Who we are

We are William Reed.

We are the leading expert in the global Food & Drink industry.

From manufacturing through to retail and hospitality – we provide the inspiration, insight and connections to power our customers’ success.

We have offices in Gatwick and London, UK; Montpellier, France; Singapore and Chicago, US. In line with the Company’s current Agile Working Policy, the successful candidate would be eligible to work part of the week from our Chicago office and to work remotely for the rest of the week


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our US Global Brands Editorial Team!

You will film & edit video, audio, and other multimedia content for use across the US portfolio of websites, including NutraIngredients-USA, FoodNavigator-USA, and CosmeticsDesign-USA.

You will also accompany editorial teams to trade shows to film video interviews with key industry stakeholders, support the editorial teams for producing podcast episodes, with technical support and editing, and support the team with webinars – recording of video content & producing the finished webinar. You will also find yourself working closely with the US team supporting with Social Media posts and working with the site editors to produce insightful content that drives interest and traffic to our sites.

Location: Chicago (2 days per week) / Hybrid

Role: Full-time, permanent

What you’ll be doing

This is a role that works across the US global brands portfolio, and as such recordings and other key elements of the role will involve traveling with the relevant teams to US domestic events, and may involve working outside of usual US working hours – flexibility and the acceptance of working some shifted hours is key

  • Creating video content on-location at our events and conferences in the nutrition, dietary supplements, food, and cosmetics sectors
  • Creating video content on-location at third-party trade shows and conferences in the same sectors, liaising with the site editors in advance to ensure maximum output, consistent standards and production values.
  • Responsible for video recording and editing of online conference sessions, videos, interviews and many other types of engaging video content using StreamYard, Zoom recordings, YouTube/YouTube Premiere and/or any other screen capture software
  • All video editing must adhere to strict professional standard (cuts, transitions, animations, intro stings, speaker cards, panel cards)
  • Supporting local teams with audio podcast recordings: Recording, editing, and final production of audiocasts with consistent standards and production values.
  • Social Media support to the editorial teams: Developing and scheduling engaging social media posts, particularly around our own events, pre-, during, and post-event.


What you’ll need

  • Excellent AV skills, filming, editing and producing using a variety of software products, such as StreamYard, Audacity, Adobe Premiere, Camtasia, Adobe After Effects, or Final Cut Pro or similar
  • Proficient in conducting online and in-person recordings (must know best practices regarding framing, lighting, mics, noise cancellation etc.)
  • Attentive to detail, methodical and highly organized
  • Autonomous, flexible, and agile by taking initiatives and submitting alternative solutions
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written
  • Flexible approach to working hours and objectives
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines with quick turnarounds
  • Desirable: basic Adobe Photoshop skills, a good eye for design and attention to detail

Other information

Company Benefits Include:

  • 25 days PTO (Every year approximately 4 days for use during the Christmas period)
  • 3 days of sick leave (which can also be used for extended bereavement leave or domestic emergencies)
  • The following bank holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Day, NY Day
  • One ‘Me Day’ – which can be used at any point in the year for an event or occasion important to you
  • 401(K) – the company will match up to 4% of basic pay
  • Health insurance – currently 100% of the premium covered by WR Inc.
  • Dental and vision insurance – 100% of the premium covered by WR Inc.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

We provide a supportive work environment and are committed to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all of our employees.

Working for William Reed means that you will be joining a stable organisation that is committed to developing its employees and brands.

We warmly welcome and encourage applications from talented individuals of all backgrounds and characteristics.

If you need any support in accessing this opportunity, please do not hesitate to discuss this with us.