The Soil Association is the UK's leading membership environmental charity campaigning for people and planet-friendly food and farming.
We are seeking a video volunteer to work with the press team to raise our profile with key national, regional, trade, consumer and online press and help deliver our key messages through a short video of our work.
The role offers a range of opportunities for someone looking to gain experience working with video within the realm of media and public relations of a leading environmental charity.
This voluntary role will offer the right applicant a chance to work within a dynamic small team to complete a project centered on capturing the voice of what we do at the Soil Association by interviewing a range of our stakeholders. The video will be used at a press launch. It will provide an insight into how NGOs are using video to engage with and inspire supporters and offer various opportunities for learning and development.
The skills you need
· Experience of planning, shooting and editing video
· Experience working with Final Cut pro
· An eye for a good story
· Good people skills
· Ability to work in a team
· Driving license and own transport
Minimum of 2 days a week for one month – with the project to be completed by early March. This role involves travel to organic farms and transport and driving license is essential. Depending on availability of interviewees, there is flexibility for the project to be completed in one straight week, or similar.
Please state your availability in your application as we may be able to be flexible within this time frame.
What you will do
- Help research, plan and design a short video with the communications team.
- Visit various organic farms to interview a range of stake holders within the Soil Association.
- Edit and produce the video.
- Assist with planning and implementing an online launch strategy for the video.
What we can offer you
We’ll provide a full induction with opportunities to learn about the work of the Soil Association. You’ll get support and supervision from the Press Officer Manager. Full travel expenses will be paid.
To apply email CV and covering letter to: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Thursday 31st January 2013