BT Digital Editor - BT Sport in London, United Kingdom
Digital Editor - BT Sport
BT Sport Studios, Stratford, London
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
You will be part of a small team editing and updating key pages on the hugely-popular BTSport.com website and BT Sport app. You will also create articles and features that engage existing subscribers, and attract new ones, by bringing to life BT Sport’s incredible rights portfolio on our digital platforms.
What you'll be doing
Creating headlines, teasers and images to promote multimedia content on the homepages and other key pages of BTSport.com and the BT Sport app
Working closely with the video production and social teams to set the day’s content agenda, including close collaboration around live events
Writing engaging features that promote our rich rights portfolio – football, rugby, boxing, UFC, MotoGP, tennis and more
Conducting and writing up interviews with our on-air personalities and pundits, such as Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Lawrence Dallaglio
Writing articles regarding rights and fixture announcements, product explainers (e.g. How to watch BT Sport in VR) or covering a positive brand-focused story (e.g. BT Sport’s charitable work)
Making sure your copy is aligned to tone of voice guidelines and is customer-centric
Working with stakeholders throughout the editorial process, gaining approval and responding to feedback
Influencing and learning from other editors by pooling knowledge, sharing best practice guidelines and industry insight
Working across a 7-day rota including some weekend and evening shifts to cover a busy sporting calendar
We'll also need to see these on your CV
You’ll have good commercial experience editing website(s) and/or app(s) for a well-known sports brand or publisher
You’ll have experience managing live sports events on digital platforms
You’ll have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of content management systems
You’ll be highly proficient in Photoshop
You’ll have a fantastic writing style, meticulous eye for detail and excellent subbing skills
You’ll have a deep knowledge of several sports in our portfolio and the ability to write/edit content in those subject fields
You’ll have a portfolio of written work that demonstrates creativity, flair and success
You’ll be confident interviewing sports stars and personalities – able to entice that killer line or hook that makes your interview stand out from the crowd
You’ll have an understanding of digital success metrics (e.g. content engagement, delivering subscription leads) and take a proactive approach to helping us exceed targets
In the first 12 months you'll:
Create and manage content that brings to life our rights portfolio – including the Champions League, Premier League, domestic and European rugby, world title boxing, UFC, tennis, MotoGP and more
Interview BT Sport’s top talent and guests
Feed into requirements for how we improve the CMS and front-end customer experience of our website and app
Write content that helps subscribers understand the benefits of our products and get the most out of BT Sport
Be part of a growing team, improving engagement numbers every year
Help promote and drive uptake of our cutting-edge technology, such as 360 VR and our enhanced digital video player
Why choose us?
BT also has great progression and development opportunities. We like to promote from within where we can and internal moves to other parts of the business and even EE are common. You can have a diverse, mixed career all within one company!
We also have industry leading benefits, including 10% on target bonus, 25 days holiday, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, discounted share scheme, BT Employee Broadband, TV and Sport package, a strong pension scheme and a range of flexible benefits you can pick and choose.
Want to join the team at BT Sport? Apply today to be considered *LI-JW
We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. Diversity makes sense for us, our customers and our ambitions. 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.
Job: Online Marketing
Title: Digital Editor - BT Sport
Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-London-London
Requisition ID: 88854