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Assistant Producer/Director, Branded Content

  • IMG
  • Chiswick Park, Chiswick, London W4, UK
  • 17/11/2023
Full time Producer / Production

Job Description

Who We Are:

At IMG, our Studios business use content and technology to power the world's passion for sport, working with global clients including The Premier League, The R&A, DP World Tour, Euroleague Basketball and Major League Soccer. We've built Europe's best-connected broadcast centre at Stockley Park, London, distributing 35,000 hours of content globally and creating some of the world's best sporting coverage. Our facilities include four broadcast studios, fifty edit suites and a multitude of radio, podcast, dubbing and VFX facilities, with specialisms in remote production and carbon reduction thanks to our Green to Screen initiative. Whether it's live coverage, archive, highlights, social media, branded content or feature films, we give the audience a front row seat to the best sport in the world.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.

What You’ll Do:

IMG is looking for an experienced and motivated Assistant Producer/Director who will be servicing a high-profile client account and delivering multiple branded & editorial content films of various duration. You should bring strong storytelling skills with an eye for real creative flair both in editing and in filming.

The productions will mostly centre on editorial short form formats; therefore the ability to compose, write and sub-edit scripts that are concise and well informed, to a tight deadline, will be a key requirement for this position.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a fixed-term contract role until the end of 2024 and will be based at Chiswick Park, with requirement to regularly work from our office in Stockley Park, Uxbridge too.

Key Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

Working with the department’s Directors, Series Producer, Producers, and Executive Producers, you will be accountable for the following:

  • To assist the Directors, Series Producer, Producers and Executive Producers in all editorial aspects of the programmes as required.

  • Conducting story research and fact checking.

  • Researching, sourcing and clearing archive material.

  • Supervising editing in conjunction with the Directors, Series Producer and Producers and/or unsupervised.

  • You may also be required to source contributors and find locations.

  • To log and review rushes and select suitable material for editing.

  • To set up shoots and direct single camera shoots, as well as conduct interviews with contributors.

  • Responsible for preparation and co-ordination of shoot Risk Assessments as appropriate

  • To supervise and help train more junior members of the team as required e.g. Researchers and Junior APs.

  • Responsible for adhering to compliance guidelines for broadcaster/clients as appropriate.

  • You will be required to work weekends/unsocial hours and travel internationally to recces and shoots.

You Will Have The Following Strengths:

  • Previous experience as an Assistant Producer or Junior Assistant Producer

  • Good general knowledge and enthusiasm of sports, with particular emphasis on key sporting disciplines such as Equestrianism, Tennis, Motorsport, Yachting and/or Golf

  • Experience of logging rushes and selecting material for edits

  • Experience of supervising edits, particularly for short form programming

  • Experience of writing scripts, particularly for short form programming

  • Experience of directing single camera shoots, sourcing and interviewing contributors

Our Vision – Power the World’s Passion for Sport. Our Mission – Be Vital. Work as one.

Our Values:

• We are BOLD and not afraid to take risks.

• We are PASSIONATE and proud of our legacy.

• We are DYNAMIC and constantly evolving.

• We are AUTHENTIC and human.

• We are UNITED in our pursuit of excellence.


  • Income protection

  • Life insurance 

  • Private medical insurance      

  • Pension contribution 

  • 23 days holidays inclusive of bank and public holidays

  • Dental insurance         

  • Green car scheme       

  • Season ticket loan       

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Subsidized office canteen       

  • Free breakfast

  • Free on-site parking at Stockley Park office

  • Eye Care           

  • Endeavor Wellness - lunch and learn events

  • EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) - range of practical and emotional support services

  • Dependent care - 5 days subsidized emergency child, pet, elder care        

  • Critical Illness cover    

  • Financial Wellbeing    

  • Health Cash Plan         

  • Subsidized gym membership / Class-pass      

  • Health Screening         

  • Will Writing     

  • Dynamic office environment with great people!       

  • Regular team and company networking events/celebrations             

  • Access to free tickets to sporting and entertainment events

The Process:

We appreciate the time take to apply for the role and your recent interest in IMG. We will review all applications and be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, due to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

  • Tele/Virtual Interview – up to 30 mins with member of talent acquisition team

  • 1st stage interview - Virtual– Producer and Series Producer

  • 2nd stage interview –Producer and Production Manager

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.