Assistant Video Editor / Producer


  • Team: Marketing and Content
  • Grade: Grade B
  • Salary: £35,000 plus a share in a company-wide performance bonus.
  • Location: Split your time between home and our office in Hoxton, London (a minimum of 2 days per week).
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 7th Jun 2023 BST

Job Description

Unifrog’s mission

We’re on a mission to level the playing field when it comes to young people finding and applying for their next step after school. We're achieving this by bringing all the available information into one single, impartial, user-friendly platform that helps students to make the best choices, and submit the strongest applications. We also empower teachers and counsellors to manage the progression process effectively.

Our outlook is global - we work with schools and universities all over the world, from the US to New Zealand, and from Italy to Hong Kong. We want to make it so that young people can compare every opportunity taught in English, wherever it is in the world, and have all the support they need to make successful applications.

We have a clear social purpose, and we’re hugely ambitious. We already work with nearly half of UK secondary schools, and hundreds of international schools. We are growing rapidly in terms of the number of our customers, in terms of how much they use our platform, and in terms of the breadth of products we offer. 

Our team is at the heart of our business and is integral to our success. We work hard to foster a culture of openness, happiness and innovation, and we commit to helping every individual learn and grow so that they can reach their full potential. We want to hire talented people, whatever their background. If you are excited by our mission and are ready to work hard, please don’t hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

We believe in the power of diversity. If you are from an ethnic minority background, we would like to strongly encourage you to apply. In advance of applying if you have any questions about working at Unifrog, please contact our Diversity Champions, Hannah and Farhana.

Content at Unifrog

Whether we are communicating through images, video or text, we always try to be straightforward, honest, and to show respect for the people with whom we are communicating. 

Clear communication is particularly important for us because our mission is to level the playing field when it comes to access to opportunities, and a big part of this effort is fair and straightforward access to information. It’s also important for us to be fun, while not talking down to young people. 

Over the last few years, with only a small and mostly non-specialist team, we have created hundreds of videos aimed at students and teachers. 

We now have an exciting slate of new video projects that we want to produce. We want to use video: 

  • To develop some of the most popular parts of the Unifrog platform, currently used by hundreds of thousands of young people every week to explore different careers, different subjects at university, and topics that matter to them like Climate Change and Wellbeing.

  • To help us create brand new tools within the platform, expanding what Unifrog offers to young people, and how we interact with external partners like employers and universities.

We also want to improve the quality of the videos we create, making them slicker and more useful to our users.

What you’ll lead on

As an Assistant Video Editor / Producer, your role will be to help the Video Team in creating and editing new videos for students aged 11-18. You will also help keep our existing content up to date and in line with our high standards. Unifrog publishes videos and written content on a variety of topics for students including: applying for university in the UK and overseas, preparing for college or work, and taking care of your wellbeing. 

Check out some of our recent videos to get an idea of what we work on:

Your key responsibilities:

Video editing

  • Edit and polish videos for various sections on our platform, including University Profiles, Employer Profiles, and Careers Library Profiles, with a keen eye for detail and quality.

  • Work within assigned deadlines to ensure timely delivery of videos.

  • Mix and equalise interview audio with soundtracks to create a seamless viewing experience for our user s.

  • Implement pre-existing video templates and consistently improve them over time to ensure visual consistency across all platform sections.

  • Edit webinars and internal videos to meet platform requirements and user expectations.


  • Assist the Video Team in planning upcoming shoots and executing them on location, ensuring that all necessary equipment and resources are available.

  • Develop your shooting skills with the support and guidance of the Video Team, if that is of interest to you.

  • Ensure the upkeep of our filming equipment, including cameras, lights, microphones, and other tools.

  • Along with the rest of the Video Team, identify and implement new tools and techniques to enhance the quality of our videos.


  • Maintain effective communication with the Video Team, including project managers, producers, and other stakeholders, to ensure that video projects meet the required standards and are delivered on time.

  • Collaborate with other teams across the platform to ensure that video projects align with the platform's overall goals and vision.

  • Proactively suggest creative and innovative ideas to improve the quality of our videos and enhance the viewing experience for students.

Quality Control

  • Perform quality checks on all videos before they are published to the platform, ensuring that they meet the required standards for visual and audio quality, accuracy, and completeness.

  • Monitor user feedback and engagement metrics to identify opportunities for improvement and make necessary adjustments to future videos.

Working together

You’ll be managed by our Head of Video Content, and work closely with an in-house Video Producer/Director and Video Editor. You will also work with our partner-facing teams, as well as with external bodies where necessary.

The Video Team is part of a wider Content Team, where we often brainstorm new ideas as a group, provide feedback on each other’s work, and get feedback from teachers and students at our partner schools. We promote good ideas regardless of where they come from.

Key skills and characteristics

  • Planning and Organising

  • Effective and efficient media management

  • Self awareness

  • Taking direction

  • Technical skills

    • You need to be highly proficient at using Adobe Premiere to edit your projects as well as a basic understanding of After Effects. 

    • Basic understanding of audio editing software to sound-mix and equalise interviews with soundtracks.

  • Basic understanding of how to set up lighting, image and sound for an interview.

  • Proactive attitude

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Keen attention to detail

Key benefits 

Head to our jobs page for a full list of the excellent benefits we offer our team.

  • Join one of ‘the best organisations to escape to’ and help transform careers and destinations in schools. We’re also a certified Great Place to Work.

  • Become part of a committed, dynamic, and growing company. We want to build our team for the long term: if you do well, we will do our best to make sure you want to stay at the company for a long time.

  • You’ll work to tight deadlines, but you’ll enjoy a significant degree of autonomy to be creative and deliver high-end videos. 

  • Professional development is important at Unifrog. You will define your own 6-month objectives and will be supported by your line manager and the rest of the team to achieve them. You will have an annual training allowance to spend on what you need to grow and progress.

  • Influence the company’s direction: we love to promote great ideas, wherever they come from.

Key details 

  • £35,000 per year (Grade B), plus a share in a company-wide performance bonus.

  • Full time.

  • Split your time between home and our office in Hoxton, London (a minimum of 2 days per week).

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (plus bank holidays).

  • Working hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 4:30pm on Friday.

  • Start date: as soon as possible, though we will be flexible for the right candidates.

  • If you require reasonable adjustments, or want to discuss any details about the role before applying please contact Mhairi (details on our website).

  • We can only consider candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Application process

  • Deadline: 12:00pm (BST) on Wednesday 7th June.

  • Stage 1: Application form (~1 hour) ✍️

  • Visit our website to upload your CV and complete the questions and tasks below:

    i. Post a link (WeTransfer, Dropbox, Google Drive or similar) to 3 examples of your best work including a link to your showreel/website if you have one

    Across these 3 examples you should show off your skills in both shooting and editing, but especially shooting. If you were working with others to create this work, please explain what you did.

    ii. ‘Why do you want to work for Unifrog?’ (250 words)

    iii. ‘With reference to the key skills in the job description, what makes you an excellent candidate for this role?’ (250 words)

  •   Stage 2: Task (~3 hours)  

  • We will share with you examples of our visual style, plus some footage we have shot, and you will have a week to send us a short edit back.

  • Given the time this task can take, we will send £60 to people who participate in this round (within 1-2 working days after the task has been received).

  • Stage 3: Video call interview (1 hour) 💻

    • Standard Q&A from a panel of three, including questions about your experiences and how these relate to the role, and scenario questions based on common situations you might face (plus time for your questions).

  • Video call interviews will be held w/c 19th June 2023.

Inclusion and diversity at Unifrog

  • Within the company we try to foster a culture of innovation, and a happy working environment, both because this is the right thing to do, and because we think this results in the most effective team. To this end we believe in open communication, celebrating successes, supporting each other, not being afraid to be wrong or to fail, and promoting good ideas wherever they come from.

  • As a platform that supports teachers and students from a huge variety of backgrounds it’s important that our team and leadership reflects this diversity. This is something we are actively working towards and prioritising. We want to embed diversity, equity and inclusion across everything we do, continually evaluating policies and practices to make sure they are inclusive and equitable.

  • To make sure everyone’s voice is heard and people have the opportunities to learn to be better allies in the workplace, we encourage the team to share what they’re celebrating, facilitate training and group discussions, and seek regular feedback about what more the company could do to help people feel included.

  • To ensure that our recruitment process is consistent and fair, we anonymise your application and therefore do not see your name, personal, educational or professional background. We also randomise the order of responses. That way no candidate is disproportionately advantaged or disadvantaged by where they show up in the group.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application