Video Researcher/Editor - UNILAD Sport

  • 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
  • Mar 06, 2018
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

Title: Video Editor/Researcher - UNILAD Sport

Based at: Manchester

The role

Our team is growing exponentially and this is an exciting time for us. Our main page is the most engaged Facebook page in the world and now we're taking UNILAD Sport to the next level, building on the incredible work that team is already doing.

We need a Video Editor/Researcher who can find shareable and relatable video content and edit it ready to share with UNILAD Sports audience.

What you will be doing

The role has two main facets Research and Video Editing.


  1. Finding content from across the internet that will resonate with UNILAD Sport audience
  2. Contacting content creators and getting permission to use sourced content
  3. Building relationships with content creators for ongoing partnerships
  4. Ensuring content is licensed and cleared for use
  5. Negotiating fees when necessary
  6. Sticking to agreed budgets

Video Editing

  1. Adapting videos to make them shareable and relatable for social audiences, especially on mobile
  2. Adhering to UNILAD's house style and templates
  3. Editing videos to tight deadlines
  4. Subtitling videos
  5. Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film
  6. Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
  7. Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running


  1. Creating social posts for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as required
  2. Filling in required admin and documentation in a timely and accurate manner
  3. Working to productivity and performance targets set by a line-manager

What we need for this role

  • Proficient and quick video editor in Adobe Premier Pro
  • Strong written English skills
  • Understanding of social media audiences and practices
  • Demonstrable passion and enthusiasm for all sports related content
  • Keen work ethic and desire to take UNILAD Sport to the next level
  • Necessary: Proficiency in Adobe Premier Pro (or similar software)
  • Preferred: Writing Experience
  • Preferred: Social Media posting for a non-personal page
  • Relevant degree helpful but by no means essential

About us

Established in 2014, by millennials for millennials, as a single Facebook channel and website, UNILAD has expanded into the world's leading social first channel, successfully building an unrivalled brand affinity across the globe. Originally licensing viral content, we evolved into an original content producer, blending the best viral videos with premium original content built for social. With just under a billion engagements, and over 25 billion video views in 2016 alone, UNILAD have matured into the most engaged and viewed channel on the planet. Launching a suite of channels in the last 18 months, we are now the fastest growing media property in the world.

Skills Technology, Sport, Research, Facebook, Media, Assistant, Video, Social, Editor, Content, Manchester




  • 25 days holiday
  • Fantastic location in the heart of the city (close to great pizza, food markets, bars, gyms, darts and a bowls green!)
  • Friday drinks at our top floor bar
  • A social but hard-working atmosphere
  • Seasonal socials
  • Lunch discount scheme
  • Corporate eyecare voucher scheme


  • Working in a unique start-up environment
  • With teams structured across our spacious six-storey office, we're a friendly bunch full of self-starters who really buy into the brand from day one
  • We love collaboration between teams, so expect loads of hot-desking, open Slack communications and no structural 'layers' to break through
  • You'll have all the resources at your disposal and the perfect environment to allow you to be the best you can be
  • We want people to live and breath the UNILAD brand and encourage innovation and creativity in every area
  • Work hard, develop fast and have tons of fun doing it.