Junior Social Video Editor at Koala

Marketing and Advertising, Marketing, Full-time, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia sydney marketing full-time
Posted a month ago

At Koala, our mission is to deliver better furniture experiences, designed with the World in mind. Combining customer-centric products, a world-class technology and fulfilment platform, incredible customer service and social good; we are changing the way people buy and enjoy furniture to create happier, healthier habitats.

Why do we have this role @ Koala

We are looking for a creative and passionate junior social creative editor to join the growing social team. In this role, you will live and breathe social content performance across organic & paid ads, learning how to edit creative in order to drive key performance metrics, engage and grow the Koala audience through social media.

As the Junior Social Creative Editor, you will be responsible for editing all UGC and incoming content for social channels which will assist in building out the testing program for creative on key social platforms Instagram, Facebook, YouTube & TikTok etc.

We seek a creative and driven self starter, who’s eager to learn and develop their skills in social media & growth marketing. With an agile approach to pivot direction according to customer insight while ensuring quality, on-brand content is produced with a keen eye for detail, you will consistently test & learn, to develop our content strategy across all key platforms, growing our social community. If you are passionate about content & social media, this role offers an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of Koala’s next chapter.


What key responsibilities does this role have @ Koala?

  • Edit all incoming content making it fit for purpose for each of our key platforms using CapCut / Canva or similar video editing tools
  • Discover and create engaging hooks for each piece of content, ensuring all content is optimized to capture the maximum views and keep users engaged throughout
  • Assist the Senior Growth Manager & Creative Manager to produce content based on the testing framework for incremental content improvements, seeking insights from user interaction across platforms
  • Provide insights for content briefs going forward based on hook and engagement requirements
  • Occasionally posting content to organic social channels
  • Contribute to content brainstorms & strategic development

Ideal background…

  • This is an entry level position which requires team collaboration and an eagerness to learn.
  • 1+ years of social media content creation and video editing experience at a high growth direct-to-consumer brand or early stage startup ideal but not essential
  • Experience in creative analysis and optimisation ideal but not essential
  • Experience in working in fast paced team environments, contributing to successful outcomes
  • Keen eye for detail, with the ability to understand briefs and interpret them into actions, producing high quality output
  • Fast paced worker, with the ability to pivot where required and prioritize effectively.


Treehouse Perks and Privileges…

Koala is only great when its employees are happy — and we’re one happy bunch! 

  • WFB/Hybrid working - We’re mixing it up with 3+ days back in the Alexandria Treehouse (office) and work from bed/home (WFB).
  • Take a break - Generous time off - volunteer, parental, Koala life leave and more to help keep your work-life balance, balanced. 
  • Tuesday lunches, Monthly barbies, socials and stocked kitchen - With an emphasis on healthy, local and organic produce.
  • Pet-friendly - The Koala Treehouse is as pet-friendly as they get!
  • Surprise & delight - The two-word combo at the core of everything we do. All Koalas can expect to enjoy free Koala products with ‘mates rates’ for your friends and fam. 
  • Support & wellbeing - Our employee experience respects and embraces all families, formed, found and evolving. You’ll have access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes unlimited sessions for financial, work, relationship, family or wellbeing support.
  • Accelerate your career - via our Learning Management platform Juno, as well as individual and team growth budgets and dedicated days. 
  • Short and long-term incentive plans ensure you benefit as Koala succeeds!  
  • Community & connection - We believe that simply doing ‘no harm’ isn’t good enough  So, how are we doing our part? BCorp Certified, WWF Partnership, volunteer days, a member of SoftLanding,  1% and so much more.
  • All in all, the Koala Kommunity is a great place to hang out and belong to! 

Koalities we look for…

At Koala, we do things a little differently and we don’t shy away from the fact that we expect a lot from our employees! We are ambitious. We are curious. We are selfless. We want you to challenge expectations, always look to make a difference and give us something different from the norm. We want people that bring great energy, that have a long-game focus and are always trying to find new angles and approaches to the way we work. We're a team full of entrepreneurial spirit and have a relentless focus on 'what's next' but while always reviewing 'what's been done' and learning, growing and adapting. We're confident, but NEVER arrogant and we adapt to change like Steve Smith under a short ball.  Honesty and empathy drive everything we do, as well as a total focus on exceeding our customers’ expectations. So if you feel like this could be you... well what the bloody hell are you waiting for? Drop us a line, and let's see what you've got! ;)

There’s no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate, Koala is a place where everyone has opportunity. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day. We’re an equal opportunity employer, and recognize that a diverse workforce is crucial to our success as a business. To read more, check out our careers, LinkedIn, or the great work we do with Work180.