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Graduate Video Assistant

You will be responsible to plan, film and edit video content for a range of digital channels, supporting both external marketing campaigns and internal communications.

Organisation unit: Creative Services
Department: Communications, Admissions, Marketing and Student Recruitment
Location: City Campus
Salary: £23,500 p.a.

This is an exciting opportunity for an NTU graduate to join us as a Video Assistant within our Creative Services team. Reporting to the Multi Media Producer, you will help us deliver engaging video content to inspire potential and current NTU students and staff. You’ll be joining a forward-thinking team committed to turning your creative ideas into a reality.

The role is based in Communications, Admissions, Marketing and Student Recruitment, who are responsible for creating and delivering marketing and communications plans to achieve NTU’s ambition to become a University of the Future. You will be responsible to plan, film and edit video content for a range of digital channels, supporting both external marketing campaigns and internal communications.

We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and passionate individual, with good attention to detail and strong communication skills. Experience of filming, editing, planning and creative problem solving are essential. A high level of organisation is required to ensure media basics such as music licenses, usage rights, communications and content is in place. You must be able to use initiative, have excellent communication skills and a passion for multimedia, and be able to demonstrate interest in digital marketing and an understanding of target audiences.

As part of this role you will also be joining NTU’s Graduate Development Programme, designed to provide you with an extensive range of development opportunities and lay the foundations to your future career. The programme is personalised and tailored to your skill set, to help you:

  • improve your workplace skills
  • develop your leadership skills
  • build your confidence
  • gain important employment experience.

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to this page when completing your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements for the role. 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-European Economic Area (EEA) candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the University is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

UK Visas and Immigration, part of the Home Office, requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.

For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to an assessment centre.

Don’t forget, you can get support from the NTU Employability Team for all stages of the recruitment process. Visit their website or email for more information.

Please email our team if you have any general queries in relation to the Graduate Development Programme or the requirements.

Job description

Person specification

This is a Graduate Development Programme role available for a fixed term of 12 months. Applicants need to be current NTU students in their final year or have graduated from NTU within the last two years (2018 summer graduation).

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Ronnie McDonald, Multi Media Producer, via email at by phone on +44 (0)115 848 8733.

Opening date: 08.07.2020

Closing date: 20.07.2020

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