Social Media Producer

Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Social Media Producer

We are looking for a Social Media 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 Producer, your role will involve researching, planning, developing and producing social media content for Poker, Casino and Sports.  You will help manage relationships with internal clients, including Social Media Managers for all three verticals, creating and delivering content to their briefs.

As part of your role, you will write scripts, creating features and producing promotional videos. You will creating new social media formats designed to increase customer engagement and build brand loyalty. You will be responsible for video editing, image design and motion graphics production using Adobe software (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects) and localising content for key markets. You will handle critical deadlines and short turnarounds in a ‘reactive’ social newsroom environment and help maintain the department’s and Group’s high production standards.

Who are we looking for: -

An experienced producer, with a vast knowledge of the social media landscape, and a strong understanding of the creative nuances of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. You will need to be a natural storyteller and creative thinker, with a keen eye for detail.

You should be a team player, strong communicator and have excellent hands-on production skills. Experience and proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud software (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop) is essential. You should also have the ability to learn new software quickly.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Experience within an agency or brand team, 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.