Commissioning Editor Motorsports

Media & Broadcast
Full Time
Red Bull Media House is an award-winning, globally distributed multi-platform media company on a mission to inspire with ‘beyond the ordinary’ stories - both direct-to-consumer and through partnerships. With a focus on sports, culture and lifestyle content, Red Bull Media House offers a wide range of premium media products across TV, mobile, digital, audio, and print. Red Bull Media House produces and licenses a broad selection of global live broadcast events, compelling and inspirational local storytelling with original short and long-form programming as well as feature films from around the world.

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Areas that play to your strengths: (all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)

Lead Motorsports Content Strategy

In this role, you’ll work within the Motorsports audience team to identify opportunities and commission strategic, distinctive content which can entertain and grow our audience in this area. You’ll devise the year-long, cross platform content strategy that will deliver this potential and communicate content needs on a rolling basis. Moreover, you’ll set the engagement and reach targets for the Motorsports audience verticals.

Commission & Manage Content

You’ll be the drive of all Motorsports content, commissioning social, live, short-, mid- and long-form content. You will identify format and content needs, define scope and priorities, manage the motorsports content budget, work with production teams to deliver distinctive, inspiring and meaningful content and define the Red Bull tone of voice in Motorsports to engage our audience. Additionally, you’ll manage the Motorsports Editor, responsible for feature text and still image stories and news content output, with focus on and finding synergies with The Red Bulletin and Speedweek.

Networking and Collaboration

Working closely with other teams, you will ensure strategic content is developed and produced in line with the content and network needs. You’ll collaborate with in-house and third-party producers, Development, Live and Communications and Marketing teams on a regular basis. You will help develop content expertise in Motorsports content for all markets by working with country counterparts, ensuring a consistently deep knowledge of the scene and subject matter. To monitor traffic, content performance and adjust the strategy, you’ll work closely with Programming and Analytics.

Your experience includes: (Proven performance in)

  • 10+ years’ experience in a mature media market
  • Degree in Communications, Media, Journalism or similar
  • Exceptional editorial skills in Motorsports
  • Outstanding storytelling skills with a passion for entertaining, creative content
  • Digital, social, TV content creation, production and activation
  • Content strategy and commissioning
  • Knowledge of audience analytics and development, with the ability to analyse and sensibly use data
  • A great reputation and contacts in the field of Motorsports
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • A structured, organized and reliable project manager
  • Confident, self-starting decision-maker and problem-solver who is also a team player
  • Fluent in English (and ideally another European language)

We are looking forward to receiving your online application!


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