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FREELANCE PRODUCER

Location: London or Copenhagen

Reports to: Head Of Content

Location: Remote Working

Salary: TBC dependent on experience

 

BACKGROUND

 

BLAST is a global esports media network delivering world-class entertainment experiences. In 2020, BLAST saw over 146 million views and 1.5 billion minutes of content consumed across its platforms while expanding its product offering to bring over 500 hours of world-class esports to fans in multiple formats including popular titles CS:GO, VALORANT and DOTA 2.

The esports entertainment company has over 1 million subscribers and followers and is enjoyed in over 150 territories. BLAST creates new technology, production, content and platforms in partnership with leading brands, broadcasters and communities across the globe.

BLAST Premier is the jewel in the company’s crown and a leading worldwide Counter-Strike tournament where the best teams and brightest stars go head-to-head for a $2.47m prize pool.

 

THE ROLE

 

BLAST produces hours of content for our broadcast shows, social channels and commercial partners throughout the year and we’re constantly growing and increasing our output. As part of this growth we’re looking to expand our talent pool and work with the best freelance producers in the business to create exciting and dynamic creative content.

 

Freelance producers will take on the following responsibilities:

 

• Leading a small production team from concept to delivery of final output.

• Scope out and determine the feasibility of producing creative work in a variety of formats with quick turnaround times.

• Crew up productions with the relevant talent pool.

• Source quotes and estimates for production work.

• Plan and manage timing schedules that fit the needs of the brief and budget.

• Edit Producing.

• Ensure the correct licensing of artistic material across all formats and locations within agreed timings.

• Maintain quality standards across the production of all creative work.

• Report progress of all work and any anticipated deviation from planned timings and costs to production management.

• Working with commercial partners to ideate on concepts that hit key partner messaging and have a fan first approach.

 

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL

 

• Have a genuine passion for esports, gaming, Counter-Strike and Battle Royale.

• Care passionately about creating and ensuring success for BLAST’s brand in the most efficient and organised way to ensure deadlines are met.

• A natural in building positive, productive external and internal relationships.

• Be adaptable in an ever changing and evolving landscape.

• Be approachable and personable to work cross functionally across the organisation for the duration of their contract.

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

• A least 5 years experience in Production.

• Excellent day-to-day project management.

• Positive, proactive and friendly attitude.

• Strong relationship management internally and externally (across the organisation).

• Have experience creating content with commercial partners.

• Excellent organisational and communication skills.

• Ability to meet deadlines and communicate clearly is essential.

• Attention to detail and ability to multitask is essential.

• Ability to develop and manage realistic and effective timelines.

• The confidence to bring your experience and ability to the team alongside a willingness to learn and develop your skills.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

 

An unique opportunity to work with a new esports organisation that has already achieved success and to be part of it’s growing creative talent pool.

 

A positive, flexible working environment.

 

Working alongside a fantastic team whose background lies in a variety of fields across sport and entertainment.

 

For more information or questions please contact us at alison@blast.tv.

 

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