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Communications / Marketing

Video Producer (Maternity Cover) – 43327
£30,845 - £38,373
London

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Video producer 

12 months fixed term 

We’re looking for a creative video producer to join the Design102 team. This is a great opportunity to work in a unique central government environment delivering effective and dynamic video content that makes a difference to people’s lives. 

This is the ideal role for someone with a proven track record of producing engaging corporate video for wide variety of audiences. You’ll relish getting to know a client and understanding their needs and know how to write a brief and when to challenge it. 

You’ll also be super organised, able to take charge of a shoot and possess a knack for putting interview subjects at ease. 

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • managing the production process of projects from start to finish – conceptualising, co-ordinating and scripting
  • working with videographers to shoot, edit and deliver video, ensuring outputs meet client needs and budget 
  • directing content on location and interviewing
  • project management and liaising with clients
  • building and maintaining strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • meeting clients for briefings, making technical recommendations and presenting ideas for approval or development
  • preparing schedules for client approval and liaising with colleagues as necessary
  • discussing work schedules and status knowledgeably and confidently
  • managing multiple projects at once while paying strict attention to detail and deadlines 

Experience and personal skills:

  • degree (or equivalent) in media production, film production, performing arts or other related subject is preferred or equivalent practical on-the-job experience
  • experience in digital video production with a thorough understanding of budgets, production and timeframes
  • the ability to adapt video projects to fit the needs of clients and target audiences 
  • video editing skills with experience of using creative software including Adobe Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC and After Effects
  • working knowledge of DSLR cameras and lenses (Canon experience preferred)
  • knowledge of the commercial trends in interactive media such as special effects, sound and animation 
  • demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels 
  • an interest in current affairs

It’s an advantage if you have:

  • the ability to self-shoot 

You will be required to travel to different locations and work non-standard office hours from time to time.

Your application should include a showreel. You can find out more about us at design102.co.uk

Additional Information

Working Arrangements & Further Information

Some of MoJ’s terms and conditions of service are changing as part of Civil Service reform. The changes will apply to staff joining MoJ who are new to the Civil Service. Staff joining MoJ from other civil service employers will transfer onto the new MoJ terms if they are already on ‘modernised’ terms in their current post or onto ‘unmodernised’ MoJ terms if they are on ‘unmodernised’ terms at their current post. Details will be available if an offer is made.

Flexible working hours

The Ministry of Justice offers a flexible working system in many offices.

Benefits

The MoJ offers a range of benefits:

Annual Leave

Annual leave is 25 days on appointment and will increase to 30 days after five years’ service.

There is also a scheme to allow qualifying staff to buy or sell up to three days leave each year. Additional paid time off for public holidays and 1 privilege day. Leave for part-time and job share posts will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

Pension

The Civil Service offers a choice of pension schemes, giving you the flexibility to choose the pension that suits you best.

Training

The Ministry of Justice is committed to staff development and offers an extensive range of training and development opportunities.

Support

·         A range of ‘Family Friendly’ policies such as opportunities to work reduced hours or job share.

·         Access to flexible benefits such as voluntary benefits,retail vouchers and discounts on a range of goods and services.

·         For any moves across the Civil Service may have implications on your ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers

·         Paid paternity, adoption and maternity leave.

·         Free annual sight tests for employees who use computer screens.

Networks

The opportunity to join employee-run networks that have been established to provide advice and support and to enable the views of employees from minority groups to be expressed direct to senior management. There are currently networks for employees of minority ethnic origin, employees with disabilities, employees with caring responsibilities, women employees, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles. Should you feel that the recruitment process has breached the recruitment principles you are able to raise a formal complaint in the following order

1-    To Shared Service Connected Ltd (0845 241 5358 (Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm) or e mail Moj-recruitment-vetting-enquiries@gov.sscl.com);

2-    To Ministry of Justice Resourcing (resourcing-services@justice.gov.uk);

3-    To the Civil Service Commission (details available here)

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Grading Structure Review

The Ministry of Justice is currently undergoing a review of posts which are currently graded at Band A to realign our grading structure with the majority of the wider Civil Service.

Posts advertised at Band A may be graded at either Grade 6 or Grade 7 once the review has taken place.  

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