Talking News Coordinator

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Closing date: Thursday 03 November 2022
Location: Sedgley (with flexibility for some remote working)
Hours: 15 hours per week
Salary: £7410 – £8399 per annum
Contract: Permanent

Beacon Vision is committed to making a visible difference for people with sight loss, and we’re looking for an enthusiastic Talking News Coordinator to join the team. At Beacon, our Talking News service is vital to individuals living with sight loss to access local news, information and events with the aim of reducing loneliness and isolation for our listeners and ensuring local news is accessible for people living with a visual impairment.

We’re looking for an ambitious, creative and determined person to develop and expand our Talking News service, creating fun and informative content and expanding the service across various digital platforms and diverse listeners.

Candidates need to be confident in collating, recording and editing content and using the technology required for production of the Talking News. This requires a digitally/IT literate candidate that is familiar with using editing software to edit and compile audio recordings.

If you’re passionate about making a difference to others, able to manage a team of volunteers and will be able to take ownership of the Talking News, then it’s the ideal opportunity.

You can listen to our current edition of Talking News on our website.

In return we offer flexible working and competitive benefits including generous holiday allowance, Simply Health cash plan and pension, plus a fun environment led by an inspirational CEO.

To find out more and to apply for this role, please visit the Beacon Vision website. Previous applicants are requested not to re-apply.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Beacon website:

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