PROFESSIONAL EDITION

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Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Work as a key member of the Editorial team to create daily content and maintain a distinct World Surf League voice.
  • Identification and development of compelling storylines for core and aspirational fans.
  • Write scripts, clear footage and help produce our daily video news product.
  • Cover WSL events and program O+O platforms with relevant information before, during and after live competition.
  • Produce episodic video packages using content available from the World Surf League library, other contributing video partners and original productions.
  • Write compelling headlines, descriptions and articles.
  • Create diversified visual assets for content display across digital and social platforms.
  • Work closely with World Surf League’s video production and shared studio operations.
  • Create editorial packages to meet marketing and partnership needs.
  • Direct efforts within the team to identify and test new, innovative ways to drive program performance and stay informed on the latest digital content innovations.
  • Cover the gap in time zones between WSL HQ in Los Angeles and the WSL Australia office.
  • Work occasionally during non-traditional hours and on some weekends.

 Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years experience as an online content producer, editor or other digital media position within action sports and lifestyle content.
  • Well versed in surf culture and insatiable drive for breaking stories.
  • Able to operate within web-based content management systems.
  • High degree of competence using video editing tools including Adobe Premiere.
  • Comfortable and capable at manipulating image and video files.
  • Competent and active in social media.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time – sometimes internationally – while on assignment.
  • Able to interpret and respond to analytics.
  • Organized and detailed workflow skills are a must.
  • Experience working in a live event environment.
  • Comfort working across global time zones.
  • Desire to work on diverse projects simultaneously and to shift gears on short notice.
  • Deep business experience with related surf/action/adventure sports media experience is critical.

Personal Attributes:

  • Above all, integrity and honesty
  • Entrepreneurial; willingness to work independently with the best business practices in mind
  • An exceptional work ethic
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Masterful organizational skills
  • An enthusiasm for coaching, teaching and the development of people
  • Optimism and energy for the brand and its future
  • An open and collaborative nature
  • A high degree of self-awareness of one’s own personal style, strengths and weaknesses and motivational triggers.
  • Intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.
  • Action Oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available.

Applications Close 5pm Friday 6 September 2019 APPLY HERE