12 Month Social Media Placement

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12 Month Social Media Placement

L3 9AG


Vacancy Description

The 2018/2019 Season was a fantastic season for Liverpool Football Club with the Club adding a sixth European trophy to our trophy cabinet. The 2019/2020 campaign is set to be equally exciting and could provide you with the opportunity to kick off your career with a 12-month Student/Graduate Placement here at the Club.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who has an incredible work ethic, is fluent in social media best practices and has a strong storytelling/copywriting skills to come and join the Digital Media team on a 12 month placement.

What will this placement involve?

On this placement you will gain valuable hands-on experience working on the biggest games and events in world football. You will be coached and supported to develop and broaden your skill set to help put you on the front foot to achieve your future career goals.
On a day to day basis you will:
Assist the club`s social media team in creation and development of content to be distributed across all platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube).
Real-time support on live games at all levels (Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, Academy and WSL) from providing live match updates on Twitter to publishing reactive graphics to producing live Instagram Stories.
Provide commercial content support throughout the season.
Work with the social team to create new formats, ideas and concepts with a strong focus on video and graphics.
Opportunity to work collaboratively with other departments including marketing, partnerships, retail, women`s, commercial and community.
Assist with reporting of social analytics, trend-spotting and content research.
Assist with the promotion of LFCTV programming across social media and drive new ideas to grow and evolve our linear service.

Who will be right for this placement?

We are looking for either an undergraduate student looking for 12-month sandwich year placements or a postgraduate looking for an opportunity to springboard their career in Sports Digital Media.
You must be an innovative person, who is looking to put their creativity into practice and have a strong knowledge of social platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, TikTok, Youtube, along with an interest in emerging platforms. You will also need to have good knowledge of Liverpool Football Club.
As you can imagine our working patterns are based around the football fixtures so you will need to have the flexibility to work matchdays, including evenings and weekends. There will be regular travel involved so you will also need to be happy to travel.
You will have an editorial or journalism background and have strong written, verbal communication skills, along with attention to detail.
The team is incredibly fast paced, so it is important you have strong time management, organisation and proofreading skills with the ability to work as a team under tight deadlines.

Why should you apply?

This placement is full time working 35 hours per week on a 5 from 7 day working pattern.
To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days). You can join the pension scheme where the Club will match your contributions up to 5%.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts in tonnes of local shops and restaurants.

Your main base will be our modern office space in Liverpool City Centre which is close to local bars, shops and restaurants and has great views over the river Mersey. Free fresh fruit is delivered regularly to the office and you can get a good cup of coffee from one of the coffee machines. There will be regular travel involved.

Working at Liverpool FC means you are part of an icon of global sport, a brand with an exceptional heritage. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe are devoted to the Club, but there is more to Liverpool FC than the scale of its fanbase. 126 years of success and heartache has forged a truly unique identity. Working for Liverpool FC makes you more than just an employee, you are an integral part of the world`s greatest football family.

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