Freelance Content Creator, London, Part-time

Chris Kirkland

Fast Train Media is looking for a freelance content creator to work on our London Cheapo social media accounts, predominantly Instagram. The position mainly requires the filming, production, and editing of two to three short-form videos a week, totalling 10 short-form videos a month. The position is initially for three months, with the possibility of extension and expansion. Pay: approximately £1,600 per month. Deadline for applications: is July 25, 2024. Location: Applications will only be accepted from candidates based in London.


  • Produce, edit, and post 10 short-form videos (reels) a month
  • Film in and around London for 1 to 3 hours per video (some content can utilise stock footage)
  • Appear in at least 3 reels a month
  • Produce and post 1 carousel post a week based on an article on the London Cheapo website (template provided)
  • Work closely with the social media team to make content recommendations
  • Occasionally, upload an Instagram Story


  • Self-motivated, organised, and creative
  • 1+ years’ experience producing short-form video content for a social media account
  • Strong video/reel editing and filming skills
  • Keen eye for social media trends
  • Knowledge of London


  • Experience with appearing in videos
  • Knowledge of social media marketing and copywriting
  • Experience with task management tools & team communication platforms like Asana and Slack
  • Experience with producing comical short-form videos

About Fast Train Media

Starting in 2012 with our first website, Tokyo Cheapo, our practical and friendly editorial style won over the hearts of travellers and local residents alike to earn us the title of most popular English-language website about Tokyo. Since then, we’ve launched three more websites – London Cheapo, Japan Cheapo, and Hong Kong Cheapo. As of 2024, monthly network traffic totals a combined 2-3 million page views on our websites, and another 2-3 million people reached via our social media channels. Our team is based in a number of cities across the world. We’ve been a remote-first company from day one, as we believe our team should be able to work wherever and whenever they get their best work done. We’re all skilled at communicating and collaborating remotely – and we enjoy working this way.

How To Apply

Please fill out the application form here.

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