Full Time

Senior Digital Media Executive

Sky Sports Racing is the eleventh Sky Sports channel and is dedicated to horse racing. Attheraces.com is the largest digital platform for horse racing in the UK and Ireland. Based at Sky Sports in Sky’s West London campus, most departments of At The Races work alongside other key areas of the broader Sky business. At The Races fosters a collaborative open culture, where you can bring the very best of yourself to work each day and this is reflected in our core values that guide us; Collaboration, Inclusivity, Entrepreneurship and Dynamism. If you are looking to join an exciting and innovative media environment, built on integrity and respect, where we embrace each other’s differences and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Overview of Role With coverage that is trusted, informative and entertaining, we try to ensure that everything we do reflects the dynamism and excitement of the sport we love. We are looking for a Senior Digital Media Executive to join our team. You’ll help develop impactful and innovative digital content that drives engagement and new audiences across multiple social media channels. Reporting to the Digital Racing Editor, you’ll work closely with the content team to help develop and execute engaging and innovative content. The role will be based on a shift pattern involving occasional evening work as well as some weekends. There will be an average of four shifts a week. Key Responsibilities • Manage the daily editorial output on all ATR social media platforms, including X, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. • Create and distribute digital content for audiences across different platforms, including writing for and managing • the racing section of the skysports.com website. • Be called upon to act up to cover the Digital Racing Editor periodically and lead on content ideas, planning, • scheduling and execution. • Drive social media engagement and seek new ways to communicate and distribute rich media content. • Produce and distribute bespoke content at racecourses, training yards and events with SSR talent. • Collate and present user data and use it to inform data driven content. • Showcase digital racing content to a wider, more diverse and younger social audience across platforms to grow brand awareness and engagement. • Liaise with sponsors and clients to produce and distribute digital shows. Essential Skills/Experience You will be motivated and passionate about social media. You’ll have experience of managing social media channels and executing content across platforms. • Knowledge of social media platforms, and best practice • Minimum two years’ experience working with creatives producing content for social media • Basic video editing skills • Excellent verbal and written English • Strong journalistic and organisational skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment • Good editorial judgement • Creative thinker • Flexibility to work shift patterns, including weekend • Horse racing knowledge essential. • Experience of using Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop desirable Benefits package includes: Flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance. Wellbeing support such as counselling and discounted gym membership Competitive pension Income Protection Insurance Life Assurance Christmas and Summer parties/events Events throughout the year Onsite gym Private medical Private dental Cycle to work scheme
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