We’ve had a whole lot of Runner position CVs in recently, probably because it’s the end of the academic year, and new graduates are making their first steps into paid work. So, if you’re looking for a Runner CV example, over the next few posts I’m going to giving some tips to help you.

Tip One: One Page

While you’ve probably read that CVs need to be two pages, you’ll have little experience to fill two pages. You’re better off having a short and succinct one page CV, rather than spreading it thinly over two. It shows you recognise you don’t have much experience! People won’t be interested in your GCSE results, just post-16 qualifications.

Concentrate on what work you have done, and how the experiences have shaped your working life. Think about the kind of jobs you’re going to be asked to do as a Runner? What are you responsibilities going to be? Once you’ve worked that out, you should write your CV to show you have those skills.


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Keen to know more?

If you want more tips right now, then download the TV Runner Handbook. It’s got great advice to make a positive impact in those first days on the job.


Remember you can learn more about how to make a great first impact as a runner or intern by reading our eBook, the Internship Insider.

Gavin Ricketts is a Producer/Director with over twenty year's experience. His courses on finding work in the creative industries has helped hundreds of Film and TV Crew win more work.

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