Posted: 15th July, 2020Glasgow, United Kingdom
At Twig Education we’re passionate about STEM education. We aim to bring a sprinkle of magic into the classroom. We care about what we do and how we do it. Since launching in 2011, our resources are now used by hundreds of thousands of teachers, in over 60 countries and in 19 different languages.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our films and are currently seeking an experienced Digital Producer who understands the potential of video as a learning tool, to lead an exciting science project for teenagers in the United States.
The role will include working with the Education, Film and Digital Development departments to create week-long science projects where students investigate scientific phenomena and solve engineering challenges and then produce a short film to show what they know.
This is a full-time position, with an August start date, initially on a 5 month contract.
Skills and Experience
- Experience working within education or with educational content
- An understanding of how video production can provide active learning experiences for young people
- Digital product development and/or interactive content production experience across e-learning, web or games
- Experience in working within and maintaining Content Management Systems
- An understanding of short-form storytelling – experience in scriptwriting and/or video editing would be an advantage
- Excellent organisational and asset management skills
- First class communication skills
- Solution focussed with an ability to recognise potential issues and the confidence to escalate possible risks
You will be motivated and proactive, with a proven track record of delivering to deadlines.
Please note this is not an entry level role.
- Ideate week-long science challenges, where the end goal is for students to produce a short film to demonstrate what they have learned using Twig Movie Maker, a browser based video editing tool which supports students to solidify learning through creativity and storytelling.
- Collate multimedia research packs for students using existing Twig material, commissioning new content where required
- Work with the film team to collate archive footage banks for students and produce exemplar films
- Work with the Education team to produce teacher and student instructional material that support the challenges
- Liaise with internal and external teams to ensure editorial needs are met at product level
- Look for opportunities to integrate Twig Movie Maker into core curriculum resources
- Work with the Rights Management team to check video material, stills and music are clearable
Think you might be right for this role? We'd love to hear from you!
This is a full-time position, initially on a 5-month contract. Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
Though this role would normally be office based, staff are currently home-working until it is safe for us to move back to an in-office environment. We are reviewing our plans in line with Scottish Government policy.
To apply for this role, please complete the Online Application Form, attaching a CV, along with a covering letter demonstrating the extent to which your skills, abilities and experience meet the requirements of this role. Applications close on Friday 31st July at 12pm.
Applications will be considered as they are submitted and interviews may be conducted ahead of the application deadline.