Graphics Sub-Editor

22 Jul 2021
07 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.


This is an exciting opportunity for a hard-working, creative and passionate sports fan to join the Graphics Team at Sky Sports News. A Graphics Sub-Editor performs a crucial role in the channel's daily output, providing our customers with innovative and informative graphics content."


What you'll do:

  • Work closely with Production teams and be responsible for the channel's on-screen graphics content, including the Hub Video Wall
  • Work with the team of designers to create innovative Hub scenes and bespoke full-screen graphics
  • Contribute story ideas, produce full-screen graphics and promotional content
  • Write scripts for presenters to accompany graphics and promotional material
  • Be responsible for the Breaking News Ticker and be reactive to Breaking News stories in terms of graphics requirements
  • Perform shifts updating the foot of screen Headlines stories
  • Ensure all content on the channel's Side Panel is up to date
  • Work on Soccer Saturday and Soccer Special shows where required

What you'll bring:

  • Excellent knowledge of a wide range of sports
  • Familiarity with Sky Sports News and other Sky Sports channels
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines within a live newsroom environment
  • Be a fast-learner and a great team player
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Sound editorial judgement
  • Basic understanding of OFCOM rules and regulations around compliance

Team OverviewSky Sports NewsWe shape sports news, bringing fresh, creative and innovative ways of telling stories to our customers. Our multi-platform approach means we reach a diverse group of customers across a wide range of platforms.


The Rewards:There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:


  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you'll work:Osterley:Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.


On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


Inclusion:We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.


At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.


And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.



Why wait?Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.


To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.


Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.


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