Data Editor (Casual) – Unterföhring

Department: Opta Data Editorial

Job Title: Data Editor (Casual)

Reports to: Data Editor

Location: Unterföhring, Germany

Hours of Work: Casual (10-40 hours during football season)

JOB PURPOSE (SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?)

Stats Perform are looking for a casual data editor to join the editorial team in Germany. The role will be based in Unterföhring (Munich).

As a member of the data editorial team, you will use your extensive sports knowledge in combination with the Opta database to produce facts and stats packs for commentators and production staff, as well as producing live content during sport events broadcasted.

This is an entry-level opportunity for people seeking to work in the rapidly growing sports data industry. The role might require weekend and evening work.


HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Produce and check editorial facts & commentator packs
  • Answer editorial requests during the week
  • Provide Customer Support (monitoring) in live situations
  • Live support during games for production staff and commentators of our clients


DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS (DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?)

  • Ability to speak and write fluently in German and advanced in English
  • A broad knowledge of German and European football (mainly Bundesliga, Bundesliga 2, Champions League and Europa League teams)
  • Knowledge about Swiss football, Handball, Tennis, Formula 1 is also desirable.
  • Ability to produce data-focused content to a high standard and work to tight deadlines. Accuracy is paramount.
  • Understanding of how raw data can be turned into compelling insight and shareable content.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is essential.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to the changing demands of the role.
  • Must be able to work in a team and be prepared to learn on the spot and use initiative.
  • Patience, common sense and the ability to learn quickly are key attributes to this role.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technology is vital.
  • Ability to fit the needs of football schedules, so evening and weekend shift work are to be expected.

You can apply for this role by sending your CV and Cover Letter in German to dl-chefredaktion@optasports.com