Videographer & Video Editor


Job ID: #32220

Videographer & Video Editor

Scotland Perth

£28,000- £30,000

The Recruitment Bunker are recruiting for a Videographer & Video Editor based in Scotland. 

As a talented and creative Videographer & Video Editor with a strong focus on social media, you will be responsible for crafting visually engaging and compelling video content for the public sector optimised for various social media platforms. 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

  • Videographer & Video Editor
  • Salary – £28,000- £30,000
  • Pension
  • Holidays: 33 Days (including Bank Holidays)
  • Location – Scotland Perth

Company Overview

Operating as a leading privately owned collection of diverse companies, our clients operate throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK. The multi-disciplined group has grown organically over the past 50 years and specialises in market sectors including automotive manufacturing, construction, technical consultancy, composite manufacturing, property investment, land development, mechanical services, heating, plumbing and electrical services, renewable technologies, software development and internet of things. 

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 as a Videographer with the ability to also carry out Video Editing
  • Knowledge and understanding of the social media industry and how to attract a following via content within the sectors of construction, heating, plumbing, electrical services, and renewable technologies
  • 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

  • Experience of working within the public sector is desirable but not essential
  • 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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