Location: London or Copenhagen
BLAST is looking for a Social Content Editor to join the Digital team and be responsible for the production and execution of social media content campaigns, delivering shareable and conversation worthy content to the BLAST community.
This position will be responsible for both creating social video and image assets and coordinating a content schedule that optimises performance across the entire BLAST network with specific focus on BLAST Premier.
This includes both edited content (Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok, YouTube) such as game-play highlights, editorial trailers and teasers, podcast highlights and promotion material. As well as live content (Twitter, Instagram) including community sign-posting and promotion for Q&As, round tables or livestreams.
In addition to defining best practices and maintaining a weekly calendar, this person should also be looking at tournament specific activations, partnerships, and content plans to drive engagement and viewership.
Work closely with the BLAST Social Media Manager, Marketing and Content teams to coordinate editorial and video activations across BLAST social channels.
Daily tasks include, but are not limited to: optimize video content for social media, create subtitles for video clips, create gifs, photoshop images, make original edits of content, write social media posts and talk directly to the BLAST community during tournaments.
As this role develops, there will be scope to take on ownership on larger projects.
Act as our eyes and ears on social platforms, alerting the Social team to new video and creative opportunities.
Identify the most compelling visuals and copy to accompany content, and package those for effective sharing.
Report on weekly platform growth, content output during team meetings.
Based on trends and timing, identify BLAST’s evergreen content to reactivate relevant content to our audiences.
Moderate BLAST online communities.
This role reports into the Head of Digital.
Must be fluent in all social platforms, including engagement best practices, formats
Confident in Adobe Premiere Pro software.
Some previous experience required, candidates should be able to provide a portfolio of previous examples in editing and content creation fit for purpose.
A demonstrable knowledge of all major social media platforms.
The ideal candidate lives and breathes esports, with good knowledge of CS:GO.
Experience working with creative teams, especially video editors and designers.
Strong written skills are key.
Passionate about esports and engaging audiences.
We are BLAST – we deliver world class esports entertainment for everyone.
Our mission, through our innovative and industry leading content and platform, is to create the most exciting and exhilarating moments in esports for everyone, everywhere, anytime.
Our moments are competitive and life-affirming; they give our audience social currency and, along with fans, coaches and players, we make culture. These moments jump out of the screen, catch your breath in your chest and are the most entertaining, positive esports experiences people can have. They last a lifetime: a shared moment you crave time and time again
BLAST Premier is the jewel in our crown - a worldwide Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament where the best teams and brightest stars fight it out for glory and a $4.25m total prize pool. From London to Copenhagen, Austin to Sao Paulo to the Middle East, BLAST Premier travels the globe. Broadcast around the world in 135 territories to over 200m households, our Moments are enjoyed at serious scale.
What we offer
Once in a lifetime opportunity to join the development of a global esports company and be part of a fast-moving organisation that already has made a substantial footprint in the world of esports.
An energetic work environment with fantastic colleagues with headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and an office in London, UK.
An informal workplace with a high degree of flexibility and freedom with responsibility.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.
Kids are the future, go spend time with them.
Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.
Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.