Sample video job ad scripts and video examples for beginners

If you're stuck creating your first video job ad script, then use these samples as a guide!

Example Scripts:

Sample Script for Staffing Agency:

Hi there, I'm [INSERT NAME] with [INSERT COMPANY]. 

We're currently looking for registered [PROFESSION] to work across multiple regions in the south including [INSERT LOCATION] and [INSERT LOCATION].

As a qualified [PROFESSION] with [CLIENT] you don't need to worry about compensation as you'll be paid per hour instead of per project. 

Contracts ensure you have guaranteed hours, and your mileage is reimbursed weekly.

There are a few 'must haves' which you can see on the screen now. 

Feel free to get in touch if you'd like to learn more or simply follow our call to action link and apply today.

Thanks for watching!

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Sample Script for Hiring Manager:

Hi! I’m [INSERT NAME] and I have the distinct pleasure of leading the [INSERT TEAM] here at [INSERT COMPANY] in/across [INSERT LOCATION].

I am guessing that you are watching my video either on your laptop or on your mobile device which means you are an active member of the digital generation and will probably be excited by working with a team like ours.

I want to begin by describing the kind of candidate I am looking for. Ideally, you will have at least 5 years of experience doing a specific degree…. 

No, I am kidding! 

We are going to teach you everything you need to know about this [INDUSTRY/ROLE] because honestly, if you tried to go to school to learn everything about what we do today, by tomorrow it’s going to be obsolete.

So, what I need is someone who wants to be a student for the rest of their life. I am learning stuff about my job every single day and I’ve been doing this for literally 20 years. Yup, I’m that old!

So listen, if you would like to come and have a lot of fun, continue learning for your entire career and enjoy a lot of different paths for growth, then come and explore a job with [INSERT COMPANY] in our [INSERT TEAM]!

To find out more about this opportunity, just click the 'Apply Now' link!

Thanks for watching.

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Sample Script for Talent Acquisition - two person:

Recruiter - Hi Everyone, I am here with [INSERT HIRING MANAGER] to talk about a new opportunity at [INSERT COMPANY NAME] but I thought I'd try something a bit different today and put [INSERT NAME] in the 'hot seat' so that future candidates can get to know you a little better since you would be their potential next boss!

(Allow your hiring manager to respond naturally to the following questions)

Recruiter -

  • Your favourite footy team? 
  • Tea, coffee or something else?
  • Star sign?
  • Favourite restaurant in Melbourne?
  • Best holiday destination you've been to or dream to visit?
  • A great night out includes sport or theatre?
  • Favourite musician, author or comedian?

Recruiter - Now that we have learnt a little bit more about you, can you talk to us about what you are looking for in this new opportunity for in [INSERT POSITION AND DEPARTMENT]?

(Hiring manager responds naturally)

Recruiter - And whats your vision for the team?

(Hiring manager responds naturally)

Recruiter - Wonderful. Now to wrap things up can you tell me, what are the three things you love most about [INSERT COMPANY]?

(Hiring manager responds naturally)

Recruiter - Thanks for today! If you are interested in applying for this position please get in touch or follow the links to our careers page! [INSERT CONTACT DETAILS AND CTA LINK]

Example Videos:


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