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Trainee Grip, Emmerdale – 12 Mth – Yorkshire

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Trainee Grip, Emmerdale – 12 Mth FTC-19000173

UK-Yorkshire & Humberside-Leeds

Trainee Grip – Emmerdale – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

We are recruiting for a Trainee Grip to train and assist our Grips Department with the smooth running of our camera operations.

As our Trainee, you will shadow and observe members of our Grips Department in order to develop a good understanding of how they support our Camera Operators on both location and on occasions in the studio, helping us achieve quality pictures.

You will learn the importance of working both technically and creatively and will have to establish good working, professional relationships with a wide range of production personnel including cast, directors, camera operators and other crew. You will learn the responsibilities associated for the management of equipment, rigging/erecting and derigging of camera cranes and dollies together with other associated grip equipment in a safe, efficient and professional manner. You will also have to assist with the organising and undertaking of transportation of equipment from base to location, therefore a driving licence is essential.

You will join us with a willingness to learn, together with a proactive and adaptable approach when working with different people, including artistes. You will have creative flair and the ability to think visually helping the Camera Operator achieve their shots. The role of Trainee Grip is physically demanding and involves a considerable amount of manual handling.

Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to be work flexibly with regards to working hours and discretion is a must.

This opportunity is offered on a 12 month contract and performance will be regularly reviewed through the 12 month traineeship. After 12 months the successful candidate should have gained the desired skills to assist Cameras/Grips Departments across continuing drama in the north.

This role is Leeds based and those invited to the next stage, must be available for an assessment day in Leeds on Thursday 21st March 2019.

Closing date for applications: 13th March 2019

ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we have committed to interview all candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role.


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