London (On-site)
Canary Wharf, Greater London
£28,100 - £29,500 per annum + excellent benefits
Contract, 6 months, Full-time
Job description

Want to use your filmmaking skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as a Social Video Producer to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Brand and Creative Content Team makes award-winning content for a wide range of audiences and channels. Our output is varied - from content for social and corporate partners, to adverts, animations, and short documentaries.

As our creative and energetic Social Video Producer you will have an eye for compelling stories and a track record in making a range of videos for social channels that engage audiences and drive impact. You'll be suggesting proactive content ideas that build awareness and affinity for WaterAid through established and emerging social media platforms. You will help maximise our video content on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook YouTube, LinkedIn - working in a small and dynamic team to concept, produce and edit, fun and interesting social video content.

The Social Video Producer requires a passion for and strong knowledge of what works across the content spectrum on all social media platforms.

The role is a fixed term contract for 6 months and will initially be based remotely, with a view to working in our London office when it reopens. It's a newly created role that you will have the chance to make your own!

In this role, you will create films to drive engagement and bring WaterAid's work to life across our social channels.

You'll also:
- Work with a global team of filmmakers
- Develop content strands and formats for our social channels
- Produce weekly engaging social content
- Work closely with our digital team
- Manage our YouTube channel

How to Apply:
Join us to change normal for good - apply today. To see the full job pack, please click 'Apply'. Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in a single document in either Word Document or PDF format.

Applications will close 23:59 on 13/02/2022. Availability for interview is required the week commencing 21/02/2022. Interviews will take place virtually.

To be successful, you'll need:
- Experience of managing film projects from concept to delivery and excellent post-production skills (Premiere Pro or FCPX)
- Experience in delivering digital-and social-first content and a strong understanding of the social media landscape and ability to respond creatively to emerging trends and technology.
- Ability to create channel-specific content for maximum impact - Facebook, IGTV, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok.
- Capability of generating and developing creative ideas, with a thorough understanding of production workflows.
- Happy to work/manage projects remotely and a commitment to WaterAid's values.

Salary: £28,100 - £29,500 (subject to experience) with excellent benefits:

  • 36 days' holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangement
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

Additional Information:

WaterAid is located in Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base. Please be aware that this role is UK based only. WaterAid is open and supportive of flexibility. We are currently defining our approach to hybrid working. The right balance between office and home-based working should be agreed with your line manager. Your flexibility requirements and that of the role will be discussed at the interview stage with you.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.

More about WaterAid

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Posted on: 14 January 2022
Closed date: 11 February 2022 at 15:21
Job ref: VN482
Tags: Communications, PR