Visual Storyteller opportunity

Section: MembershipType: News Item Date Published: 5th March 2020

A wonderful opportunity for an experienced Visual Storyteller to join the ground-breaking charity Playlist for Life at an exciting time.

Playlist for Life (this link will take you away from our website) is the personal music and dementia charity founded in 2013 by writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson. Playlist for Life have ambitious plans for the next two years and, thanks to funding from the Community Lottery Fund, are recruiting for this new post to help support and roll out our UK-wide expansion programme.

You will be based mainly at their HQ in Govanhill, Glasgow but will travel regularly around Scotland and other parts of the UK, capturing compelling video content of people using personal playlists and benefitting from the charitable work. You will create assets to be used cross-platform to generate awareness of the power of personalised music, tell the stories of those using playlists to help those living with dementia, and promote the training and support that Playlist for Life can offer.

You will be highly motivated, creative and with the technical skills to shoot and edit engaging content, even in challenging situations. You will be friendly, calm, positive and a good listener. You will be an exceptional storyteller with a real passion for bringing personal stories to life. Your stories will help raise awareness of personalised music, develop brand awareness, and support the campaigns (including fundraising efforts).

This post will involve working with vulnerable adults and the successful applicant will be required to undergo PVG/DBS checks. Travel and occasional overnights are an essential part of this role; a drivers licence is essential and access to a vehicle will be an advantage.

Location: Glasgow

Reporting to: Head of Communications and Campaigns

Hours: Part-time / 22.5 hours per week

Salary: £25–27K pro-rata, depending on experience (fixed-term appointment for 2 years

Deadline: Monday, 30th March 2020 at 9AM

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 15th April 2020.

For a full job description and to apply please visit Playlist for Life (this link will take you away from our website).

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