Location: Battersea, London
Close Date: 08/11/19
Point of contact for applicants: Alex Osborne
Chocolate Films produces video content for museums, art galleries, broadcast, charities and corporate clients. We run Chocolate Films as a social enterprise and use part of our profits to empower young people and vulnerable adults to be creative, through fun and accessible filmmaking experiences.
The role of post-production assistant is an essential member of the team working with the post-production supervisor and the editors to maintain an efficient and creative post-production workflow.
The ideal candidate will be a fast learner with a positive attitude, who is keen to work as part of a busy team. You must have a desire to work in the company’s key sectors – please only apply if you have researched what kind of work we do.
As with all of the Chocolate Films team, you will spend a part of your time working on creative video workshops with children and young people.
Responsibilities will include:
- Ingesting footage and preparing FCPX libraries for editors
- Subtitling films
- Archiving projects onto LTO-7 tapes
- Setting up the post-production suite and organising data
- Quality control of offline/online edits
- Keeping the computers up to date and installing software/plugins
- Working on assemblies of event/conference video content
- Liaising with our Glasgow & Berlin offices regarding drives & data management
- Basic editing
- Facilitating creative workshops for children and young people.
- Attention to detail
- Very good proof-reading skills
- Proficient in troubleshooting I.T. issues
- Positive & can-do attitude
Desired attributes include
- Experience using FCPX
- Fast transcription/subtitling abilities
- Software: Google Docs, Basecamp, WeTransfer
- Clean driving license
Payment: Annual salary starting of £20,573
Chocolate Films is an equal opportunity and a London Living Wage employer.
Duration: An initial 6 month probationary period with a view to a longer-term full-time position.
Regular working week Monday to Friday 10.00 am – 6.30 pm, but weekend and evening work is common (time off in lieu given for evening and weekend work).
Employment is contingent on a clean extended DBS check.
Holidays: 20 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays.
How to Apply: Please submit a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for the position.