Edit Assistant

Comic Relief

Location London
Salary £26,519 - £29,562
Team Content Team, Fundraising and Creative
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 2nd Dec 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme
Free fruit

Candidate happiness

8.53 (8098)

Job Description


Comic Relief has an in-house production team creating content for both our own digital and social media channels and for broadcast. We have several premier edit suites and a large archive of content. This role is to support the day to day running of those edits and managing the archive as well as managing kit and camera equipment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Main point of contact for the internal edit suites to include day to day running, troubleshooting errors and system upgrades

  • Holding day to day relationship with Support Partners (our external edit support contractors)

  • Maintaining relationship and liaising with CR internal IT support function with regards to the edits and infrastructure

  • Supporting editors (both in house and/or freelance out of house) as needed

  • Daily edit and archive storage and media managing workflow

  • Ingesting media, pulling clips and sharing links

  • Supporting Content and Digital Content team accessing footage, pulling archive and preparing timelines or small edits

  • Supporting Production with footage requests and footage sales/licensing

  • Supporting Production with deliverables in and out from/to CR/BBC/Production Companies

  • Managing our Vimeo/YouTube showcases

  • Managing the kit room and all camera, sound, lighting equipment, hard drives and travel equipment – servicing and repairs, buying/replacing items of kit as needed

  • Managing an inventory and booking in/out system

  • Supporting with possible introduction of new DAM system (data asset management)



Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Good understanding of all stages of production, with a particularly keen interest and knowledge in post-production and the edit

  • Technical skills, Premier experience and confident with rushes and archive systems a real plus

  • Super organised and innate desire to keep systems up to date whilst keeping attention to detail

  • Multi-tasking: actively progressing multiple tasks at any one time

  • Clear communication: liaising with team heads or project leads, providing regular updates on progress or challenges that need overcoming

  • Use own initiative: offering solutions to challenges or bringing fresh ideas to the table

  • Most importantly, a sense of fun and positivity!

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Comic Relief we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Fri 2nd Dec 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 2nd Dec 2022