Title: In-House Videographer / Editor

Reports to: Audiovisual Officer, Communications Coordinator, Communications Consultant, Executive Director

The Valletta 2018 Foundation is seeking the services of an In-House Videographer / Editor to join in the Communications Team to aid in audio-visual productions.

The In-House Videographer / Editor will be working office on a Contract for Service basis until end of May.

Main Duties

  • The videographer should be able to create own storyboards out of the narrative given by the Communications Team.
  • The videographer is expected to carry out research and prepare for a shoot from ahead to be able to get optimal filming angles and camera placement in order for the shooting to go as smoothly as possible on the day.
  • The videographer should own an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, various lenses, lighting equipment, specialist software and external audio recording equipment for interviews, as well as having their own laptop on which they can work.
  • The videographer must be able to direct multi-camera shooting on location during events if necessary, and be able to work in different locations and different circumstances to get the right image.
  • The videographer must be able generate and insert on-screen text and graphics in post-production especially narrative text and subtitles.
  • Videographer must have own editing equipment and software.
  • Editing must be done digitally, this includes exporting video in a variety of formats for multiple Internet uses – Facebook 720p, YouTube 1080p, Twitter 1080p – and also create shorter sneak peeks ahead of a video launch when necessary for Instagram 640px by 640px or 1080px by 1080px.
  • The standard length for videos by the Foundation is of 1 minute 30 seconds with shorter ‘sneak peek’ or ‘behind the scenes’ footage. This is unless otherwise specified or required by the nature of the project.
  • RAW footage should be kept backed up as it may be requested by the Foundation.
  • The videographer must be able to set up and place the lighting and the audio equipment for location work.
  • The videographer must be able to operate the portable equipment and works with the Communications team in pre-production planning and production.
  • The videographer must have good knowledge of principles and practices used in video production including good knowledge of the European Broadcast laws and regulations including export quality, and R128 sound levelling.
  • The videographer must be able to use own initiative, be resourceful, have tact, act with courtesy, have integrity, good judgment, have a physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
  • The videographer must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and the subjects he’s filming/interviewing; must be able to communicate their ideas concisely and effectively to the subjects and others within the Foundation.
  • The videographer will need to manage the processing and use of material filmed, discuss technical difficulties, check for quality and deal efficiently with the Foundation’s concerns.
  • In case of unavailability for one-off events, a replacement videographer is expected to be sourced from the videographer, which will be agreed upon prior of the event.


  • Must be able to communicate and write well in the Maltese and English languages
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbally and orally.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Self-motivation and integrity.
  • An analytical and logical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well within a team
  • Motivated and ambitious.
  • Must be able to work according to set deadlines
  • Must be in possession of a clean police conduct
  • Knowledge of editing and audio software is a must.

Contract and salary

This position is available on a Contract for Service basis (i.e. freelance against VAT) for a definite period of time. The person will be expected to work an average of 40 hours per week from the premises of the Valletta 2018 Foundation. The person selected for this role will be required to work between 08:30 -17:30 with a one-hour break from Monday to Friday.

The salary package for this position is €5,084.75 (excluding VAT) for a period of 3 months, both individual and companies.

Interested applicants should provide the following to [email protected]:

  • Contact details
  • Show reel
  • Statement of suitability and relevant experience in the field
  • Statement of current commitments/availability

Deadline for submission is 5th March 2018.