Location: Battersea, London

Close Date: 08/11/19

Salary: £20,573

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.

Essential Attributes

  • 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 jobs@chocolatefilms.com with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for the position.