content Creator - 12 Months Fixed Term Contract


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Posting Date

Aug 28, 2023

Role description

Job description

Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London.

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 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 ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
Commercial partnerships with globally recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world 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.

Job Purpose

The Social Media Content Creator will form a key part of the wider Social Media team within the Club by providing high quality and engaging content to sit across Tottenham Hotspur Club channels.

Under the guidance of the Social Media Video Manager, help take responsibility for the creation of social media video content in the Club strategy to reach the targets in growth and engagement, and meet the Club wider digital objectives.

The production department operates out of multiple sites, including the Training Centre in Enfield, where the Content Creator will be based. The Club internal social media and video production departments are split across Lilywhite House, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and the Training centre.

As a Social Media Content Creator, you will join a growing content and communications team and under the guidance of the Club Social Media Video Manager you will work closely with the Club social media team to help produce social first video content for our Men First Team channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube.

This role will contribute to and execute the agreed video strategies across all major social platforms, domestically and internationally. The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of social media platforms and the way in which video can be exploited in order to drive growth.

The content is seen across all Club digital and social platforms, and may be broadcast globally, shown within the stadium on a match day as well as syndicated to partners and external media.

Candidates will require an understanding of all social media platforms and have a keen eye and knowledge at what works across them all, both together and individually.

Due to the nature of this role you may be required to work outside of office hours includeing evenings, weekends and bank holidays. You may be required to work at a number of Men First Team matches and selected other fixtures.

Key Responsibilities

Work as part of a team to deliver short-form video content under the guidance of the Social Media Video Manager.
Create engaging and shareable made-for-social content, whether planned and structured or quick and reactive.
Create video content via mobile for TikTok, Instagram Stories, Reels, Snapchat and other social media platforms as required.
Ensure and maintain a high level of QC across all Tottenham Hotspur social media video content.
Work closely with the Social Media Video Manager to contribute to the overall goals of social media team.
Work closely with the rest of the Social Media Team to ensure platforms are busy and engaging and that all channels are covered with high-quality content.

Personal Attributes

Thinks ahead, generates ideas, and thinks of creative solutions to problems.
Values and respects others, builds relationships and collaborates.
Gets things done, delivers to high standards and takes responsibility.
Well-organised and forward thinking
Proactive, confident, flexible
Innovative; the ability to create viral content.
Delivers to high standards, high attention to detail, takes responsibility and works efficiently.
Creative, energetic and driven individual who thrives working under own initiative and pressure.
A passion for football.
Passionate for content creation - not afraid to try new things and challenge ways of working.
Proven ability to cope with high-pressure situations

Skills And Experience

Experience working within video editing for a sports organisation.
Understanding of social media platforms, algorithms and what works on TikTok is key.
Experience creating content for a range of social media platforms, ideally within sport / football.
Video production skills suitable for a variety of platforms; the knowledge of how to create engaging mobile content for TikTok, Reels and Instagram Stories, alongside traditional video production skills.
Good knowledge of editing techniques and formats.
Interest in latest content trends and techniques
Experienced user of Adobe Creative Suite including Premiere Pro.
Experienced user of motion graphics in video content.
Sound editorial judgement.
A finger on the pulse in terms of industry trends and emerging platforms and ability to identify opportunities to capitalize and create engaging content.
Strong eye for visuals.
Flexible with working hours and happy to work evenings and unsociable hours.
Full driving licence required and ideally own transport.

Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are to be reminded they would be subject to various background, DBS and reference checks for this role.

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

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