Nerve TV Applications

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Apply below to be a part of the 2018/19 Nerve TV committee

Nerve TV is SUBU’s in house student television station; creating new and innovative videos/programs for students, as well as providing coverage of events across the university. There are a huge range of opportunities for you to get involved with to build on your skills, boost your video portfolio, or take up something exciting and new. With 5 departments including Entertainment, Events, News, Studio and Sport; there are always projects to work on.

Download the application form here.

Please send all applications to applications@nervemedia.org.uk, with the position and committee being applied for as the subject.

Applications are open until May 14th.

AVAILABLE ROLES

Station Manager

Heading up a committed team of editors, your aim is to continuously create content aimed at the Bournemouth University student community. As Station Manager, you are the main point of contact for anyone wishing to be involved or work with Nerve TV; taking the lead on providing as many opportunities for students to engage with. This includes directly working with BU and SUBU staff members, as well as other SUBU student leaders, to ensure that Nerve TV is well supported and is able to benefit students at Bournemouth University.

You are expected to lead on working with the other Nerve departments on collaborative projects throughout the year, making the use of our multi-media platform to engage students from a variety of backgrounds. You will attend regular Nerve Head of Department(HoD) meetings, along with your other HoDs to discuss Nerve Media wide matters. Notable events include Nerve FM, the Nerve Awards, Summer Ball, amongst many more. You may also have to content yourself, therefore experience of operating camera equipment and using Adobe Premiere Pro is desired (but not essential).

As Station Manager, you will have regular meetings with your committee to come up with and execute a plan for the coming academic year. In these meetings you are expected act as chair, ensuring that they are well managed and kept to time. You are the main point of contact for anyone in the committee should there be need for further support, so it is crucial that the successful applicant is strong at communication and has an in-depth knowledge of Student Television/SUBU, so as to appropriately provide support.

It is the responsibility of the Station Manager to ensure that all equipment is maintained, booked out appropriately and looked after by those using it. in addition to working with the SUBU administration team to keep regular logs of all equipment and update them should any new equipment be purchased. Ultimately the Station Manager, along with the Deputy Station Manager to provide the administration required on Nerve TV’s equipment on SiSO.

Training will be provided for this role.

Deputy Station Manager

Acting as direct support for the Station Manager, your aim is to continuously create content aimed at the Bournemouth University student Community. As Deputy Station Manager, you are one of the main contact points for anyone wishing to be involved or work with Nerve TV; helping providing as many opportunities for students to engage with. This includes directly working with BU and SUBU staff members, as well as other SUBU student leaders, to ensure that Nerve TV is well supported and is able to benefit students at Bournemouth University.

You are expected to lead on working with the other Nerve departments on collaborative projects throughout the year, making the use of our multi-media platform to engage students from a variety of backgrounds. Notable events include Nerve FM, the Nerve Awards, Summer Ball, amongst many more. You may also have to content yourself, therefore experience of operating camera equipment and using Adobe Premiere Pro is desired (but not essential).

You will be expected to co-ordinate committee meetings amongst the TV team, to ensure the committee is regularly kept up to date on the direction TV is taking; as well as to see if any further support is required. In these meetings you will be responsible for taking minutes/action points and releasing them to committee members in good time. Strong communication skills and a good understanding of microsoft applications is preferable.

In addition to the Station Manager, you will be responsible for the administration of our online booking system, SiSO. Ensuring that all Nerve TV equipment is booked out appropriately and returned in good time, with a view to make contact with relevant members should this not happen.

Training will be provided for this role.

Events Editor

Throughout the year, we cover a range of events both on and off-campus. We’re looking for an enthusiastic Events Editor to make that push and let the students of BU know what’s happening in their local area.

As Events Editor, it would be your responsibility to contact local venues/groups to find out the events landscape in Bournemouth; work closely with clubs/societies and the team at The Old Fire Station, organising the filming/photography for these events.

Last year we covered SUBU Bournemouth’s Summer Ball, a festival with 7.5k people attending. Planning for the media coverage of this, alongside our Deputy and Station Manager, would fall under this position

You may also have to content yourself, therefore experience of operating camera equipment and using Adobe Premiere Pro is desired (but not essential). For this position, we are also looking for someone with an understanding of Facebook post engagement, as producing videos for social media is essential.

Training will be provided for this role.

Sports Editor

With a keen knowledge of sport and the ability to liaise with multiple crews at a time, Nerve TV’s Sports Editor is tasked with giving a good overview of all sporting fixtures at BU. This includes producing weekly updates of Varsity events to celebrate the success of BU sports teams and show the wider student community of these achievements.

You may also have to content yourself, therefore experience of operating camera equipment and using Adobe Premiere Pro is desired (but not essential). For this position, we are also looking for someone with an understanding of Facebook post engagement, as producing videos for social media is essential.

All key contacts within the university, SUBU and SportBU for this position will be given upon an applicant being successful. It is crucial that these relationships are maintained and that the successful applicant remains in constant communication with these relevant contacts.

The Sports Editor will be involved in regular meetings with the Committee to update the team on any progress being made within the department, as well as feeding into ideas on how Nerve TV can further improve. As a committee role, this person will be involved in making any decisions which affect Nerve TV as an activity.

Training will be provided for this role.

Studio Co-ordinator

The studio co-ordinator is responsible for organising a variety of studio programmes throughout the academic year, which aim to entertain and inform the student community. Working as the head of a designated studio team to produce programming in a way that is both enjoyable for those viewing, as well as those involved in the production. It is crucial that this person is strong in leadership, communication, organisation and co-ordination.

The person who fills this role will be responsible to the Station Manager, as well as the appropriate BU/SUBU staff regarding the management, booking and use of studio facilities. This also extends to the use Nerve TV’s OB Studio equipment, ensuring that they are effectively managed and that when there is overlap between departments, all parties involved are well informed on procedures and are working together to produce content that those within Nerve TV are passionate about.

The Studio Co-ordinator will be involved in regular meetings with the Committee to update the team on any progress being made within the department, as well as feeding into ideas on how Nerve TV can further improve. As a committee role, this person will be involved in making any decisions which affect Nerve TV as an activity.

Training will be provided for this role.