Financial Controller Edinburgh S Telford College

Financial Controller Edinburgh S Telford College




RESPONSIBLE TO:Learning Technology and Resources Manager

PURPOSE OF JOB:To be responsible for pre-production, production and post-production tasks including producing, camerawork, directing and editing of videos to support learning and teaching.

Main Job Activities

  • To create professional in-house videos to support learning and teaching within the college or which promote the college to external groups and international clients.

To work with college departments such as Marketing, International, Learner Services and Health and Safety to create promotional, instructional and awareness videos.

To assist in the creation and delivery of training sessions [to teaching staff] in various video-related areas.

To work with video production students on work experience projects.

To develop and maintain a video archive.

To optimise and publish finished videos for delivery via internal and external platforms.

To ensure that all copyright and other relevant legislation is in place and adhered to for all video production.



  • Experience of commercial / educational video production.
  • Providing excellent customer service and care.
  • Ability to work independently, creatively and across a wide range of projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding

  • Understanding of copyright and production related legislation.
  • High level of competency with Final Cut Studio 7 & X and Adobe Creative Suite production software (or equivalent, e.g. Avid / Adobe Premier Pro).
  • Pre-production organisation and planning.
  • Production management skills.
  • Post-production management and understanding of workflows.
  • Video / audio / graphic post-production (Photoshop, After Effects) for titling, affiliations and branding.
  • Relevant camera equipment operation and skills (Sony PMW-EX3, Canon DSLR, JVC GY-HM100) or equivalent.
  • Lighting and green-screen skills.
  • Implications of accessibility, diversity and equality for video production and in the educational sector.
  • Experience of various video and audio formats and codecs.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of Apple operating system.
  • Excellent audio recording and audio editing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with academic staff, students, clients and guests
  • Directing people on camera.
  • Ability to work as single crew and as part of small production team.
  • To develop, organise and maintain digital archive of video / audio material.
  • Stills photography.
  • Creating screen capture instructional materials


  • To have a recognised qualification relating to video / film making and production and / or substantial professional experience working within a video / audio production environment.

General Competencies

  • Effective decision making.
  • Working effectively with others and as part of a team / collaborative environment.
  • Being client focused at all times.
  • Driving licence.
  • Effective time / project management skills.
  • Taking personal responsibility
  • High level of presentation, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to devise and deliver related training sessions.
  • Supervise students within collaborative working projects.
  • To work to deadlines and in pressure situations.
  • Working in a change environment.
  • Flexible working hours and arrangements.