Pulse is looking to hire a Video Editor & Cinematographer who would create branded video content for our clients’ video projects, especially sports content – this includes commercials, documentaries, special features, etc.
Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.
We are the platform leading in reach – with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We’re also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.
This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Project Lead (Pulse Sports)
Duties and Responsibilities
Create high-quality video content for client video projects, especially sports content
Videography in-house and on the field as assigned
Work to a brief, develop and pitch creative ideas and concepts, choosing the appropriate media and style to meet objectives
Overall editing responsibilities and quality control of all edits – including choice of images and videos, soundtrack, text placement, proofreading and cross-checking facts, spelling, grammar, writing style, colour, etc.
Secure appropriate rights, licenses and clearances for video, image, and soundtrack usage to avoid copyright infringement
Contribute to new video format development and implementation
All around assistance on post-production activities
You may be required to manage more than one brief at a time and will therefore have to prioritise effectively, allocating the relevant amount of time and resources according to the value of the job – ensuring that deadlines are met on all video projects
Ensure proper organisation and safekeeping of video footage and logs
Event coverage as required
You will keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly video and design programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, and other relevant programs from the Adobe Creative Suite
Maintain strong, trusting relationships with all internal and external collaborators – clients and internal teams
Desired Skills & Experience
Experience working on branded video content is preferred
Experience editing sports content preferred
Great videography/ video editing portfolio
Skilled with video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc and a good working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as it applies video post-production
Strong verbal and written communication skills to keep the team up to date on project timelines
Very organised, goal-oriented, and can drive results while multi-tasking priorities
Good knowledge of Google Workspace – docs, sheets, drive, slides, etc.
A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm