About the Team
Established by CEO Sam Barcroft in London in 2003, Barcroft Studios is dedicated to creating world-class television and digital video content celebrating a diverse range of incredible true stories. We create engaging, inspiring and popular documentary shows for global platforms and broadcasters around the world.
Barcroft TV is one of the biggest factual brands on the internet and is followed by millions of people across YouTube, Snapchat and Facebook Watch. Barcroft also work with brand partners to create and distribute authentic content that gets people talking. From NGOs to sportswear companies, automotive manufacturers to telecoms providers, we deliver compelling stories that resonate with their brand and get audiences talking.
In November 2019, Barcroft joined Future plc. With Barcroft Studios' experience in creating and distributing amazing video content and Future's global portfolio of specialist brands, we have the potential to create and share world-class video across our verticals!
Barcroft Studios have an opportunity for a talented multi-disciplined Video Producer to join our team on a permanent basis in the USA.
As one of the world's leading producers of short-form factual content, you will be responsible for shooting and directing our compelling short-form documentaries across our award-winning channels.
The role will focus on shooting video content with contributors, working with our editorial team to produce, direct, shoot and deliver video and stills on a daily basis, building on existing skills and gaining an excellent grounding in cutting-edge factual video content.
We expect this to be based in our New York office, but the final location is up for discussion.
See our award-winning channels to see examples of our output, and the range of content you will be supporting.
This is a great opportunity for a Shooting Assistant Producer looking to step up, to work on some incredible content!
What do I need to succeed?
Experience of self-shooting digital video or TV content with an FS7 camera kit.
Experience in editing both video and stills desirable.
Passionate about factual content, with previous experience in documentary film-making, and possess a strong visual sense with the ability to align with our editorial style.
Extremely well organised, self-sufficient and able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
Excellent communicator and enjoy working with and representing the company to a wide variety of people.
Be a team player and possess a positive attitude with a strong desire to learn and develop.
Possess the necessary initiative and drive to succeed in often challenging circumstances to achieve both individual and company objectives.
Ready to move to the USA on a permanent basis, pending visa approval.
Full, clean driving license as driving will be necessary.
What will I get in return?
As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including:
Unlimited paid time off (yes you read that right!)
A share in our success- every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year
Free food (monthly munchies, bagel Fridays, fresh fruit & snacks and coffee and tea on tap)
Central office locations with cool open plan working spaces
Free digital magazine subscriptions and access to back copies of our print magazines and bookazines
Discounted gym membership and onsite health & wellbeing (yoga at lunch anyone?!)
Annual Future conference get together with your colleagues to celebrate success and look forward to what's next
Regular staff socials arranged by our wonderful Employee Community & Culture committees
Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues
Give something back- Future will match your personal charity fundraising efforts
We are Future
Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers
We have big ambitions to transform media and change people's lives. Together, we connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer. It's an incredibly exciting time to join!
Future is the name behind market-leading brands in specialist sectors across technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, hobbies, knowledge and home interest.
We're dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. Our global reach is phenomenal with over 250 million consumers across 180 + world-leading brands. It's an incredible privilege to have such a passionate audience base across our websites, magazines, social media and events.
Every kind of talent is celebrated here. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.
Let's do this!
To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job. We'd also love to see your portfolio, so share some of your work!
Inclusion & Diversity
At Future we are passionate about ensuring that as a business, we are continuing to promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do.
Future is an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process will be free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respects all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values which will continue to ensure that all applicants, current and future employees are treated with respect and fairness.
We are continuing to be inclusive in our approach to flexible working, ensuring that we are making adjustments where required and providing our employees the tools and support to enable them to grow and flourish in their careers.