Digital Media and Communications Assistant with Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland

Location: Edinburgh
£8.25 per hour
Part-time for 12 weeks
January 2016 start


The company

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (QNIS) has three aims: To advance the professional development of community nurses, to promote the use of evidence-based practice and to support the welfare of the retired Queen’s Nurses.

They are a charitable organisation promoting excellence in community nursing to improve the health and well-being of the people of Scotland. Their purpose is to enable nurses who work in Scotland’s Communities to be the very best they can be.

Please see the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland website for more information.


The role

QNIS is looking for an enthusiastic graduate to join their team as Digital Media and Communications Assistant. In this role you will primarily work two main projects: short films and website development.

As part of the internship, the graduate will record short videos to showcase ten of the charity’s most recent projects. They would visit these projects to shoot short films, and use their own editing software in order to edit and publish these videos.

QNIS are also in the process of developing their website, therefore the graduate would assist QNIS staff in working with external designers to move existing content and create new content for a their website. 

In addition, you will provide general office administrative support including answering telephone queries, sorting post, printing documents and any other duties as required by the charity. 



The ideal candidate will be highly creative with strong communication skills, both written and oral. You should have a background in/experience of video production and/or web design whether at university, in a voluntary role or in the workplace. You will have a strong and demonstrable skill set around the use of websites, (both content and infrastructure), social media channels, and databases. 

The intern will be required to have a working knowledge of and access to Adobe Premiere (or equivalent video and sound editing software) and Adobe After Effects. Knowledge of colour correction and grading processes in editing, alongside an understanding of video encoding for preparing video delivery in multiple formats is desirable.

The ability to produce neat and accurate work to a series of tight deadlines is essential. You will have a mature attitude and be able to work well both in a team as well as on your own initiative.



Closing date for applications is 30 December 2015, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.




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