You will:
• publicise the work of the Community Trust and the Football Club’s support for other good causes using the club’s official media platforms and external media
• contribute to the club’s communications strategy to ensure that the work of the Community Trust and other good causes are a prominent feature and priority
• liaise with key club staff to organise regular first team and academy player appearances at club community events
• work with the Head of Community to create an annual communications and event plan.
• plan and attend Community Trust events to generate digital content
• maintain and enhance the Community Trust’s social media presence, in conjunction with the club’s official social media platforms
• film, edit and upload video footage for use within the club and Community Trust’s digital platforms
• attend all Wigan Athletic first team home fixtures to promote the work of the Community Trust and other Club initiatives.

You will:
• GCSE English grade A to C (or equivalent)
• Proven experience of using video, photo and audio equipment to produce creative and innovative content
• Experience of filming with high spec HD camera equipment
• Experience of using a variety of social media platforms to deliver key messages and measurable outcomes
• The ability to write accurately and concisely
• The ability to travel independently to from different club locations and events.
• Self-confidence and ability to work accurately under pressure
• Ability to use own creative initiative but also work well within different teams and settings
• Ability to prioritise workload


Here at Wigan Athletic Community Trust, we are on an exciting journey. If you would like to be part of our journey and have a passion for our football in the Community, then we want to hear from you.
We offer:
• A Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave
• X2 complimentary tickets to all home league fixtures
• Career development opportunities
• Free onsite parking

Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 20th April 2022

To apply please head over to our website and complete our application form as we don’t accept CV’s. Please return your completed application to [email protected] or by post to HR, Wigan Athletic, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ.

The company is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

The company is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The group recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.