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Video Editor

Vacancy Reference
VE/D/FR/UK-R1
Position Title
Video Editor
Type
Full-Time
Duration
Permanent Full Time Contract (after successfully completing a 6-month probationary period)
Hours
35 hours per week
Based at
Other (See Description)
Salary
£27,000 - £30,000 per year (dependant on experience)
Notes

Location: We have two offices - in Nottingham and in Whitechapel, London.

The Role:

Are you a talented creative looking to make a difference in the world? Do you want to join a friendly and supportive fundraising team where your contribution can literally save lives? If you answered yes, then we have the ideal job for you!

As Video Editor, you will be a key member of the Digital Team, responsible primarily for creating engaging and persuasive digital assets to increase brand awareness and drive conversions. Reporting to the Digital Manager, you will work closely with the Digital Marketing Executive and in collaboration with the Creative Team from creative ideation through to the production of digital assets. 

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate experience in producing creative assets, including videos and graphics for digital marketing and social media (for platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and the Google Display Network amongst others).

You will be a gifted storyteller and have creative flare, with proven ability to produce scroll-stopping creatives that grab attention and drive action. You will be passionate about the humanitarian sector and committed to serving Muslim Hands' purpose of fighting poverty and sustainable development.

Application Process: 

  • Please send an introductory email telling us why you are suitable for the role
  • The email must include your CV and 3 samples of recent work
  • Subject line of the email should be “Video Editor/Graphic Designer” and then the applicant’s name
  • Please note your application will not be considered if you don’t send examples of your latest work or a cover letter
  • The closing date is 7th February 2022
  • Interviews will take place as and when suitable candidates are identified
  • The start date will be ASAP thereafter

Notes:

  • Strong applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold an online interview with Muslim Hands. Therefore, please familiarise yourself with Zoom, Team Link, MS Teams, and Skype.
  • Muslim Hands reserves the right to end the application procedure early should the right candidate be found ahead of the closing date.
  • Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates, so if you have not heard from us by the closing date, your application will have been unsuccessful.
Job Posted
10/01/2022
Deadline for Applications
07/02/2022

Position Summary

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing high-quality, engaging creative assets for digital marketing platforms including social media, YouTube, Google and website
  • Pro-actively participating in creative ideation, video planning, scripting, storyboarding and shot lists
  • Managing all stages of video production including, pre-production, production, and post-production
  • Supporting the development and execution of the digital marketing strategy
  • Keeping ahead of the latest content trends and features
  • Creating tailormade content across multiple social media platforms to increase engagement with the brand across the digital landscape
  • Aligning work output with brief requirements
  • Working together with other content creators such as the designers to deliver consistency in the creative brand across our social campaigns
  • Shooting content on location/ in studio as and when required
  • Supporting content creation for social media and TV as and when required
  • Working alongside the Creative Manager to deliver a brand video strategy
  • Organising and maintaining all files and the asset library

Skills and Experience:

  • BA in related field (Media Studies, Film Making, Graphic Design) with 2 years of professional experience
  • Digital asset production including video production and editing, motion graphics and graphic design
  • Knowledge of how to make great content for digital marketing, across a variety of channels and formats
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Premier, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Shooting live-action and camera skills
  • Ability to contribute to the full creative process from developing ideas to producing content
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ideally, an understanding of third sector audiences
  • Creative thinker, articulate and persuasive and able to communicate operational initiatives and outcomes
  • Experience in designing brand content for web, desktop and mobile

Personal Qualities:

  • You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change
  • You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience
  • You are a team player, willing to collaborate and get involved in all aspects of a digital marketing campaign, from inception to post-production
  • You are able to accept and act upon constructive feedback
  • You have a genuine interest in digital marketing and the latest digital trends as well as a desire to help others through your work
  • You are self-motivated, driven, and accountable, with an ability to navigate ambiguity

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to demonstrate current eligibility to work within the United Kingdom
  • Must be able to provide a valid DBS certificate (issued within the last year) when requested by Muslim Hands; OR Undertake to provide full cooperation for Muslim Hands to perform a DBS Check at the required level appropriate for this / similar role

General Expectations:

  • To undertake all tasks and duties in an effective, efficient, transparent and wholly accountable manner
  • To demonstrate Muslim Hands’ values and ethics in own working practices, approach and conduct
  • To support fundraising activities from time to time, including committing to partake in approximately five live TV Appeals during our peak periods
  • To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by your Line Manager
  • To promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands policies, procedures and professional practices
  • NB: This job description is illustrative and non-exhaustive in scope. The post-holder may be required to undertake any reasonable tasks as and when required by Line Manager from time to time, to reflect the changing needs of the organisation.

About Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands is a faith-based international relief organisation, based in the UK and working in over 40 countries worldwide. The Head Office in Nottingham and a fundraising team in Whitechapel London; occasional travel between the two locations. 

Muslim Hands UK is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our team during an exciting period of growth and change as we have ambitious plans to grow our activities by 2025.

Muslim Hands is an NGO that is at the forefront of delivering live saving aid and emergency relief to those who need it most, as well as building long-term solutions that help the needy and impoverished worldwide.

The fundraising team is young, diverse and dynamic and is set up to deliver and turn around tasks efficiently in a fast-moving sector. We thrive on new and creative ideas, always keeping the needs of our donors first and foremost.


How To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter by email to vacancies@muslimhands.org.uk or by hard copy to our address.

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Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.