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Shape your future join New Focus, our young people’s project group

Thu, 25th Feb, 2016

New Focus are now recruiting new members. We are looking for talented and committed individuals that live, work or study in Bradford and are aged between 16 and 25. We are seeking people with an interest in photography and a passion for Bradford to guide our work and help us think of new ways to reach young people. You will have the opportunity to:

•    Gain creative skills and have fun
•    Work directly with the public gaining valuable customer service skills
•    Work with Impressions team and network with other professionals across the sector
•    Develop key skills in fundraising, project management and leadership
•    Work as a team and meet other like minded individuals from Bradford





This year New Focus are embarking on an ambitious new project and we need new members to work on this. You will be part of a team that works directly with Impressions Gallery staff to support the development of a groundbreaking new exhibition.

As a New Focus members you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in an area of your choice. Click the role below for a full role description

Blogger
Events Assistant

Photographer

Film and Media Production Team Member
Exhibition Assistant 

Social Networker


Why Join ?

New Focus provides a platform for you to get your voice heard. You will gain real-life experience helping you develop skills and experience needed for your future career. You will also be given the chance to network with photographers and arts professionals of all kinds. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is interested in a career in the arts, media or heritage. Recent New Focus alumni have gone on to work for organisations such as the BBC, Magnum Photos and the National Media Museum.


Being a new focus member has been a great experience for me. Not only have I learnt so many new things but I have also had the chance to work with some truly talented people. Getting involved in some of the events and projects has had a huge impact on my confidence, and has really given me the chance to learn about my own strengths and weaknesses. Being a New Focus member has been an unforgettable experience! ” 
New Focus member Nayaab Mahmod

For more information on New Focus, visit our blog, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram

Click here to find out how to apply
Click here for an application form

Email your completed application to jennifersobol@impressions-gallery.com or send to Impressions Gallery, Centenary Square Bradford BD1 1SD.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 23 March 2016 at 10am.



Once you have applied you will be invited to attend an information day on Thursday 31 March from 5pm to 7pm at Impressions Gallery where there will be a short presentation from Jen the New Focus Project Manager and you will have the chance to hear more about the different job roles and speak to current New Focus members.

Please bear in mind that New Focus is extremely popular and we cannot recruit everyone that applies.  We particularly welcome pupils who are aged between 16 and 19 and can commit to being part of New Focus for more than one year. 



For more information email jennifersobol@impressions-gallery.com or call 01274 737843