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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | Virgin Media Television
Virgin Media Television
Senior Video Editor - Sports
Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24
Date Posted:
11th September 2018
vmtjobs @ virginmedia.ie

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Job Title: Senior Video Editor – Sports

Responsible To: Head of Sport

Liaison With: Programming, production and technical employees, on air talent, sports organisations, external stakeholders including rights agencies and sporting federations, broadcast agencies and/or other broadcasters.

Main Purpose of Job

The senior video editor will be responsible for editing pictures and sound to support relevant, quality television sports content, and the production, management and delivery of cutting edge sports video content across multiple platforms of the Virgin Media Group including digital and social media channels.

Main Tasks of Job

  • To drive content visually, in terms of style and structure, with high professional standards, consistent with the style and editorial content of Virgin Media and its audience.
  • Preparing content for broadcast, producing quick turn-around highlights of sports events and working closely with production teams on various programme briefs.
  • To work collaboratively across all sports events and output liaising with technical operatives in the areas such as playback and graphics.
  • Manage and organise archive of video/media assets.
  • Stay up-to-date with new technological advances in the space.
  • To work closely, when required, with other areas of the business, including broadcast and operations, content, including programming, publicity and digital teams.
  • To engage and embrace Virgin Media social media and digital channels to promote Virgin Media sports programming.
  • Implement video production process improvements — constantly seeking out new efficiencies in workflow

The above list is not exhaustive. You will be expected to perform duties as necessitated by your changing role and the overall business objectives of the company, as directed.

Employee Specification


  • Experience of working on major sporting events/tournaments.
  • Excellent video editing and strong post-production ability with a minimum of 6 years’ experience using Avid Media Composer.
  • Non-linear video editing and rendering/encoding for a wide spectrum of specifications and file formats.
  • Strong editorial judgement and a passion for sport, in particular rugby and soccer.
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Great project management and prioritisation skills with high work standards.
  • A thoroughness in attention to detail and an ability to internalise feedback and incorporate into future projects.
  • Ability to use and engage in social digital media to promote content.
  • An expectation of working outside normal office hours.
  • Proficient in colour correction, audio mixing and mix downs.


  • Up to five years’ experience in digital media/broadcast production.
  • Up-to-date in both existing and emerging trends in video and graphic design.
  • Awareness of the latest technologies to deliver the highest quality cost-efficient programming.
  • Experience of creating graphics and animations using Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Highly self-motivated with experience working in a fast paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and CV to vmtjobs @ virginmedia.ie by 17th September 2018 and include ‘Senior VT Editor’ in the subject line.

Virgin Media Television is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply Now / Email: vmtjobs @ virginmedia.ie

Deadline: 17th September 2018


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