Assignment Editor, Sport - Mexico City (15906)

Mexico City
Editorial – Editorial /
Full-time /
The Sports Assignment Editor plans and executes our sport coverage across many different leagues and teams. You will be working directly with the Director of Operations and Senior Manager of Assignments & Operations along with other assignment editors to continue delivering on our current commitments and growing our coverage, everything from a one-off single day event to a multi-week event spanning multiple cities and venues. You’ll work closely with our staff of 30 photographers and our hundreds of freelance photographers and editors. You exhibit professionalism and have a proven track record of maintaining a client-focused perspective, representing the company with your strong presentation and public speaking skills in both English and Spanish.

Your Next Challenge:

    • Plan and execute event coverage, start to finish. This includes planning, credential requests, event creation, photographer relations and league/team relations.
    • Continue to build our photographer relationships, old and new.
    • Work to grow our coverage where possible.
    • Compile and provide analysis of data regarding coverage and usage.
    • Represent the company in your local market.
    • Utilize strong communication skills both within our company and to external contacts.
    • Develop partnerships with various industry related organizations and athletes.
    • Foster relationships in a strong team environment internally and externally.
    • Participate in mentorship of other team members and industry professionals. 

What You'll Need:

    • The ability to stay organized.
    • You are fluent in English and Spanish. Ability to speak Portuguese will be appreciated.
    • Background in and well-established relationships within the industry working with and for different organizations including sports leagues, public relations, teams and organizations.
    • A minimum three years’ experience in the industry.
    • Strong/expert/masterful sense of editorial integrity as defined in our Editorial Standards
    • Ability to work weekends when needed.
    • Possess superb people skills.
    • Equivalent undergraduate degree or requisite experience.
    • The ability to travel, domestically and internationally, at times. This includes a valid passport.
    • Bring a perspective on underrepresented communities and strive to provide diverse content to broaden representation shown through visual arts.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with heavy use of Excel/Word/Outlook.
    • Proficiency in Photoshop/Photo Mechanic (Photography/image editing are not a requirement but a plus.)
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