Lime Pictures is currently searching for talented and creative Content Editors to join our Liverpool and London Digital teams on a Freelance basis. The DCE is responsible for creating and maintaining editorial content under the direction of the Digital Campaigns Manager and Head of Video. With unprecedented access to the programmes’ storylines, filming, sets and cast, the Lime Digital team create content that represents the programme and is valued and enjoyed by its viewers. This includes shooting and creating original content and working with show assets and archive footage to design and implement innovative and engaging campaigns.

You should possess the following skills and experience:


• Demonstrable experience of writing for the web, ideally for a youth audience
• Demonstrable photography skills including basic functions of a Digital SLR camera
• Personal experience of and interest in, using multiple social platforms is essential, professional experience is desired
• Experience of delivering content to strict deadlines
• Experience of video editing software e.g. Adobe Premiere
• Experience of using web based CMS
• Experience of using social media publishing systems (e.g. Tweetdeck)
• The ability to manipulate images in Adobe Photoshop or similar

Skills and knowledge:

• A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
• Able to work in a high pressure, ever changing creative environment with the ability to manage and work effectively to tight deadlines
• Ability to work as part of a team and confidence to input in creative discussions.
• Ability to develop ideas and communicate these with other team members and talent when on set.
• Excellent written skills as subtitling will be required
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to use own initiative

Interested applicants should apply by sending a CV and covering letter to

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Freelance Opportunities - Hollyoaks

We are looking for committed and flexible people to join our freelance pool to bolster our award-winning team as we move into a busy period at Lime Pictures. These vacancies include:



2nd Assistant Directors         (Experience Required)

Camera Assistants                  (Experience Required)

Camera Operators                  (Experience Required)

Boom Operators                     (Experience Required)

Sound Mixers                          (Experience Required)

If you think you can help us in the production of our award winning, long running drama, Hollyoaks then please email a copy of your CV to


You should include “Freelance Opportunities – Hollyoaks as the title of the email. Please also detail your availability in your email.


We will forward your details and CV to relevant department and they will contact you if/when a suitable opportunity arises.


We make our non-scripted programmes like The Only Way is Essex and Geordie Shore from our London office. If you have relevant skills and experience to work on those, and similar, programmes you can send a speculative application to Include a CV and details of productions you’ve worked on. Please note due to the large number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone who contacts us.

Work Experience Programme

Our work experience programme is a great way for people to experience life at Lime Pictures
How to apply

We offer one unpaid work experience placement per week on our long running, Liverpool based drama, Hollyoaks. You have two windows of opportunity to apply each year, with the work experience programme open in January and July. 

 Application dates for 2018 are;

2nd January 2018 – 13th January 2018 for placements between 1st July 2018 – 21st December 2018

3rd July 2018 – 14th July 2018 for placements between 1st January 2019 – 30th June 2019

We only consider applicants who have completed an application form.  Application forms can be obtained by emailing and completed applications should be sent to the same address.

We’re proud to be a ‘two-tick’ disability symbol holder, meaning we’re recognised for our support and retention of talented individuals with disabilities. This support, naturally, extends to anyone on a placement and we’ll do everything we can to make sure you have the support and adjustments you need to get the most out of your time with us.

What next?

Once you’ve submitted your application, please be prepared to bear with us. Our work experience programme is very popular and it takes time to read through and consider all your applications. 

If you’re successful, you’ll hear from us within one month. If you don’t hear from us it means that you’ve been unsuccessful this time. We’d like to get in touch personally, but the high number of applications we get makes that impossible. For the same reason, we’ll be unable to provide feedback if you’re unsuccessful in your application.