WBD Sports – Freelance Olympics Streaming Editor (Third Party Temporary Opportunity for Paris 2024)

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Who We Are…

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From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role...

Warner Bros. Discovery Sports has a fantastic freelance opportunity to join our team covering the greatest sporting event on earth, the Olympic Games Paris 2024, in a streaming editor freelance role.

We are looking to hire a group of talented freelance editors to supplement our existing team working across our premium streams on discovery+. The streaming editor is responsible for the editorialisation of our sports streaming content across our premium platforms, managing imagery, titles and descriptions to deliver a first-class user experience.

This fantastic opportunity will give successful candidates the chance to work on our premium streams for Paris 2024, across 17 days and 32 sports as the Olympics returns to Europe for the first time since London 2012. Additionally, streaming editors may also be required to work across our content for TNT Sports during this period.

Eurosport is an official rightsholder of the Olympic Games and our streaming platform discovery+ is the Streaming Home of the Olympics - the only place you can watch every moment of Paris 2024 live.

Shifts will be available in both the day time and evening, with streaming editors updating live content with fresh imagery and metadata as well as preparing upcoming feeds to ensure a first-class user experience. Ability to attend in person in our London office is highly desirable.

Eurosport is an official rightsholder of the Olympic Games and our streaming platform discovery+ is the Streaming Home of the Olympics - the only place you can watch every moment of Paris 2024 live.

Please note that this is a temporary opportunity and for the duration of this contract you will be engaged by a third party agency partnered with Warner Bros. Discovery. You will not be an employee of, or directly engaged by, Warner Bros. Discovery.

Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Ensuring clean and accurate titles and descriptions on all our premium sports content

  • Updating imagery on key assets as live sport progresses

  • Liaising with scheduling and broadcast teams to ensure users have accurate and up to date programme information

  • Liasing with merchandising team to ensure assets have most engaging presentation

  • Incident reporting and monitoring

Qualifications and Experience...

  • Strong attention to detail is a must, along with the ability to produce clean copy

  • A passion for and knowledge of sport is essential

  • Confident working in a fast-paced environment

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