Senior Video Editor | JMP UK

Function: Video Editor

Role categories: TV / Film / Video / Radio

  • Rate/Salary: Competitive (dependent on experience)
  • Location: Bristol
  • Type: permanent
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 13/09/2019

Job description

We’re looking for a creative, motivated and organised Senior Editor to join our growing video production team at JMPUK. As our reputation grows, so does our workload, and we require a talented, innovative and organised Senior Editor to join our Bristol-based team. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be comfortable with fast turnarounds, with overseeing a talented team, and with working on multiple video projects simultaneously.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with leading brands to produce high-end video content for digital
  • Raise our bar in terms of creativity in post-production 
  • Oversee our other fantastic editors, problem-solving any challenges that arise and optimising and evolving the film process
  • Lead our in-house post-production team, maximising efficiency across our current post workflows 
  • Work alongside our senior team to agree on and create edit schedules 
  • Manage timings and deadlines 
  • Liaise with clients on ongoing edits
  • Commercial responsibility for edits, ensuring any jobs are efficient and in line with costings
  • Help with quoting for projects and support the bidding for new clients and projects
  • Assess and elevate the feasibility of concepts and production plans, making sure the work aligns with the client’s brief and budget 
  • Develop our team’s visual storytelling 

Person specification

  • You will ideally have 5 years' agency/production company experience
  • Superb planning and communication skills
  • You establish what gets done and when, making sure projects are profitable and doable, with realistic targets and deadlines
  • You are a team leader and have proven experience of managing a team
  • You are a team player who can work across all teams and stages of projects
  • A high-end production – and social-first – mindset in edits
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere Suite and DaVinci Resolve
  • Able to carry out high-level visual effects work, e.g. motion graphics and compositing (ideally in After Effects)
  • Strong understanding of the various aspects of post-production workflow: from edit to grade, post and sound design
  • Compelling portfolio/showreel of video-editing work
  • Strong attention to detail and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Storyboarding experience is desirable
  • You know how to produce a variety of different film types inside out and bring a strong local network we can build on
  • Knowledge of sport (in particular football) 
  • You bring extensive edit expertise to the table, being able to produce the best possible work within the time available
  • Able to drive new initiatives in edits 
  • Good understanding of editing codec 

Please send your CV, a showreel and 5 recent examples of your work (showcasing examples of editing skills, grading and motion graphics) to Katie Dawes at

Strictly no recruitment agencies.


  • Statutory pension scheme
  • 20+8 days holiday 
  • Team holiday once a year
  • Team-building events
  • Regular socials and team lunches