Websites offer a way to bid on video production jobs.
Video production jobs may seem difficult to obtain, especially if you have no contacts in the production industry. Many individuals who work in video production usually work freelance and have to constantly search to find their next gig. Luckily, there are websites that allow individuals to bid on reputable, high-paying video production jobs. With any position, make sure when you are bidding that you are dealing with a reputable company.
1. Sign up for an account on a freelance website that specializes in video production. There are many sites that give individuals the opportunity to bid on various positions and contact the company posting the opportunity. Individuals can sign up for a basic account for free on many of these websites. Depending on the site, a small fee may be required. If you are not sure, contact the site for verification.
2. Create your freelance account. When you create your account, you will include your full name, your location, your work experience and any work samples you may have. It is best to have your account profile fully completed so an employer can find you faster. There may be times when employers will invite you to bid on their project based on your experience. When you have completed your account profile, click “Save.”
3. Search for video production jobs in the site’s database. On the site’s search page, there will be various jobs individuals can bid on. Many websites will allow you to search for jobs based on location and pay range.
4. Bid on video production jobs. When you are interested in a particular video production job, click on the “Bid” button. When you are bidding, you usually will have to pitch your idea for that specific project and include how much time it will take you to complete it. It is best to make your pitch as appealing as possible because you will be competing with other individuals for that job. If the company is interested in you, it will contact you to discuss the opportunity. When speaking with the employer, you will discuss payment and the time frame needed to complete the project.