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Wildlife Videographer

A one to two week paid opportunity

Applications for this role are now closed. Keep an eye on our socials and vacancies page for future opportunities.

Heal Rewilding is recruiting two part-time wildlife videographers to assist on a filming project for the charity. Anyone can apply, but we think this opportunity would be well suited to recent graduates from wildlife filming degrees or students part way through their course (preferably second year students onwards if undergraduates).

About the role
 

We're looking for two people to join us on site at Heal Somerset for a week or two in the second half of July. You'll be tasked with capturing footage of the various wildlife we have on site (birds, insects, plants and some mammals) so that we can include it in our upcoming film documenting our first year at Heal Somerset and the ways in which nature is already starting to recover there. 

Perks include:

- Free camping on site while you work with us

- The option to be picked up from and taken to our local train station at the beginning and end of your time with us

- Your footage featured and credited in our 15-minute-long film documenting our progress at Heal Somerset so far

- 2 references from industry professionals


Key details
 

Salary: £12.50 per hour

Length: 1 to 2 weeks

Hours: At least 20 hours (possibility to do more on a voluntary basis)

Location: Heal Somerset

Key dates

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 1 July

Start date: Mid July 

Download the application pack

Full details about the role and how to apply can be found within the application pack

If you have any questions or queries regarding the panel or your application, you can contact us here

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How to apply

Anchor 1

To apply, please complete the form below. If you have any questions or queries regarding the panel or your application, please contact us here.

Application form

Part 1 - your details

You must enter a random six-digit ID instead of your name to comply with our name-blind application process, which has been designed to reduce unconscious bias.

Part 2 - CV

Please upload your anonymised CV, ensuring:

  • Your name, home address and email address have been removed and replaced with your six-digit ID

  • The file name contains the six-digit ID and not your name e.g. '872129 CV.pdf'

Upload CV

Part 3 - Portfolio

Please send us your portfolio via We Transfer to ruby.batt@healrewilding.org.uk.

 

Make sure the file name contains your six-digit ID so that we can match your portfolio to your application. 

Part 4 - Special requirements

Please let us know if there is anything you need from us in order to accommodate and/or support you through the recruitment process, for example any special arrangements we can make, or things you'd like us to be aware of.

Part 5 - Equity, diversity and inclusion

We're committed to fostering an inclusive culture and to ensuring that our team - including staff, trustees, volunteers and supporters - is diverse and representative of wider society. In this section, we ask that you to provide information about your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability. The sole purpose of this data collection is to enable us to monitor the diversity of candidates applying to Heal as part of our ongoing equity, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) work.

Our team will not see this data until the recruitment process is complete and the role has been filled, at which point we will use the data to inform and improve our EDI strategy.

All applicants are welcome to select the 'prefer not to say' option if they would rather not provide this data.

Age

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Gender

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Is your gender identity the same as the sex you were assigned at birth?

Ethnicity

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The categories below reflect those listed by the Office for National Statistics in the 2021 Census of England and Wales.

Sexual orientation

Which of the following options best describes how you think of yourself?

Disability

The Equality Act 2010 defines a disabled person as someone who has ‘a physical or mental impairment which has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ adverse effect on his/her ability to carry out normal day to day activities.’ 

Do you consider yourself to have a disability as described above?

Your consent

I give my consent for the monitoring information provided on this form to be held by the Heal team in the understanding that it will only be used for equity, diversity and inclusion monitoring purposes and handled in compliance with Heal's Privacy Policy in line with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.

Part 6 - finishing up

Thank you for taking the time to apply to work with Heal - we're so delighted that you're interested in joining the Heal team on its mission to rewild land across England.

 

We have three more questions left for you, and then we're good to go!

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