Content Producer – Must be fluent in both Russian & English
1 years fixed term contract – starting asap
Salt is currently partnering with a Communications agency that is on the hunt for a UK-based Russian-speaking Content Producer to oversee a suite of Content for a brand new project.
Reporting into their Content Director, you will be responsible for finding and selecting stories. You will commission long-form written articles and social posts, and manage a small team creating the content and overseeing the work creatively & editorially. You’ll be responsible for producing key high-quality videos on different topics, scripting the videos, finding contributors and archive footage, overseeing remote crews, working with animators, and edit the videos.
You will combine substantial journalistic experience with a creative and innovative approach to content production. Ideally, you will already have held a senior role in a news or content organisation, with editorial responsibility and experience of managing the creative work of others.
Provide editorial and journalistic oversight of the project, ensuring work meets the editorial guidelines and ethical standards. Manage the creative workflow of the project and oversee the work of the project’s creative team. Find and select journalistic stories. Commission and edit long-form written content from their partners. Come up with creative ideas for videos and social content. Oversee the work of designers, animators, editors, and social content producers. Write powerful treatments that bring ideas to life and suggest innovative creative approaches to maximise impact Write engaging scripts with personality that convey complex information in a simple and clear manner. Take ownership of schedules for your projects and ensure assets are delivered to a high quality and on time Produce and edit a number of short videos simultaneously. Ensure scripts are accurate, rigorous, fact checked, and strategically appropriate. Participate in internal and client reviews, communicating creative vision and proposals effectively. Oversee the production of several pieces of content at the same time.
Requirements: Must be based in the UK (preferably London) Fluent written and spoken English and Russian is imperative for this role! Experience in a journalistic role, ideally with editorial oversight of others. Several years’ experience of video production, with numerous scripting, producing and editing experience. High level of creativity and ability to come up with attention-grabbing creative ideas. Experience dealing with archive research and motion graphics. Excellent communication and people management skills. Solid experience writing clear, attention-grabbing scripts. You must be able to take complex research and turn it into compelling video ideas, identifying the most effective hooks for a story and suggesting creative and engaging treatments to appeal to the target audiences in different countries.