Videographer / Creative Executive

Closing date: 09/12/2019

spottydog communications in Victoria Square Birmingham

We’re looking for a creative with bags of media production experience to work on delivery of digital content working across a diverse range of consumer, business and public sector clients who include Heritage Bathrooms, Mitchells & Butlers pubs, Vintage Inns, Toby Carvery, Miller & Carter, BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Gateley plc, Chuckit! and Bristan.

Based in our in-house Studio in Birmingham city centre, we’re looking for a creative who has bags of experience creating digital content, in particular video, motion graphics, animation, but graphic design and or sound content experience to product podcasts would be an advantage.  This role offers the chance for a creative to work across a variety of projects supporting spottydog’s delivery in PR, social media, digital marketing and internal communications on behalf of clients from across a variety of industry sectors.  You’ll be supported by an experienced Creative Services Director who will provide creative direction, job trafficking and project management and also work alongside the specialist colleagues in Digital Marketing, Graphic Design and Internal Communications who support the wider spottydog consultancy team.

You’ll be part of a fast growing business that has grown from one to a team of twenty in just six years, so there is lots of opportunity for responsibility and creativity and with further plans to grow our Studio capability there is no glass ceiling for someone who wants to grow their career at spottydog.

The variety of our work means that we’re looking for someone who can demonstrate a range of skills which ideally should include:

  • Delivery of creative video content for use within marketing, PR, social media and internal communications campaigns, and understanding the technical requirements for content when featured across different channels
  • Understanding of the full production process, including pre-production, storyboarding, shoot and post production editing
  • Confidence behind the camera filming to shoot video content for use in PR, social media and internal communications film production, working to pre-agreed storyboard and brief
  • Production of visual content for use in social media and video, including animation, motion graphics and gifs
  • Confidence using Abode Creative Cloud and After Effects
  • Multitasking to juggle multiple projects and changing deadlines
  • Good housekeeping skills to ensure assets and project management processes are followed

It’s essential that candidates can demonstrate their creative pedigree with an interesting portfolio of work, but we’re open to bringing in a brand new pup looking to secure their first role, or alternatively welcoming someone with a bit of industry experience under their belt who is looking for the opportunity to be part of a fast growing company.

At spottydog, our mission is to create best of breed communications, delivered by pedigree people. We’re committed to supporting learning opportunities and continuous professional development, and will offer you professional membership, together with on the job training working with an awesome award-winning team.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, then please get in touch and show us you’ve got the right attitude, ambition and commitment to join our team. Subject to experience you’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging between £18,000 – £26,000 subject to experience together with a flexible benefits package worth an additional 5% of salary. This includes Perkbox benefits, 3% match pension, professional membership and the option to pick an additional benefit which includes mobile phone, healthcare, student loan repayment, gym membership or season ticket loan.

What’s more you’ll enjoy 24 days holiday and a flexible working environment. After three years’ service you’ll deserve a break, so we give an extra week of paid holiday which can be extended to enable up to 12 weeks’ time out for a sabbatical or to go travelling.

This role is based in our Birmingham city centre office, but you’ll have lots of opportunities to visit our clients across the UK, so it’s essential that you can drive. We intend that this is a full time role but would be open to considering candidates who are looking for a part time or school hours working pattern.

Your CV and career history will of course be of interest to us, but to apply we’d like you to submit a short video which demonstrates why you should be our new top dog.  In no more than one minute please showcase your skills, career history or provide evidence of the work you have done and convey your personality.  It would be great to see you on camera because we’re looking for confident, outgoing team members – so don’t be shy, but we know that this role is definitely not an acting job, so if you really struggle with the idea of being in the spotlight please just use your own creative route to respond to this task.

To be considered for this role please get in touch with us through talent@spottydogcommunications.com with ‘Creative Executive role’ in the subject heading, with a summary of your career history / CV and link to your video by Monday 9th December.