Video Reporter (thee positions available)
Greater Manchester (Chadderton)
Competitive + Company benefits
Can you play a key role in developing the video output for Manchester Evening News - one of the largest regional news website in the UK?
Videos on the Manchester Evening News website are watched more than three million times a month and millions more through social media.
To take us to the next level, were looking for someone who can tell compelling, emotive and thought-provoking stories through video.
If you know a good story when you see one, if you can visualise and produce videos that make people laugh or cry, youll have a brilliant opportunity to transform the way we tell stories - and be part of a fantastic team. Sound like you? Read on...
Our Business: Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror plc, with an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UKs largest multimedia companies employing more than 6,000 people across 60-plus locations around the country.
Trusted, relevant, reliable and essential on social, mobile, desktop and in print, our loyal readers and advertisers are attracted by the knowledge, insight and vital services that our iconic brands (the Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post, Coventry Telegraph and Sunday Mercury in the West Midlands, and the Daily Mirror nationally, to name just a few) provide. None of this would be possible without our dedicated employees driving the business forward.
Youll be a qualified journalist with up-to-date media law, and will need proven experience of telling stories through high-quality video.
You could be working anywhere in digital media as long as youve got the right skills to create compelling video together with passion and drive.
You must have an awareness of legal issues around filming and editing. Youll be able to work on videos from inception to creation. You will be confident and experienced in filming on smartphone and larger video cameras or at least able to learn very quickly. You will also have editing skills across industry recognised video editing software.
A driving licence is preferred and you must have a flexible approach to shifts.
What you'll be doing
- Working across our news and whats on teams, youll create create compelling, original, shareable video-led stories.
- Youll be adept at social media and know what works and what doesnt on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms.
- Youll be able to search these to spot video opportunities and find opportunities of your own through brilliant, creative ideas.
- Youll be equally confident in front and behind the camera. Knowledge and experience of Adobe Creative Suite software is preferred.
What you need to know
If you think you can bring these skills and attributes to our dynamic and fast-paced digital newsroom, please apply by February 24, 2017.
Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive base salary, 33 days holiday including bank holidays and pension along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio (to be discussed at interview).
We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.
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