Edward Bains

Edward Bains

Video EditorLondon, United Kingdom
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Edward Bains

Edward Bains

Video EditorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Video producer & editor with 6 years experience creating video content for web and social media in fields such as tech, fitness, recruitment, higher education and viral media. Skilled in all stages of the production process, with an in-depth knowledge of the marketing landscape. Currently looking for either permanent, contract or freelance opportunities. edwardbainsvideo.com
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    Hinterview 2021 Wrap Video
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  • Going Out: An LGBT Nightlife Documentary
    Going Out: An LGBT Nightlife DocumentaryThe Stonewall Riots began at an inn. The LGBT liberation movement was founded in the bars, pubs and clubs. Yet today, these venues find themselves threatened by a multitude of different pressures, from redevelopment and rising rents, to restrictive licensing laws and the rise of dating apps. In the past decade, as much as half of London’s LGBTQ venues have been shut down. Take a journey through the gay nightlife of London and Manchester in this documentary and discover how these clubbing scenes
Work history
    Video Content ProducerGravitas Recruitment Group
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    My main duties involve filming and editing video content on a range of topics including... Networking events with corporate clients Staff events & socials, including our Office Olympics, boat parties, end-of-year conference, Christmas, Halloween & other holiday-related festivities etc Internal films to promote our company incentive programmes, which include holidays abroad, lunch clubs, 12 Days of Christmas prize draws and other seasonal schemes. Internal recruitment films to promote jobs & careers at Gravitas Staff training videos Client, candidate and staff testimonials Animated brochures and other client-facing materials I carry out all stages of our video production process, including inception, storyboarding & scripting, arranging & directing shoots, filming, interviewing, post-production as well as publication and marketing. Other roles within the business include: Developing our marketing and content strategy and planning and implementing campaigns Designing logos, graphics, posters, banners and documents Writing blogs, newsletters, internal communications and web copy Managing social media accounts, scheduling daily posts and recording social media analytics Working with third party agencies and freelancers and reviewing and editing their work Assisting with the organisation and marketing of events including creating invites, banners & other promotional materials, managing EventBrite pages, taking photos and providing social media coverage.
    Junior Video EditorBrave Bison
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    I edited multiple videos daily for a range of our owned-and-operated social media video channels including VTRND (14 million followers) and Meow! (700k followers), as well as for corporate clients such as Rolex and Ericsson, across platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. Videos varied from 3-5 minute video articles, mini-documentaries and compilations, to memes, gifs & 3D virtual reality clips. My most successful video was viewed over 4.5 million times. Other duties included: sourcing viral video content off the internet, managing social media channels and responding to messages and comments from followers, recording and reporting analytics and using data to drive our creative process, dealing with copyright issues, scheduling content, contributing to design and branding etc. I set up the company's first account on (at the time) up-and-coming social media platform 'TicToc', with one of our first videos going viral and receiving over 1 million views, and we got to over 17,000 followers in less than a month. I have extensive experience working with a range of social analytics tools including Tubular Labs, Crowdtangle and Hootsuite.
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  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Wordpress
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Premiere Pro
  • Dslr Photography
  • Facebook Marketing
  • Video Editing and Publishing
  • Twitter Campaign
  • Videography
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content
  • Digital Creative
    MA Journalism and Documentary PracticeUniversity of Sussex
     - Brighton, United Kingdom
    BSc BiologyThe University of Manchester
     - Manchester, United Kingdom