Location: Battersea, London

Close Date: 21/10/19

Salary: £24,500 – £28,500 pa depending on experience

Point of contact for applicants: Alex Osborne

Job description:

Chocolate Films is a video production company with bases in London, Glasgow and Berlin. We produce video content for museums, art galleries, charities and corporate clients. We are currently looking for a creative and dedicated FCPX video editor to join our London team, cutting promos, events, documentaries, conference films and more.

Chocolate Films is a values-led company, run as a social enterprise. We use profits from the video production services to support a wide range of filmmaking experiences for children, young people and vulnerable adults, which all members of staff participate in.

This role has two key responsibilities

Post-Production for Chocolate Films (approx 80% of time)

  • Editing a range of video content, from briefs, storyboards or scripts.
  • Making amends to projects according to internal and client amends.
  • Quality control of video projects
  • Inputting into creative briefs and treatments
  • Organising and managing hard drives.
  • Uploading and optimising video for online, including transcription and production of SRT files etc.
  • Archiving content on LT07 drives.
  • Liaising with the Glasgow office to ensure that they have a manageable workload and are able to hit deadlines.
  • Staying up to date on edit fashion/trends
  • Ensuring that time allowances are adhered to and monitored

Digital Video Workshops Responsibilities

  • Focusing on the post-production side of the digital video workshops
  • Facilitating post-production workshops
  • Maintaining the workshops post-production equipment, and ensuring that they are cleared down.
  • Monitoring and checking on the edits of the workshop films to ensure that they are of the required standard, within the allocated time and branded correctly.

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ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Excellent Final Cut Pro X editing skills across a range of content, from promos, documentaries, event films and more
  • Colour correction and sound mixing

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience of working with young people
  • Motion Graphics, using Motion or After Effects

TERMS

  • Salary Range £24,500 – £28,500 pa depending on experience (reviewed annually)
    • Regular working week Monday to Friday 9:00 – 18:00. Evening and weekend work will be necessary depending on projects and workloads. Time off in lieu for extra hours is offered.
    • Holidays – 20 weeks per year plus UK bank holidays
    • Employment is contingent on a clean extended DBS check and clean driving license.
    • Duration: An initial 6 month probationary period with a view to a longer-term position.
    • Role to start ASAP

To apply, please send the following to jobs@chocolatefilms.com

  • Covering Letter
  • CV
  • A link to a short film that you have edited

Applications will not be considered without the above three included.