Social Video Editor


Are you a predator with an eye for news? You know, a good video editor with a producer’s eye for detail, or a producer who’s a good editor.


BFBS Forces News is looking for a social media video editor to turn our fantastic material into likable, shareable, socials on our news platforms. You will be a jargon buster and have the ability to tell stories in a simple, effective way are vital.


Day to day you will work to our digital news editors you will have brilliant video skills. You will need the mind to find the things in our content that will engage audiences across Facebook, Instagram and twitter.


You will also get the chance to do fast turnaround for TV news and once in a while to work on longer form material for our YouTube channels.


You’ll need to have:

Excellent video editing skills in Premiere Pro, demonstrated by half a dozen links you can send us to material you’ve cut.

An awareness of the biggest stories and issues facing the military.

A positive attitude and self-starter mindset

A creative eye with great attention to detail

Be engaged with social media.


Who are we?

Forces News is part of BFBS, the only independent source of multimedia news about the British Armed Forces. Our reporters in the UK and overseas bring you the latest news, comment and in-depth stories from operations and exercises.

We are a nimble organisation where talent thrives and is rewarded fast. We’ve got a friendly, ambitious team. We support flexible working, empower people, and have free fruit too.

What next? Email us at

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Interviews are likley to be held W/B 25th September 2019.


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29 September 2019