Editorial Lead, Sports Content Operations - AMP Video

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200204021
Summary

Summary

Posted: Nov 3, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200204021

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entir...Summary

Summary

Posted: Nov 3, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200204021

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it.

We're growing and urge you to apply. We believe the role would place you in a highly-energized environment with some of the most talented creative individuals in the industry where you would be inspired to share your years of experience along with providing extraordinary support for the team.

This is a call to all sports fans! The Apple Media Products (AMP) Sports Content Operations Team is responsible for ensuring the accuracy, quality & discoverability of all sporting events available within the Apple TV App.

As a member of the sports editorial operations team, you will use your knowledge of all things sports to help us build a better customer experience for our diverse set of sports fans around the world. Whether we're evaluating live sports data, researching and analyzing statistics, or tracking milestones and interesting storylines for push notifications, our team lives and breathes sports all year long.

We are seeking a hardworking, passionate, and results-oriented individual to join our Sports Content Operations Team. This team is responsible for creating and sending compelling push notifications to Apple TV Sports fans. Additionally, you will, support and mentor a team of high-performing Sports Professionals. You will use your industry experience, critical-thinking skills and deep passion and interest in Sports to help us create and share potentially memorable moments with our customers. A significant component to the role is working with Business, Editorial and Engineering Teams to execute a first class sporting experience.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of combined experience in the sports media and technology industries.
  • Well versed in major US and International sports content, live broadcasting, schedules, and general sporting event knowledge.
  • A deep understanding and passion for sports, teams, leagues, storylines, and statistics.
  • Strong writer with an understanding of proper grammar. Experienced in sports writing and/or editing across multiple digital mediums, with knowledge of multiple sports and sports history.
  • Excellent research skills with an eye toward applying statistical data to product enhancements.
  • Adaptable to rapidly changing requirements, comfortable with ambiguity, decisive and willing to lead and own the hard calls. Ability to handle multiple projects and thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Extraordinary attention to detail, impeccable follow-through, and ability to see how the details fit into the big picture of a global product.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across multiple audiences, including internal teams and external partners.
  • Capable self-starter who is dedicated and demonstrates creative and critical-thinking abilities and problem-solving skills.
  • Deep familiarity and passion with the Apple ecosystem of services and hardware (Mac OS X, iOS, Apple Music, iTunes, App Store, iBooks, Podcasts, iTunes U, Trailers, Apple TV, etc.)

Description

Manage a contingent workforce watching live sporting events while tracking storylines and statistics across multiple US and international leagues.

Partner with colleagues to shape and create compelling copy and sports-related editorial for live sports push notifications and internal communications.

Analyze, research, and verify accuracy of content and statistics for editorial projects and an overall enhanced sports experience.

Report on KPI's cross-functionally with multiple teams and ensure timelines and deliverables are met.

Manage and adjust scheduling and allocation of staff resources around upcoming live sporting events.

Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams to ensure that the overall vision for the sports experience is being executed.

Work closely with contingent workforce fielding questions and reported issues, develop courses of action, establish and document standards and guidelines for managing several projects.

Maintain and improve workflows, ensuring efficiency and quality of the work while recognizing and acting on opportunities such as process improvements and tool enhancements.

Proactively communicate relevant scenarios in real time to domestic and international business, editorial, and engineering teams as well as other key stakeholders.

Additional Requirements
May need to work, at times, outside of standard business hours
May need to provide on-call support during off hours

Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent industry experience

Additional Requirements

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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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