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Film Maker and Photographer

£36,000 – £38,000 yearly

Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity (G.O.S.H) (hireful)

Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity (G.O.S.H)  (hireful)

Last Updated: 4/28/22

Job Description

Are you a highly creative film maker and photographer ready to create industry-leading content that’ll make a difference to the lives of seriously ill children and their families?

This is a high-profile role at GOSH Charity that’ll allow you to work across a broad range of brand and fundraising campaigns and appeals. You’ll gather stories and create films that deliver maximum impact across a range of channels. To do this you’ll build relationships with patients, their families, and staff across the Charity and Hospital.

About the Team

You’ll form part of a small, but mighty, Digital Content team that sits within the broader Digital Engagement team.

This role works widely across the charity and the hospital and has close relationships with Fundraising, Brand, Design and Marketing teams. You’ll also work closely and collaboratively with high-performing Social Media, Web and Digital Performance teams.

About You

You’re a strong storyteller with an eye for great content and bags of creativity. It’s essential that you’re sensitive and empathetic, with experience of gathering film content in highly sensitive situations. A key part of this role is working with patients with serious medical conditions and their families. You need to be able to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people in a many different scenarios. We’re looking for a natural problem solver and a generous collaborator.

You will have solid technical experience and be able to shoot and edit independently in a range of scenarios. It’s a very busy team, so you must also be able to multitask and work to tight deadlines.

Your role will be to lead the film and photography function and support teams across the organisation in their content creation whether interrogating briefs and transforming ideas into impactful films or sharing your expertise and offering advice and best practise.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Create and champion film content for a diverse range of audiences and channels
  • Lead film and photography shoots, including shooting stills and in standard HD and 4K, acting as light and sound engineer, producing and directing where appropriate
  • Sensitively and effectively manage relationships with patients and families, working with the Communications team. Build and maintain relationships with hospital staff
  • Uphold our consent and contact procedures for patients and families


About the Charity 

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.  Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We recognise that people from some backgrounds are under-represented in our workforce and across the wider Charity sector. In April 2021 we launched our ambitious three-year EDI strategy committing to becoming a more inclusive workforce, reflecting the diverse communities that we work with and for and demonstrating this through all our areas of work.

A more diverse workforce will enable us to deliver even more impact and we particularly encourage applications from communities which are under-represented in the charity. This includes people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds, people with a disability, people who are LGBT+ or who are from less advantaged socioeconomic groups.

Further information on our EDI strategy can be found on our website.

Our approach to hybrid working

This role is based in our Central London office (WC1N, opposite Russell Square underground) with the option to work remotely up to three days a week.

Please refer to the full job description below for more information.

How to Apply

Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application and should refer to the ‘Application and Interview FAQs’ on the career section of our website before you apply.  

In support of your application please provide a showreel with relevant examples of video content you have made – this could be links to your work on a web page or a social platform such as YouTube, Instagram or Vimeo.

Closing date: 2nd May

We reserve the right to commence interviews ahead of the closing date and may offer the role should a suitable candidate be found, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible.

Ref: 131 992



Company Details

Great Ormond Street Hospital is a children's hospital located in the Bloomsbury area of the London Borough of Camden, and a part of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.