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Operations Assistant - Sports - YouTube & Social
Little Dot Studios is one of the fastest growing next-generation media companies in the UK. We manage YouTube channels and social video for over 100 global brands, from The Graham Norton Show to Formula E.

We are seeking an Operations Assistant to focus on our sports content.

ABOUT US

Little Dot Studios is one of the fastest growing next-generation media companies in the UK. We manage YouTube channels and social video for over 100 global brands, from The Graham Norton Show to Formula E. We also produce original and branded video content, and have launched several award-winning branded campaigns.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Operations Assistants are key members of the Little Dot Studios team and need to be proactive and enthusiastic with a range of skills. 


The day-to-day role will include video editing and basic graphic design, optimizing existing content, repurposing TV content for online, managing our materials library, content logging, channel uploads and other general support to Channel Management team. 


In addition, you may assist with our original productions, helping with data wrangling / DIT on shoot, editing and looking after equipment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Helping to build and maintain YouTube channels: Designing brand assets, creating clips, optimizing metadata and uploading to a schedule agreed with the channel management team
  • Creating and optimizing video for other social platforms, primarily Facebook
  • Working to manage the materials library, including ordering all materials from partners and ensuring a timely delivery, and keeping in-house material library up to date
  • Responsible for systemizing brand assets including approved logos, images, etc
  • Writing copy for YouTube and social media
  • General department support and assisting the Channel Management team with the running of their channels
  • Assisting the original content production team on shoot: data wrangling and DIT, as well as some camera operating and editing.


ABOUT YOU

Personal Attributes, Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of sport, in particular boxing
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms (YouTube, Facebook Twitter), specifically the use of video
  • Proven experience in graphic design and video editing
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of different videos formats, video compression, sound/video synchronisation
  • A high attention to detail and a willingness to learn and constantly improve
  • Excellent grammar and spelling
  • An understanding of youth-targeted media, and a good awareness of online trends and how to maximise them
  • Team player with a hard-working flexible attitude and interest in working in a dynamic start-up environment
  • Reliable, dependable, and willing to go the extra mile when necessary
  • Good communication skills, with a positive attitude and good sense of humour.

 

Desired attributes:

  • Good knowledge of other sports
  • Production experience or personal interest/experience in video production and camera operation/editing
  • Some knowledge of the YouTube content management system and other video platforms
  • Knowledge of After Effects
  • Other languages
  • Bachelor degree in media/related subject.

 

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