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Videographer – 57742
£34,262 – £38,373
London

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We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/equality-and-diversity.

Design102 are an award-winning full-service agency based in MoJ. Working across government, we believe public services matter and that design can make a difference.

We’re looking for an experienced videographer to join our video and photography team producing creative content across government.

You will be responsible for shooting and editing a variety of video styles from interviews, pieces to camera and creative B-roll, working alongside other videographers and producers to ensure high-quality footage is captured. You will also be responsible for shooting portrait and documentary photography. 

You must be passionate and enthusiastic about video. You’re a people person who thrives on working alongside others. Your positive attitude makes people feel relaxed on shoots and you have the ability to get the best out of those being filmed.  

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

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • shooting and editing high-quality studio and location footage including interviews, pieces to camera and B-roll
  • using DSLR and cinema cameras, gimbals and tracking rigs. Determining what equipment is required on shoots and setting up cameras, lighting and audio equipment
  • shooting and editing photography including portraits, documentary style and events, with a good understanding of flash photography
  • having strong post-production skills with experience in editing software such as Adobe Premier Pro, Photoshop and After Effects
  • understanding the brief, tone and audience, then filming and editing in a style that reflects this
  • attending creative briefings with the team and clients, making technical and creative recommendations and presenting ideas for approval or development
  • challenging briefs and offering creative solutions 
  • assisting the producer in writing treatments for clients and producing shot lists, story boards and schedules
  • excellent teamwork with a willingness to learn as well as share own knowledge
  • working under pressure to tight deadlines
  • maintaining the equipment, ensuring batteries are charged and cards backed up
  • keeping on top of industry trends and sharing any new ideas with the team

Experience and personal skills:

  • degree (or equivalent) in media production, film production or equivalent on the job practical experience
  • at least three years’ experience in video production with a thorough understanding of the production process from start to finish
  • proficient in using DSLR and cinema cameras (Canon preferred), gimbals and tracking rigs as well as setting up lighting, sound and backdrops  
  • photography experience is essential, as well as having excellent knowledge of different lighting techniques
  • experience in self-shooting as well as working as part of a team
  • experience working on a variety of video styles such as piece to cameras, case studies and drama productions 
  • excellent video editing skills with experience of using creative software including Premiere Pro CC, After Effects and Photoshop
  • an ability to tell a story through visuals, showing that you’ve understood the brief, tone and audience
  • demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels 
  • an interest in current trends 

Your application should include your CV and cover letter. 

Please also provide a link to your showreel and examples of your work.

You can find out more about us at design102.co.uk

Salary

£34,262 - £38,373

Additional Information

Working Arrangements & Further Information

The MoJ offers Hybrid Working arrangements where business need allows. This is an informal, non-contractual form of flexible working that blends working from your base location, different MoJ sites and / or from home (please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK and not overseas). Some roles will not be suitable for Hybrid Working. Similarly, Hybrid Working will not suit everyone’s circumstances. Arrangements will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate(s) and subject to regular review.

For nationally advertised roles, the successful candidate(s) will be appointed to a MoJ office location, which may include their nearest Justice Collaboration Centre or Justice Satellite Office. This will be discussed and agreed on the completion of pre-employment checks.

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.

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.

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 moves to or from another employer or moves across the Civil Service this can have implications on your eligibility to carry on claiming childcare vouchers. You may however be eligible for alternative government childcare support schemes, including Tax Free Childcare. More information can be found on UKor Childcare Choices. You can determine your eligibility at https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/.
  • Paid paternity, adoption and maternity leave.
  • Free annual sight tests for employees who use computer screens.

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

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident employer, MoJ are committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talent and abilities, by making adjustments throughout all elements of the recruitment process and in the workplace. MoJ are able to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, except in a limited number of campaigns.

You will be able to request reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process within the application form. If you need additional help completing the application form, please contact the SSCL Recruitment Enquiries Team.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/equality-and-diversity.