Press Association, Senior Video Producer

Location
London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
27 Apr 2018
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Press Association, the UK and Ireland’s leading news agency, is currently looking for a Senior Video Producer to edit and film informative, exciting video for our customers across a range of diverse channels including; News, Sport Entertainment, Lifestyle, Real Life, Tech and Motoring.

You need to be a digital native who understands the kind of content that is widely viewed and shared online.

Having the imagination to come up with innovative production treatments to make our video stand out is key, as is knowing how to get video from breaking news stories onto customer sites as quickly as possible.

You will have good grammatical and technical skills, with proven experience in editing to a high standard using Adobe Premiere, you will also need to have a sound understanding of Adobe After Effects.

You will be able to demonstrate experience filming on a range of cameras including the Canon XF 205 and C100 or similar. You will also have professional experience with a video content management system.

Organisation and accountability is key, while you will work with the Head and Deputy Head of Video to prioritise the day's output, you will also be required to manage the video desk’s production tasks in their absence and help oversee the work of the Video Producers on the desk.

You will and play a key part in customer communication when required, including email alerts and responding to queries, ensuring their needs are met quickly and efficiently at all times.

The role requires shift and weekend work.

Key skills

  • Experience creating content for online video audiences
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Proven ability to edit quickly and to a high standard using Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Proven filming skills using a range of cameras including the Canon XF 205, C100 or equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, particularly in news, sport and entertainment
  • Strong grammatical accuracy
  • Good knowledge of social media and understanding of the importance of UGC and viral content


To apply, please send covering letter including salary expectations, showreel and CV by completing the application form below.

Closing date:
27 April 2018

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