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Digital Video Assoc

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10061831 Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Town of Bristol, Connecticut, United States Business ESPN Date posted Aug. 30, 2023

Job Summary:

Digital Video Content Associate is tasked with the production and editing of trending video content on ESPN-branded digital channels both domestically and globally. This role will work within the Digital Video newsroom creating content and completing daily assignments such as custom edits and producing digital highlights. This role requires a developed knowledge of digital media content creation via non-linear editing software. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to recognize high-level engagement opportunities to further ESPN’s industry-leading video offerings.


  • Be able to identify trending, “must-see”-type moments from games or on social platforms and translate them into engaging digital video opportunities
  • Participate with teams internally and externally in the creation and distribution of content that best activates new audiences.
  • Analyze usage and performance metrics that can lead to content enhancements and improvements.
  • Effectively manage production timelines to ensure projects are executed on time.
  • Maintain proficiency and knowledge in latest trends, technology and best practices for digital video content on ESPN platforms including YouTube.

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year of combined media experience with a focus on digital media
  • Developed non-linear editing skills (Quantel, Final Cut, Avid, Premiere, After Effects, etc.)
  • Strong base of current sports knowledge, including teams, players and storylines
  • Understand and follow closely the latest in social media trends
  • Excellent headline writing skills; an understanding of optimal tactics for content distribution
  • Strong understanding of core characteristics of “viral” content
  • Ability to work quickly and juggle multiple varied tasks during a typical work day

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in editing content, specific to the needs and specs for multiple social media platforms
  • Experience working in a mobile-first content environment
  • Experience working with a variety of digital content management systems
  • Strong presentation skills

Basic Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • College Degree in a media-related field.


About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc, which is part of a business we call ESPN.

ESPN Productions, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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