Opportunities Board

Khadija Saye Photography Fellowship
London Transport Museum

Opportunity closes: 19th May 2021
Type: Freelance
Based: London
Salary: max £14 per Hour

Website: ltmuseum.co.uk

London Transport Museum (LTM), located in the heart of Covent Garden, tells the story of the Capital city’s transport heritage. It is a thriving hub, celebrating London’s fascinating past and engaging people in debate about its future.

London Transport Museum are looking to appoint the 2021 Khadija Saye Photography Fellowship to support and photograph aspects of the work of the museum over the course of a yearlong professional development programme. The Fellowship will run from Monday 28 June 2021 to Friday July 1 2022. The Fellow will work on an ad-hoc project by project basis and are paid £13.56 per hour for all briefs, and £6.78 for all training.

What is the Khadija Saye Photography Fellowship?

This Fellowship was set up in memory of Khadija Saye who worked as a Young Freelancer at LTM at the time of her death in June 2017. Khadija was an inspiring activist, photographer, artist and educator just at the beginning of her career. This programme seeks to support more young people, who share Khadija’s drive and ambition, into their careers in arts and culture.

This role will help you develop your skills, experience and networks in the cultural and photography sector. As part of your role we will provide training to help you establish yourself as a freelancer and. You will then be offered different photographic briefs and opportunities throughout the year from teams across the museum. You will also receive training and support from The Photographers Gallery.

What are we looking for?

The Khadija Saye Photography Fellowship is a development role for young people. We do not have minimum educational or work experience requirements but are looking for people who are:

· Enthusiastic and aged 18 – 25 wishing to learn and gain new skills

· Keen photographers ready to start their freelance career

· Problem-solvers

· Excellent communicators

· Able to work within a team

· Enthusiastic about museums and working in the cultural sector

· Able to organise their own time effectively

How To Apply

We are also running Online Info Sessions where you can meet young people who have worked on the programmes before, find out more about the roles available and ask any questions on:

  • Wednesday 5 May, 4-5pm
  • Monday 10 May, 11-12pm
  • Friday 14 May, 4-5pm
To sign up for an Info Session and for more information and how to apply visit: https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/about/opportunities/young-people#opportunities