Wex Photographic, Technical Editor - Pro Video

London (City of)
12 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time


Wex Photographic is seeking an expert in pro video to expand and diversify our output. As comfortable in front of the camera as behind, the successful candidate will become the face of our content offering on the pro-video side of the business

He or she will attend and report from events and launches; conceive and create content streams to reach new audiences; expand our community of professional contributors; and stay up to date with industry developments. In return, we are offering a competitive salary package and the opportunity to work in a thriving environment that values creativity and embraces change.


Increase awareness of the Wex brand by producing and syndicating great content for the pro-video side of the business.

Primary objectives

  • Expand and diversify our content output across multiple channels
  • Expand our network of contacts and contributors in the pro-video market
  • Increase social following and engagement
  • Increase blog traffic and video views
  • Raise the profile of the Wex brand within the pro-video industry

Key accountibilities

  • Create engaging blog and video content for pro video, covering reviews, advice, thought-leadership, masterclasses, profiles, news and more
  • Attend national and international trade shows to network, produce content and report via social media
  • Develop and manage a new network of specialist contributors to diversify our content offering in the pro-video space
  • Generate ideas for new content streams, especially video, that will drive awareness of the Wex brand among professional filmmakers
  • Shoot, edit, star in and upload short videos
  • Create, manage and grow a Vimeo Business account for Wex Pro Video
  • Oversee the pro-video side of our social media channels to deliver a stream of engaging content, highlight product promotions, advertise Wex events and maintain high editorial standards across all communications
  • Contribute to pro-video copy for use across the site and our external communication channels, including emails, brochures and catalogues
  • Attend Wex events to meet our customers and offer expert advice
  • Attend manufacturer events to keep up-to-date with relevant product releases and news
  • Work with third parties on external competitions and sponsorship opportunities
  • Undertake such other duties as may be directed and are commensurate with the level of the post

Scope of the role

There are two Technical Editor positions in the company, with one focusing on the stills side of the business and the other on pro video. The successful candidate will be the go-to technical expert for pro-video content and will be called upon to advise colleagues in other departments.

The successful candidate will accept and solicit inputs from across the business, interacting on a more-than-daily basis with peers in Marketing, as well as Corporate, Commercial, Sales, Customer Service and Web teams.

Key relationships

  • Maintenance and development of a network of filmmakers, technical writers and presenters for written content, videos and events
  • Maintenance and development of business relationships with Events, Corporate, Commercial, Sales, Design, Part-Ex and Web teams
  • Maintenance of working relationships with relevant external agencies


Experience and qualifications


  • Qualified to Degree level or equivalent
  • At least two years’ experience working on a filmmaking title/website or in a similar role within the ecommerce/marketing sector
  • Fluent in English with an excellent standard of written and verbal communication
  • Technical video know-how and understanding of the market
  • Enthusiasm for social media and an understanding of networks and trends
  • Videography, editing and video-presenting skills
  • A strong networks of industry contacts
  • A confident, gregarious manner and a predilection for self-promotion
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise multiple projects
  • Diplomacy and the ability to maintain relationships with colleagues and contributors across multiple locations
  • Creativity and decision making, coupled with the ability to thrive in a friendly, energetic environment that values integrity and embraces change


  • A photographic/video-production qualification
  • Experience of Wordpress and/or a CMS

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