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French Canadian Language Commentator - London, United Kingdom

Job Details

  • Department:Production Operations
  • Job Title:French Canadian Language Commentator
  • Reports to:Head of Production Operations
  • Location:London
  • Hours of Work:Freelance

 

 

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

DAZN are looking for experienced French Canadian Commentators to provide live full match sports commentary for a number of events, including Football, Tennis, Basketball and US Sports. The candidates must have previous experience of broadcast commentary both onsite and off tube.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?

% of role

Providing broadcast standard commentary in French Canadian on top tier sports events.

33%

Researching and providing accurate and insightful information during commentary for every game.

33%

Able to provide commentary both alone and with a co-commentator if needed.

33%

   
DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?

Skill Level (out of 4)

Experience in commentating on sports events in French Canadian language and live conditions.

4

Minimum 2/3 years of experience in sports journalism.

3

Knowledge in TV/Radio skills.

3

Must have excellent sport knowledge and be able to provide analysis.

4

Confidence in taking direction from live producers in match.

4

 

 

THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….

Sports Commentary skills.
Working under a deadline pressure or in live conditions.
Excellent knowledge of sport in both Europe, US and Worldwide.
Previous experience in researching and sourcing information on teams, players and matches ahead of each game to be incorporated into commentary.
Good communication with other team members.
Integrity and trust.
Excellent broadcast and commentary contacts within the industry.

 

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand.  With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.  DAZN has the ability to play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

DAZN is currently available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group.  Visit http://media.dazn.com/en/ for more information.

 

Find out more about our brands and what we do at www.performgroup.com

 

Now that you’ve made the effort to read about this great opportunity, please send your CV and Cover Letter to the email of Danielle Carey (Head of Production Operations)

Remember to review more fantastic opportunities on our careers page and start your adventure at Perform!

 

 

Apply Here – danielle.carey@dazn.com