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.
Video Content Specialist
Global Communications - Strategy & Transformation
Head of Social
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.
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.
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
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.
Bachelor's Degree / MBA in business / technology preferred.
English skills at professional level.
We see through the customers eyes - We keep it simple
We focus on the outcome - We step up
We tell it like it is - We help people be amazing
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
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
We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to making Colt an inclusive and supportive workplace
Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture
embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone
belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.