All current vacancies

Marketing & Sales Officer

HOME, Manchester

£17,595 to £19,950 (dependent on experience)

HOME, Manchester’s centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books, was opened by our Patron Danny Boyle over the 2015 May Bank Holiday weekend. In our first year we welcomed over 100,000,000 visits and generated £30 million GVA for the Greater Manchester economy, supporting the equivalent of 125 full-time jobs in the region.

We’re looking for a Marketing & Sales Officer with a passion for all aspects of culture, who’s a real film fan.

Ideally you will have worked in an arts organisation, preferably with a background in film marketing, and have a good working knowledge of Box Office systems. You’ll play a big part in creating and evaluating our sales & marketing campaigns for our artistic programme and engagement activity, building ticket sales and developing new audiences for our work.

Visit https://homemcr.org/opportunity/marketing-sales-officer-2 for more information and to download a job pack and application form.

The closing date for applications is Friday 27th October 2017.

Project Assistant (fixed term)

Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham

£17,095 per annum

We make great things happen by mixing film and other forms, by illuminating place and by bringing people together. We inspire others, and help ideas to grow.

Having grown from putting on small pop-up film nights in pubs to producing a festival attracting 14,000 visitors, Flatpack Projects is a nationally respected organisation which delivers a host of year-round projects and events alongside our annual festival. We are at an exciting point in our journey having recently become a National Portfolio Organisation, and our focus is now on a number of priority areas we have identified for development, including our audio-visual programme and a new initiative focussing on artist development and commissioning.

A brand new role for Flatpack, this is a great opportunity for someone looking to take their first steps in a career in film exhibition, festivals, or the arts more generally. Providing logistical and administrative support to the whole team, the first six months of this role will be focussed on the production of the festival.

For more details about the job description please click here.

The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 20th November. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd November

Marketing Manager (freelance)

Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham

£175 per day

We make great things happen by mixing film and other forms, by illuminating place and by bringing people together We inspire others, and help ideas to grow.

Having grown from putting on small pop-up film nights in pubs to producing a festival attracting 14,000 visitors, Flatpack Projects is a nationally respected organisation which delivers a host of year-round projects and events alongside our annual festival. We are at an exciting point in our journey having recently become a National Portfolio Organisation, and our focus is now on looking at developing our marketing strategy for our growing festival.

This role is key in generating excitement around our festival programme, ensuring Flatpack has good visibility both physically across the city and digitally via social media. The Marketing Manager will also play an important role in helping us to meet our advertising sales and box office targets.

For more details about the job description please click here.

The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 13th November. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15th November.

Festival Producer (freelance)

Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham

£100 per day

We make great things happen by mixing film and other forms, by illuminating place and by bringing people together. We inspire others, and help ideas to grow.

Having grown from putting on small pop-up film nights in pubs to producing a festival attracting 14,000 visitors, Flatpack Projects is a nationally respected organisation which delivers a host of year-round projects and events alongside our annual festival. The twelfth edition of our festival takes place across Birmingham between 13-22 April 2018.

Working closely with the Operations Manager and programming team, the Festival Producer will take responsibility for the logistics of the festival, ensuring that we can bring our programming ambitions to fruition and create welcoming environments for our audiences.

For further details about the job description please click here.

The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 13th November. Interviews will be held on Thursday 16th November.

Marketing Manager

London Short Film Festival, London

Fixed fee: £3200

Reporting to the Festival Producer and Festival Director, the Marketing Manager will oversee all aspects of marketing for the 10 day long, 15th anniversary edition of the London Short Film Festival (12 – 21st Jan 2017) according to a pre-set marketing plan which is already in place, but for which there is scope to review.

This fixed-term, seasonal role is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team at a time of rapid company development, with scope for retention after the festival period.

The ideal candidate must have previous experience in marketing at coordinator or manager level for a similar sized arts management or creative organisation, ideally with London based experience in this role. They will have strong experience of generating links with potential sponsorship partners and will be confident in working independently towards tight deadlines. If this sounds like you please send a CV and covering letter (no more than 1 page) highlighting how your experience meets the skills and experience criteria outlined to gerry@shortfilms.org.uk

For more details about the job description and specification click here.

The closing date for applications is Friday 27th October. Interviews held on Wednesday 1st November.

Theatrical Marketing Executive

Curzon LTD, London

Salary based on skills and experience

Curzon is recruiting for a Theatrical Marketing Executive to join the Curzon Artificial Eye Marketing team. This successful candidate will have the opportunity to work as part of the top independent distribution company in the UK contributing ideas to the marketing campaigns, delivering marketing materials and taking on internal design work for exciting Curzon Artificial Eye titles. Our ideal candidate will have experience of working with both Photoshop and Final Cut Pro and most importantly have a passion for film and strong sense of creativity.

If this sounds like it could be you please visit our website (http://corporate.curzon.com/recruitment/)

for a full job description and details on how to apply.

The closing date for applications is 27th of October 2017.

Pastry Chef (maternity cover)

Showroom Workstation, Sheffield

£16,371 PA

Showroom Workstation are seeking a full time Pastry Chef to cover maternity leave, up to an approximate end date of December 2018. The successful applicant will manage and work within a small dynamic kitchen team, producing a high quality and consistent food offering to the customers of the Showroom Workstation.

The post-holder will be responsible primarily for producing our in-house cakes, savoury deli items, breads, pastries and other items including ice creams, which we expect to be produced with flair and to a consistent high standard and quality. The post-holder will also be asked as required, to work as part of the kitchen team producing all other items on our menus.

Our café bar is open seven days a week, and our food service runs from brunch through to the evening menu. A can-do attitude, flexibility and pride in what you do is essential.

Hours: 37 hours per week, normally worked five-days over a seven-day rota and including weekend and evening work.

For details about the position please visit http://www.showroomworkstation.org.uk/info/work-for-us

To apply, please download an application pack or contact our Reception team on 0114 279 6511 / reception@showroomworkstation.org.uk

Please return your completed application to: Recruitment, Showroom Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX or email to: reception@showroomworkstation.org.uk

The closing date for this post is: Friday 27th October 2017 at 1pm. Interviews will take place the week commencing 30th October 2017.

Head of Technical Services

QUAD, Derby

Between £28,000 to £30,000 dependent on experience

QUAD a Cinema, Gallery, Café Bar, Digital Resource and Workshop that anyone can use. We connect people and businesses to art and film and create opportunities for entertainment, education and participation. We aim to transform lives through participation in art, film and digital media. We are a registered independent charity, funded by Arts Council England and Derby City Council.

We have a unique opportunity for an individual with an entrepreneurial mindset looking to work for a world class cultural venue with a fast-growing consultancy service.

QUAD’s in- house Technical Team support three cinemas, large exhibition spaces and multiple activities across the building. Externally we support a large outdoor film festival and provide services such as projection mapping, audio visual design and consultancy through TECH:SQUAD. TECH:SQUAD specialise in researching, developing and utilising emerging technologies adapted to offer a range of creative solutions for a variety of environments, events and clients.

The ideal candidate will have been working at a management level within the creative technical industries for 3 years or more. A full UK driving licence is essential to the role.

For more information please download the job details from http://www.derbyquad.co.uk/vacancies.aspx
To apply please send us covering letter telling us what makes you the right person for the job together with a copy of your current CV to work@derbyquad.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 30th October 2017 at 9am. Interview Date: Friday 3rd November 2017

Operations Assistant

Doc/Fest, Sheffield

£15,000 - £16,000 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience

Sheffield Doc/Fest is currently recruiting for a significant temporary role – one which offers the opportunity to work on the planning of the 25th Festival from November 2017, through to the Festival itself in June 2018. With keen administrative and organisational skills, the Operations Assistant will work on the registration and ticketing systems, for Doc/Fest’s industry delegate and public audiences, and supervise the running of the Delegate Centre over the Doc/Fest week. Offering a unique insight into the Festival’s operations, the successful candidate work closely with both the Registration and Ticketing teams. On top of this, the role will involve day to day administrative and general assistance for the office, working within the Operations Department, across all departments, to ensure the smooth running of the organisation, and of all festival activity. This is an opportunity to experience the inner workings of the UK’s largest documentary film festival and gain in-depth knowledge on the operational systems and procedures put in place to ensure the festival runs smoothly.

For full details, including how to apply, click here.

For more information and to download application documents, please go to www.sheffdocfest.com

The deadline for applications is 13:00GMT on 27 October 2017.

Administrative and Executive Assistant

Doc/Fest, Sheffield

£15,500 - £16,500 per annum, depending on experience

The Administrative & Executive Assistant is a key, permanent role, providing a pivotal function as first port of call for communications, and coordinating the running of day-to-day office operations. With solid administrative skills and a keen eye for detail, this role offers much-needed support for the core team whilst also offering an unprecedented and in-depth understanding of the inner-workings of Doc/Fest and its busy and creative working environment. Alongside this, the Administrative & Executive Assistant will work closely with the CEO, as a personal assistant, providing additional support for the senior management team where required.

For full details, including how to apply, click here.

For more information and to download application documents, please go to www.sheffdocfest.com

The deadline for applications is 13:00GMT on 27 October 2017.

Programmer - New Forms

BFI, London - BFI Southbank

£35,667 - £41,727

The New Forms Programmer will develop a series of programmes and events exploring the spaces between social and artistic thought leadership; moving image; creative technologies; music, gaming, theatre and fashion with the aim of cultivating existing and developing new audiences for the BFI.

The successful candidate will have experience of programming a wide variety of live events in cultural spaces including festival and venues, nationally and internationally, along with a thorough understanding of event production, particularly in dealing with a range of technologies in live contexts.

Based in Central London, you will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

For more details, see the job pack here and to apply online visit the BFI's jobs site: https://bfijobsandopportunities.bfi.org.uk

Please submit your online application by 23 October 2017. First interviews will be held the week commencing 6th or 13th November 2017.

Marketing Executive

Light Cinemas, Cambridge

Negotiable depending on experience

Are you friendly, confident and hard-working with experience of marketing, a flair for innovation and a love of film?

Are you looking for a new challenge?

If so, we want to hear from you!

The successful candidate will possess the following demonstrable skills and experience:

  • working in a customer-facing industry role
  • copy-writing and proofreading for online and print-based media
  • event planning and hosting
  • planning, monitoring and evaluating marketing campaigns
  • developing business and community partnerships for reciprocal benefit
  • identifying and exploiting opportunities
  • thinking outside the box!

The successful candidate will possess the following demonstrable skills and experience:-

For more information (job description and person specification), please contact jobs@lightcinemas.co.uk 

If you think you fit the bill, please apply with covering letter and CV to jobs@lightcinemas.co.uk outlining why you think you are suitable for this role, and how this is supported by your skills and experience.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 30th October 2017.

General Manager

The Castle Cinema & Bar, London

Up to £26,000 (salary plus bonus)

The Castle Cinema is a new independent venue in Hackney. It’s the result of a crowdfunding campaign to revive one of London’s earliest cinemas, built in 1913!

With 79 beautiful armchairs in the cinema and a stunning bar, we’re passionate about great films, delicious food & drink and memorable experiences. We want a trip to The Castle to be outstanding in all three aspects.

We have a thriving business in private hires and also want to support the brilliant community around Chatsworth Road by offering a varied schedule of wider events.

This role is vital to the venue’s success and a tremendous opportunity to create something very special.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the co-founders to direct and develop the business as it grows
  • Managing staff - recruiting, training and retaining great staff to ensure outstanding customer service, and maintaining internal communications to ensure effective processes and feedback
  • Managing the daily operations - including delegating tasks and upholding high standards of presentation & maintenance throughout the venue
  • Managing the food & beverage offering - selecting excellent products, managing stock, and ensuring staff are knowledgeable and passionate about them
  • Managing health & safety, food hygiene and licensing requirements, ensuring standards are upheld
  • Managing costs, keeping accurate records, leading staff to meet financial targets, and increasing profitability.
  • Undertaking FOH shifts (inc. evenings and weekends)
  • Organising and hosting private hires, film festivals and other bookings
  • Basic cinema operation, including scheduling & playback (training will be provided)

For full details, including how to apply, click here. 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 29th October 2017.

Assistant Producer Creative Learning

Barbican Centre, London

£27,040 to £30,480 (including London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance

The Creative Learning division develops and delivers a range of world-class creative learning programmes involving music, theatre, visual arts, cinema, dance and literature across the Barbican Centre and Guildhall School. The division works with a wide range of strategic and delivery partners at a local, national and international level in the planning and delivery of its work.

We are now looking for an Assistant Producer (Creative Learning) to work across our arts and learning programme. The focus of the position will be on our Film programmes.  We need a highly motivated, articulate individual able to work with a range of partners, artists and audiences/participants and with the ability to balance creative ideas with efficient delivery.  A proven track record in arts education, producing events and working with a wide range of stakeholders is essential.

You will work as part of a Creative Learning team responsible for projects and events at the Barbican, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and offsite, assisting with the effective delivery of the programme across a range of different art forms, audiences and stakeholders.

A comprehensive understanding of arts education together with excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills are required to deal with the demands of the job. 

To apply online, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs.

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate Recruitment Unit on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) or email: cru@cityoflondon.gov.uk quoting reference number BC683. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 30th October 2017.

Film Programme & Screen Projects Producer

They Eat Culture, Preston

£22,000 to £24,000 per year pro rata, dependent on experience

They Eat Culture are seeking a new Film Programme & Screen Projects Producer.

This post will support and deliver the creative project activity for ‘Mobile Home’, our Big Lottery project, its programme of associated smaller projects and activities, specifically the creative community development pathways in tandem with an environmental community development officer, alongside larger scale commissions and new productions. The role helps develop and support project steering groups, delivers activity with volunteers and project beneficiaries, supports project co-production with communities, engages communities with creative project activities and commissions, digital storytelling, and legacy activities.

Key objectives:

  • To take responsibility as an integral creative engagement team member for developing and supporting the project’s ambitions through active professional delivery alongside communities, partners, and stakeholders
  • To help develop They Eat Culture’s co-producing approach through ongoing delivery, empowering community volunteers and participants through creative practice engagement
  • To play an active and crucial role in the wider team, alongside They Eat Culture and Groundwork’s mission, vision, and values, and strategic plans, helping to innovate for future plans developing an active legacy
  • Key responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the film & screen strand of They Eat Culture’s work, developing, managing, and delivering the programme through flexible & resourceful working.
  • To work alongside They Eat Culture’s core 5 year artistic vision, social impact, core aims, financial & strategic plans
  • To work with the wider team, local partners, and creative practitioners, alongside our national & international partnerships & networks, to develop audiences for film & to enable local audiences to have a deeper engagement with film
  • For the full job description and details of how to apply, click here.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 30th October 2017.

Assistant Producer, Creative Learning

Barbican Centre, London

£27,040 - £30,480 (including London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance

The Barbican Centre is now looking for an Assistant Producer (Creative Learning) to work across their arts and learning programme. The focus of the position will be on our Film programmes.

The Creative Learning division develops and delivers a range of world-class creative learning programmes involving music, theatre, visual arts, cinema, dance and literature across the Barbican Centre and Guildhall School. The division works with a wide range of strategic and delivery partners at a local, national and international level in the planning and delivery of its work.

We are now looking for an Assistant Producer (Creative Learning) to work across our arts and learning programme. The focus of the position will be on our Film programmes.  We need a highly motivated, articulate individual able to work with a range of partners, artists and audiences/participants and with the ability to balance creative ideas with efficient delivery.  A proven track record in arts education, producing events and working with a wide range of stakeholders is essential.

You will work as part of a Creative Learning team responsible for projects and events at the Barbican, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and offsite, assisting with the effective delivery of the programme across a range of different art forms, audiences and stakeholders.

A comprehensive understanding of arts education together with excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills are required to deal with the demands of the job.

All applications must include a completed application form.  Late applications will not be accepted.

To apply, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 30 October 2017

Festival Volunteers

Crossing The Screen Film Festival, Eastbourne

N/A

Crossing the Screen International Film Festival - Eastbourne is currently looking for enthusiastic and hard-working volunteers to help with the 2nd edition of the Festival.

Volunteering for our Festival is a great way to get valuable experience and exposure for those trying to break into the film, arts and events industries. We offer a variety of positions and roles, which include guest liaison, marketing, ticketing, ushering, assisting festival staff, office work, event support and more.

Volunteers can choose between different levels of commitment with flexible scheduling. Full-Time Volunteers work every day of the Festival on an assigned schedule, but can see an unlimited number of films while not on shift.

If you would like the opportunity to get involved, please read the requirements and apply on our website: http://crossingthescreen.org/volunteers/

The closing date for applications is Sunday 29 October 2017

Festival Volunteers

Kinofilm: Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival, Manchester

N/A

The 14th Edition of the Kinofilm Festival will take place from 20th - 26th November 2017. We are urgently seeking volunteers to help with the planning of the festival, with research, programming, social media, marketing, sponsorship, photography and filming, and helping us to strengthen our links with Universities creating new partnerships and developing new audiences for our next festival in November this year.

We are looking for new ideas to bring into the arena and if you are someone interested to become involved in event management, festival planning and programming, we want to hear from you now, so do get in touch with us – but note, we do need people with time on their hands to help from now and during the festival.

If you would like to get involved now, we urgently need a Programme Assistant to help the programmers with the booking of films, confirming with filmmakers the delivery of their films and all such materials needed the festival programme.

There are lots more roles to fill so please get in touch with us sending a general letter with your general availability,  area of interest, your skills and CV. Also please get in touch if you would like to help out on the actual festival in November as we are recruiting now. We look forward to hear from you.

If interested, please email info@kinofilm.org.uk. Please apply ASAP.

www.kinofilm.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th November 2017

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