Production Assistant (Intern)

Worldwide FM

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Production Assistant is responsible for supporting the production team. 

The Production Assistant will be a fast learner with a positive and proactive approach, an excellent communicator, be highly organised and pride in representing Worldwide FM to both listeners and partners.  

This role is offered as part of STEP

STEP is a training programme for young EastLondoners local to the Olympic Park, who are ready to bring ideas, creative energy and perspectives tothe creative and cultural sector. You must be:

  • Aged 18 to 30
  • Resident of Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham or Waltham Forest, and lived in the boroughs whilst at school or college

Through STEP,you’ll get paid London Living Wageover a 12-month training programmetodevelop arange of skills and creative approaches and build on your network across different organisations or departments. You’ll complete a work-based placement, grow as part of a peer network, take part in regularprofessional development workshops, andgeta budgetto produce a collaborative project.

We’ll also connect youwith a specialist industry mentor, provide careers coaching and continue tooffersupport as part of our community after the programme.

Employer

Worldwide FM

Location

Remote or option to work from Worldwide FM’s Studio in Hackney

Hours

35 hours a week, Mon - Fri

Salary

London Living Wage (£10.85/hour)

Deadline

10am Wed 31 Mar

Worldwide FM is an award-winning radio station with a global audience, we represent music, culture and people frommarginalisedsocieties and oppressed communities.

Whether our programming comes from Palestine or New Orleans, we try where we can, to give voice to progressive artists and cultural figures who fight inequality in all its forms.

We have been showcasing subcultures and stories from across the world for over three years, and also regularly broadcast from London, New York, Mumbai, Seoul, Johannesburg, Brussels, Kyoto, Berlin, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Paris, Rio, Detroit, Tokyo, Istanbul and beyond.

Our partners, WeTransfer, help power the new station, and their mission statement is rooted in the same ambition as our own – to explore and tie together the evolving diversity of global creativity.

Our wider organisation includes Brownswood Recordings and Future Bubblers, and our shared values of respect, tolerance and inclusivity are detailed below. We support the Black Music Coalition and theirlist of demands/action pointsand also have signed up to the progressiveEquality In Audiopact.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Studio responsibilities, including supporting presenters and overseeing live-streams
  • Scheduling on-air content
  • Music reporting and track-listing duties
  • Assisting engineering of live sets
  • Maintaining archive of uploaded shows

Please note this is just a guide, do apply if you have transferable skills and even if you do not meet every single requirement

  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Excellentorganisationalskillsandattention to detail.
  • Strongcommunication skills (bothverbalandwritten)
  • An active problem solverand logical thinker
  • Team player
  • Anenthusiastic, thoughtful and flexibleapproach
  • Excellent relationship building and listening skills
  • Strong time and project management skills.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information sensitively
  • An active interest in the Worldwide FM culture and music universe

Applications have now closed.

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