Career Opportunity: Assistant Producer
Application close date: 29/02/2024
London, UK (You will be required to be available in London a minimum of 3 days per week)
At The Running Channel, we’re not just about putting one foot in front of the other. We’re about the journey, the progress, and the community of runners committed to improvement. As a leading platform for running enthusiasts, we inspire and educate through a blend of engaging content, from vertical social media snippets to long-form YouTube videos. If you’re passionate about running and storytelling, join us in our mission to ignite and support the running community.
As an Assistant Producer at The Running Channel, you’ll play a pivotal role in bringing our content to life. Reporting to the Production Lead, you will contribute to the creation of compelling vertical social media videos and immersive long-form YouTube content. Your responsibilities will span scripting and planning to on-set support, ensuring our message resonates with the running community.
- Contribute to the scripting and planning of engaging vertical social media videos and long-form YouTube content.
- Collaborate with the Production Lead to align content with The Running Channel’s vision and objectives.
- Assist in coordinating logistics for shoots, including location scouting and equipment preparation.
- Provide on-set support to ensure smooth production, capturing all essential elements according to the overall brief.
Scripting and Storytelling:
- Craft compelling scripts that align with The Running Channel’s tone of voice and resonate with our diverse audience.
- Collaborate with the team to develop creative narratives for both short and long-form content.
- Ensure adherence to our guidelines to maximise video performance, for example via retention and engagement.
- Ensure all produced content meets high-quality standards and aligns with brand guidelines.
- Participate in post-production activities, providing feedback to enhance the final product.
- Work closely with the Production Lead, Campaigns Manager and Senior Account Manager to manage project timelines effectively.
- Contribute to the development of comprehensive production schedules and call sheets.
- Bring fresh ideas and creative input to brainstorming sessions and content planning meetings.
- Stay informed about industry trends and innovative storytelling techniques.
- Passion for running and a solid understanding of the running community.
- Proven experience in content creation, with a focus on long-form YouTube content and vertical social media videos.
- Strong storytelling and scriptwriting skills.
- Excellent organisational and multitasking abilities.
- Familiarity with video production processes and equipment.
- Ability to work confidently and collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
- Creative mindset with a keen eye for detail.
- UK driving licence
We’ll be growing our package of benefits over time. We currently offer:
- Flexible working (we ask you to work 3 days from our office in central London)
- Salary reviews every 12 months
- 25 days of flexible holiday + 8 bank holidays
- Workplace pension scheme
- Macbook laptop computer, a running watch and running shoes, and lots of other running-related perks
- Spotify premium subscription
- Office with secure bike storage and shower facilities
How To Apply
Please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- A cover letter detailing why you would be suited to the role.
- A copy of your CV.
Applications without a cover letter or email will not be considered.