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Opportunities at Raise The Roof Productions are creative, exciting and challenging.

We aim to provide an environment that's supportive and fun to work in, along with a weekly delivery of fresh fruit and Thursday drinks!

 We actively encourage staff and freelancers to continually learn new skills so that they can confidently progress to their next role and we are member of Indie Training Fund

We take part in a number of industry training schemes providing opportunities to gain invaluable industry experience and on the job training, including, Channel 4 Production Training SchemePACT Indie Diversity Training SchemeTRC's RAD: TV Researcher Training and Stirling University Santander Internship. We run formatted factual TV masterclasses with Stirling University and offer work experience to the best candidates.

Whether you’re at the start of your TV career, looking to step up to the next level, have a wealth of experience or are wishing to return to the workplace following a career break - we’re always on the lookout to bring the right people on board. If you like the sound of joining us, please upload your CV and availability or browse our current vacancies below.

Raise the Roof Productions is fully committed to encouraging industry diversity and is signed up to the CDN Diversity Pledge. We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and a Living Wage Accredited Employer. We have featured in the industry bible Broadcast, as one of the top 20 Best Places to Work in TV in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and in 2020 we were named 8th Best Place to Work in television out of 40 winners.

Raise the Roof is now on Talent Manager so please join our network via: https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-companies/1070/join/ee0760e1

Current vacancies

Executives’ Assistant

Type of contract: Fixed term, one year, starting asap but can be flexible for the right candidate

Hours: Full-time, we would also consider applications for flexible working

Location: Glasgow
Initially this role will be working from home in line with government guidelines, however as guidance changes, it may involve a combination of working from home and from our Glasgow office. 

Raise the Roof is an independent television production company based in Glasgow. We specialise in producing popular factual, factual entertainment and factual television programmes for UK broadcasters. We are fully committed to encouraging diversity within our workforce, and we actively encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of diverse backgrounds, including those from Black, Asian or minority ethnic groups, those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, and disabled candidates. 

​This role is an exciting opportunity to join Raise the Roof on a fixed-term contract as the Executives’ Assistant. 

The aim of the role is to:

  • provide administrative and organisational support to the senior executive team,
  • ensure that company systems and procedures run smoothly,
  • keep company documentation organised, up to date and in line with GDPR.  

The Executives’ Assistant will report directly to the Head of Production, Head of Legal and Business Affairs and Production Executive as well as offering general support to the Managing Director, and other departments across the organisation, as and when required. 

Please note, this is an administrative role and experience working in a similar role is an advantage. This is not an entry level position for someone looking to work in television production. 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate: 

  • excellent organisation, planning and IT skills,
  • an ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people, working collaboratively and flexibly in a fast-paced environment, 
  • an ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, as well as ensuring full confidentiality and discretion at all times,
  • an ability to work on initiative and prioritise work effectively, managing multiple tasks across departments.

Please send a cover letter outlining the reasons why you are right person for this position, plus a CV to recruitment@raisetheroofproductions.com by Monday 9th August.

For more information about working with us go to: 
http://raisetheroofproductions.com/our-company/work-with-us/
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Work Experience

We run a work experience programme to enable people the chance to gain an understanding of the industry and of factual entertainment programming. No matter what area of the business you gain experience in we hope that you will find it valuable.

Our work placements offer exposure to various aspects of the company and last for one week. To apply please send a covering letter and upload your CV.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of e-mails we receive we cannot respond to individual enquiries and please note that slots are often filled months in advance. 

We adhere to the PACT Guidelines.

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