Videographer – Classics World
ABOUT CLASSICS WORLD
Classics World is the umbrella brand for all Kelsey Media’s classic car magazines, YouTube channel, social media and website. Under this umbrella sits the weekly newspaper, Classic Car Buyer, plus Classics Monthly, Future Classics, classicsworld.co.uk, Classics World YouTube and then single-make magazines such as Classic Ford, MiniWorld, VolksWorld and MG Enthusiast.
Classics World website and YouTube have tremendous scope for further development, and the video channel especially has been cited as an area for further expansion.
We are seeking a talented and creative videographer/presenter with a passion for classic cars to join our team at Kelsey Media. As a Classics World Videographer, you will be responsible for working alongside the Classics World editorial team and creating visually stunning content that engages our target audience and promotes our brand.
· Plan, shoot, and edit high-quality videos in various locations, including racetracks, scenic routes, and automotive events
· When and where required, you may need to present videos, working alongside the Head of Video and other Classics World team members
· Collaborate with the marketing, audience, commercial and editorial teams to understand the desired message and creative vision for each video project
· Operate cameras, drones, stabilisers, and other videography equipment to capture dynamic and captivating shots
· Ensure all video footage meets our brand standards and maintains a consistent style and tone
· Edit and enhance video content using industry-standard editing software, adding effects, transitions, music, and sound effects to create engaging final products
· Stay updated on the latest videography techniques, trends, and equipment to improve the quality of our videos continuously
· Collaborate with the content team to brainstorm and develop creative ideas for new video concepts and series
· Manage and organise video assets, maintaining an efficient and easily accessible video library
· Collaborate with the marketing team to optimise videos for different platforms and channels, ensuring they meet technical specifications and best practices.
· Proven experience as a videographer, preferably with a portfolio showcasing fast car videos or related content
· Proficiency in operating professional-grade video cameras, drones, stabilisers, and other relevant equipment
· Strong knowledge of videography principles, including composition, lighting, and audio capture
· Proficient in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or similar tools
· Excellent storytelling skills with the ability to bring out the excitement and adrenaline of fast cars through video
· Strong understanding of YouTube as a platform, including video optimization, metadata, and best practices for engaging audiences
· Familiarity with YouTube analytics and the ability to analyse video performance and make data-driven decisions to improve content strategy
· Strong attention to detail, ensuring high-quality output and accurate representation of the subject matter
· Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously, adhere to deadlines, and prioritise tasks effectively
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and take direction from others
· Passion for fast cars, automotive culture, and motorsports
· Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel to different locations for shoots, as required
If you are a talented videographer with a keen eye for capturing the essence of fast cars, we’d love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to creating visually captivating content that will engage and inspire our audience. Apply today by submitting your resume, portfolio, and relevant work samples.
Reports to: Head of Video, Classics World