20 Nov 2023

Film Production trainee with Inside Job Productions & Thrive LDN

Are you passionate about the world of film and social media?  Are you a skilled TikTok creator and know what works?  Are you keen to use your skills to support Londoners’ mental health and wellbeing?  If so, this exciting opportunity to join our internship scheme creating film content for Thrive LDN’s TikTok channel alongside upskilling in all aspects of shooting and editing films could be for you. 

We are looking for an individual aged 18 – 25 years old to work with us to create short form videos for Thrive LDN’s TikTok channel which raises awareness of mental health and wellbeing amongst an audience of people across the capital.

Inside Job Productions and Thrive LDN aim to create opportunities and resources for good mental health and wellbeing, therefore we welcome applications from those with lived experience and/or those who have accessed mental health support and services before.

Who we are:
Inside Job Productions (IJP)
is an award-winning film and digital production company and social enterprise, established in 2006. We create high-quality, thought-provoking content for clients across the third, public and private sectors and reinvest our profits into projects that provide vocational training and employment to people who are marginalised in society often due to their mental health.  insidejobproductions.co.uk

Thrive LDN is a citywide public mental health partnership to ensure all Londoners have an equal opportunity for good mental health and wellbeing. We are a coalition of partners working towards the shared mission of ensuring everyone living or working in London is treated fairly and can live a happy and healthy life. thriveldn.co.uk

You will have the opportunity to be involved in:

  • Filming, directing, and editing exciting and compelling content.
  • Contributing to the development of social media mental health campaigns.
  • Being a part of the growth of Thrive LDN’s TikTok channel.
  • Working closely with and learning from experienced media and marketing professionals.
  • Developing new skills in video interviewing.
  • Receiving support to help you grow both personally and professionally.

Who should apply:
We are looking for someone who is passionate about film and media production. We want you to be creative, enthusiastic, and keen to learn more about the world of digital and video communications and the use of social media to make a change in the world. You’ll be passionate about good mental health and committed to creating content that promotes wellbeing, self-care, awareness and helps reduce stigma. You will also be a creative thinker who has unique ideas for video content that will help raise awareness about mental health and wellbeing issues.

We’d like you to be comfortable in front of and behind the camera. You’ll have an interest in emerging trends in social media content and experience of creating and editing content natively in TikTok, Instagram and YouTube shorts, even if it’s just on your own account.

Future potential:
In addition to producing incredible content that effectively promotes the importance of good mental health, you’ll gain valuable insights into the realms of film production and social media. You’ll learn about the diverse range of roles available and the different paths you can take to pursue them, which will be beneficial for your future career considerations. Furthermore, you’ll benefit from high quality mentoring and support, aimed at enhancing your skills in the wider field of marketing, communications and engagement.

The details:
This role is offered on a part time basis – 2 days per week (to be discussed, potential to be flexible) for 3-months.

Hours of work: 09:30 – 17:30 (with one hour for lunch).
Pay: London Living Wage (currently £13.15 per hour).
Places of work: Thrive LDN, 218 Eversholt St, London NW1 1BD; Inside Job Productions, 18 – 22 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL; and on location as required.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 5th December 2023 – 17:00
Interviews: Wednesday 13th December 2023 (in-person)

To apply for this opportunity, please send:

  • An up-to-date CV;
  • A cover letter (no more than one-page) outlining why you would like to take up this opportunity;
  • A short video shot and edited by you that would be appropriate content for Thrive LDN’s TikTok channel.

Send these to Ann Summerhayes, Inside Job Productions CEO IJP: info@insidejobproductions.co.uk

“My time at Inside Job Productions has taught me so much about editing and filmmaking; it’s giving me a real confidence that has undoubtedly improved my mental health. Everyone is so supportive of one another, being a part of a team like that is so refreshing and I’m excited to go to work each week.” – Charly Flyte, Inside Job Productions Production Trainee