YouTube Video Script & Ghost Writer

March 26, 2024

Job Description

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Flax Creatives is a leading YouTube content production agency seeking a compelling scriptwriter…
We partner with YouTube creators that are looking to increase their growth and revenue through higher-quality content while letting the experts handle all of the production.
If you have a passion for storytelling, know the art of crafting engaging YouTube narratives, and are looking to be a part of a killer team making waves on YouTube, THIS IS YOUR CALLING.
About The Role
At the heart of our agency lies the craft of storytelling, and as our scriptwriter, you’ll be the director in this narrative journey. This role transcends mere text on paper – it’s about harnessing raw ideas and translating them into gripping stories tailored for the YouTube audience. You’ll be instrumental in defining the voice of our content creators. Synergizing with our vibrant team and assorted clientele, you’re tasked with birthing narratives that convert general concepts into captivating stories that align with the channels goals.
Responsibilities
• Transform video ideas into clear, engaging, and relatable YouTube scripts
• Create strong, bullet-point video outlines as well as word-for-word scripts that creators can read comfortably on a teleprompter
• Write scripts that match the creator’s tone and verbiage
• Ensure all content aligns with the best practices for channel growth and YouTube audience engagement
• Stay updated with YouTube trends, weaving them into the scripts where
• Adapt to different creator script styles and genres, ensuring authenticity and relatability
• Collaborate closely with our creators on scripting sessions to ensure scripts align with their voice and vision
• Update project management software(s) to track script progress
• Guarantee all content is free from copyright infringement
Mandatory Qualifications
• 3+ years of scriptwriting experience, preferably for YouTube or similar positions
• 2+ years of experience using G Suite tools:
• Google Drive
• Google Docs
• Google Calendar
• Proven experience in analyzing YouTube analytics, with a track record of successfully tailoring content based on audience demographics and viewing patterns
• Certification or education in an advanced English proficiency, with a demonstrated ability to adapt writing styles across different genres, as evidenced by a diverse portfolio
• Proven track record of scripts that have led to videos with a strong AVD
• History of scripts leadinv videos that amassed over 100,000 views
Nice-To-Haves
• Agency experience
• Experience using Slack
• Degree, diploma or equivalent in Creative Writing, Journalism, or a related field
• Experience scripting for short-form content – TikTok or Instagram Reels
Who You Are
• An imaginative soul with a drive to tell captivating stories
• A self-starter from an entrepreneurial background
• Driven, self-motivated, and have a fantastic work ethic
• Has an eye for attention to detail
• A creative mind with artistic vision
• Exceptional in verbal, written, and relationship-building skills
• Love learning and want to build on their passion for script writing
• Fluent in English
We Offer
• Unlimited PTO
• Work on your own schedule
• Career growth – skip five years of your script writing career with one year at Flax Creatives
• Competitive compensation package including uncapped commission
• Company events and gatherings
• Meet company and industry mentors and leaders, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future
If you’re a creative self-starter looking to have your stories influence millions of people over the internet, while working alongside some of the most talented minds in the YouTube industry, apply to this job post directly.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $70,000.00 – $100,000.00 per year
Benefits:
• Flexible schedule
• Paid time off
Schedule:
• 8 hour shift
• Choose your own hours
Application Question(s):
• What is your current role/occupation?
• Link at least 2 YouTube creators that you have scripted for
• Are you comfortable/confident in applying your script writing skills to a variety of niches?
• What is your script-writing process?
• What are the best-practices/ways (from your experience) to hook a viewer for a YouTube video, and how do you keep strong retention afterwards? Give an example as well.
Experience:
• Scripting: 3 years (Preferred)
• Google Suite: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: Remote

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