Video Editor – Reach Nationals

Video Editor

£Competitive + excellent company benefits

Reach Nationals are looking for an experienced video editor to join their team. Within this role you will source, edit and produce video content to complement editorial pieces across our national digital sites and apps (Mirror, Express and Star)

This role will be predominately home-based, with some office working (London, Canary Wharf)

So who are we?

You might not have heard of us, but we have probably met without you even realising it. Reach plc is home to the UK and Ireland’s most iconic digital platforms, magazines and newspapers. From the Mirror,Daily Star, Daily Express and OK!, to our regional titles such as the Liverpool Echo, BirminghamLive and of course, the Manchester Evening News (plus lots more), our brands and the stories we cover are as varied as our people. We help all kinds of people share experiences through our stories, because we believe this is what makes us human. Oh, and we should probably also mention that with a monthly readership of 47 million people, Reach is the largest commercial publisher in the UK. At Reach, not only will you feel better understood, you will also feel you understand other people better too.

What will the role involve?

  • Responsible for sourcing, verifying and editing clips to accompany top performing stories across the three brands
  • Sourcing and pitching video led stories to editors
  • Maintaining brand safety guidelines across all content
  • Editing/subbing clips before they are uploaded to ensure compliance and the highest editorial standards across the video team
  • Monitoring analytics to ensure daily targets are met/exceeded
  • Filming and producing original content, both on demand and live
  • Regularly contributing ideas and pitches to drive the video project further
  • Constantly monitoring social media for breaking stories and reaction
  • To read all the major global new websites and form a thorough knowledge of competitors

Who are we looking for?

  • Will have previous professional experience as a Video Editor previously before, ideally within an editorial setting but this isn’t essential.
  • You will be confident with software such as Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Audition desirable
  • Experience of reversioning content for multiple platforms (website and social)
  • Knowledge of video formats and experience of filming on a range of professional cameras
  • Understanding of social/web-analytics platforms inc. Crowdtangle, Google Analytics and Chartbeat
  • Knowledge of video vendors and agencies across the landscape of the industry
  • Able to source and verify video inc. breaking news content
  • Understanding social media trends/audiences

What can we offer you?

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday per annum when you join. After three, five and ten years’ service with Reach, you’ll accrue one additional day of annual leave
  • Enhanced Maternity, Partner and Shared Parental Leave benefits
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Share save scheme
  • Simply Health Cash Plan
  • A brilliant induction and learning hub
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Technology purchase scheme
  • Car purchase scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lots of high street discounts
  • Huge focus on Diversity & Inclusion. We have launched 6 networks to drive diversity at work and an inclusive environment, and to give you a voice. We hold panel events with internal and external guest speakers, and provide some really useful resources.
  • Huge focus on your wellbeing. Free wellbeing apps and confidential coaching support, with access to free healthcare advice and counselling (available to your and your immediate family members who live in the same household). Some services are available 24/7 via call and live chat.

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Job Information

Job Reference: 009656_1636389725
Salary: Negotiable
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Media
Job Locations: London
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Reach, Reach Plc
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