Jobs: Social Media Assistant and Videographer

SQIFF 2019 takes place 2nd to 6th October in Glasgow. We are recruiting for two freelance roles to help make this year’s Festival happen. See below for full information on the roles. To apply, please email a CV and covering letter stating why you are interested in the role to helen[at]sqiff.org.

We have a policy that freelance staff will not work more hours than they are paid for. We do not have an office, so freelancers need to have their own laptop or computer and be able to work remotely aside from several in person meetings over the contract period and during the Festival.

If you have any access requirements for your application, please get in touch by emailing helen[at]sqiff.org or call or text between Monday and Friday 10am-4pm on (+44)7735 273 245. We are committed to equality and accessibility throughout our organisation and will do our best to remove any barriers for people applying for or carrying out freelance roles. Click here for general accessibility information for our Festival.

 

Social Media Assistant
Deadline: Friday 16th August
Part-time, temporary contract / Monday 26th August to Monday 7th October
Fee: £1125

We are looking for someone to plan and carry out an effective and innovative social media campaign to publicise SQIFF 2019. Preferably you will have experience (paid or voluntary) of carrying out a social media campaign. We are looking for someone who is up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques – including social media accessibility for D/deaf and Disabled users – and who has ideas about how best to engage online audiences with SQIFF. You should have good knowledge of queer politics and issues. Knowledge or an interest in queer film is an advantage. You should be well-organised and have good attention to detail.

The post is freelance and part-time with 90 hours (12 days equivalent) to be worked over the contract period. Distribution of hours is flexible and will be worked out with the PR Coordinator with a concentrated period of work after the programme launch at the end of August and during the Festival dates of 2nd to 6th October. Evening and weekend work will be required during the Festival.

It is essential that the person we employ is on board with SQIFF’s commitment to equality and improving accessibility to the arts. Understanding and lived experience of LGBTQIA+ and/or other marginalised identities would be an advantage.

Click here to download the full job description.

 

Videographer
Deadline: Friday 30th August
Part-time, temporary contract / Wednesday 2nd to Sunday 6th October
Fee: £500

We are looking for someone with experience of recording video and their own equipment to capture several events during the Festival. You will liaise with our PR Coordinator to choose a maximum of 5 events – which could be Q&As, panel discussions, talks, or performances – to record. You will be responsible for ensuring equipment and set-up are adequate for this purpose. Recordings of events should be delivered to the PR Coordinator in good time after the end of the Festival for purpose of showcasing online.

The post is freelance. Distribution of hours is during the Festival dates of 2nd to 6th October and will be worked out with the PR Coordinator. Evening and weekend work will be required.

It is essential that the person we employ is on board with SQIFF’s commitment to equality and improving accessibility to the arts. Understanding and lived experience of LGBTQIA+ and/or other marginalised identities would be an advantage.

Click here to download the full job description.