The Sun, YouTube Video Editor - Online

The Sun
19 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Sun Online is the biggest mobile news brand in the UK - and still growing! - with a young, talented, diverse team who publish the best coverage of news, sports, TV and showbiz, lifestyle and family values.  

Purpose of role: 

We are looking for a passionate and driven editor to create and curate video content for the Sun's YouTube channel.

Your day-to-day duties will include everything from sourcing, editing and scripting video for the platform in a fast paced environment. There will also be an opportunity to create YouTube original content. 

A deep understanding of YouTube - what works and what doesn’t - is essential. Experience curating and managing a YouTube channel is preferred.

Key accountabilities:

  • Produce and edit videos on a daily basis for the Sun's YouTube channel
  • Source videos from different platforms, ranging from social, agency and partners
  • Quick turnaround edits
  • Scripting experience for explainers
  • Verify footage from breaking news situations using your editorial judgement
  • Work to strict deadlines with high output expectations
  • Passionate and driven individual who can act as a team player
  • Remain calm under pressure and deliver work at a consistently high standard
  • Self- starter, organised an effective problem solver 
  • Bursting with new ideas and ways to tell a story
  • Shoot and present various YouTube videos when necessary

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Accuracy and speed of edits 
  • Ability to script explainer and SEO packages 
  • Expert level Premier skills
  • Graphics expertise is preferable 
  • Proven ability to work under pressure in breaking news situations
  • Deep understanding of YouTube 
  • Previous experience curating or managing a YouTube channel
  • Ability to shoot and edit
  • Track record of working across a number of teams and sections 

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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