A rare opportunity to join McLaren Racing’s content team, shooting and delivering a wide range of content for multiple teams and channels, from Formula E to Formula 1.

McLaren is looking for a creative content creator with a passion for creating original content with the purpose of engaging millions of fans around the world.

You will report directly to the Content Production Manager, supporting the planning and production of photo and video content across multiple series. You will also work closely with the Social Media Manager and Digital Manager to ensure content is delivered to channel owners in a timely manner.

McLaren is a fast-paced and high-performance environment, and the nature of racing on weekends and working in the digital space means working in unsocial hours. We also have a fun, supportive and diverse environment where our people are given autonomy and opportunities to not only develop as people, but to also grow your skill base and develop into world-class practitioners.

Your team

You will be part of the content arm of McLaren’s Digital team, working under the Content Production Manager and alongside a team of skilled content creators.

Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for the hands-on shooting of dynamic photography and video content, working closely with the teams and drivers across multiple series including Formula E, Extreme E, Formula 1, IndyCar and esports.
  • Shooting and editing content which demonstrates an understanding and consideration for our fans on our channels including, but not limited to, TikTok, Instagram and the McLaren App.
  • Responsible for ingestion of footage into our digital asset management system (DAM).
  • Create video content in accordance with the overarching digital strategy, as well as objectives, house style and tone of voice, with a particular focus on short form trending content
  • Editing content to a high standard for a range of formats and across a breadth of digital and social media channels. 
  • Working flexibly and efficiently to produce high-volume content, often turning around edits on location in a timely manner. 
  • Involvement in content planning and brainstorming for upcoming races and non-track activity, helping to feed in disruptive creative concepts. 
  • Project management of shoots, including set up and operation of kit and equipment, and content requests across busy race weekends.

Your storyMinimum 2 years’ experience shooting photography and video to a high standard for a large brand. Ability to edit content with impeccable attention to detail using the Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, and After Effects.Experience of working to tight deadlines and in a highly pressurised environment.Experience in producing short and long-form content.Proven track record of ideating and delivering engaging and disruptive content. Strong communication skills and time management.Experience of collaborating alongside other content creators.A strong interest in social media and understanding how to engage fans through video across multiple platforms. Extreme high attention to detail to ensure the quality of output is reflective of our premium brand.Solid organisation and prioritisiation skills to ensure the delivery of multiple projects.Strong copywriting and proofreading skills for accurate subs.

What can McLaren offer?

We strive to provide a fun, innovative, collaborative and open culture where everyone’s input is welcome, and everyone feels part of our achievements. We work hard to create a culture of continuous improvement and support this with a proactive approach to management and personal development.

McLaren Racing is based at the iconic McLaren Technology Centre on the edge of Woking. Our large campus includes a gym, swimming pool, restaurant and indoor and outdoor break-out areas, as well as direct access to park land. MTC is connected to Woking mainline station via regular shuttle buses, from which London Waterloo is a 32min train ride.

We encourage hybrid working patterns to give you options to balance your home life and hobbies with your work, and offer a comprehensive package of benefits including private healthcare, car schemes, life insurance and generous pension contributions.

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