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Lens Committee Applications

Applications are now closed for the 2020-21 Lens Committee.


There are 4 roles and 5 positions available, and you’ll be working with the brilliant Helen Forrest, the new Head of Lens!

The deadline to apply is the 22nd June 2020, and you can find out more about each of the individual roles available this year through the links below.

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Head of Creative Shoots
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other sections and societies to organise and create different opportunities for volunteers to participate in style shoots.
  • Organise style shoots.

 

Opportunities:

  • To liaise with societies and sections to create new opportunities for volunteers to expand their photography skills.
  • Expand your portfolio.
  • Express your freedom to benefit yourself and others’ skills.
  • Working with industry level equipment.
  • Ability to set and maintain a standard of quality of output from Lens.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Experience of photography within Lens preferable.
  • Confidence in creating contacts outside media and creating a variety of sessions for volunteers
  • Knowledge of photography and photo editing.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 10 hours per week

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, Head of Lens

Head of Events (2 positions available)
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Organise volunteers to cover events that have requested a presence from Lens
  • Find new and exciting events that Lens volunteers may be interested in covering.
  • Advise the Head of Training about volunteers who may require training,
  • Supervise inexperienced volunteers during their coverage of events.
  • Ensure straps (logos) are available for volunteers to use for the range of events they will cover.

 

Opportunities:

  • Work behind the scenes as a photographer at high profile events across campus
  • Build valuable photography and managerial experience through organising volunteers
  • Build communication skills
  • Explore styles which work for types of events and relay this to volunteers
  • Working with industry level equipment.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Experience of photography within Lens preferable.
  • Knowledge of photography and photo editing.
  • Ability to be well-organised and to work to deadlines.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 10 hours per week.
  • Additional time during busy periods such as Exec Elections and Freshers’

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, Head of Lens

Head of Sport
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that volunteers have relevant training and supervise new volunteers
  • Ensure the smooth running of Wednesday afternoon sports photography with volunteers, whilst pushing for the coverage of bigger one-off events.
  • Work as a part of the LSU Media Sport committee to ensure the Match Report brand is used across all sections and liaise between the two committees.

 

Opportunities:

  • Presiding over the section of Lens photography responsible for covering what Loughborough’s famous for.
  • Helping to steer the direction of the Match Report brand.
  • Having access to media areas of big sporting events.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Experience of photography within Lens preferable.
  • Keen interest in a range of sports.
  • Knowledge of photography and photo editing.
  • Ability to be well-organised and to work to deadlines.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 10 hours per week.

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, Head of Lens

Head of Training
Duties and responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the organisation of all training.
  • Supervision of new volunteers.
  • To keep track, adapt and regularly update a training matrix.
  • Organise one off training sessions to cater to specific aspects of volunteers abilities that could do with improvement.
  • Set the standard of output that is expected from volunteers and to ensure volunteers are of this potential before being given the opportunity to do aura projects.

 

Opportunities:

  • To organise and create sessions of training that target specific qualities.
  • Working with industry level equipment.
  • Ability to set and maintain a standard of quality of output from Lens.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • A wide range of experience within Lens as a volunteer
  • Involvement with past training sessions

 

Average time commitment:

  • 10 hours per week

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, Head of Lens

Application Deadline: 22nd June 2020

To apply: fill out the this form.

For more information, contact the Head of Lens: headoflens@lsu.co.uk

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