Jobs

Check this page regularly for details of jobs in the independent cinema sector – many of which are not advertised in the national press – including:

  • Cinema and film festival directors
  • Programmers and curators
  • Press and marketing
  • Sponsorship and development
  • Projectionists
  • Front of house staff
  • Volunteers and work placements
  • Marketing, press and sales positions with independent distributors

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Marketing Internship

Shape, London

Paid

We are seeking a Marketing Intern to maintain and support the activities of the PR and Marketing team at Shape. The PR and Marketing team is responsible for communicating Shape’s activities and brand to appropriate audiences and raising the profile of Shape’s work, the impact of its Programme and Services, as well as its achievements. The team will also support Shape’s Fundraising and Development team in generating new opportunities to diversify our income and increase levels of support and recognition of all kinds to ensure Shape’s long term growth and sustainability.  

For six months the Intern will help us maximise the impact of our new website and work with other online platforms such as social media to help us achieve our aims. A background in fundraising or running events will be a useful complement to your marketing talents.

We expect the candidate to have excellent writing skills in English; proven experience in utilising digital platforms, strong knowledge and interest in the arts; and good interpersonal skills.  Shape is an equal opportunities employer actively seeking to employ people who are currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and disabled people.

This paid internship has been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme. The Creative Employment Programme is an Arts Council England fund to support the creation of traineeships, formal apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities in England for unemployed young people wishing to pursue a career in the arts and cultural sector. You can find out more at: http://creative-employment.co.uk/the-creative-employment-programme

There are certain criteria you must meet in order to be eligible to apply for a Creative Employment Programme funded internship. At the time of applying you must be aged 18 to 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus. These eligibility criteria have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions.

To apply, please download the recruitment pack available on our website: www.shapearts.org.uk/currentvacancies.aspx

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th September 2014.

Programmer (Freelance)

BFI Flare, London

£2,750 fee

We are looking for a vibrant, positive, creative addition to our freelance team. You will provide advisory services in relation to BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival. Now in its 29th year and formerly known as London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, BFI Flare is the UK’s leading LGBT film cultural event and one that is highly regarded around the world.

As a freelance programmer, you will work collegiately with a team of fellow programmers to deliver a 10 day Festival that differentiates the BFI in terms of quality, uniqueness and diversity.

Remit for contract for services to include:

  • Work collegiately with programming and relevant BFI teams.
  • Produce editorial content, including written copy for programme guides and website.
  • Work collegiately with programming colleagues to produce the screening schedules.
  • Host on-stage introductions, Q&As and panel discussions with filmmakers and industry guests.
  • To be an ambassador for the BFI and maintain a professional approach at all times.
  • Carry out all responsibilities in a way which supports the BFI brand values and promotes diversity and inclusion.

We are ideally looking for someone who has a passion for, and demonstrable experience in delivering BAME film exhibition programmes and/or work which engages with LGBT cultural politics, particularly feminism.

To download the full job description and read details of how to apply, click here.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 2 September 2014. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16 September 2014.

Marketing Team Intern

Everyman Cinemas, London

Unpaid

We are currently recruiting for an intern position at Everyman headquarters. Applicants should have some experience in marketing, whether using email, websites or blogs, be ultra-assertive with an eye for detail.

You will be assisting across a broad spectrum of work in film marketing, so ability to multi-task is also essential!

In return you will be introduced to our network of cinemas and the industry we work in.

This is a 3 month internship; Monday – Thursday. Travel and lunch expenses will be covered.

Please email your CV and cover letter to marketing@everymangroup.com

The deadline for applications is Monday 8th September 2014.

Front of House Manager

Scala Cinema and Arts Centre, Prestatyn

£13,000

As an important member of the management team, the postholder will require to work with the team and the General Manager to develop the Scala as a vital centre for cinema, live arts, community, education and business users.

These responsibilities will include keeping abreast of developments in the cinema and creative industries, and developing and maintaining links with local businesses and tourist agencies. As one of the managers, the postholder will be expected to covering all aspects of the running of the Scala.

Main duties

  • Line manager for all front of house staff ensuring consistent and excellent customer care practices when dealing with customers and other visitors by telephone and face-to-face.
  • Main responsibility for all aspects of the front of house business ensuring general stock items are in order and the wall display areas are tidy and current including the external publicity.
  • Prepare and develop the rota system for the cinema staff to ensure appropriate cover at all opening times. Maintain consultation with staff in any changes required.
  • Ensure policy documents are accessible to front of house staff and develop appropriate procedures to ensure staff are kept up to date and fully informed of all matters relating to their roles.
  • Review training needs of staff in consultation with staff and in particular ensure all staff are sufficiently conversant with the Scala software programmes for bookings and financial management.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements including fire safety, general health and safety and film censorship.
  • Maintain diary of bookings for meeting rooms and conference bookings, acting as liaison in the arrangements and ensure customers receive a professional service to ensure repeat business. Production bookings will be arranged with the close liaison of the Technical Manager.
  • Lead manager for the delivery of the tourist information point within the foyer, ensuring the area is well stocked and tidy. Ensure staff are kept up to date with current information and given opportunity to participate in training programmes with the relevant agencies.
  • Take the lead in managing the volunteering team and act as their names link. Ensure existing volunteers have been made aware of the Volunteers Policy, the Description of Role and their entitlement to travel expenses. In consultation with the volunteers, encourage an expansion of their role where appropriate.
  • Monitor and liaise with the appointed cleaning contractors to ensure standards are maintained and any difficulties resolved promptly.
  • Maintain accurate records of all staff’s sickness and holidays.
  • Line manager to the Front of House staff ensuring their duties are appropriately prioritised and monitored. Provide effective communication to these staff in all aspects of their duties and ensure policy documents are accessible and adhered to.
  • Support the Café Bar Manager in café bar operations
  • You will be expected to work evenings and weekend when required

The above duties give an indication of the responsibilities of the post. However, the exact nature of the duties may change over time as the business of the Scala develops and the post-holder will be expected to work flexibly and as a full team member. Any fundamental changes to the duties will be with full consultation with the post-holder and will be appropriate to the role.

If you are interested in the position of Front of House Manager please send a CV and cover letter to:

Chris Bond, Scala Cinema and Arts Centre, 47 High Street, Prestatyn, LL19 9AH

or email chris.bond@scalaprestatyn.co.uk

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 2nd September 2014.

Films Pre-Selection Panel

Open City Documentary Festival, London

Unpaid

Open City Documentary Festival is looking for enthusiastic and committed documentary lovers to become part of its new pre-selection team. We are looking for people who have a strong interest in film curation and a genuine passion for documentary film.

As these are unpaid positions, this opportunity is suitable for people looking to develop their knowledge of programming in a festival environment.

Pre-selectors will support our Programme Manager. We expect each team member to commit to watching around 60 films (a combination of shorts and features) between September and March, via our online submissions platform. Candidates should be UK-based (preferably London) and will be expected to attend an introductory meeting as well as monthly programming meetings from November - March at our office in Bloomsbury .

Open City Documentary Festival is London’s Global documentary festival, dedicated to showcasing international cinematic documentaries in venues across London. The 5th edition of the festival will take place June 16th-21st in 2015.

To apply please email a CV and a brief covering letter, stating why you would be suitable for the position to chloe@opencitylondon.com. Please include ‘Pre-selection Panel’ in the subject header.

The closing date for applications is Weds 10th September 2014.

Food Team Member

Regal Cinema, Worcestershire

£12,000 to £14,000 pro rata (dependent on experience)

The Regal Cinema serves food and wine during film performances at candle-lit tables along with cakes and snacks in our bars and coffee shop.  We are a beautiful, newly restored 300 seat art deco cinema whose customers love to enjoy our civilised environment.  

We are looking for a creative, hard-working food-loving team member to develop our menu and supervise food preparation.  We have limited catering facilities so imaginative solutions are required!  Catering qualifications and experience are essential as are excellent customer facing skills – you will be mixing with our guests as well as slaving away behind the scenes. 

The successful candidate will work in shifts which include evenings and weekends.  

Please apply to sue@theregal.ac

The closing date for applications is Friday, 5th September 2014.

Customer Services Assistants

Showroom, Sheffield

£6.31 per hour (to rise to £6.50 in October 2014)

Showroom Workstation is an integrated media arts complex operating a café/bar, conference and events facilities, four-screen cinema and creative industries managed workspace.

We are looking for several Customer Services Assistants to join our team. As a CSA, you could be working at any of our customer service points, including the bar, the cinema kiosk, cinema front-of-house and conferences.

If you have great customer service skills, we invite you to apply. We are particularly looking for people who have experience in bar work and food service.

As a key point of contact for many of the Showroom’s customers, you’ll be responsible for selling food and drink, helping to keep the bar and kiosk tidy, and providing front of house assistance in the cinema foyer.

You will play a vital role during events, including a year round programme of major festivals.  Flexibility, reliability, friendliness and a can-do attitude required!

Please note this position involves the sale of alcohol, so applicants must be 18 or over.

Please download our application pack at www.showroomworkstation.org.uk/info/work-for-us or email vacancies@showroomworkstation.org.uk or call 0114 279 6511.

The closing date for applications is 4pm on Tuesday 2nd September 2014.

Marketing Officer (Voluntary)

Fringe! Film and Arts Festival, London

Fringe! Film and Arts Festival is an LGBTQ+ festival rooted in London’s queer creative scene and welcoming everyone. We’re DIY, not-for-profit and run by a team of passionate volunteers.

This year’s festival (6th – 9th November) will once again include films screenings, workshops, panel discussions, exhibitions, installations and parties, in venues across East London.

We are looking for a Marketing Assistant (Voluntary) to assist with designing and implementing a marketing plan and lead our social media activity.

This role is an ideal opportunity for someone with some experience in marketing looking to gain further experience within an exciting film festival setting to join us as voluntary Marketing Assistant for Fringe! Film & Arts Fest 2014. We are looking to appoint a voluntary Marketing Assistant from early September to mid-November, to assist with designing and implementing a marketing plan including social media activity for the 2014 festival edition.

This will be a voluntary position with a commitment of 8-10 hours per week, increasing in build up to festival and across festival weekend (6th-9th November). The ideal candidate will have some experience working in a marketing role, ideally in an arts or film related environment. The candidate will be expected to work from home but attend regular team meetings.

See http://fringefilmfest.com/opportunities.html for full details

The deadline for applications is Monday 1st September 2014.

Press Officer (Voluntary)

Fringe! Film and Arts Festival, London

Fringe! Film and Arts Festival is an LGBTQ+ festival rooted in London’s queer creative scene and welcoming everyone. We’re DIY, not-for-profit and run by a team of passionate volunteers.

This year’s festival (6th – 9th November) will once again include films screenings, workshops, panel discussions, exhibitions, installations and parties, in venues across East London.

We are looking for a Press Officer (Voluntary), to deliver a press campaign for our 2014 Festival.

This role is an ideal opportunity for someone with some experience of media relations looking to gain further experience within an exciting film festival setting to join us as voluntary press officer for Fringe! Film & Arts Fest 2014. We are looking to appoint a voluntary Press Officer from early September to mid-November, to design and implement a press campaign for the 2014 festival edition.

This will be a voluntary position with a commitment of 8-10 hours per week, increasing in build up to festival and across festival weekend (6th-9th November). The ideal candidate will have some experience looking after press and media, ideally in an arts or film related environment. The candidate will be expected to work from home but attend regular team meetings.

See http://fringefilmfest.com/opportunities.html for full details.

The deadline for applications is Monday 1st September 2014.

Freelance Digital Campaigns & Web Editor

CINECITY, Brighton

£2,500 fee

CINECITY – the Brighton Film Festival requires the services of an experienced web editor to maintain and develop its web presence and implement its Digital Strategy and Social Media Marketing campaigns for this year’s festival 20 November – 7 December 2014.

The role is non-office based, however it is anticipated that the Web Editor will meet with the CINECITY Team once a week to update on the Digital Campaign. They will collate, proof and populate web content in Sept/Oct in line with the festival programme launch deadline.

Throughout the term of contract they will generate content for the Social Media and News campaign. During the festival itself they will be implementing and monitoring digital campaigns and communicating with the online community on a daily basis (from 17 November).

Key tasks

  • Coordinate website content and ensure continuity across all Social Media Platforms You Tube, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest
  • Edit, write web content, proof read and review existing web pages
  • Take responsibility for receiving, requesting and sharing information relating to web content
  • Maintain regular contact with CINECITY’s digital community creating community spirit and steering online discussions by listening to and responding to users
  • Act as a point of contact for all website content needs – both graphic and text based
  • Produce regular news items and fortnightly e-newsletter
  • Run community competitions and other reward-driven initiatives
  • Support other content producers, bloggers, documenters to ensure content is delivered on time

Expected outcomes

  • The delivery of a ‘live’ website for 2014 with comprehensive easily accessible information ready for audiences to engage with CINECITY
  • The build and scheduling of the content calendar for the social media platforms and the launch of a CINECITY Vine account
  • The development of a comprehensive and integrated social media campaign which will increase brand awareness and multi-channel traffic
  • Implementation of the latest SEO techniques and methods for onsite offsite optimisation
  • The production of bi-weekly updates on Web analytics and the collation of social media data
  • Production of a final report for the CINECITY Management team with recommendations for current usage and development

To apply email CV and covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role to: info@cine-city.co.uk

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 2nd Sept 2014.

Freelance Volunteer Coordinator

CINECITY, Brighton

£1,000 fee

CINECITY – the Brighton Film Festival seeks a highly motivated freelance Volunteer Coordinator to join the team for this year’s festival 20 November – 7 December 2014.

The role is non-office based; however, the Volunteer Coordinator will be expected to attend a weekly meeting with the Event Coordinator. 

In the run up to the festival between 13 October  – 14 November the Volunteer Coordinator will be expected to devote at least one day a week to coordinate the contact database and rota. From the week beginning 17 November and during the festival (15 days) they will be the main point of contact for all volunteers. It is likely they will need to be available at different times throughout the day, responding to calls and ensuring there is cover at all events.

Key tasks

  • Assist the Event Coordinator with the recruitment of approx 20 volunteers for Front of House CINECITY stewarding roles by mid November.
  • Use existing communication channels and volunteer organisations to market and recruit
  • Keep and maintain a list of volunteer’s contact details
  • Produce a staffing rota for volunteers across all festival venues
  • Allocate volunteer provision for approximately 60 screening events across 4 venues over 15 days.
  • Act as the main Point of Contact both on the phone and email for volunteers.
  • Manage any cancellations, last minute changes and fill any gaps in the rota as they occur
  • Together with the Event Coordinator, deliver 3-4 volunteer inductions and Health & Safety FOH inductions at each of the venues.
  • Ensure all venue information is updated and produce and duplicate an information pack for all participating volunteers
  • When necessary, attend festival events  – or cover slots in lieu of cancellations

Expected outcomes

  • An organised and comprehensible volunteer rota and database accessible to all staff and volunteers
  • An informed team of volunteers

To apply send a CV and a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role to: info@cine-city.co.uk

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 2nd Sept 2014.

Media Relations Officer

FACT, Liverpool

£16,000 - £17,000

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK's leading organisation for commissioning, exhibiting, promoting and supporting artists’ work and innovation in the fields of film, video, and new media. We believe in the ability of individuals and communities to express themselves creatively, and work with international artists to develop exhibitions, increase knowledge about new technologies and their social impact. 

Housed in the iconic FACT building in the historic Ropewalks area, two galleries, FACT Connects – a public engagement space and state-of-the-art cinemas invite visitors to experience a range of FACT activities from exhibitions and new forms of broadcasting to training and conferences; and finding new and interactive ways to encourage engagement throughout its programming spaces and in partnership with a broad range of participants and audiences.  

Purpose of Media Relations Officer:

Working across all departments, the Marketing & Communications team ensures maximum exposure for FACT and its partners, ensuring that our reputation is protected and that the company profile is raised at every possible opportunity. 

We are looking for someone to join the Marketing & Communications team to lead on securing media coverage for FACT exhibitions, community & engagement work and research projects.  The role will involve reporting to the Head of Marketing & Communications.

For full details including a person specification and info on how to apply, visit www.fact.co.uk/about/careers.aspx

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 1st September 2014.

Team Members – full-time and part-time

The Regal Cinema, Worcestershire

£10,000 to £12,000 pro rata (dependent on experience)

The Regal Cinema wishes to recruit team members to work in the box office, bars and coffee shop at this vibrant, newly restored art deco cinema.

The successful candidates will work in shifts which include evenings and weekends. We require experience in coffee-making, operating tills and bar service along with basic food hygiene qualifications, gained in a high-volume business.  Career progression opportunities are available for talented people who are prepared to work hard.

Please apply to sue@theregal.ac

The closing date for applications is Friday 5th September 2014.

Duty Manager

The Regal Cinema, Worcestershire

£16,000 - £24,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

The Regal Cinema wishes to recruit a second enthusiastic, energetic and well-organised duty manager to lead our team in providing excellent front of house customer service. 

The cinema enjoys a unique place at the heart of our local community and attracts visitors from far afield. Derelict for many years, this beautiful, single-screen art deco cinema was lovingly restored and re-opened in 2011 and is now thriving, providing not only up to 5 film screenings per day but a host of world class live acts to audiences of up to 500 guests.

The role requires excellent leadership and management skills along with a passion for customer service. The successful candidate will work in shifts which include evenings and weekends in partnership with our existing duty manager. 

We are seeking someone with an interest in the performing arts and experience of working in high-volume entertainment or hospitality venues.

Please apply to sue@theregal.ac

The closing date for applications is Friday 5th September 2014.

Arts Development Officer

Bristol City Council, Bristol

£10,000 to £15,000 (pro rata)

The Arts Events and Film Team at Bristol City Council are looking for a part time Arts Development Officer.

  • Part time: 18.5hrs per week
  • Six month, fixed-term contract
  • Based at City Hall / Bristol Museum

Bristol is renowned for its thriving cultural sector, creativity and innovation and this post will be key to ensuring Bristol continues to be a city where creativity is valued and supported.

The post holder will be responsible for: 

  • Providing daily support and advice to artists and arts organisations.  For example funding advice, sourcing of low cost temporary creative space,  project development and organising creative forums; 
  • Informing the review and development of new initiatives and policies of significance to the stability and growth of the sector; 
  • Supporting the development of new creative work by managing Bristol City Council project funding and fundraising; 
  • Promoting creative activity in the city through traditional and digital media; and 
  • Working with partners to develop and deliver outreach projects.

For further information on how to apply please go to http://jobs.bristol.gov.uk

The deadline for applications is Weds 3rd September 2014.

Marketing Officer

Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre, Hampshire

We are looking for a Marketing Officer to join us at an exciting time in our development.

The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre is located within ‘Hampshire’s Green Town’ of Whitehill & Bordon and the role would suit a creative individual looking to work within a community-focused organisation.

For a full job description and application form please email Rob Allerston, Director, The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre, Bordon at info@phoenixarts.co.uk or go to www.phoenixarts.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Monday 1st September 2014.

Marketing & Media Internship

Rich Mix, London

£10,000 to £15,000

The Marketing team at Rich Mix are looking for a full time Marketing & Media Intern to assist the team with their activities for a period of 6 months. This is a paid internship.

For more details, download the job description at www.richmix.org.uk/about/recruitment.

Please note: there are criteria you must meet in order to be eligible to apply for this internship. At the time of applying you must be aged 18-24 years old, and you must also be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus.

To apply, email joe.bingham@richmix.org.uk with the subject "Application - Marketing & Media Internship" attaching:

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter detailing why you are suitable for the role
  • Your National Insurance number, date of birth and postcode
  • A completed equal opportunities form (download at www.richmix.org.uk/about/recruitment)

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 10th September 2014.

Projectionist / AV Technician

Watershed, Bristol

£17,250 pro rata

To work as part of the Technical team to deliver Watershed's diverse portfolio of public and private screenings, events and conferences. The role requires excellent technical and communication skills.

Being a Watershed Projectionist/AV Technician is more than projecting feature films. Those familiar with Watershed will know there are many strands of activity in our organisation. We expect our technicians to be able to play an active role in the technical delivery of many different types of events and screenings that require a considered approach and an attention to detail, backed up with a strong technical know-how. These events could be Q&As, conferences, showcases, live music or short film programmes, to name a few. We are looking for someone who has regular experience with projectors, whether that’s cinema projectors or data projectors.

This is a permanent position with 30 hours' minimum work required per week.

For more information including details on how to apply, please see: http://www.watershed.co.uk/get-involved/opportunities/2014-09-01/projectionist-av-technician/

The closing date for applications is Monday 1st September 2014.

Freelance Project Manager

Film Hub North, Sheffield

£4375 fee

A project manager with extensive experience of managing and successfully delivering complex live events is needed to produce an exciting new conference type event in early December.

Working on behalf of three of the BFI Film Audience Network Hubs (Film Hub North, Film Hub North West Central and Film Hub Scotland) this freelance role will begin immediately and must commit at least 25 days to the project.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an impressive track record delivering events, ideally also with an understanding of the film or cultural industries, including working with stakeholders / talent at a high level.

To apply, read the project brief and send a CV containing relevant information and a covering letter which addresses the key deliverables and accountabilities of the role and shows how you fit the candidate profile to: 

admin@filmhubnorth.org.uk

or by post to:

Administration, Film Hub North, The Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 1st September. Interviews will take place Monday 8 September in Sheffield.

Board Member

Film London, London

Aside from the Chair, the Film London Board currently consists of 13 members who with a wide range of knowledge and experience across all aspects of the film and TV industry and film & moving image culture in the capital, as well as experience of working at senior level in the public and private sector. 

We now wish to appoint an additional member to the Board of Film London. 

We are looking for candidates who have substantial knowledge and experience at a very senior level within the UK Visual Arts sector. We especially welcome applications from those who, in their field, are established creative talents.

To apply please send a brief statement of up to 1000 words together with a copy of your CV to jane.shaw@filmlondon.org.uk or post it to:

Chief Executive’s Office, Film London, Suite 6.10, The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JJ.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 1 September 2014.

Festival Volunteers

Bradford Animation Festival , Bradford

Unpaid

The 21st Bradford Animation Festival (BAF) will take place at the NationalMediaMuseum from 17th – 22nd November 2014 and will celebrate the science and art of animation, gaming and visual effects. BAF relies on the support of volunteers who will be required from 16th – 21st November*. BAF welcomes a large amount of delegates over a very limited time period and festival volunteers are vital to ensuring that the festival runs smoothly. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity and you’ll be helping us deliver a great festival experience.

As a volunteer you will; be an essential part of Team BAF helping us to make the festival happen, have the opportunity to meet some amazing people from the worlds of animation, gaming and visual effects and gain some valuable festival experience too.

We have four different volunteer opportunities:

VOLUNTEER - We are looking for 6 ‘BAFettes’ who will support the rest of the volunteer team to look after festival delegates. You will also help the festival team in the day to day running of the main programme of events and screenings. BAF just isn’t BAF without the BAFettes!

LEAD VOLUNTEER - We are looking for a lead volunteer to support the rest of the volunteer team. You will also help the festival team in the day to day running of the festival.

GUEST COORDINATOR – The Guest Coordinator will support the rest of the volunteer team and ensure our festival guests have an amazing BAF experience.

JURY COORDINATOR - We are looking for two Jury Coordinators to support the rest of the volunteer team and ensure our two BAF juries have a fantastic BAF and get to all of their screenings on time.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about animation, gaming and visual effects and want to help us make this year’s festival the best yet!

For details and how to apply, go to the Bradford Animation Festival website.

The closing date for applications is Monday 01 September 2014.

Executive Director

Rio Cinema, London

The Rio Cinema in Dalston is inviting applications for the role of Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity to set a new vision for one of London’s oldest cinemas and community venues, working with the board of directors to ensure the sustainability of the Cinema as a business for years to come.

The Rio is one of London’s most-loved single-screen cinemas and a registered charity with a community service remit. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the Cinema, ensuring that the film and events programming in the Rio is diverse and interesting and attracts large and varied audiences, maximising non-film income including the Rio Café/Bar and reporting on the Cinema’s financial position to the Board of Directors.

Full job description available for download  here - tinyurl.com/RioED

We are inviting prospective applicants to apply for this role by submitting to riocinemajobs@gmail.com:

- A vision statement for the future of the Rio Cinema in the next 10 years in a competitive environment, focusing especially on attracting larger and new audiences, generating new revenue streams for the Cinema and the Café/Bar and programming in a style that maintains the Rio’s ethos of a mix of film genres and styles whilst ensuring the Rio’s relevance to modern cinema-goers (No more than 2 pages of A4)

- CV

- Brief covering letter

Please make sure you have read the full job description here - tinyurl.com/RioED

The deadline for applications is Monday 15th September 2014.

Box Office Assistant

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

£6.31 per hour

The Box Office Assistant will play a key role in communication between Norden Farm and its visitors. Within the Box Office, they will act as the first point of contact for all visitors, selling tickets and providing information about the venue and its programme of events.

Key responsibilities:

  • To deliver fast, efficient ticket sales via ticketing software to all customers.
  • To welcome visitors to the venue and provide information as required.
  • To ensure that all customers receive a high standard of customer service.

Hours: Casual part-time (mainly evenings and weekends)

To download an application pack, click here.

Please return completed applications to admin@nordenfarm.org.

The closing date for applications is Monday 1st September 2014.

Director

Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset

£34,000

Bridport Arts Centre is a vibrant multi-arts venue, playing a central role in the cultural life of Bridport and West Dorset, and contributing to the artistic vibrancy of the South West.  Key signature projects give us a unique identity, including international creative writing competition the Bridport Prize and From Page to Screen film festival.  We also house the largest gallery space in Dorset.  We have a strong community focus with an innovative learning programme, as well as being a hub for community arts activity.  In 2014 we are celebrating our 40th Anniversary.

We are supported by Arts Council England, West Dorset District Council and Bridport Town Council.  We successfully bid to remain an ACE National Portfolio Organisation for 2015-18.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to provide artistic and organisational leadership.  The Director will continue to build the Art Centre’s high profile and reputation for quality, whilst developing strategies to ensure its future success.  This post offers an exciting opportunity to develop the Arts Centre’s successful programme, and to build the organisation’s strategic role in the South West, individually and as part of collaborative networks.  This is a hands-on role, providing leadership for our small, committed team and being a figurehead for the organisation.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of creative programming, management and leadership in a small organisation, strong interpersonal and communication skills, energy, creativity and commitment, as well as an enterprising approach to fundraising and income generation.

This is a re-advertisement.  Previous applications need not apply.

For more details please visit http://www.bridport-arts.com/about/employment-opportunities/

The closing date for applications is Friday 12 September 2014.

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