Videographer & Photographer (P/T)

Role Type: Permanent, part-time (22.5hrs per week)

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Application Closes: 23/07/2019 at 5:00pm

Salary: £27k-£32k (pro-rata)

The Company:

Open Bionics Ltd is a Bristol based company who design, develop and manufactures bionic limbs for amputees. Our mission is to: “Create and Democratise Technology that Enhances the Human Body”. We want to make beautiful bionic limbs more accessible and to turn our users’ disabilities into superpowers! We’ve won several awards and was recently named as one of Fast-Company’s most innovative companies in the whole of Europe. Feel free to visit our website to find out more about us: www.openbionics.com.

Role Specification:

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Videographer & Photographer. The ideal candidate will have proven experience delivering high quality videography and photography for a wide variety of channels. As part of the Marketing Team, your core work will involve planning, self-shooting and editing video and photography content with Hero Arm users at various locations in the UK and sometimes internationally, as well as product and studio work. We anticipate that you will spend roughly 70% of your time on videography, and 30% on photography.

If you are an excellent storyteller, this role is for you! We want a pro videographer and photographer who is passionate about telling our users stories in the most impactful and creative way possible. You must have an understanding of content marketing and also be happy to contribute to other tasks relating to business needs. Open Bionics is a start-up and has ambitious growth plans, which will enable you to grow your personal career and responsibilities along with the company.

Note: we expect the successful candidate to use their own photography/videography equipment in this role and be able to travel frequently and nationally with this equipment, in a timely manner.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning, shooting and editing video and photography for a variety of owned and earned digital channels.
  • Working closely with Open Bionics’ users to understand their stories and develop impactful, bold, and exciting videography and photography.
  • Collaborating with internal teams to develop clear briefs for projects and execute from concept to completion.
  • Prioritising tasks and delivering innovative, high-quality aesthetic work, on time and on budget.
  • Executing new concepts and developing innovative as well as bold creative ideas in line with current and upcoming trends.
  • Creatively contributing to the Brand Guidelines and the ongoing evolution of the Open Bionics brand story
  • Updating and managing Open Bionics’ library of multimedia content for internal (e.g other teams) and external (e.g earned social, media) use.
  • Frequent travel to locations nationally for the purposes of working on projects and attending events relating to the role.

A successful first year at Open Bionics would include:

  1. Delivering a continuous stream of videography and photography, e.g. up to 6 pieces of longer content pieces per month in addition to multiple shorter content pieces.
  2. Creating high-quality shareable work that will feature globally in mainstream media and social media
  3. Working as part of the Marketing Team to grow web traffic by 50%
  4. Working as part of the Marketing Team to grow social media audience by 50%

Person Scorecard:

  1. A portfolio of videography and photography demonstrating real-life user stories and impactful storytelling.
  2. 2-5 years proven experience of planning, producing, self-shooting and editing high-quality multimedia content.
  3. Demonstrable skills in industry-standard photo, audio and video editing software, and proficiency in image making and video production equipment, including cameras and stabilisers.
  4. Evidence of working independently using own initiative to problem-solve and as part of a fast-paced marketing team working on multiple projects.

To Apply

1) Write a Covering Letter explaining why you are suitable for the role. You should address the person scorecard criteria and detail why you want to work for Open Bionics. Please provide a link to your portfolio/website.

2) Upload your CV.

Please note that all of the above must be submitted in order to be considered for the post.

Employee Benefits

32 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

Pension Scheme

Cycle Scheme

50% subsidised Gym/Sports membership or exercise classes

50% subsidised language classes

Flexible working hours

Paid Professional Membership (if applicable)

Monthly socials

Free Fruit

Free Tea & Coffee

Other Information

Open Bionics is an Equal Opportunities employer. If you are disabled and require any reasonable adjustments, please contact james @openbionics.com.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and we value diversity in our workplace. We may operate positive action measures to encourage people from under-represented groups to apply and help them overcome disadvantages in competing with other applicants.

If you are successful, you will be expected to start within one month following the offer of an employment contract with Open Bionics Ltd and be expected to provide proof of your right to work in the UK.

Please note we are expecting to move our main office to central Bristol within the next few months.