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Job Vacancy: Studio Runners

Studio Runners Application Deadline: Sunday 7th November 2021 Interview Dates: Via Video Call during the week starting 22nd November 2021 Job Type: Short Term Freelance Contract (Employed) Salary / Rate: Competitive (in excess of the Scottish Real Living Wage) Location: Glasgow Duration: 5 days (9th to 13th January 2022) Working Pattern: Approximately 8 to 9 hours per day

About 12 Yard

12 Yard was founded in 2001 by David Young and the creative team behind the worldwide hit Weakest Link. 12 Yard has gone on to become one of the world's most successful entertainment format creators, producing hit formats including the long-running early evening quiz Eggheads, prime time comedy entertainment show I'll Get This for BBC Two, Big Star's Little Star for ITV and Coach Trip for Channel 4.

The team at 12 Yard are now preparing to start production on their next series of Catchpoint (Celebrity Specials) hosted by Paddy McGuinness and are looking for Studio Runners to join the team for this short-term contract.

About the role

• The Studio Runners will be based on the studio floor throughout the recordings and will assist the floor manager and stagehands to load the Catchpoint balls into the machine for game play.

• Studio Runners may be asked to stand in as contestants during show rehearsals and therefore must be comfortable being on camera and interacting with the host.

About you

• Studio Runners need to have excellent attention to detail and be able to plan ahead.

• Previous TV production experience is not required.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds. Due to the underrepresentation in the industry, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from those from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds and D/deaf and Disabled people.

We would particularly like to attract applicants based in Scotland but will consider applicants from all over the UK.

If you have a disability or a need that we can accommodate in our hiring process, please let us know.

To apply

Please email your CV and covering note which clearly outlines your motivation for applying and your suitability for the position to with 'Celebrity Catchpoint' and the role title you’re applying for in the subject line.

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