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Video Archiving Volunteer (Oxfam House)

Context:

This is a fascinating role which involves managing and cataloguing video footage that is gathered from trips and other projects. Ideally you will volunteer up to 3 days per week for a minimum of 3 months.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring video files are entered into CatDV software adding all relevant information. 
  • Writing brief descriptions of the video clips and selecting particular default descriptions (Training will be given).
  • Providing footage for video productions and other footage requests.

Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to learn and work with new software.
  • Good accuracy and attention to detail.
  • An interest in visual materials and video.
  • An understanding of the video production process would be useful but not essential.
  • As the role involves writing transcripts and descriptions of video content, a good standard of written and spoken English is required.

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • You will help Oxfam in this mission to build a just world without poverty
  • A valuable overview and experience of archiving video files and material.
  • The opportunity to learn how the Stories, Film and Photography Team take a leading role in delivering materials to communicate Oxfam's message.
  • Training on CatDV video cataloguing system, which is the software used by many in the film industry.
  • Exposure to the world of video production and what this involves.
  • Lunch costs and reasonable travel expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam policies.

Contact:

Ryan Witchalls

Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Oxford, OX4 2JY

Tel: 01865 473652

Email: rwitchalls@oxfam.org.uk or scunningham1@oxfam.org.uk

Application process:

Please complete the Internship Application Form and email it to the address above with your CV and cover letter.



Application deadline:

14 April 2017

Interview date:

To be arranged.




Start date:

To be arranged.


Regions:

  • Oxford

Interests:

  • Office

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time