Video Producer

Job Details

Location

London, Chalfont, Remote

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

Number of Positions

1 Position

Job Description

Do you want to produce beautiful video around the world in unique places? 

Do you want to work with real purpose, creativity, and trust? 

Do you want to pitch and produce your own content series? 

Then this might be the role for you. 

BFBS Creative set up five years ago as a start-up within a charity – the British Forces Broadcasting Service. Our vision is to be the go-to creative agency for the armed forces, MOD, and wider government.  

We also produce our own documentary series that you can watch here.  

We can truly offer you work like no other in a supportive, encouraging, and entrepreneurial environment.  

You will need to visit our Chalfont Grove headquarters to store footage and pick up equipment but you can base yourself from home or our central London office.  

International travel is required as part of this role. The team have recently visited Belize, Iraq, Cyprus, Falklands, Romania, and Bahrain.  

We have great benefits like -  

Support for flexible working 

Employee assistance programme 

Dedicated mental health first aiders and full-time wellbeing lead 

Health insurance  

Staff networks around belonging, wellbeing, and environmental issues 

Our own apiary and honey on site in Chalfont!  

To apply please send us a portfolio of your video work and CV to [email protected]

JOB DESCRIPTION – Video Producer 

Post - Video Producer 

Line Manager - Senior Video Producer 

Summary of Duties 

Producing high quality video content for our commercial clients and homegrown content 

Day-to-day Responsibilities :-

  • Planning, pitching, and producing short and long form video

  • Shooting, editing, and evaluating video content 

  • Producing paid-for content for commercial clients 

  • Running training sessions in video production techniques 
  • Keeping up to date with the latest digital trends 

  • Evaluating the performance of your team’s video content and adjusting your strategy to fit with what our audience is interested in 

  • Working with other managers within the content team on future goals and team strategy 

  • Occasionally taking part in commercial pitches to clients 

  • Taking part in creative workshops internally 

  • Identifying opportunities for both commercial and homegrown content 

PERSON SPECIFICATION – Video Producer 

Experience - 

ESSENTIAL - 3+ years producing digital video  

DESIRABLE - Experience producing video internationally and / or in a defence environment 

Qualifications - 

ESSENTIAL - Experience producing video professionally matters more than precise qualifications 

DESIRABLE - Journalism or media qualification 

Skills & Aptitudes/ Personal Qualities - 

ESSENTIAL -

  • Creative 

  • Entrepreneurial 

  • Data-driven 

  • Leadership 

  • Awareness of impact of actions on wider team/company 

Knowledge - 

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere 

  • Comfortable using a range of cameras including DSLRs 

  • Able to set up shoots with lighting and sound equipment  

  • An understanding of social media and digital trends 

  • How to manage multi-camera shoots 

  • How to manage and direct video producers 

DESIRABLE - 

  • Knowledge of After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, or Illustrator 

  • Drone operation 

  • Understanding of digital analytics 

  • Experience delivering training 

 

Circumstances - 

ESSENTIAL - Willing to go through security clearance 

ESSENTIAL - Empathy for the armed forces