Trainee Researcher - Boom, 12 Month FTC
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: 19th February 2021
Why you should join us…
We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.
We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.
Business overview per Business Area:
Boom is one of Wales’s largest production groups. Established in 1994, it is a trusted, multi-genre company that produces over 400 hours of content annually for S4C, BBC, ITV, C4, C5 and UKTV/Dave. Its productions include Dom Delivers (BBC One); Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave), Meet the Experts (C5) and Priodas Pum Mil (S4C).
Through television and digital production divisions, Boom, Boom Social and Boom Kids, the group has an impressive track-record of producing award-winning factual, factual-entertainment, entertainment, drama and children’s content from its substantial headquarters in Cardiff Bay. Its facilities include 2 fully operational HD studios, a live gallery and extensive post production facilities. The group employs approximately 200 staff in Wales, and in addition to its production divisions, includes leading Welsh post-production facility, Gorilla, and Visual Effects and Motion Graphics company, BAIT Studio.
This role entails…
The ITV Production Training scheme is a 12 month fully paid programme for new entrants to TV. The aim is to home grow exceptional talent and give the training needed to kickstart a long and successful career in TV.
There will be placements with 11 ITV Production Companies both scripted and non scripted based across the UK. The Programme aims to attract candidates from backgrounds that are currently underrepresented in the industry, including those from a lower socio economic background, those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and disabled people. We also welcome applicants who have some life experience, be that college, university, a few years of working already under their belt, with the maturity to make the most of this opportunity, and this opportunity is also open to those to whom the apprenticeships are closed (eg University graduates and anyone who has already done a media related qualification).
Some Key Responsibilities:
To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:
If you can answer ‘yes’ to all of these questions we’d love to hear from you. Please evidence these points in your application.
Closing Date: 19 February 2021
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