Pictures Team Apprentice (Leeds)

Apply From: 17th of February 2020
Application Deadline: 3rd of April 2020
Salary: £19000.00 per year
Start Date: 7th of September 2020

Location    Leeds
Salary    £19,000 
Hours    37
Closing Date    03 April 2020 at Midnight

Start date: 7th September 2020
This apprenticeship will last for 14 months
The assessment day for this role will take place on the 13th July 2020

PICTURES TEAM APPRENTICE
Reports to: Pictures Operations Manager

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
The Pictures Team is responsible for all of Channel 4’s imaging needs. It forms part of the Press & Publicity department, which is responsible for Channel 4’s dealings with the press and wider media. The team supports the department in publicising Channel 4’s programmes across all media platforms by commissioning, editing and supplying high-quality images that reflect the content and values of the programming.

Working with commissioners, producers, talent and some of the country’s best photographers, the Pictures Team develops ideas and concepts for commissioning shoots on location and in a studio. The team is then responsible for producing, editing and distributing imagery from these shoots, as well as liaising with production companies and studios to acquire programme imagery, and sourcing screengrabs from Channel 4 content. All images are then used to promote Channel 4 programming in the media as well as on the All 4 platform and third-party platforms such as Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Sky.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Caption, tag and store non-commissioned images in the team’s asset management system
• Publish images to press website
• Manage internal requests for the supply of images
• Liaise with production companies to obtain non-commissioned images
• Liaise with and supply images to external picture desks
• Assist Picture Commissioners in the setting up and attendance of photoshoots, both on location/in studio or in office
• Assist Picture Editors in manipulating images using picture editing software to meet the requirements of the All 4 platform and external platforms
• Through in-house training, eventually commission photoshoots for programme publicity

QUALIFICATION
Level 3 Junior Content Producer
 
ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES FOR A GREAT CANDIDATE
• Interest in photography and photo editing
• Experience of / interest in creating digital content
• Good computer skills (Mac, Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Basic knowledge of Adobe CC suite
• Good sense of initiative and ability to work independently
• Good organisational skills, ability to multi-task and prioritise

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES FOR A GREAT CANDIDATE
• Creativity
• Enjoys working as part of a team

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