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Video Producer & Editor

The Humane League UK
Remote working

Posted: 5 Sep 2022

Deadline: 2 Oct 2022

Compensation: Starting Salary of £39,690 or £43,659 for ILW pro rata (£21,036 - £23,139 for 20 hrs/wk)

Paid Part-time Flexible hours Permanent Remote working

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Job description

Who we are: 

The Humane League UK is a charity ending the abuse of animals raised for food by influencing the policies of the world's biggest companies, demanding legislation, and empowering others to take action. We're a mission-driven, energetic team focused on problem-solving and effective teamwork, and have grown significantly over the last few years. Thanks to our targeted approach, our effectiveness in reducing animal suffering and our efficient use of donations, The Humane League has been named Top Charity by the independent evaluator Animal Charity Evaluators for every rating period since 2012. 

THL UK is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to furthering equity and inclusion, and we value diversity. We seek people from a wide range of backgrounds who will bring a fresh perspective to the team, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger. We make employment decisions by matching our organisational needs with the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, neurodiversity, age or veteran status.

​We are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer, demonstrating our commitment to recruiting, retaining, and supporting disabled people and people with health conditions, based on their skills and talent. 

You can read more about how The Humane League UK is working on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion here.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding accessibility, please contact us via hiring@thehumaneleague.org.uk and we will be happy to discuss, via email or telephone, reasonable adjustments that you may require throughout the process.

​The position: 

We are seeking a creative Video Producer & Editor to shoot and edit content to help us end the abuse of animals raised for food.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we want to increase our output to better harness the power of video, so you’ll be able to contribute your creative ideas for increasing our reach and impact.

This is a permanent, part-time position 20 hours per week across the week (to be agreed).

We will be holding a webinar on Monday 12th September at 7.30pm BST for you to find out more about the role and ask any questions you may have. The webinar will be hosted by Hannah Yates, Head of Communications and Katie Ferneyhough, Organising Manager. If you are interested, please register here. As it is a webinar you will only be able to see the presenter and not others watching. The webinar will be recorded and available here with captions within 48 hours following the event.

Who you are:

As Video Producer & Editor, you will create videos to inspire action and amplify the impact of our campaigns. You will be a detail-oriented person with strong storytelling skills as demonstrated through an online portfolio. 

Reporting to the Head of Communications, the successful candidate will be passionate about The Humane League’s mission of ending the abuse of animals raised for food. You will work closely with the UK Communications team and with our Video team located in the US to uphold best practices and stay true to our brand.

You have strong organisational and interpersonal skills and are comfortable collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders. You are a creative problem-solver with a focus on innovation and improvement, who wants to bring your passion and talents to a job that creates real change. You’re open to and value feedback. You’ll have the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment. And, you’ll be able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks efficiently.  

Primary Duties:

  • Create impactful videos within our brand standards, including videos for social, email, and our website. These will include videos aimed at a campaign target, celebrating a campaign win, explanatory and fun reels for Instagram, round ups of protests and actions, fundraising appeals, and more
  • Work with staff members across the UK organisation to understand video needs and manage incoming requests
  • Collaborate with the wider global video team at The Humane League, seeking and providing sound, constructive feedback as necessary
  • Shoot high-quality video at events, such as protests and stunts
  • Collaborate with the comms team in the UK and US - attending and contributing to meetings and brainstorms
  • Handle creative video requests using our internal project management system, Asana, with autonomy - while receiving feedback from project stakeholders and keeping them updated
  • Finalising video edits to meet important deadlines

Requirements:

  • Experience in professional video editing, incorporating text and graphic animation, as well as audio editing
  • Expertise in: Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Audition (or similar program), Photoshop, Illustrator 
  • Experience in all aspects of post-production including editing, colour grading, encoding, sound design, compression and basic animation 
  • Experience of HD and RAW digital editing workflows and digital formats. General knowledge of Adobe’s Dynamic Link 
  • Ability to source online resources when necessary, such as: stock footage, royalty-free music, etc
  • Practical understanding of graphic design and typography
  • Experience in general sound editing and sound design
  • Experience filming on HD cameras while capturing clean audio from various microphone set ups
  • Advanced animation skills are a plus

In Addition:

  • Attend conferences, events, protests and actions if needed
  • Occasionally participate in meetings including note-taking and facilitation
  • Attend in-person workshops several times a year
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Head of Communications

Key competencies:

Creative: You understand and appreciate artistic direction of photography, film, ads and music videos, lighting and colour styles

Multi-tasking: You are organised and can manage multiple tasks and projects effectively to agreed deadlines, and keep colleagues involved and up-to-date

Attention to detail: You have an eye for detail and a strong understanding of video editing principles

Communication: You know how to tell a compelling story through video and keep viewers hooked

Self-motivation: You can work independently, you’re a forward-thinker, able and willing to take initiative in pursuing goals

Team Player: You’re comfortable working with staff from different teams, appreciating everyone’s contribution

Good to know:

Our employees all work remotely but still enjoy a supportive, collaborative environment. You will have access to a workplace pension, a pro rata share of 25 days leave plus Public Holidays, flexible working hours, internet reimbursement, access to our Mental Health Assistance package, and family-friendly policies. Professional learning and development is actively encouraged.

At The Humane League UK, animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work and as such, many of our employees are vegan by personal choice. All of our events and workshops offer only plant-based meals. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.

We are looking to speak to a wide range of candidates with diverse backgrounds - #NonGraduatesWelcome

For our salaries to be fair, transparent and equitable we want to provide a system that delivers a competitive salary in the market and could eliminate potential biases in compensation (such as the gender pay gap). For more information about the Video Producer & Editor salary please click here.

All applicants need to be:

  1. Fluent in written and spoken English.
  2. ​Live and have the right to work in the UK (we are unable to consider applications from those without the right to work in the UK).
  3. Committed to our mission to end the abuse of animals raised for food.

Closing date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

All applicants will be contacted within one week of the closing date to let you know if you have been successful in reaching the next stage.

Our full interview process comprises of the following stages: 

  • Skills Test (completed remotely)
  • ​First Interview (via video call)
  • Final Interview (via video call)

For full details of our recruitment process please read this document.

To see a large print version of this advert please click here.

Application information

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About The Humane League UK

The Humane League UK works relentlessly to end the abuse of animals raised for food. We focus our campaigns on the major food industries and businesses that profit from animal cruelty, exposing the reality of how animals are treated, and applying public pressure to secure change.