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Media Manager

The Yacht Week

London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract: Part Time
  • Applications close: 1 April 2017
  • Website: www.theyachtweek.com

Posted on 4 March 2017

Media Manager at The Yacht Week

The Company
The Yacht Week is a series of immersive sailing experiences happening in 8 different destinations around the world. What started out as a flotilla of only 25 yachts in 2006 has now grown to over 13,000 guests from 70 nationalities sailing 1,300 yachts in 2016. In essence: we’re expanding at a rapid rate and we need talented, passionate individuals to help us grow sustainably and keep our creative charm.

The Role
We are dedicated to creating engaging video content that is already being viewed by millions of people and are looking to develop our entrepreneurial team, marketing department and media team to the next level.
We’re looking for someone to assist the Creative Director and media team in executing and managing brand defining content that will sit across our platforms. You will be overseeing and art directing groundbreaking, thought provoking content that shapes the tone of The Yacht Week.
You will be working with our trusted film-makers and photographers on a range of projects therefore we are looking for someone with strong project management skills, can keep to tight deadlines, come up with creative solutions to problems and loves a challenge.

Duties
Book photographers and videographers for the summer months
Manage elements of video production covering budgets, timings and production
Work with our creative team to manage all incoming media enquiries
Be the on-site point of contact for any and all public relations activities
Manage any media-related matters on-site in Croatia for a period of at least three months
Work collaboratively with the media team and keep them motivated on-site
Write your own creative briefs and deliver high quality photography/film projects for our content calendar

Requirements
A genuine passion and knowledge of photography and film
Have a good understanding of lighting, composition and event photography
Strong editing skills and understanding of editing softwares
Be outgoing and have the ability to lead the direction of filmmakers onsite
Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent
Experience in managing creatives
Well-travelled, social and curious
Very proactive with a strong work ethic
Excellent written and oral communication
A thorough working knowledge of Excel
Fluent in the English language
Right to work in the United Kingdom
A team player who’s willing and excited to be at any of our events

Work environment
In the name of creative flexibility, the role will be part-time in our London head office from April through to June and then be based in Croatia for the duration of summer and potentially one other TYW destination. ETV will not sponsor Visa applications. As such all applicants must have right to work in London.