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Job description

Colt is the New Standard in high bandwidth network and voice services for enterprises and wholesale customers in Europe, Asia and North America's largest business hubs. With a global reach but a deep local presence, Colt is big enough to deliver and small enough to care.

Role Profile

Role title:

Video Content Specialist

Business Unit:

Global Communications - Strategy & Transformation

Reports to:

Head of Social

Location:

London

Role purpose

At Colt we are changing the perception of our business and industry sector. As part of this transformation we are growing new services and teams to facilitate and drive the business to the next level.

Colt provides world-class network and communications services to information-intensive businesses across Europe, Asia and North America. With local market understanding and global reach - Colt is big enough to deliver and small enough to care.

Reporting into the Head of Social Media, this exciting new role provides you with the opportunity to design and execute the video strategy for Colt Technology Services. With the growth in demand for video content, you will be instrumental in creation and shooting, optimising and sharing video content. To succeed in this role, you will have a creative mindset, with the ability to challenge video briefs, manage stakeholders and budget.

Key accountabilities
  • Ability to build and execute video strategy, considering all channels.
  • Proficient in YouTube Studio:
    • Video uploading, knowledge of keywords, tags, hashtags, thumbnail optimisation, SEO knowledge
    • Ability to optimise previous content on our YouTube channel
    • Leverage analytical data to identify opportunities for future videos and build strategy
  • Knowledge of Instagram
    • Understand how to use IG TV and optimise video for the platform
    • Identify opportunities for Colt to increase engagement on Instagram with video
  • Video creation project management
    • Project and stakeholder management
    • Video budget management
    • Ability to juggle and prioritise multiple projects
    • Experience creating short and longer form content
    • Strength in script-writing
    • Ability to optimise video content for different social channels
    • Ability to setup and manage a shoot (in the Colt London Office studio)
  • Video editing experience:
    • Proficient in using adobe creative suite (PremierPro) to edit and stitch together videos
  • Live social content
    • Project manage going "live" across all Colt channels - Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn & Twitter
    • Lead strategy for Colt to go "live" in 2021.

Key performance indicators (financial and non-financial)
  • Signed off video tactics and strategy by leadership team.
  • Budget management
  • Growth of our YouTube and Instagram accounts
  • Increase in viewership of video content


Relationships and key contacts
  • Collaborate, contributes and works closely with the wider team to support localised marketing, product and recruitment teams
  • Provides high level reporting to stakeholders on video plans and results
  • Oversee, develop and plan video activities globally
  • Exceptional personal internal and external network.


Role specific requirements

Skills & Experience
  • Have a proactive approach and a thirst to stay one step ahead.
  • Have strong, analytical and consultative communication skills.
  • Challenger mindset and question the norm
  • Be an influencer and natural manager of relationships.
  • Understand the telecoms market structure (sub-segments, retail and wholesale).
  • Be both a self-starter and a team player.
  • Project management from project beginnings through to presenting results.
  • Be ambitious to keep learning.
  • Has a background in public relations.
  • Familiar with YouTube Studio & IGTV
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

Person specification
  • Result oriented with high commitment, resilience and a positive attitude.
  • Proven track record of building B2B video activities to increase viewership and build brand awareness.
  • Commercially minded with a good understanding of the B2B sales cycle and how video can impact.
  • Strategic thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit passionate, persuasive and inspiring.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree / MBA in business / technology preferred.
  • English skills at professional level.


Colt Values

Customer

We see through the customers eyes - We keep it simple

Ownership

We focus on the outcome - We step up

Leadership

We tell it like it is - We help people be amazing

Teamwork

We are rock solid - We are fast on our feet

We are a winning team with strong shared values that guide how we do business with our customers, partners and each other . Full details can be found here

#LI-DNI

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:
  • Flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to making Colt an inclusive and supportive workplace
Job Sector
Media
Job Position
Other
City/Town
London
Address
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Post date
Closing date

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