Social Video Creative

We’re LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 53 million people, and a way of life for a generation of fans the world over. 

LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good

The Role 

We are looking for a passionate and motivated Social Video Creative with Video Journalism and editing for social media experience to join our Social Video team. 

Working as part of LADbible Group, your role will be to create and edit news stories for our audience using a mix of archive and originally shot video footage. 

You will be part of the team responsible for taking LADbible creative video to the next level, by enhancing the brand image and maintaining a strong online video presence, as well as continually developing and improving the quality of our videos by reviewing audience feedback an analytical data. 

  

Responsibilities 

  • Finding trending news stories and presenting them in video format.
  • Obtaining permission from content owners to re-edit their content and post to  LADbible Group’s social media pages 
  • Source, and produce original stories for LADbible Group's pages
  • Editing in a timely fashion and to a high standard
  • Working closely with various teams across LADbible Group, including Joyride and CONTENTbible, to package   videos for use across our social media channels
  • Being able to make analytical reports on the content you produce
  • Continually striving to understand the tone of the brand
  • Maintaining impeccable grammar and punctuation skills 

  

  

The Person 

  • Video background with social media experience, preferably with experience working within a similar role at a news organisation or in an editing heavy Video Journalist role.
  • Excellent video editing skills using Adobe Premier/ Final Cut Pro/ Avid
  • A creative individual who will be able use editing styles and techniques to improve trending videos
  • Hard working, passionate and motivated individual 
  • Understanding of storytelling and what makes an engaging story
  • Knowledge of the company's brand and overall style
  • Active social media user with experience of various social channels
  •  Can work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Relevant degree, equivalent qualification or experience working in Social Media, Video Production or other relevant multimedia field is desirable 
  • Have and in depth understanding of the ever changing social media industry   

 

Company Overview

Founded in 2012, LADbible Group is redefining entertainment and news for a social generation. Our global community engages with our content–spanning editorial, video, documentary and live – billions of times each and every month. Using all major platforms, we’ve rapidly risen to become one of the web’s most prominent social video publishers.

Our brands include LADbible, SPORTbible, Pretty 52, branded content agency Joyride, and licensing arm CONTENTbible. Whether by simply putting a smile on someone’s face with a funny video or by engaging our audience in social issues important to them, we strive to make a positive difference.

Sure, we may be UK based, but we’re powered by a community that spans the planet.

 

Mission

LADbible Group has become a way of life for fans around the world. We provide news, entertainment and community to a global audience of young people. Our mission is pretty straightforward: to deliver content that our audience love. Our flagship brand alone is followed by half of all UK men aged 18-24 – and a fifth of women in the same age group.

We don’t think youth audiences are hard to reach, you just have to tell them the stories they care about and amplify the ones they tell you.

 

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us