Lights4fun has been growing since 2003 and we are now Europe’s leading online decorative lighting retailer, with over 15 million customers worldwide!
With dedicated websites for the UK, Germany & France, and selling through our Amazon channels throughout Europe and North America, our year-on-year revenue growth averages at 38% per year for the last 3 years.
Our Lights4fun team plays a huge part in who we are, even when we’re working from home, our sense of togetherness shines through. Our values remain at the forefront of Lights4fun, providing great products and great customer service. Passionate about what we do, we love to make our customers happy!
We continue to innovate with industry-leading products year after year. From string lights to our exclusive TruGlow® candles, our product offering continues to grow and diversify, and our focus on only offering high quality products to our customers underpins everything that we do.
Following our first outside investment in November 2020 from NorthEdge Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, we are now ready for the next phase of our exciting growth story and we’re looking for the right people to take on the journey with us!
A great opportunity
We are recruiting a Photography and Videography Assistant to support the Creative & Photography Manager. This is an exciting, full time, opportunity to join our busy Creative Department.
Photography: Working closely with all key stakeholders in the business, as well as freelancers, you will help to coordinate all aspects of product photoshoots, from location recces and product delivery through to post-shoot image management. You will play a key role in ensuring that all elements of a shoot run smoothly and successfully, as well as being responsible for coordinating all our whitespace cut-out product photography with a studio photographer.
Videography: We are looking for a creative individual who can deliver the vision of the brand through video assets. As a brand, storytelling is at the heart of everything we do, and this position will be integral in bringing that story to life. As the video lead in the business, you will be integral in delivering quality and engaging short-form video content particularly across social media channels. The role requires an energetic creative person who has great ideas and a passion for engaging videos for platforms like TikTok, IGTV etc.
This is a challenging role in which flexibility and a willingness to “get stuck in” will be key. It will be suitable for a candidate with plenty of initiative, a creative eye, and a can-do attitude.
Managing new imagery post-shoot, including naming and uploading images to the company drive
Delivering all video content requirements as per the video content strategy including receiving content requirements, planning, shooting, editing and delivering the final version as briefed.
Managing all whitespace photography with the Freelance Photographer.
Overseeing studio product shoots with studio photographer, following brief provided by Photography Manager
Helping to coordinate set builds at photography studio
Organising location recces and booking locations
Work with the marketing/Brand team to ensure photography execution is optimal.
Assisting on photoshoots
Must be proficient at using video editing software
Good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships across the teams
Must be flexible on working hours during location shoots
Must be able to drive and have own transport
Must be passionate about photography and videography
A highly organised but flexible approach to working within a fast paced and fluid environment, with proven time management skills
A strong work ethic and can-do attitude
A self-starter with a willingness to get stuck in
Basic Excel and MS Office skills
This role would suit someone who has recently graduated from college/university with a creative qualification who is ambitious, energetic and excited to work in a fast-paced environment.