Videographer - The Running Channel


Application close date: 31/07/2021


Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 dependent on experience.
Location: Central London with some flexibility for working from home.

About The Running Channel

The Running Channel (TRC) is a YouTube channel and content publisher. The channel’s content is aimed at English-speaking runners around the world, ranging in ability from first-time runners to more experienced marathoners and beyond. It consists of educational how-to guides, tips, fun and exciting challenges, features, series and more.

We are very much a startup, and the working environment is exciting and fast-paced, which means that you need to be flexible – in terms of day-to-day tasks, hours worked, and a job description that evolves as we do. If you would like to be part of a fun, vibrant and passionate team – and most importantly to contribute directly to the direction of the company, content and brand as we grow, then this is the right place for you.

The Role

Videographer/Editor is a key role at TRC, reporting to the Video Lead. There are a lot of moving parts to video production, especially with the fast turnaround times for YouTube content creation. The role will incorporate every stage of a video’s production – storyboarding, creating shot lists, shooting and editing. 

The role will entail:

  • Filming on location or in-studio, either individually, alongside presenter(s), or with other videographers.
  • Capturing raw footage and audio on location or in-studio.
  • Editing raw material to create the finished video.
  • Being able to tell a story, creating a compelling narrative.
  • Working independently or closely with a presenter to achieve the desired end result.
  • Shooting video and stills, operating various cameras, drones, lights and audio equipment.
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • Making sure music and images used are appropriately licensed or rights free.
  • Contributing to ideas, and being part of the planning process.
  • Work outside normal working hours (eg evenings and weekends).


The Videographer/Editor will report to the Video Lead, and will work with other Videographers, Production Lead, the Assistant Producers, Production Assistant and Social Media Community Manager.

Required Experience and Skills

  • Evidence of relevant self-shot and edited video content (eg running, outdoor, adventure as well as interview-style).
  • Experience shooting and editing video. This role is suited to someone with 1-3 years experience. 
  • Experience piloting a drone for video purposes.
  • For reference, we are mainly using the following equipment: Blackmagic Pocket 6k, Sony A7s ii,  DJI Mavic Air 2, DJI Mavic Mini.
  • Comprehensive experience using Adobe suite of products (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop).
  • (Highly desirable) Excellent graphic design skills (typography, video graphics, layouts etc).
  • Ability to tell a compelling video story.
  • A good understanding of YouTube best practice and trends for successful content styles.
  • A good understanding of the full production process from the initial video concept to the final video output.
  • Knowledge of equipment – able to research and advise on best for each situation, able to maintain existing equipment.
  • Flexibility to work in a small, fast-paced team.
  • (Desirable) A Drone License
  • (Desirable) A passion for running and the outdoors.

How To Apply

Please send the following to

  • A cover letter detailing why you would be suited to the role.
  • Your showreel.
  • A copy of your CV.

Applications without a cover letter or email will not be considered.

Applications close 31 August 2022.