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Live Events Editor

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Job Purpose Summary

Running minute-by-minute coverage during Champions League and Europa League matches.

Key Responsibilities

The role involves providing live commentary, editing comments from reporters at the stadiums, sourcing stats and inserting images, video, tweets and sponsored content. The successful candidate must be able to adapt style and tone to keep in line with style guides and client objectives. The role of live events editor will be on an on-going freelance or zero-hours basis. Successful candidates will also be considered for further work on other deltatre UK projects should opportunities present themselves. Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be available for work during evenings.

Person Specification Technical attributes:

  • An excellent standard of written English (essential)
  • Computer literate and thoroughly confident with Windows operating systems (essential)
  • Familiar with covering live events (desirable)
  • Personal attributes:
    • An excellent knowledge of European football (essential)
    • Enthusiastic about social media platforms (desirable)
    • A good eye for detail (essential)
    • Comfortable working in a high-pressure live in-game environment (essential)
    • Creative, flexible and self-motivated (essential)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (essential)
    • Exceptional time-management (essential)
    • Meticulous attention to detail and good judgement (essential)
    • Organised and able take on instructions immediately (essential)
    • How to Apply

      Interested candidates are invited to send a short letter of application and curriculum vitae by e-mail to: recruitment.media@deltatre.com

      Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by telephone for a screening and those who meet the requirements will be invited to a face-to-face interview. We are committed to ensuring that we provided equal opportunities for all. Please let us know if you have any special requirements for the interview process. Depending on the role this normally includes a written test and interview.

      Please note that we will only contact successfully shortlisted candidates.