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CURRENT OPENINGS

ASSISTANT PRODUCER
(FOOTBALL DOCUMENTARY)

Whisper is a leading global production company, specialising in sports, unscripted and branded entertainment.

Our diverse team of over 250 team members work in offices across the UK and beyond, producing top level sports such as Formula One, UEFA and The Paralympics, as well as branded content, prime-time documentaries and entertainment quiz shows for a raft of broadcasters.

In 2023 Whisper won a BAFTA and was nominated for an International EMMY. It’s co-owned by Sony Pictures Television and is a seven-times Broadcast Best Places to Work.

We are looking for an Assistant Producer to join our documentary team working on a football documentary for a major SVOD.

The role would suit an experienced AP with a passion for football who is able to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of the genre including the nuances of individual players / managers / relationships within the sport.

An AP who is used to working in a fast-paced environment, have forward planning experience and experience working on location with creative, technical and editorial strengths.

The role will be split between the London office (4 days per week) and on location in Saudi Arabia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the production team both in the UK and Saudi Arabia
  • Deep understanding of and passion for football internationally
  • Ensure all content is of a first-class standard, thoroughly researched and factually correct, exceeding the needs and expectations of viewers
  • Capability to organise and forward plan filming internationally, including sourcing and scouting locations, liaising with contributors and fixers.
  • Work effectively with other departments, clients, and broadcasters (both internal and external)
  • Ensure that output complies with Whisper’s editorial, technical, design and accessibility standards, whilst always working to the company’s Health and Safety policy

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working on fast turnaround SVOD sports documentaries.
  • Forward planning location experience including location finding and working closely with fixers to arrange on the ground logistics.
  • Ability to write clear and concise field notes and feed them back to Producer in a timely manner
  • Strong research techniques and the ability to verify the accuracy of material
  • Passion for, and knowledge of international football
  • Ability to work collaboratively and clearly with the wider production and senior management teams
  • Understanding of the budgeting and resources required to deliver varied projects including completing expenses.
  • Understanding of the importance of a multi-platform workflow and delivering to digital audiences
  • Experience with complex workloads, consistently prioritising and delivering to deadlines, reacting positively to changes and conflicts
  • Strong communication, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Experience maintaining multiple production projects in both an organisational and editorial sense
  • A demonstrable level of creativity with the ability to bring a fresh new approach to creating engaging and evolving output
  • The ability to shoot on Sony cameras would be a bonus but not essential
  • Experience working in Saudi Arabia, and the ability to speak Arabic would be a bonus, but not essential.

Working Days: You will be required to work from the Kew Offices in London for a minimum of 4 days per week. For on location work, this role will require a degree of flexibility and weekend working. You will be expected to work with the team to plan a schedule based on production requirements. Whisper offers the option of flexitime hours. When weekend work is required, DOILS will be provided.

Location: Whisper’s Kew offices but you will be required to work In Saudi Arabia on location at times.

Dates : 4th March 2024 to early June 2024

Salary: Based on experience

Application Closing: TUES 27TH FEB

How to apply: Please upload your CV on the link below, and tell us in your own way why you are the right candidate for this role in your cover letter.

https://thewhispergroup.bamboohr.com/careers/106

DEAF DISABLED & NEURODIVERGENT TALENT, PARALYMPICS, VARIOUS ROLES

Whisper is a leading global production company, specialising in sports, unscripted and branded entertainment. Our diverse team of over 250 team members work in offices across the UK and beyond, producing top level sports such as Formula One, UEFA and The Paralympics, as well as branded content, prime-time documentaries and entertainment quiz shows for a raft of broadcasters.

In 2023 Whisper won a BAFTA and was nominated for an International EMMY. It’s co-owned by Sony Pictures Television and is a seven-times Broadcast Best Places to Work.

We are looking for deaf, disabled and neurodivergent talent in various roles across both editorial and technical to join our Paralympics Team working both in Paris and Cardiff.

We have openings for the following roles

EDITORIAL ROLES:

  • Location Producers
  • Producers
  • Assistant Producers
  • Junior APs
  • Researchers
  • Runners
  • Gallery PAs
  • Vision Mixers
  • Floor Managers

TECHNICAL ROLES:

  • Resource Managers / Unit Managers
  • Vision Sups
  • Vision Guarantees
  • Vision Engineers
  • Sound Sups
  • Sound Guarantees
  • Sound Assistants
  • Camera Guarantee
  • Camera Ops
  • Riggers
  • MSE Ops
  • MCR Ops

We are holding a recruitment event for disabled talent at our Cardiff Office, Whisper Cymru, from 5pm until 8pm on Weds 27 March 2024.

Virtual opportunities will also be available for those who are unable to attend in person.

To apply, please send your CV and tell us in your own way why you want to work on the Paralympics by Mon 11 March, to getinvolved@whisper.tv

MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Chapter 3 Graphics works on some of the biggest sporting events in the world, including Wimbledon, The Paralympics, Formula One, Formula E, UEFA, Women’s EURO, International Cricket, Sail GP, NFL, as well as on a raft of entertainment shows and branded content. Our designs can be seen across a range of award-winning shows and on broadcasters such as BBC Sport, SKY, Channel 4, ITV, Channel 5, TNT Sports and more.

At Chapter 3 Graphics, we believe in telling the best story that can be told. If you want to engage global audiences and elevate entertainment through cutting-edge motion graphics and design service solutions – then we want to hear from you!

We’re looking for a motivated and ambitious Motion Graphic Designer, to join our busy design studio based in Kew, West London. The post would suit someone who is self-motivated, has a passion for sport and a desire to stretch their creative muscle on a daily basis. Your showreel will demonstrate creative flare, passion for art and design and show desire to create beautiful and distinctive work.

This is an exciting time to join C3G. We have a number of exciting sports projects in the pipeline for 2024 and our client base is growing rapidly.

Chapter 3 Graphics, part of the Whisper Group, is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities.

THE DAY TO DAY

  • Designing motion graphics for live sport and entertainment events for broadcast including Title Sequences and On Screen Presentation graphics packages.
  • Delivering high quality, breath-taking, creative motion design.
  • Working autonomously and as part of a team to come up with engaging concepts, create style frames, storyboards and animation exploration.
  • Working with clients, taking briefs and inputting on concepts and ideas.
  • Take an important role in ensuring that all deliverables align with production and brand guidelines.
  • Designing to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining a high standard of work within a fast-paced environment.

YOUR SKILLSET / EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years industry experience, with previous experience at Motion Design level.
  • Background in TV / broadcast / Film industries and live events, with experience of the sports industry.
  • Experience of working on projects from end to end directly with clients.
  • Strong skills in motion design and typography.
  • Excellent knowledge of After Effects and the Adobe suite is essential.
  • Experience in Cinema 4D and understanding of Redshift / Octane.
  • You may also have experience/knowledge of any of the following: Unreal / Blender / X-Particles / Nuke or bring an interest to learn.

WHO ARE YOU?

  • Passionate about sport and design, driven by a desire to create beautiful and distinctive work
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including some weekends on sporting events
  • Happy to work a hybrid of 4 days in the office, 1 from home
  • Enthusiastic about new challenges and developing your skills
  • Hard working, self-motivated and ambitious.
  • Obsessed about the detail and have a passion for delivering quality work whilst meeting deadlines
  • A team player
  • A kind human

WHAT WILL YOU GET?

  • A 6 month contract initially (with a view to extending)
  • Experience working on a diverse range of projects
  • A supportive working environment that values balance, creativity, innovation, and personal growth
  • Opportunities to expand your skill set
  • Competitive salary
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata’d Jan to Dec)
  • Lieu days will be given for any days worked over a five-day week
  • We offer the option of flexitime hours subject to project requirements

Base: Kew, London

Start: March

Application closing date: Mon 4th March

How to apply: Please upload your CV on the link below and tell us in your own way why you are the right candidate for this role in your cover letter.

https://thewhispergroup.bamboohr.com/careers/108

ARCHIVE RESEARCHER
/ ASSISTANT PRODUCER
(FOOTBALL DOCUMENTARY)

Whisper is a leading global production company, specialising in sports, unscripted and branded entertainment. Our diverse team of over 250 team members work in offices across the UK and beyond, producing top level sports such as Formula One, UEFA and The Paralympics, as well as branded content, prime-time documentaries and entertainment quiz shows for a raft of broadcasters.

In 2023 Whisper won a BAFTA and was nominated for an International EMMY. It’s co-owned by Sony Pictures Television and is a seven-times Broadcast Best Places to Work.

We are looking for an experienced Archive researcher or AP to join our team working on a football documentary for a major SVOD.

This post would suit a researcher/AP with a a demonstrated experience in sports archive research and clearances for a variety of terms within a fast-turnaround SVOD production.

A passion for football is key, with an ability keep up with the ever-changing landscape of the genre including the nuances of individual players / managers / relationships within the sport.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Researching archive and experience of clearing for a variety of terms.
  • Work as part of the team in our sports documentary unit.
  • Deep understanding of and passion for football internationally
  • Ensure all content is of a first-class standard, thoroughly researched and factually correct
  • Helping negotiations and communication with archive vendors and houses in order to purchase suitable archive to include within documentary.
  • Work effectively with other departments, clients, and broadcasters (both internal and external)

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working on fast turnaround SVOD sports documentaries.
  • Experience researching relevant material and / or stories for use in a series.
  • Passion for, and knowledge of international football
  • A good knowledge of sport personalities, and storylines within the genre
  • Strong research techniques and the ability to verify the accuracy of material
  • Strong knowledge of Whisper’s editorial guidelines and broadcaster compliance policies, or a willingness to establish this quickly
  • Ability to work collaboratively and clearly with the wider production and senior management teams
  • Understanding of the budgeting and resources required to deliver varied projects including completing expenses within a timely manner.
  • Understanding of the importance of a multi-platform workflow and delivering to digital audiences
  • Experience with complex workloads, consistently prioritising and delivering to deadlines, reacting positively to changes and conflicts
  • Strong communication, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Experience maintaining multiple production projects in both an organisational and editorial sense
  • A demonstrable level of creativity with the ability to bring a fresh new approach to creating engaging and evolving output 

Working Days: Full time and you will be required to work from the Kew Offices in London for a minimum of 4 days per week. You will be expected to work with the team to plan a schedule based on production requirements. Lieu days will be given for any days worked over a five-day week.

Whisper offers the option of flexitime hours. When weekend work is required, DOILS will be provided.

Location: Whisper’s Kew offices, but you will be required to work on location at times.

Dates: 11th March 2024 – early June 2024

Salary: Based on experience

Application Closing: MON 4TH MARCH

How to apply: Please upload your CV on the link below, and tell us in your own way why you are the right candidate for this role in your cover letter.

https://thewhispergroup.bamboohr.com/careers/107

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