ESPN is THE football channel in the Netherlands. With, among others, Eredivisie, TOTO KNVB Cup, Keuken Kampioen Division and Under 21 National team in the portfolio. But there is more than just football. ESPN also has the big 4 of American sports in its package with the NFL, the NHL, the MLB and the NBA. ESPN wants to strengthen the creative team with a passionate Creative Promo Producer, who is obsessed with football and other sports. In this position you are jointly responsible for the creative output, and you determine the appearance of the brand on the ESPN platforms.
You are a driven and ambitious (promo) producer. Creative, social and an expert of Dutch football, but you also have an affinity with other sports. Of course, you understand the importants of a classic Ajax - Feyenoord match, but you also know how important the ‘Gelderse Derby’ is. You have an excellent command of the Dutch language, and you write scripts that are of a high level in terms of content as well as stylistically. You don't think in terms of 9 to 5, but in the quality of your creations, which millions of eyes are focused on every week. You like to tinker with your concepts, scripts and edits until they are perfect. You feel responsible for what is seen on the ESPN platforms. You understand the ESPN viewer, because you are a fan yourself. You work accurately and you do not panic about deadlines. You are passionate and like to look for creative angles to tell your story. You always want to add value and contribute to ESPN campaigns, large or small. You are an out-of-the-box thinker who can work independently and a team player who easily communicates with direct colleagues from the Creative department, but also with other departments such as Programming and Marketing
Basic Qualifications :
For this position we are looking for a candidate who:
Has a passion for football/sports.
Can devise and develop promo concepts based on creative briefings, in line with ESPN's brand identity.
Can write promo scripts.
Can direct promo’s.
Can direct voice-over recordings.
Can brief GFX Designers and Audio Producers.
Has experience with editing on Avid.
Has some experience with After Effects (not a must)
Has an eye for the beautiful shot.
Has a feel for music
Ensures accurate delivery of creative output.
Has excellent skills in written Dutch and English
Additional Information :
This is a full time, permanent position based in our Amsterdam office. Please include a cover letter detailing your interest in this role and links to your work examples or portfolio. Thank you!
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