Video Editor, History Hit TV | History Hit

History Hit is the UK’s biggest digital history brand across Video on Demand, podcasts, social media and the web. Its website, historyhit.com, receives 1m sessions a month globally.

History Hit is part of Little Dot Studios, one of the world’s fastest growing next-generation media companies. Little Dot Studios’ digital history brands Timeline and Absolute History already generate more than 1m unique video views a day, with Timeline amassing 2m subscribers on YouTube alone.

We are looking for an Video Editor to work on sVOD and other visual media production.

  • Based in: Shoreditch, London (including flexible working arrangements)
  • Reports to: Senior Producer, History Hit TV
  • Contract Type: Staff, full time
  • Salary: Based on experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Editing long form content for sVOD and short form for social channels including TikTok & Instagram
  • Managing archive library, following existing edit processes and naming conventions
  • Comfortable writing pieces of copy for films, with intuitive understanding of History Hit’s editorial voice and tone
  • General department support and assisting the Producers with the running of History Hit TV
  • Provide feedback and guide junior editors

Required Attributes

  • Must be familiar with Adobe editing tools, particularly Premiere Pro and preference for After Effects (familiarity with DaVinci is a plus)
  • Ability to develop and work with Essential Graphics templates
  • Understanding of template building and typography essential
  • Experienced editing archive based films
  • Experience leading and advising on art direction & comfortable making editorial decisions
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team. You need to be well-organised, efficient and self-motivating
  • Advising producers and creatives on production problems and the ability to spot possible problems ahead of time. Experienced cutting long form and short form content
  • Ability to work under pressure managing multiple tasks and maintain a release schedule across multiple social platforms. Demonstrable interest in taking on real

Desirable Experience

  • Ability to create animated maps, stats & title sequences to help drive narrative where archive is lacking
  • Understanding of the heritage and related education sectors

How to Apply

Please send
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Include your availability/notice period if applicable

Send to [email protected] with “Video Editor” in subject line by 28 February

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