The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.
We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.
Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.
Candidates should have a degree in film/television studies or equivalent with a proven background in a similar role, producing and editing video and audio content. We are looking for someone with an eye for detail and a solid understanding of what makes a great story. You will be experienced in producing video content for a wide variety of platforms and have a good knowledge of best practices for each format.
You will be technically sound, experienced in self-shooting with Canon or Sony cinema cameras and editing audio and video using the Adobe CC suite. You will be able to demonstrate experience of working independently to deliver content against a brief as well as working collaboratively within a larger team. Occasionally, you will also be required to manage external filmmakers for specialist productions such as drone shoots.
Organisation and data management is an important part of this role as you will be responsible for managing and maintaining our video archive. You will also be supporting departments around the organisation, responding to requests for archive material, and uploading and maintaining content on our YouTube and Vimeo channels.
A passion for plants and fungi is a bonus!
Please include a link to your showreel or examples of work in your application.
The salary will be £32,000 – £37,865 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
This role is based at Kew with the option of regular home working, subject to operational requirements. The successful candidate will also be expected to travel to Wakehurst, when necessary.
Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal. You can access this by clicking ‘find out more below’.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Application Closing Date: 03 July 2022