BFBS

BFBS – Video Producer

Do you want to produce beautiful video around the world in unique places?

Do you want to work with real purpose, creativity, and trust?

Do you want to pitch and produce your own content series?

Then this might be the role for you.

BFBS Creative set up five years ago as a start-up within a charity – the British Forces Broadcasting Service. Our vision is to be the go-to creative agency for the armed forces, MOD, and wider government.

We also produce our own documentary series that you can watch here.

We can truly offer you work like no other in a supportive, encouraging, and entrepreneurial environment.

You will need to visit our Chalfont Grove headquarters to store footage and pick up equipment but you can base yourself from home or our central London office.

International travel is required as part of this role. The team have recently visited Belize, Iraq, Cyprus, Falklands, Romania, and Bahrain.

We have great benefits like –

Support for flexible working

Employee assistance programme

Dedicated mental health first aiders and full-time wellbeing lead

Health insurance

Staff networks around belonging, wellbeing, and environmental issues

Our own apiary and honey on site in Chalfont!

To apply please send us a portfolio of your video work and CV to jobs@bfbs.com

JOB DESCRIPTION – Video Producer

Post – Video Producer

Line Manager – Senior Video Producer

Summary of Duties 

Producing high quality video content for our commercial clients and homegrown content

Day-to-day Responsibilities :-

  • Planning, pitching, and producing short and long form video
  • Shooting, editing, and evaluating video content
  • Producing paid-for content for commercial clients
  • Running training sessions in video production techniques
  • Keeping up to date with the latest digital trends
  • Evaluating the performance of your team’s video content and adjusting your strategy to fit with what our audience is interested in
  • Working with other managers within the content team on future goals and team strategy
  • Occasionally taking part in commercial pitches to clients
  • Taking part in creative workshops internally
  • Identifying opportunities for both commercial and homegrown content

PERSON SPECIFICATION – Video Producer

Experience – 

ESSENTIAL – 3+ years producing digital video

DESIRABLE – Experience producing video internationally and / or in a defence environment

Qualifications – 

ESSENTIAL – Experience producing video professionally matters more than precise qualifications

DESIRABLE – Journalism or media qualification

Skills & Aptitudes/ Personal Qualities – 

ESSENTIAL –

  • Creative
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Data-driven
  • Leadership
  • Awareness of impact of actions on wider team/company
  • Full UK Drivers License

Knowledge – 

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere
  • Comfortable using a range of cameras including DSLRs
  • Able to set up shoots with lighting and sound equipment
  • An understanding of social media and digital trends
  • How to manage multi-camera shoots
  • How to manage and direct video producers

DESIRABLE – 

  • Knowledge of After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, or Illustrator
  • Drone operation
  • Understanding of digital analytics
  • Experience delivering training

Circumstances – 

ESSENTIAL – Willing to go through security clearance

ESSENTIAL – Empathy for the armed forces

Life at BFBS 

We strive to be a diverse and inclusive employer, welcoming open-minded, talented and creative people from all kinds of backgrounds, and with different preferences and experiences. What we all have in common is a commitment to trust, quality, innovation and going the extra mile to achieve our mission. It’s a great place to work, with a unique mix of a charity, broadcast and digital creative environment.

As an organisation, we have lived and worked with the military community for over 75 years, and we are incredibly proud of our roots.

Our radio, TV and digital channels boost the morale of the armed forces serving overseas – and their families – keeping them connected with home, while our agile distribution solutions are tailored to each local environment and infrastructure, providing media services wherever the armed forces are overseas.

Across a growing number of platforms, our captivating military storytelling is popular with both the armed forces community and curious civilians. And our creative, training and events services offer award-winning expertise and skills to defence and government.

To apply, please send your C.V and a covering letter telling us why you fit the role and please state your salary expectations too, to opportunities@bfbs.com 

We are an equal opportunities employer who actively encourages people from all cultural backgrounds and with disabilities to apply.

Please complete the Equality and Diversity Information Form provided on our website and return it as part of your application.

Please ensure that you read our company’s privacy policy https://about.bfbs.com/privacy-policy by applying for this role, you are consenting to the company storing your personal data, as per the privacy policy. If you have any questions relating to this, please email your questions to opportunities@bfbs.com 

We thank you for your interest and application. We can’t guarantee to be able to respond to all applicants, therefore, if we do not contact you within 28 days of applying, you have been unsuccessful. Please look out for other opportunities on our website http://jobs.bfbs.com

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