Assistant Editor with Media Co-op – 6 Month Placement

Assistant Editor with Media Co-op – 6 Month Placement

Mon 21 May 2012 / Opportunities



This opportunity is specifically for a Highlands & Islands based aspiring Editor, starting June 2012.

ScreenHI is delighted to be supporting a Traineeship for an Assistant Editor on a landmark BBC ALBA documentary this year It’s a fantastic chance for an ambitious and gifted individual who wants to progress in the industry as an Editor.  Gaelic language would be a real advantage, but not essential.

The Assistant Editor placement will be based in Glasgow, at the production company Media Co-op.  You will be working closely with a creative and award-winning Director and Editor, a fabulous chance to learn and to enhance your skills.  Most of your work will be on a single BBC Alba documentary, but you will also work as Assistant Editor on some other short-form productions going through the company in the same period, and help with archiving and the maintenance of smooth-running post-production systems.

There is a weekly fee for the Trainee which works out at an annual salary of c£18k pro rata Duration is 6 months continuous, from mid-June to mid-December 2012


  • Current base in Highlands and Islands
  • Passion for editing and post-production
  • Some knowledge of Final Cut Pro, and willingness to learn more
  • Excellent organisational skills and systematic approach to logging rushes

Other Assistant Editor duties:

  • Ability to transcribe interviews in English


  • Gaelic

To apply, please email a motivational statement and CV to: Louise Scott, Producer, 0141 551 9813

Deadline for applications is Friday 18th May