Automotive Video Editor

Job ID: #32286

Automotive Video Editor


£ Competitive / Negotiable DOE

The Recruitment Bunker are recruiting for a multiple Video Editors based in Coventry. 

As a talented and creative Video Editor with a strong focus on social media, you will be responsible for crafting visually engaging and compelling video content optimised for various social media platforms for the Automotive Industry. Your expertise in video editing and understanding of social media trends will play a crucial role in enhancing our online presence and engaging our target audience.

Overview of the Role

  • Automotive Video Editor
  • Salary – £ Competitive / Negotiable DOE
  • Holidays: 33 Days (including Bank Holidays)
  • Pension
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Location – Coventry

Company Overview

Our client is a branding and marketing agency for luxury and lifestyle brands. They create inimitable brand identities, compelling marketing campaigns, and creative content to transform the brands of today into the icons of tomorrow. With energy, passion, and imagination, our clients fresh and creative approach captivates audiences and drives commercial success.

The client now has some of the UK’s most exciting automotive brands in-house, including automotive platform Mr JWW, and a collection of luxury automotive brands, including some of the most well-known worldwide.

Role Responsibilities

  • Video Editing Short Form: Edit and assemble raw video footage into captivating, attention-grabbing short-form portrait orientation videos suitable for different social media platforms (e.g., Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter).
  • Video Editing Long Form: Edit and assemble raw footage in to longer form videos for YouTube – the ability to progress a story through the edit, correctly identify the right B-roll to apply to a given scene. Identifying unnecessary shots and the confidence to cut footage not important to the story. Proficient in cutting to music.
  • Content Ideation: Collaborate with the media and marketing teams to brainstorm and conceptualise video ideas that are on brand and engaging.
  • Social Media Optimisation: Ensure that video content is optimised for each platform, considering factors such as aspect ratio, video length, captions, and platform-specific best practices.
  • Stay Updated on Trends: Stay abreast of current social media and video trends, constantly seeking innovative approaches to keep content fresh and competitive.
  • Work with the production and marketing teams to maximise all videography for your audience
  • Be a fully collaborative member of the Production Bunker team, attending regular meetings and contributing ideas
  • Stay relevant by understanding the latest social media and digital trends and developments

Essential skills

  • 3+ years of experience within Video Editing
  • Knowledge and understanding of the automotive social media industry and how to attract a following via content
  • Proficient in Video Editing Software: Demonstrated expertise in using industry-standard video editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve).
  • Social Media Savvy: In-depth knowledge of various social media platforms and their video requirements, trends, and best practices.          
  • Time Management: Efficiently manage video editing projects to meet tight deadlines without compromising on quality.
  • Communication: Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with across teams and incorporate feedback.
  • Portfolio: A diverse portfolio showcasing previous video editing work, especially with a focus on social media content
  • Must have IDLR/Full Rights to Work in UK – Sponsorship or Work Permits will not be accepted/ provided.

Desirable skills

  • Motion Graphics and Effects: The ability to Incorporate motion graphics, text overlays, animations, and special effects would be a welcome skill.
  • Video Analytics: The ability to monitor the performance of video content on social media channels, analyse viewer engagement, and use insights to improve future content strategies would be a welcome value add.

Please note we do not provide sponsorships to those who require it and will only accept applications from those who have full rights to work in the UK with no restrictions and IDLR/Full Settlement status. Please provide status on applications.

Our inclusive workplace welcomes and values all candidates from all backgrounds, we believe that diversity enhances our ability to innovate and serve our customers effectively. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create an environment where everyone feels respected, supported, and able to bring their authentic selves to work. If you require any reasonable adjustments to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

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