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Assistant Video Editor/Producer


Based: London Tenure: Full time, permanent Salary: Salary £22,000 -£26,000 (depending on experience) Benefits: Annual leave of 28 days (including 8 public holidays) increasing by 2 days each year; 1 personal day per year; additional paid leave over Christmas Home working one day per week (after completion of 6 month trial period) Cycle to work scheme Employer contributory pension increasing for each year of completed service Comprehensive private health insurance plan Position overview This is an exciting opportunity to join the Environmental Justice Foundation's Film Unit team as an Assistant Video Editor/Producer. This role will work across all of EJF's campaigns to produce the films that underpin and support our campaigns and advocacy work. It is a unique chance to work with an international leader in environmental protection and human rights. About the Role This is a creative and challenging role that demands proven experience and skills to deliver on ambitious plans. You will be assisting the Film Unit in all aspects of the post-production process and should have experience in producing visual content, primarily the development of short films from ideas, scriptwriting and editing. Camera operating skills would also be desirable and for the right candidate, there may be the opportunities to shoot new material. As well as producing content you will be expected to assist in the promotion of EJF's visual content through a variety of means from social media through to international film festivals. In addition you will be expected to maintain the organisation of EJF's digital assets and manage sales of film and photographs. The successful candidate must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time and be willing to take direction and edit according to prescribed needs and within tight time-scales. Key Tasks Selecting highlights from rushes and compiling clip reels from trip footage Producing high-quality, engaging 1st edits for social media, events and screenings Archiving, logging, proxy-creation and organising incoming footage and stills Preparing graphics, text, subtitles in multiple languages, and making amendments following feedback Processing and archiving stills and uploading to the Digital Library with tags Drafting scripts for voiceover Directing and recording voiceover sessions Assisting Video Producers in managing day-to-day activities to streamline the post-production process Various fact-checking, research, proofreading tasks Experience operating cameras on location About the successful candidate You enjoy research and understand the fundamental need for attention to detail and factual accuracy You have a passion for storytelling through editing and presenting visual material to diverse audiences to secure their understanding and support for EJF's campaigns You are able to deliver agreed outcomes on time and on budget, at times managing multiple projects and tight deadlines and you are able to prioritize your workload You are entirely comfortable taking direction and feedback, working in a team, with equal ability to work independently, taking initiative and responsibility You're creative with a keen eye for good design You can comfortably work across all video styles from documentaries to social media explainers, interviews to event edits Necessary Skills Highly proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro Comfortable with Audition, After Effects, Lightroom and Photoshop Comfortable working with a variety of codecs and formats A strong understanding of editing workflows and file structuring Must be highly organised, technical and have a keen eye for creative detail Knowledge of social media trends and formats Ability to work to tight deadlines and produce multiple cuts for varied audiences at short notice An interest and understanding of the environmental campaigning landscape Desirable Skills Experience using InDesign and Illustrator Experience using Handbrake, MPEG Streamclip Design, VFX or motion graphics experience Sound mixing and colour correction Second language skills Documentary/journalistic experience

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Assistant Video Editor/Producer




£22k - £26k pa





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