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Video Editor - BBC Africa - Lagos, Nigeria

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Video Editors, BBC Nigeria, work in support of African Languages’ TV and digital video output in the bureau. They work with editorial teams and alongside Directors, Technical Production Manager and TV gallery crews, to produce live and recorded TV news programmes and digital video, and other non–news material.

The Video Editors will work with the African language TV teams, stakeholders in the Nigeria bureau, the TVU in London and other teams as required, to include teams to assemble video and associated sound input from all sources to WS TV, video and digital outlets.

You will be expected to work flexibly as required.

Role Responsibility

This is a fantastic opportunity for Video Editors to join the BBC Africa team in Lagos. Fundamental responsibilities will include editing pictures and sound to support multilingual, multi–media and multi–platform reports in BBC Language TV and video output and creating and developing visual effects treatments to enhance the telling of a story. 

The Ideal Candidate

You will have a thorough understanding of live television production techniques is necessary as is the ability to work effectively with production teams and understand their requirements, operational and production.

An understanding of the requirements of TV and online video output and how it fits within the editorial proposition and strategy of BBC World Service and BBC News.

In addition to this, you will have knowledge of transmission procedures and talkback techniques, experience in recording and transmitting pictures and sound in all broadcast formats. 

Package Description

Grade:                  Local terms and conditions

Location:              Lagos, Nigeria

Contract:              Continuing

Please note that the successful candidate must have the right to work in Nigeria

About the Company

We do not focus simply on what we do. We also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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