Digital Content Producer / Videographer at Zopa
London, GB
At Zopa, we’re shaping the future of finance.
 
We offer simple loans and smart investments that help people take control of their finances and do more with their money. In the 12 years we’ve been in business, we’ve helped more than 60,000 people lend over £3 billion to 246,000 UK consumers.
 
And our journey’s only just beginning. In November 2016 we announced our plans to build a next generation bank so that we can bring a greater range of smart, ethical finance products to even more people.
 
We’re looking for a Digital Content Producer / Videographer to join a brand new team tasked with creating industry disrupting content across all Zopa channels, ensuring the customer experience is always first.
 
You’ll work with the Creative Director to form and drive the content strategy. You’ll be an expert in the field, as this is a hands-on creative role, you’ll be personally taking and developing briefs, script-writing, story-boarding, filming and editing to create assets and taking still photography as required. You’ll also be responsible for helping to drive and direct content made by other external content creators. Extensive experience in creating dynamic and relevant customer focused content experiences is a must.
 
We’re building a next generation bank with multiple products, and the journey will be an adventure. As part of a newly forming team, this role is hands on from the start and will develop over time as the team of creatives is built. 

On a day to day basis, the Digital Content Producer / Videographer will be:

    • The main Creative Content support for the Creative Director
    • A key hands-on creative, capable of taking a creative brief and inputting innovative ideas, working closely with relevant parties to formulate concepts
    • Working autonomously, seeking out and seizing opportunities as they arise
    • Presenting creative content work to key internal stakeholders
    • Partnering with other creative team members including copy and design to develop strong innovative creative concepts, ensuring brand consistency through visual and copy guidelines
    • Partnering with internal stakeholders to drive ideas for our marketing strategy
    • Liaising closely with the Creative Director and key team members during peak periods to help forecast crunch points in resource
    • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with all internal clients
    • Continually looking to improve business working processes, looking for SMART ways to reduce both overall costs and efficiencies within the role
    • Using post-campaign analysis to continuously improve designs
    • Ensuring compliance with law (e.g. financial regulation, copyright and data protection)

This is the background we'd like to see on your CV/profile:

    • A portfolio that not only shows great the content you've created, but also explains why and how you go about creating content
    • An ability to demonstrate a firm knowledge of lighting and sound
    • Demonstration of strong photographic skills, with a proven understanding of the workings of a DSLR digital camera
    • Ability to perform basic retouch tasks
    • Extensive proven experience in developing commercially viable, customer focused, digital creative and delivering to brief within a tracked CPA
    • A sound knowledge of existing and emerging platforms - Blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Facebook etc.
    • Understanding of typography, colour, UX/UI and responsive design
    • Knowledge and experience of marketing communications and extensive experience in collaborating with a design and copy team
    • Excellent Mac skills, fully conversant with Adobe Creative Suite
    • Experience in developing digital creative direction and influencing digital brand strategy
    • Excellent proven communication skills and experience working with cross-functional teams in brief development and translation to concept
    • Extensive proven experience in managing multiple projects at one time
    • Demonstration of accuracy and attention to detail 

On a personal level, these are the qualities we’d like to see:

    • You’ll be a positive advocate of the Zopa brand vision and ToV internally and externally
    • A desire to constantly push your own skill set
    • That you’re a self-starter who’s efficient at time management
    • The ability to work autonomously 

Ok, I’m in. What can Zopa offer me?

    • A relaxed and informal office overlooking the Thames at London Bridge, full of  break out spaces for collaborative working, and of course the obligatory office bean bags, which no one can ever get up from with dignity
    • A genuine promise that everyone is welcome at Zopa – regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, race or religion.
    • Transparent and informative weekly team meetings on Friday’s afternoons with drinks
    • On site Yoga classes weekly
    • A games room with well used ping pong and football tables
    • A dedicated room for meditation, relaxation and prayer
    • To surround you with a group of like-minded Zopians who operate with passion and integrity
    • A tailor-made integration plan to set you up for success and an ongoing focus on your performance and development
    • Two paid days per year to volunteer for a good cause of your choice
    • Free tea and coffee throughout the day
    • Free breakfast every morning
    • A competitive compensations and benefits package
    • We can’t guarantee it, but we’re always open to a chat about flexible working