Updated: Apr 4
We’re excited to announce we’re recruiting a (SHOOTING) CREATIVE PRODUCER for a full-time permanent position with us at Faltrego 🎥
🎥 Faltrego is a women-led visuals agency which provides video, animation, graphic design and illustration production services for the third sector and public sector with the goal of creating positive social change worldwide.
🙎🏾♀️ Lived experience of communities is at the heart of what we do. We tell authentic stories emotively and visually, and the videos we produce have a strong focus on putting the voices of patients, members and beneficiaries at the front and centre.
💪 Our internal culture centres strongly around being a female-first organisation, championing women-led creativity in a traditionally male-dominated industry. At Faltrego we deliberately build a team around those from minority backgrounds with a big focus on intersectionality.
We're a small but growing company, and over the past few years have had the pleasure and privilege of working with clients such as Alzheimer's Society, British Medical Association, RCN Foundation, YoungMinds and Women for Women International to name a few.
#1 - We care about causes We are all activists. Social justice is every team member's raison d'etre. We go the extra mile to meet a client's mission - because it's our mission too.
#2 - We champion gender justice
Our creative solutions are always women-led. We're here to advocate for a fairer and more equitable society for women worldwide.
#3 - We mentor to greatness
We'll show you the ropes. We exist to equip changemakers, empower communities and amplify under-represented voices with authenticity.
#4 - We honour our promises
We believe in mutual respect and reliability. We are friendly, fair and flexible and will never leave you in the lurch.
#5 - We display urgency
We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and immediacy in communication. Your deadline is our deadline, and we work to it as an oath.
About the job
As a creative producer, you will be working closely with clients orchestrating ideas and resources to turn briefs and creative concepts into reality.
The job is both a managerial position and operational position. You will manage one (1) direct report, our Videographer and Editor. No previous management experience necessary.
The role involves:
Managing the workload and wellbeing of one (1) direct report
Taking videos from the ideas stage right through to the final products
Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key clients - acting as the day to day contact across our video projects
Creating compelling pitches for prospects interested in live-action video production
Ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget
Organising both UK and international photo and video shoots, managing photo and video freelancer resource
Leading on all pre-production including determining video format and structure, discerning key messages, producing narratives, writing interview questions, undertaking art direction and managing human resource
Conducting and recording remote interviews over Zoom for talking-head films
Attending shoots with our videographer in a producer capacity, to lead the shoot and conduct any interviews
Crafting narratives from transcripts and facilitating with story-editing in post-production
Depending on experience, the role may also involve:
Assistance filming with second camera on shoots if/where necessary
Stepping into the 'videographer' role in absence of our videographer due to Leave
Number of hours per week – 40
Working pattern – 8 hours days with lunch break (09:00 - 17:00 or 10:00 - 18:00 flexible)
Salary – Negotiable DOE
This role will be work-from-home most of the time but would involve some on-location filming across the UK. We are looking to obtain central London office space, in which case it will be a hybrid role and you will be expected to visit the office at times convenient to you.
What are we looking for?
This role would be suitable for someone with agency experience or alternatively someone transitioning from in-house video/multimedia production or freelance video production.
Faltrego is a small team and working with us you are an integral part of the family. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about creating positive change in society, who identifies as an ‘activist’, and who is interesting in being part of a tight community of women-led changemakers.
The ideal candidate will be based in London.
You have demonstrable interest in social issues, and an interest in our work with charities, causes and changemakers.
You have excellent project management and organisational skills and work very well to deadlines - you'll be excellent 'plate spinner'
You have outstanding communication and client-facing skills and genuinely love interacting with people
The ideal candidate will have experience in a project management / video production management role
The ideal candidate will have experience working in, or working with, a third sector or public sector organisation
The ideal candidate should be Mac literate (equipment provided)
Driving license is desirable but not essential
Depending on experience, we may assess:
Experience filming/shooting as an individual or part of a small videography team - Sony A7S series or similar (broadcast camera filming not required)
How to apply
Feel free to send any queries or provisional interest to Mary-Laine Friday at firstname.lastname@example.org who will be happy to answer any questions or have an informal chat.
When applying, please send a CV and Cover Letter (no more than 1 page of A4) explaining why you’re interested in the position to:
Mary-Laine Friday at email@example.com, subject line: (Shooting) Creative Producer
If you are applying as a Shooting Creative Producer please include a showreel or recent examples of your work.
The deadline is Thursday 14th April 2022. Interviews will take place either remotely via Zoom or at an agreed location in London.
The role starts in May/June - as soon as convenient for the candidate.