Videographer

Contact: Media and Comms Team Contact Email: hello@media.wawscouts.org.uk Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Outline: To improve the public image of Scouting by providing information and facts about Scouting to appropriate media

Responsible for: N/A

Responsible to: Media Development Manager, Member Communication Manager, Member Communication Manager (Online), Member Communication Manager (News)

Main Contacts: Members of the Movement, HQ PR Team, The Media (Press, Broadcast, Web) and Members of the Public

General Main Tasks:

  • To seek out and identify local good news stories happening in Scouting and promote these to the local Media
  • To regularly promote the image of modern Scouting organisation to media groups via local “awareness” campaigns
  • To develop and maintain a list of local media contacts skills
  • To liaise with HQ PR team on a regular basis, giving updates on coverage and asking for any assistance required
  • To monitor local media coverage and to feedback success stories to local Scouting and HQ PR team
  • To encourage Scout Groups to appoint a person to promote Scouting and to work with them to promote Scouting
  • Share good practice

Specific Tasks:

  • Working with a Creative Director or collaborative team to create the film or video product
  • Figuring out what type of equipment to use
  • Cleaning and disassembling hardware
  • Setting up and tearing down cameras, audio recorders, lighting, microphones, and props
  • Calibrating and maintaining equipment
  • Doing small repairs on broken equipment
  • Preparing background film or “B” rolls as well as live feed
  • Troubleshoots problems with the equipment
  • Interviewing people and creating a film clip via editing raw footage
  • Working in the studio as part of a production team to edit film
  • Inserting closed captioning, graphics, or other on-screen text into a video
  • Adding computer graphics and special effects to a video

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