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Shooting assistant producer, What's On Scotland (6 month fixed term contract)

Shooting assistant producer, What's On Scotland (6 month fixed term contract)

locationGlasgow, UK
ExpiresExpires: 01/06/2022
Production / Post-Production & Technical
Fixed term contract
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Do you want to know What’s On Scotland? As we all start to get out and about again, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Shooting AP to join the production team.

This programme highlights the best of the world of entertainment and reflects Scotland’s wide cultural lifestyle options. Creating entertaining and compelling television and digital stories that have been incredibly well received by our audiences.

To help build on our successful series to date, we’re looking for a Shooting Assistant Producer to join our team on a 6-month Fixed Term Contract to help drive the editorial agenda. In this role you will film items, work with presenters, produce and edit portions of programmes and contribute creative ideas. It’s a key role on a critically important team, and the successful candidate will have experience of self-shooting and editing as well as a passion for creating compelling, entertaining, and engaging programmes.



  • To produce distinctive content for What’s on Scotland
  • Find compelling stories and guests for the show which reflect Scotland’s diverse communities
  • Contribute to a digital strategy to enhance content on the stv player and other platforms
  • Film and edit inserts for programmes
  • Work closely with presenters including scripting and developing interview technique and delivery
  • Develop and manage staff, contributors and talent and be able to give constructive feedback
  • Deputising where appropriate for senior team members
  • Where relevant, liaise with legal teams and contract negotiators, ensuring copyright and contracts adhere to broadcast regulations
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of non news programme strategy and policy
  • Work within health and safety regulations and take responsibility for crew and other staff
  • Support the producer to run a motivated team 
  • Support the producer to deliver content to budget


Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Experience of self-shooting and editing
  • Substantial experience of producing content 
  • A skilled camera operator who will work with a small team to encouraging innovation
  • Experience of operating edits and crafting contributor-led programmes 
  • Proven experience of taking ideas and making compelling programmes 
  • Excellent editorial judgement and knowledge of the target audience and their needs and expectations
  • Experience of influencing, negotiating and communicating effectively with staff and others involved in making content
  • Ability to establish good relationships with a wide range of people, talent, partners and agencies
  • Highly developed planning and organising skills
  • Sound editorial judgement and a thorough knowledge of editorial and legal guidelines
  • Able to communicate and contribute to the department strategy as required

This role will primarily work Monday to Friday however some occasional evening and weekend work may be required subject to filming requirements.

To apply please email a full CV & cover letter and some examples of your work via the apply button.

STV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and to equality of opportunity for all. We encourage applications from candidates currently under-represented in our industry, so we are keen to hear from people from ethnically diverse backgrounds, disabled and/or neuro diverse people and those from a lower socio-economic background. As a Disability Confident employer, we are committed to offering an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role. 

Fields of study

  • Media / Communication

Required degree level

  • Level 6 (e.g. Bachelor's degree)

Years of experience

  • Junior

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year

Required languages

  • English