Graduate / Alumni Film

Assistant Editor

Graduate / Alumni Film – Published 4th Jul 17

If you’re ready for an entry level role in the fast paced documentary style editing environment, but one where you’re not merely seen as the ‘bottom of the pile grad’, then this is your ideal opportunity.

Your ideas will count, in fact they won’t just count, we’ll look to you for inspiration and innovation and pin our hat on it.

The team:

Success means growth! Established in 2012, Janno Media is a small and friendly team of videographers, photographers, editors and general jack-of-all-trades, and we need more. Our strength comes from our people.

We pride ourselves on providing a personalised service and building meaningful relationships with our clients. We are based in Aylesbury, Berkshire but we work globally.

There’s no such thing as a regular week and our filming teams travel from one end of the UK to the other. In the last 12 months alone we’ve been to Beijing, Cape Town, Amsterdam and Cannes.

What do we excel at:

Everyday, we create innovative documentary style video content that tells stories for our diverse client base in new and forward thinking styles. Our quality is high and our commitment to timely completion means that you’ll need to be ready for the challenge as our business expands.

Further details:

Company name:
Janno Media
Salary / Pay:
£17,000 per annum plus pension
Closing date:
Wed, 26th July 2017

Applying your talents:

This role is suited to a recent film or TV production graduate looking to develop and enhance their career. Applicants must be creative and enthusiastic with an eye for detail and a passion for producing high quality video material.

Predominantly you’ll be a key asset in our post-production team, working in direct contact with the Managing Producer and Head of Post-Production.

You’ll also have the opportunity to contribute creative ideas and offer full technical support to the entire production workflow; from new and exciting business pitches and pre-production planning to applying your skills in post-production editing.

Main responsibilities:

  • To work closely with the Head of Post-Production in completing all necessary work for project completion.
  • Time planning and project planning.
  • Compiling and logging of video and audio files.
  • Assisting with post-production editing using Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and other associated postproduction tools e.g. Compressor, Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Client liaison as and when necessary.

All necessary equipment will be supplied to allow the successful candidate to work from home, this will include, but not be limited to: iPhone, brand new top of the range iMac, Hi Speed RAID storage, Graphics tablet and all necessary software.

Where will you work:

The role is home based, with the applicant ideally living in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire or North London. Occasional paid travel to locations or meetings is expected from time to time.
The successful applicant must provide evidence of a suitable hi-speed broadband connection with a minimum of 15Mbps upload speed.

How to apply

Showcase your abilities:

If you want to join our team, you’ll need to stand out from the crowd. Don’t worry about sending a written CV, instead showcase your abilities by uploading a private video to YouTube, proving to us why you’re our perfect candidate. It should be no more than 90 seconds long and demonstrate you have the skills we’re looking for by meeting the implied brief this job spec outlines.


Application deadline 9am on Wednesday 26th July. Interview stage successful candidates will be notified by 4pm on Friday 28th July.

All candidates should be prepared for first stage Skype interviews w/c 31st July and second stage face to face interviews in London on w/c 7th August.

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