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Senior Technician (Photography)

FACULTY / SUBJECT AREA: Media and Performance / Photography SALARY: £29,301 per annum

Full-time 37 hours per week, Permanent

Ref: AD0484A

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.  

An opportunity exists to provide operational technical leadership to our Photography subject area, and line manage an established team of skilled Technicians and Technician Demonstrators.

The post holder will ensure, and contribute to, the provision of specialist support to students studying on BA Photography, BA and MA Commercial Photography and a range of professional short courses across the subject area, under the management of the Faculty Technical Manager.

Key duties of this post include delivering and supporting technical and health and safety workshops and demonstrations to groups of students; ensuring the continuous availability of resources through effective proactive and reactive maintenance; coordinating and collating subject area capital and non-capital equipment request submissions; providing subject area leadership to ensure resource areas and student live projects are compliant with health, safety and welfare legislation and in line with university policies; and providing effective and reactive technical support throughout the working day.

You will have proven experience of team leadership or line management, alongside technical expertise across a range of traditional and digital still and moving image photographic practices, including studio and location shooting, flash and continuous lighting equipment, chemical and digital darkroom practices and colour and black and white processing and printing. Experience of working in an education setting is desirable, whilst understanding effective workplace health and safety, and the ability to work as a member of a team and independently using your own initiative is essential.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to the working day and environment as this varied post supports a diverse range of individuals, and will entail evening and weekend working on a rota basis, which may be on or off the University’s main campus.

You must possess a first degree, or equivalent, in a photography subject, or have significant industry experience, as well as GCSE grade A-C, or equivalent, in English and Maths. It is desirable that you will be in possession of a full UK/EU driving license.

Visit us to apply and for more information.

Closing Date:  Monday 22nd May

Interview Date: Thursday 15th June

RaleighInt_JobAd

Volunteer overseas as an Expedition Photographer

This is an exciting opportunity to use your creative skills in a rewarding way. Sustainable development charity Raleigh International is looking for photographers to volunteer on Expeditions in Malaysian Borneo, Nicaragua & Costa Rica, Nepal and Tanzania for 8 or 13 weeks from this June.

Raleigh’s programmes focus on providing safe access to water and sanitation facilities to rural communities, protecting vulnerable environments and building more resilient communities, all whilst developing the skills and confidence of young people.

As an Expedition Photographer, you will be based between the project sites and the Expedition fieldbase, the ‘operational hub’ of an expedition. You will work closely with the Communications Officer to gather content from the project sites for the expedition blogs; to bring to life and to promote Raleigh’s work. You’ll be part of the volunteer manager team made up of project managers, medics, administrators and logistics coordinators.

What will I be doing? 

  • Bring to life a Raleigh Expedition – visit the project sites and take photos of the volunteers, communities and environments we work in to show Raleigh’s impact
  • Work closely with the Communications Officer to gather content for the expedition blogs – sometimes this can be around specific days e.g. World Water Day
  • Liaise with the communications team in the London head office to ensure photography is on brand and representing Raleigh in the right way
  • Work closely alongside logistics & admin teams and in country staff to collaboratively run the expedition fieldbase

Your photos will be used on the Raleigh website, blogs and in communications and marketing to help promote the positive change Raleigh and volunteers are creating in developing countries.

Benefits:

  • Gain and develop expedition photography skills
  • Experience taking photos in an exciting and rural location
  • Experience international development first hand
  • Gain experience in an expedition environment
  • Learn and develop knowledge of international sustainable development
  • Gain and develop experience working with young people in a challenging environment
  • Experience living in a completely new and exciting remote location

When can I go?

Expeditions run every year and begin in January, June/July and September.

Borneo:

16 June – 8 August | 16 June – 12 September (summer)

25 September – 22 December (autumn)

Nicaragua & Costa Rica:

5 July – 29 August | 20 June – 14 September (summer)

24 Sept – 19 December (autumn)

Nepal:

13 June – 2 August | 13 June – 8 September (summer)

24 September – 20 December (autumn)

Tanzania:

13 June – 2 August | 11 June – 4 September (summer)

24 September – 18 December (autumn)

Do I have to donate or fundraise?

We ask all our volunteers to fundraise to contribute toward the projects. The fundraising target for this opportunity is £2,200 (13 weeks) and £2,100 (8 weeks). This is an unpaid voluntary position however when you are in country we will cover;

  • All living expenses included during the expedition – food and accommodation
  • Full training and support before and during the expedition
  • Travel and medical insurance included
  • In country transport

You will also need to cover the cost of your flights and any visas or vaccinations that you may need. We also ask that photographers bring own cameras, lenses, laptops and any other equipment you usually use.

Apply here via the Raleigh website and send a copy of your CV and portfolio to internationalresources@raleighinternational.org

If you have any questions about this role, please contact us on +44(0) 207 183 1295.

RaleighInt_JobAdVolunteer overseas as an Expedition Videographer

This is an exciting opportunity for you to use your creative skills in a unique and rewarding way. Sustainable development charity Raleigh International is looking for Videographers or film makers to volunteer on Expeditions in Malaysian Borneo, Nicaragua & Costa Rica, Nepal and Tanzania for 8 or 13 weeks from this June.

Raleigh’s programmes focus on providing safe access to water and sanitation facilities to rural communities, protecting vulnerable environments and building more resilient communities, all whilst developing the skills and confidence of young people.

As a Videographer, your main responsibilities will be documenting the Expedition; you’ll capture the stories of the volunteers, the important work they are doing and the communities they are working in.  We want you to be able to showcase our sustainable development projects and the achievements of our volunteers as they live and work in local communities. We will use your footage for short and long videos, social media content and for general awareness raising and brand films.

What will I be doing? 

  • Bring to life a Raleigh Expedition – visit the project sites and gather footage of the volunteers, communities and environments we work in to show Raleigh’s impact
  • Work closely with the Expedition Photographer to shoot footage and gather stills of community, volunteer and project partner stories
  • Liaise with the communications team in the London head office to ensure footage is good quality, on brand and representing Raleigh in the right way
  • Post production and all editing of footage
  • Meeting briefs set by Raleigh head or country offices to produce short films about our work to meet specific requirements
  • Supply all of your footage to Raleigh International

Your video content will be used on the Raleigh website, blogs and in communications and marketing to help promote the positive change Raleigh and volunteers are creating in developing countries.

Benefits:

  • Gain and develop expedition videography skills
  • Experience shooting footage in an exciting and rural location
  • Experience international development first hand
  • Gain experience in an expedition environment
  • Learn and develop knowledge of international sustainable development
  • Gain and develop experience working with young people in a challenging environment
  • Experience living in a completely new and exciting remote location

When can I go?

Expeditions run every year and begin in January, June/July and September. We are currently recruiting one Videographer per Expedition cycle;

Borneo:

16 June – 8 August | 16 June – 12 September (summer)

25 September – 22 December (autumn)

Nicaragua & Costa Rica:

5 July – 29 August | 20 June – 14 September (summer)

24 Sept – 19 December (autumn)

Nepal:

13 June – 2 August | 13 June – 8 September (summer)

24 September – 20 December (autumn)

Tanzania:

13 June – 2 August | 11 June – 4 September (summer)

24 September – 18 December (autumn)

Do I have to donate or fundraise?

We ask all our volunteers to fundraise to contribute toward the projects. The fundraising target for this opportunity is £2,200 (13 weeks) and £2,100 (8 weeks). This is an unpaid voluntary position however when you are in country we will cover;

  • All living expenses included during the expedition – food and accommodation
  • Full training and support before and during the expedition
  • Travel and medical insurance included
  • In country transport

You will also need to cover the cost of your flights and any visas or vaccinations that you may need. We also ask that Videographers bring own HDV cameras, sound equipment, laptops with editing software and any other equipment you usually use.

Apply here via the Raleigh website and send a copy of your CV and portfolio to internationalresources@raleighinternational.org

If you have any questions about this role, please contact us on +44(0) 207 183 1295.

 


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