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Jobs in the Northern Ireland Sector

Trainee Assistant Producer – DoubleBand Films

Award-winning Belfast production company DoubleBand Films is seeking applications from Irish speakers with some practical experience in television production for a position as Trainee Assistant Producer.

DoubleBand is one of the longest established production companies in Ireland with credits including the RTS winning ROAD, Brave New World and double Celtic Festival award winning Eoin MacNéill:Fear Dearmadta 1916. This full-time position within the company’s Irish language production team will be part supported by Northern Ireland Screen’s Irish Language Broadcast Fund.

The successful applicant will be based for one year (September 2017-August 2018) at DoubleBand’s offices in Belfast and the trainee will develop their skills while working across a range of Irish language productions.  The position may be extended to a second year on successful completion of the scheme.

Trainees must have fluent Irish and greater consideration will be given to applicants with at least one year of practical experience in television production.

Ideally the candidate should have a third level qualification in one of the following disciplines: Irish, Media Studies, Arts, Accounting, History, Politics, Business Studies, Law.  Other applicants may be considered.

This is a great opportunity to join one of Northern Ireland’s growth industries which holds excellent career and employment prospects.

Salary: circa £18,000 p.a.

Application should include:

  • a short 200 word statement or bio
  • a resumé/ cv with educational record

Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to A. Hegarty at DoubleBand Films, 3 Crescent Gardens, Belfast BT71NS.

For further information please contact: [email protected]

Application deadline: Friday 18th August 2017


MakeMatic is currently seeking an instructional designer to join its team in Derry-Londonderry.

MakeMatic develops short form professional learning content for K-12 teachers – specifically across technology, classroom innovation and design. The role involves working in collaboration with content partners from across the globe (technology companies, universities and museums) to bring new ideas to the table for short online professional learning courses.

The successful candidate will also be tasked with identifying specific learning outcomes for each course and working closely with the production team to ensure that these outcomes are met. A key aspect of the role will involve fostering relationships with classroom teachers and education experts, and developing a deep understanding of the role of technology in education.

The position would ideally suit applicants with a background in education or educational media OR with experience as a researcher / writer in a factual digital media role. While the post would be based in Derry-Londonderry, flexible working arrangements would also be considered for the right applicant.


  • Exceptional research skills – online and via interviews
  • An ability to translate complex concepts into simple, bitesized learning opportunities – and communicate these effectively through clear documentation
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills including written research, creative treatments and outline scripts
  • Ability to persuasively “sell” ideas internally
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • An affinity with a variety of digital media technologies


  • Attractive salary in-line with experience
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee equity scheme
  • Hardware and software allowance
  • Travel opportunities

To apply please email your CV, including links to previous work, to [email protected].

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