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Making the Cut

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking applications for its Post Production Skills Development Scheme
03 May 2018 :
POST 2018 is a paid placement scheme (NMW/NLW) which will run from May 2018 – 31 March 2019.  This is an initial 10-11 month contract with the possibility of an extension thereafter.

Participants will gain experience with a local Post Production company working on Northern Ireland Screen funded productions.

The programme will provide a training opportunity to learn and understand the many facets of post-production.

Download guidelines, full job spec and application form here.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 Noon Friday 11th May 2018.

Who is eligible to apply?

You are eligible to apply if you can answer YES to these two questions:

Are you a legal resident of the UK?
Are you available to participate in the scheme for from May 2018 – 31 March 2019.
If you cannot answer YES to these two questions please do not apply.  In eligible applications will be automatically discarded.

What are the priorities?

Applicants who can demonstrate a long term goal to become an editor are being sought, nobody else should apply. Applicants should have a good knowledge of computers and IT is essential. A full job specification can be found here.

How do I apply?

To apply to the POST 2018 scheme applicants must submit the following:

A completed application form.
A ONE A4 page letter of application confirming that you meet the eligibility requirements of the scheme, your aims for the future and how this scheme would help you achieve them.
A current CV with the contact details of two referees.
How will applications be assessed?

Representatives of Northern Ireland Screen will assess your application based on the following criteria:

The information contained within the applicant’s letter.
Strength of CV and references from referees.
Suitability of the scheme for the applicant, i.e. how the individual’s career will benefit from POST 2018.
The applicant’s demonstration of a long term commitment to working in this area within the film and television industry.
In the event of a high number of applications being received the essential criteria will be used to shortlist for interview.
NOTE: Short listed applicants will be invited for interview by Monday 21st May 2018. Interviews will take place w/c 28th May 2018.

How do I obtain application details?

Please contact Paula Campbell at Northern Ireland Screen to obtain application form hardcopies on 028 90 232444.

For application queries please contact Paula via email.

Email both pages of the completed application form, along with all required application materials to: applications@northernirelandscreen.co.uk and state in the subject line TRAINEE ASSISTANT EDITOR

Or post your application to:

POST 2018

Northern Ireland Screen

3rd Floor, Alfred House

21 Alfred Street



Deadline for applications: 1200 hrs Friday 11th May 2018

PLEASE NOTE: under no circumstances will applications be accepted after this deadline.

NB:  Due to the high volume of applications Northern Ireland Screen receive, unfortunately NIS is unable to offer individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.


Northern Ireland Screen is committed to promoting diversity. Northern Ireland Screen will provide equal opportunity for all applicants.

NIS will not discriminate on any grounds including:

Socio-economic class
Employment status
Educational attainment
Sexual orientation
Political opinion
Marital status

NIS will monitor their programmes on an ongoing basis and target any under-represented groups as and when appropriate.

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