The role: Senior Producer
We are looking for a Senior Producer to join our rapidly growing Stars Creative team, based in our Leeds service office.
Are you our next super star?
We are building a new Marketing Centre of Excellence in Leeds and we’re looking for individuals with big ideas and the ability to think creatively and outside of the box. You will become part of a company that gives you everything you need to create winning moments to push your own boundaries and build the best experience for our millions of players around the world.
So, who are we? We’re home to some of the biggest, most exciting brands in the online gaming industry, with offices, events and players all over the world. We’re the ultimate owner of such brands as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker and BetEasy, as well as live poker tour and event brands.
Why we need you: -
We are an in-house creative agency producing global and local branded content, including long form programming, live streams and short form social content, for the Stars Group’s main verticals (Poker, Casino and Sports) across TV and digital platforms.
Reporting to the Senior Editorial Manager, your role will involve managing and overseeing the production of core departmental output, including short form programming, social media content and promotional videos. Building and managing relationships with all verticals and internal clients, creating and delivering content to their briefs.
You will work as a creative and editorial expert and consultant; researching new trends and social media practices to create treatments and content plans based on internal and external briefs. Working closely with the Social Analytics team to inform content ideation and strategies. You will be responsible for managing staff and freelancers on site and on location. You will attend and direct shoots, including edits and voiceover sessions, on location in the UK and abroad ensuring all output meets the department’s and Group’s high standards.
Who are we looking for: -
A natural leader and team player, with strong editorial skills, an excellent critical eye, and a vast knowledge of the social media landscape. A forward thinker, with a passion for creating unique content that keeps our brands ahead of the curve. You need to be well organised, and an excellent communicator – both written and verbal – with strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to engage key stakeholders to deliver on their requirements.
You should be a hands-on individual, with experience of producing short form video content, and the ability to conceptualise, discuss and present marketing ideas. You should be competent with your understanding of Adobe software, including Premiere Pro and After Effects.
As the ideal candidate, you will have: -
A proven track record in format development and production. Experience within the gaming sector, plus a knowledge of, or passion for poker, would be desirable.
What’s in it for you?
The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.
We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.
In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.
Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.
What happens next?
We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.