04/03/2019

Videographer

Description

Description 
Business Day, established in 2001, is a daily business newspaper based in Lagos. It is the only Nigerian newspaper with a bureau in Accra, Ghana. It has both daily and Sunday titles. It circulates in Nigeria and Ghana
Role  
Reporting to the editorial lead, the videographer will be responsible for creating high quality and produce original video content for Business Day’s digital audience. Whether it be a news story, influencer interview or practical business tips this person will create high quality and engaging video to budget and brief.
The videographer will be tasked with shooting footage and assist in editing. The videographer will accomplish the bulk of the technical tasks related to production and post-production. He or she will transport, set up, and operate equipment; and assist with staging, set preparation and dressing. The videographer will work closely with the Director to execute all concepts. 
Responsibilities 
  • Determines what camera equipment is necessary and obtains equipment
  • Transports, sets up, and operates various production equipment including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio production
  • Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, and other production equipment
  • Collects b-roll footage of programs as well as interviews
  • Supports the team throughout the production process
  • Helps to sustain and guide creative process
  • Assists in developing interview questions and storyboards
  • Co-ordinating and running shoots, with either our internal team or with freelancers, and scaling projects to work within budget.
  • Editing these shoots to a high standard within style guidelines, building graphics and sourcing music to create fully crafted video content from start to finish.
  • Repurposing the above collateral into teasers, GIFs, and square and vertical formats, to use across our many social media accounts.
  • Working closely with editorial teams to develop ideas and execute them to the highest possible standards in the best possible format. 
  • Keeping a cool head under pressure, assisting with live event coverage when required and working on production and editing at a fast pace.
  • Always forward-planning to create new and exciting video concepts our audiences will love. 
Requirements:
  • Experience editing video using the likes of Adobe Premiere Pro and/or Final Cut Pro, with a library of previous experience that shows high quality, innovative video formats.
  • Experience repurposing video into different social media formats is a plus.
  • Photoshop and digital design knowledge preferred, to produce title cards and overlays on video.
Qualifications:

Prior experience in a similar position. B.Sc./HND in Communications, Media Production or relevant field.

 

Salary:

To be discussed during interview stage

How to Apply:
You must send your CV, at least 3 examples of your work and Links to your showreel/portfolio. 
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Skills Required

• A keen eye for detail and a critical mind • patience and concentration • creativity and a passionate interest in film and video editing • patience and concentration •