Senior Video Journalist

Welcome to the Jungle

We tried out the four-day working week in 2019 for five months, between June and October. After the trial ended, the company decided to implement the four-day week, without impacting salaries.

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in London, UK ⚠️

The position

Job description

As a US/UK Senior Video journalist you are part of our Video Strategy & Social Media team, as well as the US Media team and the UK Media team. You will contribute directly to building and delivering the right strategy to successfully develop our media in the USA and in the UK.

On a daily basis, your main mission will be to orchestrate the production of videos that’ll be published on the social media channels of Welcome to the Jungle in the UK and in the US. You will also be the editorial lead of this video content.

Through the videos that you’ll produce, you will mainly address two very specific goals: increase the reach of our media to specific audiences and contribute to strengthening our media legitimacy and credibility on work-related topics by making bold and sharp editorial choices in order to produce high-quality videos.

You will be based in London and will report to the Head of Video and Social Media.

Here’s a snapshot of your future responsibilities:

1 - Media Strategy

  • Ensure, challenge and update the dissemination strategy of our videos on the social media
  • Monitoring video media’s ecosystem trends and news
  • Owner of the video performances on social media and building next projects accordingly
  • Manage social media calendar for new videos and reposting. (With Social Team)

2 - Editorial responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of the editorial line of Welcome to the Jungle in the US and in the UK, by participating to bi-monthly editorial conferences and leading sessions dedicated to video production
  • Select and validate new video projects to support key objectives
  • Propose, execute, and own new video formats and topics
  • Maintain quality and coherence of our in-house videos and ones that are done with freelance journalists with editorial guidelines and our company’s DNA
  • Recruit, train, and manage external video journalists
  • Ensure synchronization with US and UK Media teams for multimedia strategies.
  • Scriptwriting for various video formats

3 - Production responsibilities

  • Handle pre-production tasks, including format conception and shooting planning.
  • Develop visual and narrative concepts in collaboration with filmmakers & ensure the casting for the video shootings
  • Lead shooting plans aligned with creative objectives
  • Manage all aspects of production for simple video projects
  • Ensure quality outcomes in post-production and delivery

At Welcome to the Jungle, we are all coming from (really) different backgrounds, that’s our main strength!


Preferred experience

You are our ideal profile if :

At Welcome to the Jungle, we are all coming from (really) different backgrounds, that’s our main strength!

Our ideal profile would be someone with:

  • 8+ years of experience in digital video content development
  • Proficiency in various audiovisual formats for social media
  • Strong project management, organizational, and collaboration skills
  • Creative, quality-driven, and analytical mindset.
  • Excellent storytelling abilities and visual language proficiency
  • Fluency in English with a multicultural work mindset
  • Interest in work trends, with a fine understanding of the US job market as a plus”
Welcome to the Junglewelcometothejungle.com

The multiplatform media company that aims to inspire every individual to thrive in their professional lives.

Working Week

We tried out the four-day working week in 2019 for five months, between June and October. After the trial ended, the company decided to implement the four-day week, without impacting salaries.

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Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy is 30 days

  • 30 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 82 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We work hybrid remotely from our offices in Europe (Paris, Prague and London)

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 680 across 17 departments:

  • engineering
    44
  • sales
    33
  • operations
    14
  • marketing
    13
  • arts and design
    12
  • business development
    8
  • media and commmunication
    7
  • data science
    7
  • product management
    6
  • finance
    6
  • +7 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Digital video content
  • Social media strategy
  • Project management
  • Organizational skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Storytelling abilities
  • Visual language proficiency
  • Scriptwriting

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