#JobFairy: Fancy joining Newstalk.com as a Videographer?

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic Videographer to join our expanding team

Newstalk continues to be Ireland’s fastest growing independent talk radio station whilst rapidly affirming its position as a successful, innovative and dynamic multi-media publisher. With monthly visits in the millions to the Newstalk website and App, a growing social community of 250,000 and weekly on-air reach of 700,000 people across 26 counties, we continue to thrive as the independent voice of Ireland, boasting a strong line-up of Ireland’s leading broadcasters, journalists and content creators.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic Videographer to join our expanding team. The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear idea as to how Newstalk can develop its video output in line with the brand’s content strategy. Video content will include the production and editing of reports, analysis and explainers of current news topics, the transformation of in-studio interviews, and the planning and execution of creative concepts that ultimately drive audience engagement. 

This is an exciting role and one that requires a person with ambition, initiative and a creative spark.  We exist to inform, connect and entertain so you should have a passion for media and current affairs, a creative mind and an ability to get the job done.  Working in this dynamic, busy and stimulating environment no two days are the same and 9-5 is not always the working day. 

Video Content Creator

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital media or equivalent professional work.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Creativity!
  • Vision – with a keen eye on trends across all digital platforms.
  • The ability to take an idea from concept to implementation.
  • Design skills are required. Motion graphics proficiency in After Effects, in order to produce content for social channels.
  • Proficiency in shooting, lighting and audio for newscast / promotional packages for the station and online.
  • Proficiency in editing software (Final Cut / Premiere Pro or similar)
  • Proven ability to effectively project plan from storyboarding through to delivery.
  • Strong organisational skills with an ability to prioritise and multi-task to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Whats expected?

  • 3- 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • The ability to ideate, create and deliver engaging content.
  • The ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • A great team player.
  • A strong work ethic and professional demeanor.
  • A strong interest in news and current affairs.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creativity and idea generation, contributing to daily editorial meetings.
  • Flexibility outside normal working hours as required

If you think this job is the one for you, tell us why in an application letter (no more than 1 page) including links to or examples of relevant video and design work.

Tell us a bit about yourself too – that’s important!

Email your cover letter and up-to-date CV to vacancies@newstalk.com no later than 5pm on Friday, September 16th

Newstalk is an equal opportunities employer.