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

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Description

Role purpose and overview
The Telegraph needs thoughtful and creative video journalists to join our growing audio-visual storytelling unit on a short-term contract basis (circa 3 months).
This role would involve a combination of video edit production (80-90%) and on-location filming (10-20%). The role will involve a shift pattern of early, late, day and weekend shifts.
We are proud to have won Video Team of the Year at The Drum Awards for Online Media 2021. In addition to this, we have recently reached a huge 2 million subscribers on YouTube.
Our commitment to inclusion
We want you to feel you belong here and welcome candidates from all backgrounds.
We have a number of internal networks that are totally inclusive and open for anyone to join. These include internal inclusion networks covering employees from ethnic minority backgrounds, working families, LGBTQ+, disabilities and long-term conditions, gender, wellbeing, and women in tech.
Your wellbeing is paramount, so we have trained over 100 Mental Health First Aiders in the last two years to help support our employees. We’ve also signed the Tech Talent Charter, and are committed to driving greater inclusion and diversity in tech.
Key responsibilities
  • To be across our various sources of video content, including agency feeds and social media, hunting for the best video stories.
  • To react quickly to breaking news, sourcing relevant video content or working with our partners to do so.
  • To script, edit and produce short-form video content to provide our platforms with best-in-class visual storytelling.
  • To self-shoot films on location, including interviews, short features and mini-documentaries.
  • Basic operation of our own in-house studio facilities - camera operation and basic lighting/vision and audio mixing.
  • To source, edit and deliver content and all associated metadata in a fast and efficient manner while maintaining excellent editorial standards.
  • To distribute video articles effectively in The Telegraph’s CMS including writing text to accompany video files and curating video stories in correct article pages.
  • To frequently construct and deliver complicated creative edits to tight deadlines using multiple editing tools like Adobe Premiere and After Effects.
Key skills
  • To be across our various sources of video content, including agency feeds and social media, hunting for the best video stories.
  • To react quickly to breaking news, sourcing relevant video content or working with our partners to do so.
  • To script, edit and produce short-form video content to provide our platforms with best-in-class visual storytelling.
  • To self-shoot films on location, including interviews, short features and mini-documentaries.
  • Basic operation of our own in-house studio facilities - camera operation and basic lighting/vision and audio mixing.
  • To source, edit and deliver content and all associated metadata in a fast and efficient manner while maintaining excellent editorial standards.
  • To distribute video articles effectively in The Telegraph’s CMS including writing text to accompany video files and curating video stories in correct article pages.
  • To frequently construct and deliver complicated creative edits to tight deadlines using multiple editing tools like Adobe Premiere and After Effects.
The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.
We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.
For more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website.

Skills Required

  • Video Content
  • Audio Mixing
  • Lighting
  • Camera Operation
  • Adobe Premiere

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