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Kickstart Squad 2 (Employment)

Eight more roles on the government’s Kickstart Scheme for a period of 6 months.

Full Project Team and Needs


Promo Video Creator

Role status:

Closed on 04 January, 2022

In return for:

GBP £8.36 - 8.91 per hour

Salary paid monthly.


6 months

25 hours per week. Statutory holiday.


Can work remotely

Job code



To be eligible to express interest in this role you must be 21 - 24 years old and claiming Universal Credit in the UK.


Cahootify has been cleared by the DWP to offer eight roles on the government’s Kickstart Programme. There is a lot of potential crossover in the roles we’re offering so please express interest in the one that is the closest fit. In reality, the way we share work among the “Kickstart Squad” will be a collaborative affair that considers the individual and complementary strengths of each person on the team.

Job Summary

We are looking for someone who has experience in filming and video editing to create promotional video content for CAHOOTIFY. Video content could include interviews with people who have had a positive experience with Cahootify, a promo for Cahootify itself, a promo for our upcoming “Filmmakers Festival”, a monthly reel of “staff picks” and videos celebrating successful film projects.

The Promo Video Creator will be (often in collaboration with the Animator/Filmmaker and other team members):

  • Interviewing Cahootify users to get glowing testimonials.
  • Interviewing Cahootify tutors and conference speakers to bring out their character, experience and the value of what they’re offering.
  • Interviewing past participants on Cahootify courses to get glowing testimonials.
  • Putting together videos to promote the Cahootify platform.
  • Putting together videos to promote the Cahootify courses.
  • Putting together videos to promote the Cahootify “JustMakeIt!” conference.

Basic Requirements

  • Proficiency in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere or Final Cut.
  • Proficiency in basic camerawork and lighting.
  • Examples of previous work to show (could be uni projects, for example).
  • Experience in a similar role in the industry would be helpful but is not essential.
  • Able to work remotely.
  • Good internet connection for remote video calls.

Qualities We're Looking For

  • Hard-working.
  • Responsible.
  • Self-disciplined.
  • Independent and able to take initiative.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Team player.
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