Film Producer

British Red Cross

Film Producer
Location: Moorfields, London* The role is based at our UK head office, [*with a hybrid working pattern]
Contract type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Hours per week: 35 hours
Salary: Up to £35,344 per annum (Includes inner London weighting of £3,344)

Can you will shape the direction for film on campaigns, taking film projects from concept through to delivery and bringing Red Cross work to life for a range of audiences.

We’re looking for an experienced Film Producer who is passionate about bringing human stories to life. You’ll thrive in a fast-paced creative environment and have a proven track record of delivering highly engaging film content. Together with the rest of our award-winning in-house content team, you’ll be working across a wide variety of briefs and flagship integrated campaigns, ensuring that brilliant film projects are delivered on time, to budget, and in line with strategic objectives. If this sounds good to you, keep scrolling…

A day in the life of a film producer will involve;

Researching, develop and produce creative and innovative film content in line with strategic objectives for use across a variety of channels and audiences.
Producing compelling film content by either shooting and editing independently or working collaboratively as part of a wider team.
Providing technical expertise in film production including planning shoots, preparing contributors for interviews, audio recording, lighting and a solid understanding of visual grammar and storytelling.
Ability to shoot and edit to a high standard and a thorough understanding of video post-production workflows.
Managing and maintaining the film production workflow including archiving, labelling and organising projects to ensure consistent team wide process.
Undertaking shoots in the UK and overseas as required.

Diversity and inclusivity are of the utmost importance to our team. As visual storytellers, we hold a great deal of responsibility, and we’re looking for someone who is passionate about co-production and committed to keep listening to, and learning from, those with lived experience and striving to do better in this space.

To be a successful Film Producer, you’ll need;

To be passionate about visual storytelling and using film to create engaging multi-platform content and that will reach new audiences.

To enjoy responding to creative briefs and delivering impactful content that meets business objectives – whether that’s to raise money, spread awareness, tell powerful stories, advocate for change, or reach someone who needs help.

To have a track record working in a fast-moving, deadline driven environment – delivering concurrent projects.

Experience of maintaining excellent film production workflows, right through from brief to delivery.

Your previous experience and excellent skills from the industry, either in-house or agency (and ideally having worked with NGO/non-profit clients), will ensure you can hit the ground running, in addition to:

Solid experience producing compelling film content, either shooting and editing independently or working collaboratively as part of a wider team.
Skilled in editing in either Adobe Creative Suite or Final Cut Pro.
Ability to interrogate creative briefs and deliver ideas in response to brief
A brilliant communicator who can collaborate directly with stakeholders, action feedback, and come up with creative solutions to get the best possible outcome
A proactive, resourceful, and flexible hard-worker, who can jump from one priority to another and deliver to deadlines
Someone who’s kind, with a positive attitude, and has a genuine passion to use their words to make a difference

Ideally, you’ll have at least three years of previous experience either in-house or agency, ideally gained through working with NGO or non-profit clients. We know that not everyone has the same access to career opportunities, though, so we’d still love to receive your application if you have the relevant skills and passion.

Meet the team

Reporting to the Film and Photography manager, you’ll be joining our diverse and hugely talented creative content team – made up of film producers and editors, story gatherers, designers, copywriters and vital production support. (We were also named the in-house creative team of the year in 2021 at the Inside Out awards, in case you missed it…)

Every person in the team has something valuable to offer, no matter who they are. We maximise each other’s skillsets, insight, and links with stakeholders across the wider organisation, to create successful content that meets business objectives. We respond to the internal briefs focussing on areas where our team can make the greatest impact. This means we don’t just churn out assets; we take pride in our work, knowing that it has a real purpose.

In return for your commitment and expertise, you’ll get:

• Holidays – You’ll get 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) and the option to buy an additional 5 days leave.

• Pension scheme– We offer up to 6% contributory pension.

• Flexible working – We will do what we can to make sure you work in a way that suits you

• Learning & Development Opportunities – We are one of the UK’s largest charities and have a wide range of career opportunities. We also provide comprehensive learning opportunities for staff to develop themselves.

• Discounts – You’ll have access to brilliant discounts through the Blue Light Discount Card and our own employee benefits platform.

• Wellbeing Support – Staff wellbeing is always priority. You’ll have access to mental health and wellbeing support.

• Team Working – You will be working as part of a team that is supporting our mission of helping people in crisis.

• Cycle2Work -The cycle to work scheme enables you to lease a bicycle.

• Season ticket loan – We offer an interest free loan to buy a season ticket for travel between home and work.

The closing date for the role is 23.59 hours on 7th June 2023 with interviews expected shortly afterwards.

Please note that early application is encouraged, as we’ll be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert in advance of the advertised closing date.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting vacancy ID 7709.

A full person specification and job description is available as a download in the “Role Profile / Job Description” link.

Need help completing your application or supporting statement? Please read our useful “Candidate Application Guidance” document in the “Additional Information” link.

At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the support of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

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