Photographic Journalist

Wednesday 4 May 2016
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional
South and West Scotland Regional Office

What we're looking for

Do you have good creative photography skills, can you engage with people and capture a moment? We want a photographer to record our fantastic events and education activities for promotion and evaluation by interviewing, recording and capturing the moment. You will be working with RSPB staff and volunteer as well as people from the communities around the city, and school children.

The skills you need

We are looking for confident, reliable, friendly creative people to aid in capturing our events. You will be happy to approach members of the public to engage with them about the RSPB and the event. You must have experience in using a camera and other media based evaluation. Good general knowledge of wildlife would be an advantage, but a willingness to learn is essential. All information needed for events will be provided but volunteers will be encouraged to add their own knowledge. This role is ideally suited to anyone who has a good photography background thrives on inspiring people about wildlife and wishes to gain experience doing this.

Your time

once per month
6 months
all year round

What's in it for you?

You will gain experience working with Europe's biggest conservation charity. We will give you training and support to aid us in engaging with the public. You will be encouraged to use your own initiative and creativity in the role learning information on topics for events and aiding us with capturing events. Regular breaks will be given.

How to apply


Sarah-Jayne Forster, South and West Scotland Regional Office
Tel: 0141 331 0993


Appropriate training will be provided, and expenses reimbursed where necessary. RSPB relies on the support and generosity of volunteers to make a difference. The RSPB works across Glasgow and Edinburgh with the Giving Nature a home project. This project aims to reconnect people with nature in urban areas and encourage people to create habitats for wildlife in their local parks and green spaces.

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