Assistant Producer - BT Sport

  • Job Reference: 00000137-1
  • Date Posted: 23 July 2019
  • Recruiter: BT
  • Location: Stratford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Broadcasting, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.




Why this role matters

BT Sport holds exclusive live UK TV rights to 52 Barclays Premier League matches as well as rights to the FA Cup, England Under 21’s, FA Trophy and FA Vase, Scottish Premiership, Scottish League, National League, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga football matches. BT Sport also has live and exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

We are looking for someone with Broadcasting/Production/Programming experience and a real passion for football (or sport in general)to support our production team to deliver afirst class product for our BT Sport customers.


It is essential that the successful applicants have a proven track record in Live VT Co-ording on outdoor sports broadcasts and studio programming and are able to cope with the demanding nature of the role.


This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the demanding live TV environment for a market leading sports channel.


What you'll be doing


BT Sport’s Football Department requires an Assistant Producer to work on both live match and support programming across its portfolio of football properties, including the live exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.


The Assistant Producer role provides a range of support for a Producer and Senior Producer and typically plans, manages, implements, creates and delivers content for inclusion in programming. This role is responsible for the smooth running of day to day tasks such as; production of all or parts of assigned live or recorded studio shows and/or outside broadcasts;assisting in gathering and producing elements for live and recorded programming such as: VT clips, graphics and research support.




We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Education - Entry level qualifications or relevant experience
  • Experience of VT Co-ordinating both presentation and match replays
  • Relevant experience in Broadcasting/Production/Programming
  • A detailed understanding of the end to end broadcast process
  • Competent with technologies involved in production process
  • Knowledge of industry best practise and statutory regulations
  • Some experience of scripting
  • A detailed knowledge and passion for football/ sport
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to prioritise work-load to ensure programming delivered to deadline
  • Experience of working in live television environment
  • Previous experience of working ‘on-location’ unsupervised



Why choose us?

BT Group is a leading FTSE Company with a profitable turnover of more than £20 billion. We're the world's most established communications company, employing around 100,000 people in 170 countries around the world. We're known globally as a major technology player – pioneering the digital advances that are shaping and driving the information age. Helping people create, collaborate and communicate better than ever before.




We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.