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Video Editor

Are you skilled at digital media creation? If so, this role is for you! Within this position you will be tasked with editing The Backseat Economists video content such as podcasts, video essays, and A-Level Revision videos by introducing transitions, music, and, most importantly, infographics!

To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter over to media@thebackseateconomist with your email header being the role you are wishing to apply for.

Available Positions: 1

Job Type

Remote, Flexible, Paid

About the Role

We are looking for an individual who is looking to develop their career within our organisation by becoming a video editor for our platform. By regularly editing our video content through the use of transitions and entertaining infographics, you will make our content all the more enjoyable for our viewer base. Within this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day editing of existing video content sent to you by our YouTube team. You will also find yourself collaborating with staff from different departments to ensure that newly released videos and media content are as engaging as possible. To achieve this objective under your role, you will be expected to:

Be proficient in graphics design and the use of programmes contained within Adobes Creator Suite.
Utilise your talents towards data representation and infographic creation by making animated charts and graphs from datasets.
Be creative in the way you manipulate our content so that our audience is filled with the most engaging content.


Our organisation has a big focus on valuing our workforce by what they could become, rather than what skills they have now. As such, the most important factor we look for in potential candidates for any role is an industrious work ethic paired with an eagerness to learn as these qualities create the flexibility we need in our workforce. Yet, the role of a Marketing Associate will likely be suitable for individuals who display these qualities:

  • A proficiency in ensuring that deadlines, as well as standards, are met in your own work.

  • High levels of self-motivation and a tendency to take pride in ones creative work.

  • An innovative mind that can bring new ideas to light to ensure that our organisation's content is presented to consumers in creative ways

  • A talent for finding opportunities and gaps in our current methodology to consistently improve the way that we present ourselves to our customer-base

  • A natural or learned ability in graphics design or animation software such as Photoshop and the Adobe Creator Suite with After Effects, Premier Pro, and Illustrator for the creation of infographics.

About the Company

We aspire to connect young Economists across the country by providing a platform where contemporary issues can be discussed freely. By publishing free-to-access articles and other forms of dedicated media such as informational Podcasts and Private Tutoring sessions, our initiative aims to improve access to economics-related education resources for all. We strive to achieve these aspirations of a growing community, increased economic literacy & desire to seek truth through discussion. By becoming a Video Editor, you will play a key role in ensuring that our articles, free-to-access media such as articles and Podcasts, as well as paid content such as our course guides, are of the highest quality, allowing for our resources to reach more of our audience, improving economic education.

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