Video Editor

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • 18/08/2022

BBC Studios

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

The Video Editor will develop and deliver digital content, ensuring that it achieves the highest creative and editorial standards, delivers on time and on budget, with adherence to BBC guidelines.

The role is focused on short-form video production for BBC Studios’ Factual Entertainment brands including, but not limited to Top Gear, Strictly Come Dancing, BBC Food, and more. A primary focus of this role will be managing the supply and publishing of digital video content to branded channels (including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok and Web).

The role will also help execute genre campaigns for BBC Studios brands.

Role Responsibility

  • Provide in-house editing for digital programme clips, compilations and promo reels.
  • Produce distinctive video content for a variety of digital platforms using specialist production skills.
  • Develop and pitch ideas for multi-platform video content.
  • Ensure content reflects our diverse audiences and emerging industry trends.
  • Archive rights checking and channel management of video assets, along with administration of metadata, annotations and usage policies.
  • Monitor performance of content assets, deriving insights from the data available to optimise and improve future asset creation.
  • Work effectively with other departments, suppliers & partners (internal & external) ensuring the BBC maintains excellent relationships throughout.
  • Seek improvements in content production to develop efficiencies in working practices.
  • Work within BBC compliance policies, including Editorial guidelines, referring on matters of potential controversy.
  • Work with brand, creative and production teams on delivery and execution

The Ideal Candidate

  • A proven background in video content creation and creativity within a digital space.
  • A proven background in the automotive space, or working with automotive brands.
  • Experience in post-production procedures with knowledge of standard software.
  • Strong editorial sense and ability to develop content ideas.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to identify improvements.
  • Proven ability to work with editing software such as Premiere Pro.
  • Experience of video platforms and analytics tools.
  • Experience working to tight deadlines and managing key stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to prioritise a conflicting workload efficiently and to maintain standards of accuracy and attention to detail when working to deadlines or changing priorities.
  • Ability to establish effective short and long term relationships with a wide range of people, talent, partners and agencies.

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