Video Editor - BBC Three

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Job Introduction

BBC Three is the first public service broadcast channel to transition to a digital-first service. We make a range of experimental and innovative content created just for 16-34 year olds. Since our launch as an online brand, BBC Three has been a true pathfinder for the BBC and the wider industry, experimenting with new and unique ways of telling stories across different content forms and formats and with the means of distributing this content to young audiences in the places they are consuming content. Knowing that their media consumption is increasingly fragmented, were making sure that BBC Three content can be found on a variety of platforms, whether that is BBC One or Two, iPlayer, YouTube or social platforms. The quality of much of the content has been recognised by audiences and the industry, winning awards such as RTS Channel of The Year, Broadcast Digital Channel of the Year and BAFTAs for shows like Fleabag, Murdered by my Father and People Just Do Nothing. It is our ambition through BBC Three to be braver, more provocative and more of the moment than any other part of the BBC in an effort to engage and build our relationship with younger audiences.

Role Responsibility

The Video Editor will be responsible for editing pictures and sound to support all BBC3 platforms from Iplayer to You Tube, and social media outlets Facebook Twitter and Snapchat. They will create and develop visual effects treatments to enhance the telling of a story using NLE software and After Effects. They will be responsible for the ingesting, editing and publication of all TV and video content. Be able to deliver onmultiple platforms including linear.

The Ideal Candidate

A digital native with a natural flair for the online audience and proven track record, the successful candidate will understand the technical, editorial and creative requirements for web, but also have a full understanding of tech spec, quality control and delivery requirements for linear TV. They will work well under pressure and understand the objectives of BBC3 to produce within the editorial pillars: content which makes you think and content which makes you laugh. They will have an understanding of BBC editorial guidelines and values, and a general understanding of the BBC's structure and current output.

Please attach a link to your showreel as part of your application.

Package Description

Continuing Contract

Grade 7 / Proposed Band C

Based in Birmingham

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

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