Junior Video Producer

Docklands, United Kingdom
£29,224 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
25 May 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Starting from £29,224 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 14 June 2023
Reference: PS114S2023

University of East London

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives though education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

We have built an External Relations Directorate that has brought together an integrated Communications & Engagement and Student Recruitment & Marketing service. The directorate is made up of a number of teams, including Communications & Engagement, Marketing, Recruitment and Conversion, Outreach and Access, Design and Digital, Events and Advancement, and the International Office. We are looking for team members who will be part of embedding an innovative practice to our External Relations Directorate and enjoy working in an agile environment as we work towards a culture of the ‘continuous new’.

About the Job

Under the direction of the Senior Video Producer, deliver and produce university video content for our campaigns, communication plans and social media engagement tactics. The post holder will be working together with the Senior Video Producer and the Design and Digital Manager to deliver video assets required to showcase UEL’s brand, colleges, departments, courses, and all elements of student experience.

This is a crucial role in the External Relations Directorate, responsible for telling UEL’s story to the outside world in an honest, creative, and emotive way, ensuring that video content is engaging and has a strong narrative and a high-quality visual treatment. Responsibilities include:

  • To originate, organise, and produce high-quality video content which attracts internal and external audiences to UEL platforms and enhances the university’s reputation and brand
  • Working across channels such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, TikTok, and our corporate website, and potentially other external media outlets, ensuring that all video content produced is appropriate for the audience, format, placement, and channel
  • Overseeing production and editing of ‘in-house’ video content for UEL and managing relationships with external media companies
  • Shooting and editing videos, devising creative solutions using video content to meet a range of communications challenges. Helping to manage content across social media channels to maximise impact of those outputs
  • To produce digital content for the university website, intranet, plasma screens and, where appropriate, other channels, such as those directed specifically at prospective and current students

About You

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who uses their imagination, creativity, and initiative to develop engaging content that meets the briefs set by clients or senior colleagues. You will be an excellent communicator who can build relationships across the organisation and externally, and to use networking skills to create opportunities to enhance UEL’s reputation and brand.

Experience of using digital cameras and/or DSLRs to film, digital editing and filming equipment and Content Management Systems to upload digital content is crucial for this role, as is experience using programmes, including Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop to produce professional video and motion assets.

Benefits Package

Here are UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and commit to success, we want you to apply today!

As this role is not on the government's eligible occupations list, we are unable to offer a certificate of sponsorship. Therefore, any offer provided to the successful candidate will be on the condition that you either have or are able to independently obtain the right to work in the UK. 

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.