Thursday, 21 July 2016

Young Actor Casting Call - Suited and Booted



Deadline: 28th July
Auditions: 3rd August 
Dates: 16th, 17th, 24th and 25th August
Location: Bath


The company:

Suited and Booted Studios are a production company based in Bath.

We specialise in producing work that is educational and informative for charities

and the public sector.

The project:

We are working with young people who access CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services).

They are producing a series of 4 short films that address issues around young people’s mental health.

The final films will be disseminated via social media, on the internet and as part of an educational pack.

The roles available:

Overview:

The films are short 2/3-minute dramas. Each film shows the story of one young person and highlights a particular

challenge they may be facing with their mental health. I.e. anxiety, eating disorder etc. During the film they’re

becoming increasingly unwell but ultimately they realise they need help. The films aim to give young people facing

mental health challenges an understanding of their own ability to ask for help. The final films will be screened online.

Lead Roles we are still seeking to fill:

Male (16)

Male (13)

Female (17)

Female (14)

Support Roles we are still seeking to fill:

2 x Females (Aged 14) – Friends of the 14 year old girl

1 x Female (Aged 14-15) - Girlfriend of 14 year old girl

10 x Females (Aged 16-18) – Friends at a house party

3 x Males (Aged 19-21) – ‘Older guys’ at a house party

1 x Male (19-21) - Main ‘older guy’ at house party

6 x Males (Aged 16-18) – Friends at a house party

3 x Males (Aged 15-16) - Football team players

3 x Male/Female (14-15) – Students in a small class

There is also a number of background supporting roles within a classroom situation.

Specifics:

To be available for filming on all days if necessary

To provide your own costume. This is simply everyday street wear.

Be fit and healthy and able to be on your feet for the filming.

Filming dates: Depending on your role you would be needed on ONE or ALL of these dates.

Dates: 16th, 17th, 24th and 25th August

Filming locations:

Various locations within Bath

Fee: There is no fee for these roles, but it will be excellent experience.

Casting info:

Please send a recent picture and if possible a show reel or example of you on screen

to: jobs@suitedandbooted.org with Young Voices film casting in the subject header

by: 28th July

Auditions: 3rd August

at Suited and Booted Studios, Bath



Suited and Booted Studios Community Interest Company

Registered in England and Wales, Company no. 6062744 VAT No. 901253567

Phone / Fax: 01225 338294 Mobile: 07966 375321 / 07528 957535

Registered Office: 34 Gay Street, Bath, BA1 2NT

Email: mail@suitedandbooted.org

Monday, 18 July 2016

Poet and Artist Contributors wanted for new zine - Lune Zine

Deadline: 2nd August 2016
Exciting new project, launching a new zine which will include mapping Bristol city.  Looking for a small number of poets and artists for each of the areas below:
North Bristol
South Bristol
East Bristol
West Bristol
Contributors will help map the city through creating unique poetry and art work based on one of the areas above. 
Please email (lune_zine@yahoo.com) a couple of paragraphs outlining your idea(s) for your submission - stating in your subject line if you are a writer or an artist, any connections you have to the areas above and a short biography.
Unfortunately, we are unable to offer any payment at the moment.

Freelance Portrait Photographer Wanted - Zzzone Bristol




This is an exciting role at Zzzone Photography Studios photographing all different types of subjects in our creative studio in Redland, Bristol. 

We are looking for a sparky and enthusiastic individual to bring new and exciting ideas to our growing photography business. Please do not apply if you haven’t got any previous experience working in a portrait studio with kids and families. This is the bulk of our work although we also photograph actors, dancers, models, animals and products. 

Getting expressions out of people of all ages is VITAL for this role. The applicant must be an individual with high energy levels, a bubbly personality and patience. A good understanding of posing people of all shapes and sizes is an absolute must here. 

Please see the images attached for examples of our portrait work. The applicant must understand how we arrived at these images and have experience with studio lighting. Further technical lighting training will be given to the successful applicant to fit to our vibrant style. 

This is a freelance position starting with 2 days a week (including regular Saturdays) and will quickly turn into 3-4 days as we approach our busier time in the year. The position is available for the end of July/early August. 

Other responsibilities will include telephone work, admin and social media tasks. The successful applicant will have free use of the studio space and equipment outside of hours. 

Please send us your CV and digital portfolio/link to website via here


We look forward to hearing from you! 

Talented Pop Culture Editor Needed for Fast Growing Website


Pay: £22,000-£30,000, DoE 

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented pop culture-focused section editor to work with Scribol, one of the fastest-growing publishers on the web. 

The successful candidate will be required to oversee all aspects of Scribol’s pop culture- and pop lifestyle-related editorial production while potentially assisting with other topic areas, too. 

The role is Bristol-based. 

Skills, Attributes and Experience: 

• Highly organised and able to maintain a consistently high level of performance while coping with deadlines and ensuring tasks are completed in time 
• Excellent general communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to liaise with a range of employees, freelancers and new applicants 
• Ability to supervise writers and sub-editors, making sure feedback is shared when needed and quality standards are upheld 
• Ability to manage and prioritise editorial workflow, including forward planning, scheduling and ensuring staff have tasks sent to them in time 
• Astute knowledge of online publishing, with a particular flair for viral content and a keen sense of what inspires and delights readers and keeps them engaged 
• Strong creative approach, including the ability to spot compelling ideas, skilfully frame and title stories, and discuss, decide upon and provide direction on articles 
• Ability to draw up clear and stimulating briefs and use judgement and research skills to feed back to writers in order to shape articles to their best effect 
• Exceptional sub-editing skills, including thorough fact checking, creative copy editing and the ability to put information accurately into one’s own words 
• Excellent picture research skills, preferably with some knowledge of image editing tools, and an eye for what makes a great image 
• Ability to be involved in and ultimately manage the process of hiring new staff, including setting and marking tests and conducting remote and in-person interviews 
• Strong general grounding and experience in the areas of pop culture – especially celebrities but also movies and more – and pop lifestyle 
• Knowledge of WordPress and basic HTML 
• Familiarity with Excel/Google spreadsheets 
• Ideally NCTJ qualified – or with equivalent experience 


The Person We’re Looking For: 

At Scribol, we value people who have great ideas and who relish a challenge. We value loyalty and hard work, but we also welcome a sense of humour and people who don’t take themselves too seriously. 

• You’re an established or aspiring pop culture- and ideally pop lifestyle-geared section editor who’s passionate about producing engaging content for a millennial audience 
• You’re self-motivated, solutions-driven and a stickler for quality. You have a “can-do” attitude. 
• You’re productive and work fast, but this is coupled with meticulousness, good sense and commercial nous. 
• You have a high degree of personal organisation and are able to plan ahead and manage your and others’ time to meet deadlines. You thrive in a fast-paced environment. 
• You’re interested in the latest developments in online publishing in general and viral content production in particular. 
• You’re a fast learner and respond well to constructive criticism. 
• You work well within a team. 


About Scribol 

Scribol is an online magazine covering an awesome mix of the most bizarre, funny and fascinating news on the planet. Our aim is to entertain and inform readers about extraordinary and compelling things they’ve never seen before. How? With content that surprises and inspires while offering a unique take on what’s going on in the world. In short, we want to make people go “wow!” – and learn something, too.


To Apply go here.

Duty Manager - The Island



Pay: £8.00 per hour
Deadline: 1st August 2016
Immediate Start 

The Island is looking to recruit a bank of casual hours Duty Managers to help run our arts space and creation centre at the old Bridewell Police station (BS12LE).

The role will be providing cover for evenings and weekends. It is a self employed, ad hoc hours role.

Hours are on evenings (approx. 6-9pm) and weekends (various depending on events and activities).

Key skills:

• Facilities maintenance
• Excellent customer service
• Polite manners
• Quick learner
• Ability to work independently and on own initiative
• Attention to detail

For an application pack and more information about the role please email: recruitment@theislandbristol.com


The Island is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome all applications.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Marketing Manager - Bridgewater Arts Centre



Wage £20,000 pro rata
Hours 16 hours a week. Preferably spread over 3-4 days, but not essential.
Start date ASAP if possible, no later than late August.
Deadline for application: Monday 18th July, midday
Interviews: Later in the same week.
The Marketing Manager position is part of a larger project funded by the Arts Council (please see background information for more details). This role joins the team at a very exciting time as we are now fully focusing on re-branding, having created a preliminary re-branding plan ready for the new marketing manager to develop it using creativity and initiative.
Main Responsibilities
  • Deliver all the marketing and external communication tasks of the Bridgwater Arts Centre.
  • Develop and expand current marketing activities
  • Devise and implement a rebrand of the BAC in line with the Rebranding and Development Plan.
Type of contract 2 year fixed term contract, extension subject to funding
To apply: please send cv and covering letter explaining why you would be suited to the role with specific reference to the job description and person specification to kate@bridgwaterartscentre.co.uk
If you would like to talk to Kate about the role, please call 01278422700 weekdays midday – 6pm
Please download job description and person specification pdf version here

Centre Manager - Bridgewater Arts Centre



Pay £20,000 pro rata
Hours 16 hours a week. Preferably spread over 3-4 days, but not essential.
Start date ASAP if possible, no later than late August.
Deadline for application: Thursday 14th July, midday
Interviews: week of 18th July

The BAC Centre Manager is a key position at the Arts Centre.
The Centre Manager:
  • manages the premises operational activity
  • is responsible for the on-going duty management of the facility
  • Delivers office management in relation to these two roles
The majority of the day to day operational activities are undertaken by volunteers and therefore the Centre Manager takes a pastoral role to the volunteers, ensuring their roles are communicated to them and offering general support.
Type of contract 1 year contract, extension subject to funding
To apply: please send cv and covering letter explaining why you would be suited to the role with specific reference to the job description and person specification to kate@bridgwaterartscentre.co.uk
If you would like to talk to Kate about the role, please call 01278422700 weekdays midday – 6pm
Download full job description and person specification plus background information here