Remote Job: YouTube Video Content Creator for Established Online Education Company

Do you have experience teaching English or learning foreign languages?

Are you looking for a company where remote is built into the company DNA, and not coronavirus-induced?

Do you want to reach and impact millions of people?

Note 1: this post was last updated on July 26, 2020. 

Note 2: we’re also hiring for other positions (https://www.fluentu.com/blog/jobs-at-fluentu/). 

This job might be for you if you:

  • aren’t shy about recording your voice or going on camera
  • have experience vlogging on social media
  • like exercising your creativity and trying new things
  • like working collaboratively
  • like being able to set your own hours and work from home
  • like having a dependable, reliable stream of work
  • don’t want to do live calls with students or parents
  • are comfortable with a fast-changing environment.

You should NOT take this job if you:

  • are uncomfortable with the idea of being recorded or going on camera
  • have a strong need/desire for in-person social interaction at work
  • like following instructions and being told what to do
  • don’t like needing to come up with ideas
  • are not comfortable in a fast-changing environment
  • don’t have a real interest or experience in language education.

ABOUT US

FluentU is an online education company that helps people learn languages with real-world videos, including movie trailers, music videos, news and inspiring talks. We have a website, iOS app (usually in the top 20-50 grossing iOS education apps), and Android app. Founded in 2011, we’re a profitable, stable company with long-term focus, and we’re proudly self-funded.

We get 5 million visitors per month on our blogs, and we’re leveraging that to extend our reach on YouTube.

This is a unique opportunity to have a big impact on our YouTube strategy, which is in the early stages.

JOB DESCRIPTION

You would help us make YouTube videos like the following:
Learn English with Will Smith: The Pursuit of Happyness (https://youtu.be/YF7E1oN_cks)
Learn English with Movies: Office Space (https://youtu.be/bCfhjizghhM)

You would also help us create paid English courses like:

How to Communicate Effectively In English Phone and Video Interviews (https://upenglish.thinkific.com/courses/how-to-communicate-effectively-in-english-phone-and-video-interviews)

As a video creator and educator, you would be responsible for:

  • Coming up with great video and curriculum ideas
  • Writing high-quality video scripts
  • Recording voiceovers
  • Being on camera to host videos
  • Coordinating with our video editors to bring your videos to life

(If you are a video editor, then please also apply to this position instead: https://www.fluentu.com/blog/job-opportunity-reach-a-big-audience-and-make-a-positive-impact-as-a-video-editor/)

We’re doing a broad range of videos that include:

  • series videos, where we go through popular scripts
  • teaching vocabulary and grammar with whiteboard animation
  • lessons taught by an on-camera teacher.
  • and of course we’re open to new formats/ideas.

You would work closely with the founder of FluentU.

If you do a great job and our video content is successful, this has the potential to become a full-time/long-term collaboration.

HOW WE WORK

We’re a 100% distributed/remote team. Here’s a little bit more about how we work:

  • Almost all of our communication is text-based (mostly via Asana) and we value clear communication.
  • Most things are not urgent. We take pride in having a calm work environment.
  • We also have a flat collaborative environment.
  • We make decisions based on logic/reason.
  • We believe in getting things done and continuous improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate:

  • has experience with being on video, or recording your voice.
  • has a home setup for audio/video recording.
  • is a fast learner who is willing to put in the work to figure it out.
  • is comfortable recording your voice and/or going on camera.
  • writes and speaks English like a native speaker
  • is terrific at written communication.
  • has experience teaching or learning English, Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Italian
  • is able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week (pay is hourly: https://app.tettra.co/teams/fluentu/pages/why-we-have-hourly-pay-and-how-it-works-in-practice). Full-time is even better.

HOW TO APPLY

Please click here and fill out the form: https://form.asana.com/?hash=b8bda1497b0dd433bc7c8c2ebeee6542477f7727533078f3ea0f43fde901b265&id=1163256600779361

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