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17 Apr

Film, Photography and Media Assistant

Film, Photography and Media Assistant – Voluntary Position

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation (YCF)

Type: Varied, brief specific.

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation is a registered charity that delivers community projects across the county. Using the power of sport and cricket in particular, the Foundation aims to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of those living in Yorkshire.
The work of the Foundation falls under four themes which are:
• Health & Wellbeing
• Education
• Participation
• Heritage
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation as Volunteer Marketing and Fundraising Events Assistant.

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation are the community and charitable arm of Yorkshire County Cricket Club. As part of our 2020 strategy, the YCF aims to be the charity that makes the biggest and everlasting impact in Yorkshire’s communities and to be a widely recognizable brand, with extensive engagement across Yorkshire on all of our media and marketing channels. To achieve this, the YCF have invested time conceptualizing and developing their brand, which now needs to reach out to and be promoted in Yorkshire wider communities.

The successful applicant will be hired on a voluntary basis by The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation but will work under the Yorkshire Cricket banner which also includes Yorkshire County Cricket Club, The Yorkshire Cricket Board and Pro Coach.

Knowledge and experience of cricket is not essential, however a willingness to understand the departments within the club is necessary.

The post is based at Emerald Headingley Stadium and requires one day a week in the office. During busier periods, this will increase with the inclusion of certain match days across the cricket season.

For an informal discussion about the post or for the role description please contact Charlotte Jones on: 0113 2033664 or email: Charlotte.Jones@yorkshireccc.com

To apply please send your C.V and a cover letter to beth.cook@yorkshirecricketfoundation.com or F.A.O Beth Cook, Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds, LS6 3BU

The closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd May, with interviews scheduled for week commencing Monday 7th May, We are looking to make an appointment for the new post holder to join the organisation in May 2018.

For further information on the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, please visit our website www.yorkshirecricketfoundation.com

Role Description – Volunteer Film, Photography and Media Assistant

Reporting to: Marketing and PR Officer
Staff reporting: N/A
Based: Emerald Headingley Stadium
Type: Voluntary- Hours vary, brief dependant

Purpose

Role Purpose
To photograph, film and edit YCF projects and one-off events.

Team Purpose
To contribute to being the Charity that makes the biggest and everlasting impact in Yorkshire’s communities

Role Description

Key Areas of Work – To film and photograph key projects – To edit and produce short films for different mediums – Devise new, innovative and creative ideas when approaching filming – Collate and organise new and existing footage – To work with the Marketing Team to establish other areas where film may be the best medium to document the work of the YCF – Work with YCF team to establish their project needs for filming

Personal Specification

Essential: – Knowledge and experience of filming and editing short pieces of work – Dedicated to producing high quality work – Able to work as part of a team in an office environment – Personable, enthusiastic individual – Strong time keeping skills and able to work to deadlines

Desirable: – Examples of other relevant work to this role – An interest in sport and activity – Demonstrable ability to plan and prioritise own workload with minimum supervision – Experience of working with a diverse range of people

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