Opportunities

JOB: DEFECTED VIDEOGRAPHER

The Role:

Full-time, based in London.

Defected produces industry-leading film content about the label’s activities and dance music culture. The role focuses on producing video content that engages the existing Defected community, whilst also appealing to a wider audience for music.

Contact:

wez.saunders@defected.com

Key Role Objectives: 

  • Enhance the Defected brand by recording and delivering high quality film content which effectively showcases the music, artists, events and dance culture with a strong brand presence 
  • To maintain and project a cohesive brand identity for Defected, its artists and events 
  • Produce stand-out content to maximise potential audience and increase potential for repeat viewing and channel  subscriptions (including YouTube and Facebook)
  • To create eye-catching content to drive promotion and marketing for brands, artists, albums and events
    Produce a variety of film or moving image marketing assets including TV ads

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Write and produce creative film treatments for all Defected film content; from event previews and aftermovies to music videos
  • Direct, film and edit all film content - ensure prompt delivery according to deadlines set
  • Create relevant audio soundbeds and any necessary graphics required for film content
  • Attend and film events in the UK and internationally as required
  • Pre-production with artists and venues; artist liaison and location booking where necessary 
  • Ensure film content is fully approved by management and artists prior to release
  • Manage and maintain all in-house equipment and storage / filing of film content
  • Manage delivery of films to TV stations where appropriate
  • Oversee promotion of films online via blogs and social networks alongside Head of Marketing and Content Manager

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Formal qualification in film production / editing
  • Experience in filming events (ideally in the music industry or similar) 
  • Experience in using music editing and graphics software
  • Understanding of the function of film promotion online – working knowledge of social networks
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about dance music and current media opportunities 

Other requirements:

  • Able to work autonomously, be pro-active and take the initiative
  • Highly organised, with strong attention to detail
  • Commercially astute & forward thinking
  • Excellent all round communication skills
  • Collaborative, team player

 

There are currently no other opportunities at present. However, we are always interested in hearing from talented individuals and are happy to keep CVs on file should suitable future opportunities arise. Please send CVs together with a covering letter to:

cv@defected.com 

Additionally, from time to time we run a Voluntary Work Experience Programme, which people may apply for. Please email your CV and a covering letter to:

workexperienceopps@defected.com