DLA is young and fast-growing and offers a range of opportunities for the right people.
Digital Learning Associates is looking for media-skilled team members as interns and trainees starting June 2018. You will be a Masters graduate or have two years work experience after completing your BA. Your skills will include writing, researching, creating media assets (particularly video), and working with technical content.
You will join our teams who are creating the next generation of authentic digital resources for learning, usually built around short videos. Our clients are some of the world’s leading publishers and universities. You will work closely with a geographically dispersed team, using virtual environments, skype and online media tools, to create these exciting media products.
A range of roles are available across several projects. Your initial tasks will include working on education resources such as scripts, videos and student and teacher resources. We will train and support you to develop the necessary skills, and if all goes well, you will progress fast towards creative or production responsibility. Depending on your experience, you can expect to earn full time at a rate between £80 and £110 per day.
Our main topic area is ELT (English Language Teaching) but we also build courses in science, business and humanities - so we value interest and knowledge across all study disciplines. You need to be a very strong English speaker, and genuinely interested in how people learn. Most important is your ability to write accurate, engaging copy, and your instinct for storytelling to digital natives.
- Experience in producing multimedia content, particularly video
- Ability to write accurate, effective copy for various audiences (commercial, education, language learners)
- Research skills
- Ability to work from a brief
- Educated to degree-level, followed by a Masters or at least two years experience in professional roles
- Attention to detail
- Passion for engaging students and improving the resources they use
- Experience in publishing or professional TV or video production
- Experience in ELT or language teaching/learning
- Ability to edit video (preferably using Premiere Pro)
- Experience in online teaching and learning environments
Monday 21st May 2018
We are looking for an immediate start. If a suitable candidate is found before the closing date, we may close the position early.
How to apply
Please send the following to email@example.com with 'Content Intern' in the subject line:
- Your CV
- A covering note giving a link to examples of your work, and your availability
- Your completed assessment task (details below)
Please note we will only be able to respond to applicants we select for interview.
Content Intern Assessment Task
Watch the video titled “The Shard” here. This 3 minute DLA video could be used in courses on several subjects. For example: to teach jobseekers about employability and job-finding skills; to teach use of English language in the workplace; to train hospitality apprentices in kitchen operations. Select any such course where this video might be on the curriculum, and now:
Describe in up to 250 words one learning activity for students enrolled on the course, based on watching this video. The activity can be solo or group, class or home, online or face-to-face. The learning activity should be short: no more than 15 minutes of student time, without special equipment. We’re looking for evidence of creative and realistic thinking about how media and learning work together.
Please submit your response as a PDF labelled with your name along with your application. Make clear what course of study or type of student you are imagining for the video.
Filmmakers: we want your content
Are you a filmmaker with footage to sell? Could your content be part of a new educational video series?
We produce videos for education, with a focus on English language teaching. We're developing a new series for use in learning environments around the world, and we want your content.
In the past we've used everything from news to entertainment and short-form to series, and worked with suppliers ranging from international production companies to independent YouTube talent. We want to hear from you, whether you've got one really great short, or a huge archive of material up your sleeve. Earn money for your content and work with DLA. Read more here.