Multimedia Producer 50 Best

Crawley, United Kingdom

Job Description



Company

William Reed Ltd

Location

Crawley

Category

Digital & Production


We are William Reed. We are the leading expert in the global Food & Drink industry. From manufacturing through to retail and hospitality – we provide the inspiration, insight and connections to power our customers’ success. Our specialists are deeply engaged in their markets and are recognised as the most trusted professionals in their field. For 160 years, our diverse portfolio of trusted brands has delivered the information our clients need, reaching audiences through outstanding digital media, insights, prestigious awards, innovative exhibitions, events and print. Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.

Position

We have an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Producer to join our team at 50 Best. You will be responsible for all video and photo production to promote and communicate our 50 Best branded events and content campaigns, for both digital and live usage. As part of the Content Team, you will report to the Content Director – Bars to ensure production and distribution of required multimedia assets – primarily photography and videography – as well as leading the ongoing development of our YouTube channels. There will also be multimedia support provided by the Social and Multimedia Executive as part of your sub-team. The 50 Best portfolio is a global celebration of great chefs, great bartenders, great restaurants and outstanding bars. Each year, and across every continent, we create, connect, and celebrate the global community through the shared passion of food and drink. We communicate via our events programmes, digital channels, and global communications and marketing campaigns. Now in its 20th year, the 50 Best Restaurants brand is recognised around the world as the most credible indicator of the best places to eat on Earth. It stimulates fervent debate and sometimes controversy, but the excitement it generates amongst those who aspire to make the list, and the massive interest it brings to the restaurant industry in general, has seen it grow into three eagerly anticipated, internationally influential events. These are The World’s 50 Best, Asia’s 50 Best, Middle East & North Africa 50 Best and Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants. The 50 Best Bars brand portfolio with its three annual awards ceremonies, The World’s 50 Best, Asia’s 50 Best and North America’s 50 Best Bars is celebrating its 12 year. These events have their own partnership portfolio of brands primarily consisting of premium alcoholic beverage brands from around the world. 50 Best Bars shines a powerful and unique spotlight on the most memorable and exciting bar and cocktail experiences across the world, helping to shape the aspirations of millions of cocktail and bar lovers worldwide.

Requirements

Key responsibilities:
  • Plan and organise video and photo shoot schedules to produce engaging multimedia content for our digital platforms
  • Manage third-party suppliers to ensure all deliverables are planned, executed and produced in line with 50 Best’s publishing schedule
  • Control the 50 Best photography and videography budgets and ensure projects are delivered within agreed costs
  • Brainstorm engaging, innovative and interesting content ideas that will excite our audience and our partners
  • Understand best practice for different video platforms (e.g. YouTube, Instagram etc) and how best to carry through a central theme or idea into formats that work best for each platforms
  • Edit and create engaging graphics for use on 50 Best’s social channels
  • Produce brand marketing videos that tell the story of the 50 Best brand
  • Develop innovative content briefs that involve creativity and knowledge of social platforms
  • Liaise with production agencies and talent for video and photo production
  • Management of the 50 Best YouTube channels: channel optimisation, content publishing, moderating and growth through usage of analytics and video strategies
  • Management of Google Ads for video-led campaign ads on the display network
  • Management of the 50 Best Media Centre, which hosts imagery and video for media agencies to access
  • Occasional requirement to shoot, record and edit content
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Outstanding organisation and communication skills with familiarity of running several projects simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Minimum three years’ experience working in a video production role
  • An in-depth knowledge of the workings and fundamentals of social media video formats and trends (including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok)
  • Experience in briefing and managing third-party photography and video crews
  • Pitching ideas for video-led content campaigns
  • Knowledge of pre-production process, from brief creation to commissioning video and photo productions
  • Great problem-solving skills: deal with problems before they arise, and come up with creative solutions on the spot when surprises present themselves
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Suite for video and photo editing (Premiere Pro; Media Encoder; Photoshop; knowledge of After Effects and Illustrator not essential but desirable)
  • A passion for global work-related travel, where on the ground management of video and photo crews will be required
  • A keen interest in food, drink and travel content
  • Graphic creation for social media platforms to increase engagement
  • Experience of working with livestreams and podcasts desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese or other languages is a bonus

Other information

William Reed has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets. We provide a supportive work environment and are committed to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all of our employees. Working for William Reed means that you will be joining a stable organisation that is committed to developing its employees and brands. We have offices in Gatwick and London, UK; Montpellier, France; Singapore and Chicago, US. In line with the Company’s current Agile Working Policy, the successful candidate would be eligible to work part of the week from our Crawley office and to work remotely for the rest of the week. We warmly welcome and encourage applications from talented individuals of all backgrounds and characteristics. If you need any support in accessing this opportunity, please do not hesitate to discuss this with us. COMPANY BENEFITS INCLUDE
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Opportunity to participate in the Company’s Agile Working Policy
We look forward to hearing from you. Closing Date: 22nd April 2022

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD2257821
  • Industry
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  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Crawley, United Kingdom
  • Education
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