21 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Film Director, Film Editor
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Fast, dynamic and exciting, GLAMOUR has always been an innovator in the magazine market.  Now publishing across all digital platforms, with enormous social growth and live events in the mix, GLAMOUR is the destination for today’s millennial audience in the UK.  This is a rare opportunity to be part of the team bringing the digital and social-first GLAMOUR to life and to work closely with the top brands in the beauty, fashion and luxury marketplace.
GLAMOUR is looking for a dynamic and experienced Director/Editor to join their busy in house video team working across both editorial and branded content.
The successful candidate will have Directed and Edited a variety of short form content and worked on projects from ideation to delivery. They will have a good understanding of the Millennial market and understand GLAMOUR’S needs as a beauty first, digital title.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Drive the creation of the highest quality original creative content and narratives
  • Help pitch creative ideas regularly and in response to briefs
  • Build and develop a strong external network of freelancers, agencies and directors to cover our various commissioned works. Be aware of market prices and negotiate and challenge where necessary
  • Run a detailed and comprehensive planning schedule alongside Producer and establish a critical path and workflow to project manage end-to-end video production
  • Support on production of all shoots when needed
  • Ensure visual quality and accuracy of details are paramount throughout
  • Ensure brand is always represented in the most appropriate manner through all assets created
  • Define, manage and develop projects on schedule and within budget alongside Producer
  • Manage multiple video jobs at the same time from concept, hiring, project planning, directors (if appropriate), casting, and post-production
  • Lead on set as Director
  • Produce detailed storyboards and shot lists for all shoots
  • Communicate all creative needs to Producer and crew
  • Edit content alongside permanent Editor.
Essential Skills & Requirements
  • An experienced, director and editor with a strong knowledge of high-end beauty and fashion, editorial and branded content
  • A proven track record and comprehensive knowledge of video production for multiple platforms, with technical knowledge of production, video formats and editing
  • A brimming contacts book of global directors, production and crew, aligned to the standard of the GLAMOUR brand
  • A strategic thinker with a strong knowledge and understanding of the global digital state of play of video
  • Highly self-motivated, problem solver and willing to go the extra mile
  • Ability to excel within the dynamic demands of a rapidly growing company
  • A proven track record in high-level creative concepts particularly in the beauty, fashion for both editorial and branded content
  • Experience of working with creative and commercial teams and managing expectations all round in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiastic and organised team player ideally with experience within an office environment
  • Experience in working with video publishing platforms such as YouTube, IGTV, Facebook and Twitter
  • Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Apple Colour or other grading suites
  • Experience with subtitling, music licensing and ideally some motion graphics
  • Knowledge of cameras and lighting kit.

Skills Required

  • Film Directing
  • Film Editing

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