TV Work Experience Programme - Closed to March 2018

Our commitment

Our work experience programme offers you the opportunity to gain an insight into the reality of working life within the TV and Production industry.

First-hand experience can help you to develop qualities that may influence your future career choices. A placement with us will contribute towards your employability through growing your knowledge, competencies and skill set as well as helping you to develop a range of transferable skills and confidence in a workplace environment.

Duration: 3 weeks

The Experience

Our Work Experience Programme gives wide experience in TV Production, ranging from development of ideas, pre-production, production and post-production.

Candidates will benefit from shadowing staff, observing work, joining in where appropriate.

Some hands-on experience will be possible, for example, researching new projects, helping to set up shoots (if needed at the time), general runner duties, possibly assisting on shoots (time-dependent) and assisting in edits, archive research and typing up of discussion documents and filming schedules.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate some knowledge of Zinc Media’s TV output and have an enthusiasm for factual television.

Who you are

You will have BTEC Level 3 or above qualification, in one of the following:

You have a positive, energetic and enthusiastic nature.  You’re a natural team player who is eager to learn and make the most of the opportunity. You will have an impressive approach to work ethic and will use the placement to make a name for yourself in the industry and leave a lasting impression and ideally, you will have a thirst for factual content, across all platforms.

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