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Senior Manager – Video & Creative Strategy

Job Description:

  • Conceptualise and execute insight-driven digital video content solutions for brands across categories. 
  • Ideate and churn creative pitches for current and prospective clients, develop communication strategy from understanding campaign overview to executing project plans. Drive the pitch process along with the team. 
  • Liaise with clients and internal stakeholders to understand video requirements, supervise, and drive all stages of video content production (concept development, production planning, design coordination, post-production, final deliverables, etc.).
  • Lead the team to break down brand/agency briefs to identify ‘Video Ask’. Draw a creative video brief, organise ideations, inspire the team to the right direction of ideas + review, own & present the desired final docket of video ideas.
  • Manage a team of creative professionals consisting of scriptwriters, editors, project coordinators, and designers – set team goals and objectives and collectively work towards achieving them. Lead, mentor, and manage the team from the perspective of prioritisation, workload management, resource allocation, return on investments & hiring.
  • Anticipate and provide solutions for roadblocks, create, and streamline efficient workflows as needed; refine internal process requirements, and organize L&D for the team.

 

About The Candidate

  • A passion for all things creative and digital
  • Passionate about the ad and film world
  • Leadership skills, ability to lead and grow a team
  • Great communication with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • A knack for editing and proofreading content 
  • A deep understanding of digital platforms
  • Ability to visualise and narrate ideas 
  • Good research skills, curious and interested in learning new topics
  • Eager to grow and learn new skills
  • A go-getter, self-starter, team player, with a positive attitude
  • Planned, organised, with attention to detail

Lead – Video Projects

Job Description:

The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver with a deep interest in digital video making.
As Lead- Video Projects, the candidate will be responsible for a team of Video Project Specialists in managing Video Content Conception, Pitching, Video Client Servicing and Project Management for the allocated portfolio of clients.

Video Content:

  • Conceive and execute large scale video-driven campaigns for key clients alongside the other departments of the video team & the client servicing team.
  • Ability to develop a fundamental understanding of the brand and target group and ideate on appropriate digital films/campaigns
  • In-depth knowledge of ideating for different digital formats and platforms and training team members on the same (and) Ensure implementation of new trends, best practises on the different platforms
  • Training team members in conducting secondary research for creative briefs to better understand topic/brand/target audience
  • Ensure error free deliverables across all stages (pitch-concept-script-design-edit) of a video campaign and train team members on quality checks

Pitching:

  • Lead on new-business and existing client pitches to deliver high quality campaign ideas
  • Put down communication and video ideas and pitch to clients with effective narrations
  • Guide team members to put together video slides and deliver a pitch, and review their work

Client Servicing:

  • Connect with key clients to understand video requirements, narrate ideas, communicate any key issues, and receive feedback
  • To be approached by client as an expert in video marketing
  • Train team members on client interactions, and verbal and written communication

Project Management:

  • Oversee allocated clients’ video projects, monitor and track progress
  • Work closely & effectively with the Scriptwriting, Designing, Editing and Social Media teams to deliver quality video campaigns.
  • Train team members on breaking down creative video briefs
  • Regular reviews of key video clients with team members, anticipate and troubleshoot any challenges
  • Consistently review internal process and modify for productivity and efficient workflow systems
  • Track revenue and upsell to video clients, maintaining target revenue productivity
  • Follow up on payments, sharing invoices, and maintaining a track on total revenue via Video

About The Candidate:

  • Passionate about the ad and film world
  • Great communication with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate confidently with key clients and maintain good rapports
  • Ability to analyse and breakdown creative briefs – and manage team to ideate and execute appropriate campaigns
  • Good research skills, curious and interested in learning new topics
  • A team player who can understand and utilize talent across different video departments efficiently
  • Eager to grow and learn new skills
  • A go-getter, self-starter, with a positive attitude
  • Planned, organized, with attention to detail

Sr. Video and Motion Graphic Editor

Performance Measures:

  • Content: proficiency over understanding, ideating, and editing of video content
  • Software: in-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with Mac/Windows
  • Client management: adapt to critical project situations and stringent deadlines

Personal Responsibility:

  • Reporting: Participate in ideations, be prompt with feedback, and conflict/risk management
  • New initiatives: constantly discover, reinvent, and implement new editing styles and techniques
  • Team management: mentor and support video team, guide members on new technology, editing trends, and practices. Set team goals and objectives and collectively work toward achieving them.

Personality Attributes:

  • Ability to multitask, takes initiative, and ownership of work
  • Creative problem-solving, attention to detail, strong point of view, self-starter, displaying leadership qualities
  • Can-do/positive attitude, team player, and interested to learn and grow

Functions / Day to day activities:

  • Help conceive, develop, and edit video projects, adept at storytelling and brainstorming
  • Edit a wide range of projects: short form and long form productions, motion graphics, animated videos, slideshows, product demos, GIFs and more
  • Deep understanding of fundamental video design (typography, iconography, composition, layout, etc.) and has a passion for internet-based short form and branded content
  • Skilled in audio cleaning, editing, color correction, and closed captioning
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, multitask, and handle a fast-paced environment
  • Creative ability to deliver within quick timelines, understand requirement, and suggest relevant video styles
  • Troubleshoot and provide creative solutions on projects, streamline, and establish workflow

Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Must be expertly skilled in Adobe After Effects, FinalCut/Adobe Premiere Pro

Experience:

  • 2+ years

Video and Motion Graphic Editor

Performance measures:

  • Content: proficiency over understanding, ideating, and editing of video content
  • Software: in-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with Mac/Windows
  • Client management: Plan tasks according to deadlines, adapt to critical project situations and stringent deadlines

Personal responsibility:

  • Reporting: Collaborating with the team and staying on top of deliverables, promptly communicating any issues and delays
  • New initiatives: constantly discover, reinvent, and implement new editing styles and techniques

Personality Attributes / Traits:

  • Ability to multitask, takes initiative, and ownership of work
  • Attention to detail, ability to handle pressure, creative thinking, self-starter, proactive, motivated, and collaborative
  • Can-do attitude, team player, and eager to learn

Functions / Day to day activities:

  • Help conceive, develop, and edit video projects, adept at storytelling and brainstorming
  • Edit a wide range of projects: short form and long form productions, motion graphics, animated videos, slideshows, product demos, GIFs and more
  • Deep understanding of fundamental video design (typography, iconography, composition, layout, etc.) and has a passion for internet-based short form and branded content
  • Skilled in audio cleaning, editing, color correction, and closed captioning
  • Adapt to crucial project situation, handle multiple projects simultaneously and handle a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently to meet the deadlines

Qualifications:

  • Must be expertly skilled in Adobe AfterEffects, FinalCut/Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop/Illustrator

Experience:

  • 1 – 2 years

Lead Creative Writer – Video

Job Description:

  • Understand client briefs, develop concepts, and write scripts to the needs of each video project
    • Idea generation, character development, visualisation, screenplay writing, and crafting of dialogue
    • Expert at writing voice-overs for diverse client requirements
    • Structuring the work within a specific tone and genre
  • Adapt at writing for digital, across formats and platforms
    • Comfortable with long and short form content
    • Writing for different video formats: explainers, motion graphics, live action, performance ads, etc.
    • Writing scripts for video performance ads
    • Writing keeping in mind the platform, ensure implementation of new trends and best practises
  • Compiling pitch decks for prospective and current clients including video treatments
    • Conducting research on the assigned topic
    • Assisting in crafting the communication along with the strategy team
    • Developing video concepts along with the video team and putting together the deck
    • Narrating and pitching ideas to the internal and clients teams
  • Connect with key clients to understand script requirements, narrate ideas/scripts, communicate key issues, and receive feedback
  • Training and mentoring team members, developing their creative capabilities and providing feedback for their growth and development
  • Creating video content for brand channels on YouTube where required
  • Generating ideas and assisting with organisational initiatives
    • Proofreading, editing content and creating videos that add value to brand Social Beat
    • Creating content for the internal YouTube channel, writing scripts, titles, and descriptions
  • Ability to simultaneously initiate, prioritise, and coordinate multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and communicate any issues and delays with the team
  • Collaborate and work with the team to achieve common goals and objectives

About The Candidate:

  • A passion for writing, all things creative and digital
  • Passionate about the ad and film world
  • Great communication with strong interpersonal skills
  • A knack for editing and proofreading
  • Good research skills, curious and interested in learning new topics
  • Ability to write for different audiences and different platforms
  • Basic search engine knowledge a plus
  • Eager to grow and learn new skills
  • A go-getter, self-starter, team player, with a positive attitude
  • Planned, organised, with attention to detail
  • Leadership skills, ability to lead and grow a team
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