rad is a paid eight month traineeship within a Scottish independent television production company which includes full training throughout the placement and is specifically aimed at those who are under-represented in the TV industry: those either with a disability, from black, Asian or ethnic minority communities or from disadvantaged backgrounds.
 
There are twelve positions available across three roles: 
  • Researcher (Development/Production)
  • Production Assistant
  • Edit Assistant
 
If you would like to apply, please read our Application Guidelines before completing the application form below.
Application deadline is 6pm 19th February 2021

If you have any questions please read our frequently asked questions on our website or if you need support to complete the application form please email michelle.lord@trcmedia.org
 
Please do not worry about grammar / spelling too much - this is not a test. We just want to see your passion and personality!
Please note, if your application is successful, you will be required to work remotely/from home. There may be some office/location work as COVID-19 restrictions and regulations are updated. Interviews will be held via Zoom, a free online video conferencing platform.
Personal Information

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Please confirm that you have the right to work in the UK. 
If you're not sure, you can check the official guidance here: https://www.gov.uk/prove-right-to-work

Eligibility

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* 3. rad is aimed at those from groups who are under-represented in the TV industry: those either with a disability, from black, Asian or ethnic minority communities or from disadvantaged backgrounds. Please tell us which category/categories you identify with:

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* 4. Do you have less than six months paid experience in the TV industry?
For further clarification, please see our Application Guidelines.

Application

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* 5. Please tell us why you are applying to rad? (Max. 500 words)

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* 6. What was your favourite TV programme (or programmes) during lockdown? Tell us what you liked about it. (Max. 300 words.)

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* 7. What was your least favourite TV programme (or programmes) that you've watched in the last 6 months? Tell us what you did not like about it and why/what you would do differently. (Max. 300 words)

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* 8. What skills do you think you could bring to the television industry? (Max 300 word count)
Please refer to our Application Guidelines for further information.

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* 9. Please rate the roles in order of your personal preference/interest. (1 being most interested, 3 being least.)
There are 3 roles available for rad, please read our rad roles & key skills PDF first or check out our FAQs for information. This information will be used to match candidates with production companies.

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* 10. If there is anything else you would like to share with us to help support your application please let us know. (Max. 300 words)
Please refer to our Application Guidelines for more information. Please be assured that all information is confidential and will only be used by TRC/the relevant Production Company, should you be selected, in order for us to fully support and assist your placement.

If you have a CV, please upload it here: Dropbox CV Upload Link
(If you are sending your CV please ensure you have completed and submitted this application form. CVs received without an accompanying application will not be accepted.)


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* 11. If you are selected for an interview, please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements. 
For example closed captioning.

Employment Information

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* 12. If you are currently employed, let us know what your notice period is.

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* 13. The rad traineeship commences in April 2021, please confirm If you are offered a place, you will be available.

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* 15. Please give the name and contact details for your referee.

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* 16. Where did you find out about rad?

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* 17. Have you applied to rad before? 

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