Assistant Editor

Freelance  /  Full-time

Whitechapel / Remote


Dependent on Experience

Date Added


Closing Date


About the company

Trim is a 30+ person film editing studio based in Whitechapel, East London.
We work primarily in high-end television commercials, music videos, fashion
and drama, with a strong focus on our creative environment, working with
the best people on the best projects.

We use a self-management approach to projects, and support people in
creating a job role that works for them and allows them growth and a sense
of purpose in what they do.

Our culture of care and candour is an imperative part of the fabric that
makes up Trim. There is always emerging talent working as part of the team,
being nurtured through mentoring and developmental coaching programs, and
we expect each Trimmer to work in a way that is both respectful and

The well-being of our staff is as important to us as the work we produce.

We recognise that the creative industry is notorious for being a stressful
environment with long, unsociable hours – often resulting in an unhealthy
office culture.

We value choice in ways of working that are most creative and efficient for
each individual to allow our editors to work in a way that is optimal for
both them and the client.

For our staff, billable client work outside of regular office hours is
paid, in addition to the base salary. We offer a competitive pension scheme
for salaried employees along with health insurance and in-house
developmental coaching.

Trim is devoted to acknowledging and implementing diversity within the
company and makes a conscious effort to address imbalances within the
creative world by challenging all forms of oppression. Understanding higher
systematic forces at play and hiring accordingly is crucial to our core

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcome
applications from groups of people who have been traditionally marginalised
in the industry.

Job Description

Trim Editing LLP is looking for a full-time Assistant Editor and freelance
Assistant Editors who are passionate to work as part of our busy edit team.
The qualities we look for at Trim are: passion for the work; bright
initiative; self responsibility; humility and grit. We are looking for
someone with great organisational and interpersonal skills, who is
proactive, creative, has the ability to be calm under pressure and a keen
eye for detail.

Required experience – we are looking for someone with at least 2yrs+
experience as an Assistant Editor in professional offline editing working
with Avid Media Composer and/or FCPX and Premiere. Proficiency in FCPX
along with Avid would be advantageous.


Full-time: 9am-7pm – Monday to Friday (45hr week)
Application closing date: 31st July 2020
Applications to: [email protected]
Salary: Dependent on experience
Location: Whitechapel, London (and potentially from home during Covid)

How to Apply

CV and Cover Note to: [email protected]