B2B Filmmaker and Videographer

Job description

Salary: £38k-£42k

What can we offer you?



We firmly believe that The Marketing Practice (TMP) is the best place for B2B marketers. We are one of the fastest-growing and most-awarded B2B marketing agencies in the world, working with exciting companies like Microsoft, Salesforce and O2 on cutting-edge global programmes from our three international offices. And because of that growth and scale, there are heaps of opportunities for ambitious, committed marketers to succeed and grow at TMP – whether that means taking the next step on your career ladder, working with experts across marketing disciplines to develop new skills, or on-the-job learning with our bespoke TMP Academy training programme.


That’s not just empty promises: all but one of our board members worked their way up through the company, including three who started as graduates. Today, we’re bringing on new clients and expanding our capabilities in all departments – that means we need people like you to come and join the TMP family. So if you’re looking to progress your career, do your best work, develop new skills, and have fun working with like-minded, talented people every day, we would love to hear from you.

Summary

We are a fast moving B2B agency working predominantly with Tech clients. Pivotal for both the agency and the creative department, this is an exciting and foundational role with opportunity to make it your own. Our Filmmaker is not only responsible for the creation and development of film, video and animation content within the agency but is also the owner of the agency’s video vision. This role asks for a combination of conceptual idea generation and direction skills alongside practical and technical filmmaking techniques. Collaboration with content, design and client services departments is essential. The Filmmaker will take a­ director role on all film and video projects, in coordination with the Content Lead and Creative Director. Experience in camera operation and cinematography is essential, as well as proficiency across common NLEs, third party plugins, VFX, and compositing software in post-production. This individual will feel comfortable inspiring and mentoring both junior members of the team and those who are more senior but less familiar with Video and Animation. Agency experience preferable.

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the video offering for the agency
  • Overall direction of all video projects
  • Support of script development, plan, storyboard, concept film projects
  • Creation and execution of original video content specific to particular marketing challenges and insight
  • Selection and editing of audio – voice overs, music and sound effects
  • Collaboration with copywriters/scriptwriters and designers
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to share concepts, perspectives and ideas
  • Maintain and follow best practices for version control, naming conventions and server discipline
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about latest trends, styles and influences in filmmaking
  • Ensure compliance with brand guidelines, deadlines and design standards
  • Lead post-production, including editing, motion graphics, animation, colour correction, colour grading, sound design and final renders and optimisation 
  • Collaboration with all relevant agency depts throughout concept, pre-production,
    production and post-production stages
  • Own the relationship with external suppliers liaising with Traffic and Resource management
  • Senior Client and senior internal stakeholder management
  • The ability to protect the integrity of an idea throughout the life cycle of a campaign

Qualities

  • Visionary
  • Warm, can-do attitude
  • Positive and proactive approach to workload
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Supportive and approachable: predisposed to mentorship behaviours
  • Eye for detail
  • Have passion for film and storytelling

Skills

  • Minimum of 5 year’s experience in a similar role
  • Expert knowledge of Premiere, and Final Cut Pro
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Time and resource management skills
  • Ability to learn fast and to take and give direction
  • Multi-tasking
  • Hand-drawing skills
  • Eager learner

The benefits

We try to treat our staff as well as possible. As well as standard benefits like 25 days’ annual leave, employee discounts and training grants, we also offer free breakfast and lunch, early finish on Fridays, an annual company away day, and a bustling social calendar including quiz nights, barbeques, farmers’ markets, sports clubs and much more. Get in touch with our careers team for our full list of benefits.