Video Editor & Cinematographer at Pulse Sports

July 13, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.


Pulse is looking to hire a Video Editor & Cinematographer who would create branded video content for sports video projects – this includes commercials, documentaries, etc.

The role

This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Project Lead.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality video content for client video projects
  • Videography in-house and on the field as assigned
  • Work to a brief, develop and pitch creative ideas and concepts, choosing the appropriate media and style to meet objectives
  • Overall editing responsibilities and quality control of all edits – including choice of images and videos, soundtrack, text placement, proofreading and cross-checking facts, spelling, grammar, writing style, colour, etc.
  • Secure appropriate rights, licenses and clearances for video, image, and soundtrack usage to avoid copyright infringement
  • Contribute to new video format development and implementation
  • All-around assistance on post-production activities
  • You may be required to manage more than one brief at a time and will therefore have to prioritise effectively, allocating the relevant amount of time and resources according to the value of the job – ensuring that deadlines are met on all video projects
  • Ensure proper organisation and safekeeping of video footage and logs
  • Event coverage as required
  • You will keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly video and design programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, and other relevant programs from the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Maintain strong, trusting relationships with all internal and external collaborators – clients and internal teams

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience working on branded video content is preferred
  • Great videography/ video editing portfolio
  • Skilled with video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc and a good working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as it applies video post-production
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to keep the team up to date on project timelines
  • Very organised, goal-oriented, and can drive results while multi-tasking priorities
  • Good knowledge of Google Workspace – docs, sheets, drive, slides, etc.
  • A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm