Interested in a Career in Production? Apply to the Advantage Programme. Deadline Monday 15th February 2016

advantage_programmeHave you got what it takes to be the next editorial, management, or digital leader at the UK’s No 1 indie? Want to learn from the world’s largest producer and distributor of sports programming?If you are interested in becoming a rising star in one of these areas, The Advantage Programme is just what you are looking for.

What is The Advantage Programme?

IMG Productions and IMG Studios are offering an exciting and unique opportunity for talented individuals to learn first-hand key skills (specifically related to each placement discipline) with exposure to exciting projects, where you can build upon and develop your experience and skills whilst having the opportunity to actively participate and contribute to a number of IMG Productions programmes.

Four 12 month placements are on offer each year:

  • Digital Content Delivery – this placement focuses on building the foundations of understanding how technical infrastructure and workflows can create and deliver content worldwide.
  • Editorial – working within a production team, this opportunity involves contributing to the production process throughout the cycle (concept and programme development; securing a commission; research; pre-production; filming; post-production and delivery).
  • Digital – portfolio will include research, shooting, editing, logging, managing onsite content and social media.
  • Management – again working within a production team within IMG Sports Media this placement provides direct exposure to production planning, budgeting and management.
    Trainees will be mentored directly by members of IMG Productions’ and IMG Studios’ Senior Management Team and established industry professionals with extensive experience across all genres of TV programming and distribution.

Suitable candidates – someone who:

Must be available to start the scheme in September for a 12 month placement | Is looking for a company who promotes promote originality and creative flare and recognises the value of such a scheme | Is interested in Technical, Editorial or Management | Is at graduate level (or equivalent) | Wants the best level of training in the market place | Has a genuine passion and enthusiasm for developing a career in sports media production | Possesses a willingness to learn, is determined, driven, a team player, has great interpersonal skills, an outgoing personality and is both imaginative and flexible | Has a natural passion and initiative to learn, grow and make the most of these valuable placements.

Why should you apply?

The unique design of these placements will cater to a diverse range of candidates interested in pursuing a career in media whilst also offering an environment where candidates can develop their skills and professional network! So, whatever your interest, if you are driven, pro-active and passionate about sports media production, look no further than The Advantage Programme.

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