Gaelic Film & Visual Arts Trainee


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Gaelic Film & Visual Arts Trainee

Taigh Chearsabhagh Trust

Deadline: 10th May 2018 at 12:00

This role will involve working with our Arts Manager, in his role as creative director of UistFilm to take forward a number of key film projects for 2018.

This is an opportunity funded by Creative Scotland and Bord Na Gaidhlig through the Year of Young People and is targeted at 17-24 year old applicants.

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts centre is looking to recruit a Gaelic Film & Visual Arts Trainee. This will be based at our Arts & Heritage Centre in Lochmaddy, North Uist.
We are looking for someone with–
• Energy
• Enthusiasm
• Gaelic language skills
• An interest in film/television/
• An interest in Gaelic language and culture
• A willingness to learn

Key skills are;
• Gaelic speaker with written Gaelic skills
• Digital native – good computer skills
• Interest in film would be good
• Any experience of camera or sound skills would be an advantage

  • Interest in the arts
    • Interest in the culture and heritage of the islands
    • Good communication skills

    We can provide opportunities to learn;
    • camera operation
    • audio recording
    • editing
    • digital workflow, data management, digital archiving
    • Writing proposals and commissions
    • Curatorial skills and involvement in exhibitions

    We will provide mentoring and training as needed, with particular emphasis on –
    • Confidence building
    • Communication skills
    • Presentation Skills
    • Planning skills

    This is an opportunity funded by Creative Scotland and Bord Na Gaidhlig through the Year of Young People and is targeted at 17-24 year old applicants. This will be a salaried role at 35 hours per week and £15,500 per year. This will initially be a 1-year contract with potential to extend. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

    Lot’s of opportunities to meet and work with artists, musicians, filmmakers and heritage experts.

Location: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Please apply emailing CV and covering letter outlining your enthusiasm and suitability for this post to [email protected].