Wanted: Senior Video Editor (Singapore)

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash
Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

Coconuts is seeking a Senior Video Editor to work on the production of high-quality branded videos, Coconuts TV original videos and when required, our long form TV broadcast/streaming shows.

Reporting to the Head of Content & Production, the ideal candidate will have at least 8 years of editing experience in a production house, network/studio or agency with knowledge in a variety of genres including but not limited to documentary, lifestyle, factual, reality and branded content across a variety of platforms such as broadcast, digital, social and OTT. This is a senior position.

Responsibilities will include:
● Possess strong visual storytelling ability, technical expertise in all aspects of post production,
experience editing short and long format work, and experience in versioning
● Work with the creative team to visualize a collaborative vision in the early concepting stage of
production and continual ideation with the team throughout the edit
● Edit a variety of content from branded content to long form broadcast shows under the guidance
of the Head of Post Production
● Edit social media content and audio/video podcast content when required
● Aid the Head of Post Production organizing content and footage on our server in a clear and
efficient manner
● Aid the Head of Post Production in maintaining and managing the Coconuts TV library of content
● Have outstanding communication skills, collaborating cross-functionally within Coconuts and
with clients
● Be a mentor and leader to guide junior producers and editors
● Always evolve editing style and explore new methods, trends and even tech
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and traits:
● 8+ years of experience working in video production with a thirst for storytelling
● Proficient in Adobe Premiere – Knowledge in After Effects, Illustrator & Photoshop is a bonus
● A clear and organized communicator with great attention to detail
● Ability to meet tight deadlines and also educate and reassure clients
● An eye for visual beauty and the instinct to find and tell compelling, untold stories
● An ambitious, relentless, and hungry professional attitude
● A creative team player who is compassionate but also provides strong leadership
● Ability to solve problems on the fly and meticulously multitask with a positive attitude
● Passion and courage to tell stories no one else wants to tell

This role is open to Singaporeans and PRs. Apply by sending your CV, reel/portfolio and three of your best production credits to tv@coconuts.co.