Social Video Creator- Role Description
Do you love creating video content? Do you have a passion for the world of advertising and branded content? Do you want to make a real impact in the next role you choose? Are you prepared to think for yourself, get your hands dirty and learn new skills in a fast paced environment?
Mattr Media is a London based video content agency on a mission to help brands tell stories that well, matter. Part of that mission means sharing our knowledge on how you actually tell those meaningful stories for today’s audiences and that’s where you come in… Your role will be creating, editing and then releasing regular original video content that teaches brands how to “matter” as well as helping us add value wherever we can for our amazing clients.
We are a very small team, we’ve been around for a few years now but we maintain the start-up mentality and agile business model, this means we don’t have the corporate structure of a larger traditional agency with a ‘ladder’ for you to climb. If however, you want to grow into your role in a still growing company free from bureaucracy and pigeon holes in an environment that encourages and applauds initiative, then this is the place for you.
The sort of Mattr Media films you’ll be in charge of:
Regular thought leadership videos with founders Josh and Josh
Regular “Mattr Meets” interviews with our clients and agency partners
Promotional films about the projects we’ve been working on
Capturing our “Build A Brand Movement” panel and workshop events
Regular vox pop style topical content
The other thing’s you’ll be up to:
Assisting in the creative stage of our larger projects (researching, referencing, creating treatments, sizzle videos etc)
Assisting on client film shoots
Shooting and editing behind the scenes content on client film shoots
Creating additional social video content for our clients and agency partners
Assisting on the visual branding for Mattr and our events/workshops etc
Optimising and releasing content over our social channels
Keeping our website up to date
We’re looking for someone with the following strengths:
Videography on DSLR style film cameras (ideally on Sony Alphas)
A good level of skill in Premier Pro CC
A basic level of skill in After Effects
A basic level of skill in Photoshop
A good understanding of basic filming set ups (including lighting, sound, camera)
A good eye for quality visuals both in film and graphic design
A good understanding of social media platforms (Linkedin, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube specifically)
Using initiative, being flexible and good under pressure
Good organisational skills
Additional "nice to haves" would be:
Proficient in Apple software (keynote, pages etc)
Previous film led marketing experience
Knowledge of optimising and content for social channels
Knowledge of distribution and paid media on social channels
Your own camera/sound/lighting kit
Connections with a wider network of likeminded creatives and freelancers for larger productions.
Skills in template based web design (squarespace specifically)
Your package looks like this:
3-month initial trial
£20k salary (negotiable depending on experience)
Flexible working hours (within reason!)
Flexible holiday time (within reason!)
What we promise we’ll do to help you feel like you Mattr:
An annual appraisal
Continuous close contact with founders
Regular progress catchups
An atmosphere which encourages and applauds initiative
A welcoming, relaxed and inclusive work environment
Access to our in house kit for your own film projects out of hours.
Friday lunches at the legendary Francos (our local!)
Summer and Xmas team parties
Well done...you got to the end. That means you must be interested ;) Drop us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with relevant examples of your work, your CV and an answer to the following questions:
What’s your favourite advertising campaign you’ve seen recently and why?
What are your predictions for the future of digital marketing?
Look forward to hearing from you :)