Video Editor | Manchester | Salary Dependent on Experience

UNILAD are looking for a Video Editor to join their creative team in Manchester.

Launched in 2014, UNILAD is one of the biggest global platforms for breaking news, shareable and relatable content. A social powerhouse established by millennials for millennials we are proud to have amassed a Facebook following of over 15 million fans, 30 million monthly unique visitors to the website and over 1.5 billion video views a month.

The Video Editor will be responsible for curating raw video content and editing it into finalised video footage that is tailored for maximum impact across social channels and mobile platforms.

The role will be fundamental in the post production process; focusing on digital technology and specialist computer software i.e. Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Material will include genuine camera footage, dialogue, graphics and the occasional special effects.

Working closely with Editors, Producers and Videographers, the Video Editor’s skills and dexterity will determine the delivery and output of the final product, so experience working within a digital media environment, such as television programmes, feature films, music videos and advertisement, is imperative. Also a strong understanding of social, especially Facebook video, is essential and understanding how users digest different forms of video on different social networks.

Your work will be seen by millions of people every day. We want someone who is proud of their work and constantly strives to discover ways to make it better.

Job Function:
– Understanding the UNILAD audience and style of video content
– Overall digital editing of digestible, informative, serious and humorous videos for a variety of UNILAD verticals.
– Maximise efficiency around the video process, organising your time accordingly and have a firm understanding of how long projects will take, communicating with video team efficiently.
– Invent new editing styles, and implementing said ideas.

– Technical proficiency in Adobe systems – mainly Premiere Pro, After Effects and basic Photoshop knowledge
– Previous experience within a digital media organisation is prefered but not essential
– 1+ years producing/editing video
– A strong & diverse portfolio of work
– Strong understanding of social media and audience development
– Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
– Comfortable with being in a start up; a fast paced environment, working out of hours when required and being self-motivated and a fast learner.

To apply, please include:
– CV
– Portfolio
– Cover Letter
– 3 examples of videos you have seen on Facebook that you admire and why – specifically what about the editing stands out.

Please email [email protected] and include the job you’re applying for in the subject line.