Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Impressions Gallery is a charity that teaches people about the world through photography. You can find us next to City Park in the heart of Bradford city centre.

Shape your future join New Focus, our young people’s project group
 
We are now recruiting new members to New Focus our young people’s project
group. We are looking for talented and committed individuals that live, work or
study in Bradford and are aged between 16 and 25. We are seeking people with
an interest in photography and a passion for Bradford to guide our work and help
us think of new ways to reach young people. You will have the opportunity to:
 
• Gain creative skills and have fun
• Work directly with the public gaining valuable customer service skills
• Work with Impressions team and network with other professionals across the
sector
• Develop key skills in fundraising, project management and leadership
• Work as a team and meet other like minded individuals from Bradford
 
This year New Focus are embarking on an ambitious new project and we need
new members to work on this. You will be part of a team that works directly with
Impressions Gallery staff to support the development of a groundbreaking new
project. As a New Focus members you will have the opportunity to develop your
skills in an area of your choice. See the different job roles below
 
• Blogger
• Events Assistant
• Photographer
• Film and Media Production Team Member
• Exhibition Assistant
• Social Networker
 
Why Join?
 
New Focus provides a platform for you to get your voice heard. You will gain
real-life experience helping you develop skills and experience needed for your
future career. You will also be given the chance to network with photographers
and arts professionals of all kinds. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone
who is interested in a career in the arts, media or heritage. Recent New Focus
alumni have gone on to work for organisations such as the BBC, Magnum
Photos and the National Media Museum.
 
“Being a new focus member has been a great experience for me. Not only have
I learnt so many new things but I have also had the chance to work with
some truly talented people. Getting involved in some of the events and
projects has had a huge impact on my confidence, and has really given me the
chance to learn about my own strengths and weaknesses. Being a New Focus
member has been an unforgettable experience! ” New Focus member Nayaab
Mahmod
 
For more information
https://newfocusblog.wordpress.com/
 
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NewFocusImpressions
Twitter @ImpNewFocus
Instagram ImpNewFocus
 
Deadline for applications: Friday 14 October 2016
 
Once you have applied you will be invited to attend an information day on
Thursday 20 October 5pm to 7pm at Impressions Gallery where there will be a
short presentation from Jen the New Focus Project Manager and you will have
the chance to hear more about the different job roles and speak to current New
Focus members.
 
This is a long term position and members need to be committed to being part of
New Focus for more than one year. For more information email
jennifersobol@impressions-gallery.com or call 01274 737843

Information

Published: 14/10/2016
Audience: Aged between 16 and 25
Contact: Jaspal Singh

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