Location London, UNITED KINGDOM
Type fixed Term Contract
Minimum Experience Junior Level
What is Footballco?
Footballco is the world’s biggest dedicated football content and media business. Reaching more than 400m football fans across the world each month, and with a growing roster of brands including Goal, Voetbalzone, and Spox, no one else has our reach or depth of understanding within the game. With over 300 employees globally, we’re a young company with some established brands and serious investment behind us. Our future starts now…
What’s the role about?
Footballco is looking for an experienced Production Assistant to join our exciting and expanding creative department. The successful candidate will have some experience with production teams and possess an understanding of requirements in the execution of creative concepts through the phases of production in a fast-paced environment.
Supporting the wider production team, the successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Production and Producers to identify requirements to successfully deliver on project ambition.
The role is being offered on an initial 6-month FTC with the view to it becoming permanent for the successful candidate.
This role offers a fantastic opportunity for individuals new to the industry to grow professionally so we are looking for someone who is ambitious and possesses a can-do attitude.
The Footballco Production Assistant will be asked to provide support on pitch proposals and project wins across a range of content genres ranging from simple self-shot influencer pieces through to studio productions through to low, medium, and high-end location shoots. An understanding of experiential spaces is advantageous.
What you'll be doing:
You will support department Producers at all levels.
Additionally, you will liaise with internal Footballco stakeholders inclusive of Creative, Client Services, Design, Strategy, and Finance Departments.
You will also be comfortable in communicating with external clients, contractors and suppliers
Have the capability to take direction and support production teams to optimally deliver creative concepts within fiscal and time constraints.
Be an effective communicator and team player who will collaborate with department Producers, Production Coordinators and colleagues in the Creative and Design teams to create compelling work.
Capable of providing key support across key areas,
An agile grasp of ‘where, when, what, who and how’ production logistic requirements for any filming or experiential content creation.
Have experience in supporting production crews on shoots.
An understanding of post-production workflows + formatting and distribution requirements for social platforms.
Be fully focused, organised and have meticulous attention to detail.
Possess impeccable numeracy and literacy skills.
A willing learner for budget creation, tracking and reconciliation.
Be able to communicate challenges and issues with colleagues.
Be interested in growing as a producer of football related branded content.
What you have:
Enthusiasm toward resolving creative challenges and desire to create market-leading content by continually developing and improving the quality of our output.
Capability to think ahead to solve problems before they become problems.
Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks with attention to detail in fast-paced situations.
A collaborative attitude to building relationships internally and externally.
An understanding of production technologies and innovation.
Self-confidence in taking responsibility for assigned projects.
A good understanding of football and all that it transcends in popular culture (being a football fan is a bonus, but not essential)
A can-do attitude and the necessary work ethic to handle the fast pace and sometimes unforgiving nature of the creative industry
Strong presentation skills and the ability to articulate your thinking to those around you.
The ability to be extremely disciplined and ensure the agency process and protocol is fulfilled, while visibly demonstrating an adaptable approach
A hunger and a willingness to learn and the desire to pass this on to your peers.
Footballco is a global organisation and as such we are fortunate to have employees across a diverse range of backgrounds. We aim to build an environment that is inclusive to all and where everyone feels empowered to be their authentic self.
Footballco is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, colour, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.