Senior Editor, JMP UK

Salary: £competitive (dependent on experience)
Hours: 37.5 per week

Vacancy posted: August 2, 2019
Deadline for applications: August 23, 2019 

We’re looking for a creative, motivated and organised Senior Editor to join our growing video production team at JMPUK. As our reputation grows, so does our workload, and we require a talented, innovative and organised Senior Editor to join our Bristol-based team. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be comfortable with fast turnarounds, with overseeing a talented team, and with working on multiple video projects simultaneously.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with leading brands to produce high-end video content for digital
  • Raise our bar in terms of creativity in post-production
  • Oversee our other fantastic editors, problem-solving any challenges that arise and optimising and evolving the film process
  • Lead our in-house post-production team, maximising efficiency across our current post workflows
  • Work alongside our senior team to agree on and create edit schedules
  • Manage timings and deadlines
  • Liaise with clients on ongoing edits
  • Commercial responsibility for edits, ensuring any jobs are efficient and in line with costings
  • Help with quoting for projects and support the bidding for new clients and projects
  • Assess and elevate the feasibility of concepts and production plans, making sure the work aligns with the client’s brief and budget
  • Develop our team’s visual storytelling

Desired skills and experience:

    • You will ideally have 5 years’ agency/production company experience
    • Superb planning and communication skills
    • You will establish what gets done and when, making sure projects are profitable and doable, with realistic targets and deadlines
    • You are a team leader and have proven experience of managing a team
    • You are a team player who can work across all teams and stages of projects
    • A high-end production – and social-first – mindset in edits
    • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Suite and DaVinci Resolve
    • Able to carry out high-level visual effects work, e.g. motion graphics and compositing (ideally in After Effects)
    • Strong understanding of the various aspects of post-production workflow: from edit to grade, post and sound design
    • Storyboarding experience is desirable
    • Compelling portfolio/showreel of video-editing work
    • You know how to produce a variety of different film types inside out and bring a strong local network we can build on
    • Knowledge of sport (in particular football)
    • You will bring extensive edit expertise to the table, being able to produce the best possible work within the time available
    • Able to drive new initiatives in edits
    • Good understanding of editing codec
    • Strong attention to detail ‘can do’ attitude

Please send your CV, a showreel and 5 recent examples of your work (showcasing examples of editing skills, grading and motion graphics) to Katie Dawes at

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