Content Specialist

CV Africa requires the services of a full time Video Editor/Director in its Cape Town office. This role is mid-senior level.

Character

As an employee of CV in South Africa, the incumbent should exemplify the following:

  • A love and passion for building the Kingdom of God, and a clear identification with CV’s visionto reach a billion people with the message of Jesus.
  • Integrous character, of good standing in local community, and respected by peers.
  • Team player with the ability to take direction as well as give direction with a high level attention to detail.
  • Must be a self-starter with a willingness to grow.

Duties

The candidate will be required to engage in the following activities:

  • To direct/edit creative content to achieve Christian Vision mission objectives.
  • To direct/edit items of promotional and communication content.
  • To assist with the moderation and review of content.
  • To maintain up-to-date understanding of industry terminology, aesthetics, and production processes of creative equipment, software applications required for video editing, image manipulation, sound effects/design.
  • To work according to budgeted costs and deadlines.
  • To undertake key technical responsibilities including equipment maintenance, set up, operation and pack up of camera gear, lighting, sound and staging equipment.
  • To exercise good interpersonal and communication skills, particularly in consultation with cast and production personnel.
  • When delegated by Content Manager, to substitute for other personnel and duties from time to time.
  • To undertake tasks positively and professionally under the pressure of production deadlines.

Experience and competencies

The ideal candidate would need the following experience and competencies:

  • Excellent storyteller, sense of pace and timing, with a flair for strong visuals and motion graphics.
  • MUST have significant experience in editing long and short form videos.
  • MUST have solid knowledge and understanding of Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask, troubleshoot and deliver work on deadline in a deadline driven environment.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects with fixed deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to handle feedback/criticism well.
  • Knowledge and experience in colour grading would be advantageous.
  • Willingness to travel to other African countries would be advantageous.

Remuneration:          R15,000 per month Basic salary
Location:                    Cape Town, Bellville
Education level:        Relevant qualifications required
Job policy:                  Employment equity position

Please attach your CV and cover letter (in one document) in the next step.