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Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom Posted: Apr 20, 2024

Job Description

Are you a skilled editor with a passion for sports? Do you have a hyper accurate eye for detail and a strong instinct for what engages an audience? DAZN may be the place for you! As Platform Editor at DAZN you will work under the Chief Editors and Team Lead, publishing content, organising the app across multiple territories and ensuring flawless live playout of events. You will require a strong knowledge of a variety of sports, particularly boxing, football and NFL. You will be responsible for editorial maintenance of the app on both the front and back end, therefore accuracy is key. It is crucial that you can pick the right line and image to tell the story, and that you are able to prioritise content by what will appeal to a user most. This role is based in Leeds, mostly in-office but with the possibility of some hybrid working, depending on shift times, with some evening and weekend hours to be expected. Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community including enhanced parental leave, electric vehicle benefit option, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working and access to our internal speaker series and events.

As our new Platform Editor, you’ll have the opportunity to:

    • Engage a worldwide audience
    • Sub-edit and compose written content, plus promote our content in the strongest ways possible on platform
    • Dictate the look and feel of the app
    • Deliver content to subscribers by maintaining the DAZN app, monitoring key metadata across a stacked schedule, plus highlights and replays
    • Contribute and execute ideas for key rights and major events
    • Take ownership of specific sections/major rights and report in directly to chief editors

You'll have:

    • Experience picking out errors in spelling and grammar.
    • Ability to watch an interview and pick out the killer headline every time. You know what lines sports fans will click on
    • Extremely strong attention to detail
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, or in sports previously
    • A knowledge of the OTT/sports broadcasting landscape
    • A working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So, if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be. As part of our team,you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop. DAZN VALUES – THE ‘HOW’ IN WHAT WE DO: AMBITIOUS – people who want to make a big impact and drive DAZN forward. INVENTIVE – people with bright ideas who deliver great new experiences for our customers – and improvements for our business. People who come up with better, simpler ways of doing things. PASSIONATE – people who are proud of our product, our content and our business – and love to shout about it. People who love what they do and show commitment every day. BRAVE – people who take difficult decisions to help us focus on improving DAZN, our performance and our results. SUPPORTIVE – people who know that we achieve more as a team than as individuals. People value inclusion and look out for each other, helping their colleagues enjoy their work and develop their careers. People who consider others before making decisions. At DAZN, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that values equality and diversity, where everyone can contribute and have their voices heard. This means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. Everyone has the opportunity to make change and impact our DEI journey by joining our ERGs: Proud@DAZN, Women@DAZN, Disability@DAZN and ParentZone. If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience. Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can. We look forward to hearing from you. Apply for this job

About DAZN

DAZN is a subscription video streaming service owned by Perform Group. The service is dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand streaming of events from various properties.

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