Content Creator (Video) - FloGrappling at FloSports

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FloSports Inc. is seeking to hire a video content creator for FloGrappling.

The ideal candidate has a pulse on what content will resonate within the community and takes pride in bringing them to life through video content. If you’re a savvy idea-generator who knows jiu jitsu inside and out, we want you to join our team.

Candidates must have a nose for compelling storylines and an insatiable desire to win. We’re looking for someone who won’t settle for second-best, no matter the situation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create great video content from the idea phase to publishing.
  • Spotlight the top athletes and personalities in your sport with interesting stories.
  • You'll travel around the world to create amazing coverage of live events. You'll interview the athletes and tell the biggest stories of each event.
  • You will work with your team in content creation meetings, brainstorming to come up with plans that attract readers and makes them want to stick around for more. You'll listen to your audience and adjust your plans accordingly.
  • You will be capable of handling multiple content projects at once because you're a multi-tasking machine. You can be relied on.
  • You'll be a news hound, staying on top of every story and news item unfolding in your sport to ensure you provide comprehensive coverage to the jiu jitsu community.
  • You'll make sure the content you create is in line with our unique voice and brand guidelines.
  • You'll be a social media influencer, actively participating in your community while marketing the content you create to those who seek it.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • You are an authority on the sport and obsessive about staying on top of the latest developments.
  • You don’t just have the basics of video down, you can shoot high quality jiu jitsu action, and know how an interview should look.
  • You are proficient in video editing (Final Cut, Premier, Avid) and know how to put a quality piece of storytelling together.
  • You can interview anyone: from the youngest youth grappler to an ADCC Champion. You know the questions that our community wants answered and asks them.
  • You love the feeling of breaking news before anyone else, but you also understand that being right is more important than being first.
  • You are organized. You know how to prioritize your time. You manage multiple projects with ease.
  • You are creative and analytical. You enjoy coming up with unique takes on stories and refuse to do something that has been done before. You thrive on taking an idea and making it a reality.
  • You work well with management, but you’re also capable of doing stuff on your own.
  • You wake up each day looking for a win. You can't wait to create new ideas and then execute them to perfection. You are competitive and driven to be the best

DESIRED:

  • Highly organized, self-motivated and adaptable to change
  • Knowledge of HTML, photo editing tools (e.g. Photoshop, Pixelmator) and MS Office
  • Knowledge of AP Style is preferred
  • Knowledge of video editing tools (Final Cut, Premier, Avid)
  • You have a bachelor's degree from a four-year college

WHO WE ARE:

Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ sports in the US and abroad. FloSports’ vision is to finally give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home.

HOW WE DO IT:

We are the CEOs of our own work and are accountable for the tasks and responsibilities assigned to us. We take pride in creating the content that fans love. We row in the same direction and work together on our common vision. We build and strengthen our relationships through teamwork and respect. We embrace challenges, ask questions and are allowed to fail as long as we learn. We are passionate about building tribes and communities worth belonging to. We are innovative, curious, and have an appetite for making things better. Does this sound like you? Apply Today!

OUR BENEFITS:

  • Recognized as one of 2020’s Top Workplaces by the Austin-American Statesman
  • Competitive and comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Peace of mind through company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • 401(K) company match
  • Progressive parental leave policies
  • Flexible paid vacation and work environment
  • Hack-a-thons
  • Free laundry service for all positions that require travel
  • Bring your dog to work- everyday!
  • Stocked snack bar, catered lunch and breakfast tacos every week
  • Modern and collaborative office environment

 


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Technology we use

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Location

Located in East Austin next to Friends and Allies brewery, East Ciders and the Austin Bouldering Project!

An Insider's view of FloSports

What’s the vibe like in the office?

If I had to describe our office vibe I would definitely say team oriented, upbeat, fast paced, entrepreneurial and rooted in passion. Working with colleagues who were former athletes or who are die hard fans of a particular sport is so much fun. Every employee here approaches their role as a member of a team, with one objective, to win!

Melissa

Executive Administrative Assistant

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We needed an Android app and I had the opportunity to become an Android engineer. Not only have I learned a ton but I get to impact the experience of many users with everything I do.

Peter

Sr. Software Engineer

What does career growth look like on your team?

I love working at FloSports because I am constantly challenged and have endless opportunities to grow. Employees are encouraged to punch above their weight and take on responsibilities that will further their careers.

Mark

Corporate Controller

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Here are three things that work for me! Give notes that point to outcomes, not fixes. Be a problem umbrella, not a problem funnel, to remove distractions from the creative process. Ask the team, "are you excited about this piece yet?" and keep encouraging them to push it further until they are.

Ray

Chief Content Officer

What makes someone successful on your team?

At FloSports, we carefully test and measure changes to our platform. Successful members of our team excel in identifying potentially high impact opportunities, and working closely with their fellow team members to put them to the test. Then, they analyze and learn from the test results, always using data as their guide.

Anne

Sr. Director, Product

What are FloSports Perks + Benefits

FloSports Benefits Overview

Our Benefits:
Competitive and comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans*
Peace of mind through company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance*
Pet Insurance
401(K) company match
Flexible, uncapped paid vacation*
Progressive parental leave policies*
Discounted gym memberships (nation-wide)
Flexibility around where and when you work*
Hack-a-thons, lunch and learns and other special events
Free laundry service for all positions that require travel*
Access to a comprehensive and company-paid employee assistance program for all employees and their families
Bring your dog to work- every day!
Premium branded SWAG
Stocked snack bar
Catered lunch and breakfast tacos every week
Modern and collaborative office environment

*Depends on position

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Flo culture committees: FloFun plans social events and activities FloImpact organizes community outreach FloReward is focused on reward and recognition initiatives FloGrow advocates for learning/
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
FloSports has a dedicated group of employees who focus on diversity and inclusion. This includes two senior executives, our COO and our Head of People Operations.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
FloSports recognizes the need to build a company that seeks out, embraces, and celebrates our individual differences, ideas, and talent. We start this process with our recruiting processes.
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Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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