CINE Trainee – Development Assistant (Out of Orbit)

Employer Information

Northern Ireland Screen

E: HR@northernirelandscreen.co.uk

T: 02890 232444

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The Creative Industries New Entrants programme (CINE) is a new initiative which aims to broaden access to the screen and creative industries at entry level.  Funded by the Department for Communities and working in partnership with BBC Northern Ireland, the scheme will help identify new talent. In line with UK-wide screen industry initiatives we will prioritise applicants from underrepresented ethnic minority, socio-economic, and disabled communities, to expand our growing creative industries sector and create a more diverse generation of ‘New Entrants’ of all ages. These opportunities are only available if you are over 18.

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (OUT OF ORBIT) – 1 POSITION

The Development Assistant role involves both practical and creative skills. Out of Orbit will help steer you through both disciplines and develop you in both areas.  ​​​​​​

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

The DEVELOPMENT TRAINEE/ASSISTANT role involves both practical and creative skills. Out of Orbit will help steer you through both disciplines and develop you in both areas.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING ARE:

A love of and passion for story in all shapes and sizes, be it books, graphic novels, theatre, TV or film is essential, it's what we do, but also practical organisational skills are what we need. The ideal candidate will be authentic, should have respect for all types of people and be a good person.

KEY INFORMATION: 

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​Salary: Real Living Wage (currently £10.90 per hour)
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​Contract: 12 Months

ESSENTIAL ​​​​​​​CRITERIA:

  • A love of and passion for story.
  • High energy, friendly and enthusiastic with an attitude that everything is possible.
  • Organisational and communication skills are fundamental to the role.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

  • Experience in some form or storytelling, whether writing, script editing, story development, producing or other.
  • Experience in screenwriting software such as Final Draft and Microsoft office.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT
Northern Ireland Screen is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

We will monitor our programmes on an ongoing basis and target any under-represented groups as and when appropriate.

GUARANTEED INTERVIEW SCHEME
As part of our commitment to the employment of disabled people, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS). The GIS does not guarantee a job. However, its objective is to ensure a guaranteed number of disabled applicants, who meet the minimum essential eligibility criteria for the role they have applied for, are offered an interview.

  • Contract
  • Belfast
  • Closing date: Friday 16 Dec 2022
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