Career Opportunity: Assistant Producer - The Running Channel Advertisement

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)
Salary: £Competitive

Company Overview:

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.

Role Overview:

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.


Content Creation:

  • 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.

Production Support:

  • 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.

Quality Assurance:

  • 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.

Timeline Management:

  • 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.

Creative Input:

  • 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

  • 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.