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Video Script Writer

Freelance
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Remote
Posted on
September 13, 2020

Job Description

Do you have a good ear for natural-sounding video scripts?

Do you hate when people sound robotic on screen?

Do you notice when people use overly-academic words like "however" or "therefore" in scripts?

If so, you could be the person I'm looking for...

I have 100+ blog articles I would like to turn into short video scripts. These will be ~2 minute videos I'll record and post on LinkedIn/Twitter.

Iโ€™m looking for someone to help draft scripts that sound natural and conversational. Each script should be 2-2:20 minutes when read out loud. (Twitter has a 2:20 minute cut-off for videos.)

From a content development perspective, you would not need to do additional research. You would pull content from my published blog posts. Each blog post is a standalone unit, so it should have everything you need within it. Then turn each blog post into a 2-3 minute video script.

You can borrow heavily from the blog post to create the video scripts, so thereโ€™s no need to reinvent the wheel. You would focus on turning the article text into a script that:

(a) fits the scope of up to 2:20 minutes when read out loud
(b) sounds conversational and off-the-cuff.

From a topic perspective, I write about marketing, leadership, getting buy-in, and building new products. Bonus points if you are interested in those areas.

Here are examples of videos Iโ€™ve created so far, so you can get a sense of the pacing, style, and execution.

Simplify First, Not Last https://www.linkedin.com/posts/weskao_strategy-marketing-activity-6682327549709733889-J0yE

Insecure Vibes https://www.linkedin.com/posts/weskao_marketing-product-leadership-activity-6659153951205703681-XQkR

Do Your Situational Best https://www.linkedin.com/posts/weskao_leadership-culture-activity-6649463221700870144-csLC

PS We can do a flat fee per script if you prefer. That way, if the script you provide needs minimal editing, you're rewarded for your efficiency because you can move on to new scripts.

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