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Videographer/Video Editor

John Hancock

John Hancock

Marketing & Communications
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement


Job Description

Video content is a core part of John Hancock’s marketing strategy. Our videos both entertain customers and inform them about our wide product range and company mission. All of this is possible thanks to our behind-the-scenes video staff. We’re looking for a skilled video editor to work in both short and long formats, shooting footage and editing it based on project specifications. After showing a rough draft to stakeholders, they’ll be responsible for implementing project notes. The finished product will represent the best of the company and the video editor’s skill.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit short- and long-form videos for John Hancock’s website and social media accounts
  • Take charge of video ideation and creation, partnering with writers and designers
  • Ensure videos meet the marketing team’s specifications and brand guidelines
  • Implement creative notes from stakeholders
  • Offer customers peerless digital experiences
  • Evaluate projects for brand authenticity

Required Skills:

  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop and Media Encoder
  • Deep understanding of various video formats for the web and social media channels including resolution and aspect ratio, frame rate, codecs and compression, subtitling, thumbnails, and file delivery methods
  • Expertise in video and audio capture, DSLR- and ENG- camera technologies, portrait and dramatic lighting,
  • Ability to work with non-actors to deliver informational content to camera or within interview-style shoots
  • Familiarity with video editing software like Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro
  • Capacity to communicate effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to pick out attention-grabbing shots
  • Excellent storytelling skills
  • Knowledge of basic editing principles
  • Stay on top of industry + design trends, insights and desire to measure success to provide well-informed recommendations to team members
  • Assist with studio management including overseeing technology, coordinating with vendors, and procuring equipment
  • Manage well-organized projects including proper folder structures, asset management and backups


  • At least 3 years of experience creating high-quality, compelling videos and audio content in an agency environment
  • Experience with developing concepts for advertising campaigns
  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to visual arts, media production, film or film studies



About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact recruitment@manulife.com.

Salary & Benefits

The annual base salary for this role is listed below.

Primary Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Salary range is expected to be between

$68,475.00 USD - $114,125.00 USD

If you are applying for this role outside of the primary location, please contact recruitment@manulife.com for the salary range for your location. The actual salary will vary depending on local market conditions, geography and relevant job-related factors such as knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience, and education/training. Employees also have the opportunity to participate in incentive programs and earn incentive compensation tied to business and individual performance.

Manulife/John Hancock offers eligible employees a wide array of customizable benefits, including health, dental, mental health, vision, short- and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance coverage, adoption/surrogacy and wellness benefits, and employee/family assistance plans. We also offer eligible employees various retirement savings plans (including pension/401(k) savings plans and a global share ownership plan with employer matching contributions) and financial education and counseling resources. Our generous paid time off program in the U.S. includes up to 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 150 hours of vacation, and 40 hours of sick time (or more where required by law) each year, and we offer the full range of statutory leaves of absence.

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Company: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.)