All current vacancies

Digital Marketing Manager

East End Film Festival (EEFF), London

Fee dependent on experience

The East End Film Festival (EEFF) seeks a highly motivated and experienced Digital Marketing Manager to join its team and lead the digital marketing campaign of EEFF 2017, which will take place in June this year.

The position would suit someone with passion and enthusiasm for film and the arts, and a particular interest in social media and their application in marketing and community engagement. The role requires a confident and diplomatic individual with demonstrable experience in working across a variety of digital media platforms.

For full details including how to apply, visit www.eastendfilmfestival.com/jobs

The deadline for applications is Friday 3rd March 2017.

Ticket Sales Advisor

Barbican, London

£9.40 per hour (aged 21 & over), £7.56 (aged under 21)

The Barbican Centre is Europe's leading multi Arts and Conference Centre, offering a world-class programme of Music, Dance, Theatre, Film and Art with a passion for delivering a Customer Experience that exceeds all expectations. 

We are currently recruiting for highly motivated team players who demonstrate a genuine passion and belief in creating a first class customer experience to join our Customer Experience team on a casual basis. 

  • The ability to work under pressure both front of house and in our contact centre whilst maintaining a positive and flexible approach to provide an efficient, effective and high quality service at all times is paramount. 
  • Excellent communication and spoken language skills including English are essential. 
  • Experience of working in a customer service or hospitality role is desirable. 
  • The ability to proactively introduce to customers additional services and maximise sales. 
  • A flexible approach to working hours is essential. 

You will need to be available to work at least 25 hours a week (subject to availability of hours) including regular weekend and evening shifts. 

Please complete an application form as CV and covering letters will not be accepted. 

For more information and to download an application form please visit:
www.barbican.org.uk/about-barbican/careers/current-vacancies/ticket-sales-advisor-casual-

Completed application forms should be submitted to careers@barbican.org.uk

The closing date for applications is noon on 7 March 2017

Research Assistant / Research Associate

Africa in Motion, Glasgow

£27,629 - £38,183 pro rata

The Research Assistant / Research Associate will take a (leading) contribution to the project: ‘Africa’s Lost Classics’ which will bring a range of classic African films and complementary events to the five UK African film festivals in Oct/Nov this year, working closely with Dr Lizelle Bisschoff (University of Glasgow) and Africa in Motion Film Festival.

The Research Assistant / Research Associate is a new 10-month position which requires expert knowledge in the area of African cinema. The ideal candidate will have a masters or PhD in African film or a closely related subject, knowledge of the African film industries, a strong network of contacts and practical experience of film curation and events organisation.

For full job description and further details on how to apply please visit the University of Glasgow vacancies page: http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/ (search for job reference 017132).

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 6 March 2017

Festival Coordinator (freelance)

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Total fee £5,712

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is looking for a Festival Coordinator to support for the delivery of the 2017 Festival, including programme, marketing and hospitality. The role is managed by the Festival Manager, but works closely with all members of the Festival team.

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival - BFMAF's vision is to become the UK’s leading festival for artists’ moving image and new cinema.

Based in England’s most northerly town, BFMAF is a dynamic forum where fresh artistic voices develop and audiences hungry for complex and challenging art are nurtured.

Days: 
April/May: 2 days a week 
June: 3 days a week 
July/August: 4 days a week 
September: 5 days a week 
October: 2 days a week

For more information on the post and the festival please visit their website.

The closing date for applications is 1 March 2017

Marketing Assistant

MUBI, London

£21,000-£24,000 depending on experience

Are you a recent graduate with strong passion for films?

MUBI is a rapidly growing global streaming video on demand service with a big engaged film community based in the heart of Soho. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for film, branding and project management to join our global marketing team in London. You would be an integrated part of a multinational London team to help on all aspects of the business.

As our Marketing Assistant, you will:

Help with project coordination in all marketing and communication activities including film release campaigns, content marketing, events and partnership development

Collaborate with agencies and third parties to develop and implement plans in line with overall marketing strategies, whilst being instrumental in developing bigger picture ideas

Coordinate various projects on a daily basis and ensure delivery of targets

Work closely with our design and product teams to produce copy and visual assets

Organise and implement processes for all marketing assets

Keep up to date with the competitive and customer environment in order to address relevant opportunities and challenges

Our ideal candidate

You would be either a recent graduate or have more than 2 years of experience in a fast-paced, creative environment.

You would also be:

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about films

  • Impeccable organisational skills and attention to detail

  • A team player with a can-do attitude

  • Tech and social media savvy

  • A confidant and effective communicator

Photoshop and Video Editing skills are essential!

If working on a wide range of interesting, impactful projects with a world class team excites you, then we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a covering letter to abasil@mubi.com.

The closing date for applications is 17 March 2017

Video Preservation Engineer

BFI, Hertfordshire - Berkhamsted

£28,482 per annum

The BFI is the lead organisation for film in the UK. We are a Government arm’s length body and distributor of Lottery funds for film.

The Video Preservation Engineer will provide practical engineering maintenance/repair and technical support for all legacy and current video tape machinery, and assist in the development of technical operations to support a programme of mass-digitisation for long-term preservation.

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

Further details about the post (including an information pack) can be obtained by visiting www.bfi.org.uk/about-bfi/job-opportunities.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 26 February 2017

PR Manager

Park Circus, London

£30,000-£32,000 per annum

We're looking for a PR Manager to join the Park Circus Group in our London office.

The PR Manager will be responsible for creating impactful global press campaigns for our wide range of classic and contemporary releases, acting as a point of contact for all press enquiries, and proactively and reactively ensuring we maximise coverage of our film catalogue. They will also act as a deputy for the Marketing Director, helping to support on key strategic priorities.

For more information please find the job description here.

Please apply by sending a CV and cover letter of no more than one page outlining your suitability and experience for the role to: hr@parkcircus.com

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 1 March 2017

Development Officer

Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton

£24,000 pro rata

The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre in Taunton has grown rapidly since its successful reopening by Taunton Theatre Association in 2014. Having successfully attracted support from ACE, Trusts and Foundations, local businesses and individuals, there is now an exciting opportunity for a Development Officer to join the team and build this area of work. Passionate about the arts, and experienced in raising funds in this field, the post-holder will be tasked with developing all elements of our fundraising operation to meet targets of c£100K pa.   

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Development Officer’s responsibilities will include orchestrating an appeal built around the 40thAnniversary of the building of the theatre, further building our relationship with Arts Council England, along with researching and bidding to Trusts and Foundations, building our network of potential sponsors and partners, increasing our donor base, and devising and executing specific fundraising campaigns.

The role will require a flexible working approach with some possible evening and weekend work. All employees are encouraged to donate time beyond their contract as this helps build rapport and good team spirit with colleagues, audiences and the volunteers on whom the organisation depends.

The Brewhouse is a multipurpose venue in the centre of Taunton where we offer high quality live performances, cinema, exhibitions and participatory activities, in addition to providing a platform for local community theatre companies and schools productions. The organisation is young and ambitious, the environment exciting and fast-paced with a small core team of employees whilst volunteers support all areas of the work.

For more details and to apply please visit www.thebrewhouse.net/job/development-officer/

The closing date for applications is noon on 1 March 2017

Exhibition Systems & Projects Coordinator

BFI, London

£22,968 - £26,871 per annum

The BFI is the lead organisation for film in the UK. We are a Government arm's length body and distributor of Lottery funds for film.

The Exhibition Scheduling and Programme Management project seeks to unify a number of fragmented systems and processes supporting Scheduling and Programme Management along with the wider Exhibition Department activities at the BFI. The new solution will look to streamline workflows across BFI Exhibition; establishing a fully integrated, comprehensive, programming solution which also contributes to long-term BFI-wide collections initiatives.

The Systems & Projects Coordinator will work closely with the Exhibition Systems Manager and other key project departments including Cinemas, Festivals and Events, to ensure the successful delivery of the project. Supporting the Exhibition Systems Manager, the role will assist with the design and implementation of new systems across programme and scheduling management at the BFI, along with supporting additional BFI-wide integrations and organisation-wide change management.

For further details and to apply please visit www.bfi.org.uk/about-bfi/job-opportunities

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 26 February 2017

Artistic Director

Lighthouse, Brighton

£35,000+

We are seeking a new Artistic Director to lead our award winning arts and digital culture programmes, and play a leading role in shaping our future vision.

Working closely with the Executive Director, Miriam Randall, the Artistic Director will bring visionary artistic leadership to Lighthouse, developing inspiring new programmes that will further develop our strategic position at the intersection of arts, education and the creative industries, with a specific focus on championing emerging art and technology practices that cross boundaries and artforms.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for the right candidate to play a key role in the future of an ambitious, innovative and influential arts organisation at a time of significant growth.

For more details and to apply please visit http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/about/opportunities

The closing date for applications is 27 February 2017

Technician/Digital Projectionist

Depot, Lewes

£20,000 per annum

Depot is a new Independent 3-Screen Cinema, restaurant/café and educational centre opening in Lewes this year. They are looking for an experienced Cinema Technician to join them on this exciting development.

For further details please download the job description.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to Luna at lunnaska@kaitogroup.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 1 March 2017

Festival Volunteers

London Screenwriters Festival, London

Expenses of up to £20 per day

Do you love screenwriting, film making, buzzing environments and learning hundreds of new things? Apply to be part of an amazing Superhero Volunteer Team!

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic volunteers, who are interested in screenwriting to give us a hand on our world-class event. You will be part of an team of superheroes, who professionally run this festival!

The Festival is held at Regents University, in London and will be happening on the 14-17 September 2017.

The LSF is the biggest festival of its kind in the industry and is a great opportunity to network, build relationships, learn and be inspired to write & break into the industry.

We work as a family and the Festival is a life-changing experience which will stay with you for the rest of your career. If you love dynamic and fun creative environments this is the place to gain excellent experience.

For more details, have a look at our website: http://www.londonscreenwritersfestival.com

Please send CVs and cover letters and any questions to: lisa@londonswf.com 

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2017

Festival Volunteers

Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham

Flatpack have a national reputation for delivering a film festival with a twist, having a programme that includes traditional film screenings, installations, live accompaniment, workshops - the list goes on. But these events would not be possible without the invaluable input of enthusiastic volunteers, so it's that time of year when we start to find wonderful people to help us make Flatpack Festival 11 the best it can possibly be!

Each year volunteers are an integral part of the Flatpack team. In the past we’ve had superb people involved who made the most of volunteering with us, gaining experience in all aspects of running a festival. You will also have the chance to meet and work with some great and interesting people.

This year, Flatpack will take place in venues across Birmingham from 4th – 9th April, and we are recruiting primarily for events volunteers however there are some opportunities available working with other teams, such as marketing.

For more information and to apply, visit the Flatpack website.

The closing date for applications is Monday 6 March

Commercial Administration Apprentice

Showroom Workstation, Sheffield

£3.40 per hour (national wage rate for apprentices)

Showroom Workstation are recruiting a Commercial Administration Apprentice to assist the Commercial Manager and Operations Manager in a varied role, including Finance, Customer Interaction and general administration. 

We are looking for applicants under the age of 19, interested in doing a one-year business administration apprenticeship, with our busy and exciting conference and events team.

For more information please visit: http://www.showroomworkstation.org.uk/info/work-for-us

To apply: Please send your CV with a covering letter expressing why you are interested in this role to Julie Simpson, General Manager.  Applications can either be emailed to (FAO: Julie Simpson): reception@showroomworkstation.org.uk or posted to Julie Simpson, General Manager, Showroom Workstation,15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX

The closing date for applications is Monday 27 March 2017

Festival Volunteers

Leeds Young Film Festival, Leeds

N/A

Leeds Young Film Festival welcomes children, young people and their families to the largest event of its kind in the North of England. The festival features a programme of new and unseen cinema for children from around the world, as well as classic screenings, moving-image related workshops and masterclasses.

Leeds Young Film Festival will present The Film House, Animation Central and the Virtual Reality Zone over Easter weekend 2017 (Friday 14 April till Monday 17 April).

We need a range of dedicated volunteers to help with the set-up and ushering of this exciting event.

To apply please complete this form and then email a passport style photograph (a head and shoulders picture of yourself) to lyffvolunteers@gmail.com.

The closing date for applications is 5PM on 19 March 2017

Voluntary Placement

UK Jewish Film, London

Lunch and travel expenses covered

UK Jewish Film exhibits the best of world Jewish cinema in the UK and internationally, provides support and training to new and emerging filmmakers, and produces education and interfaith events for a wide variety of audiences.

Voluntary placements are designed to provide successful candidates with hands on experience in production and marketing of the year round programme and international festivals including Geneva International Jewish Film Festival.  Under the supervision of the Operations Manager and Head of Marketing & Membership, as well as through interaction with other team members, distributors and filmmakers, the successful candidates will have the opportunity to engage in a full spectrum of entry level tasks, gaining an understanding of how the organisation works as well as acquiring practical knowledge and skills required in the film industry. Volunteers are encouraged to attend UK Premieres and special events as part of the internship.

Placements are awarded to enthusiastic candidates who wish to build on their skills in this environment and gain a broader understanding through practical experience.

The placement is for 2-3 days per week from March to May 2017.

Responsibilities

- Assisting with operational and logistical aspects of the events
- Assisting with planning and implementation of the marketing strategies
- Contributing ideas to marketing campaign plans for specific events
- Generating content for printed programme, UKJF website, e-newsletters, social media and other channels as required
- Researching marketing opportunities with partner organisations both on- and off-line
- Assisting with print production
- Liaising with partners and associates
- Assisting with ticketing and administrative tasks

To gain the full experience, volunteers are strongly encouraged to participate in the entire range of activities.  Ideal candidates will demonstrate a willingness to develop in all aspects of the department’s work.

Requirements

- Good working knowledge of marketing
- Interest in film
- Interest in developing a career in marketing/film industry
- Excellent literacy skills
- Excellent IT skills
- Knowledge of social media and website management

For more information please contact:

Maria Sikora – Operations Manager
info@ukjewishfilm.org
0203 176 0048

Please attach your CV and your availability in the email.

The closing date for applications is 28 February 2017

Finance Manager

Depot, Lewes

£27,000 to £29,000 per annum

Depot is a new Independent 3-Screen Cinema, restaurant/café and educational centre. We are looking for an experienced, highly competent Finance Manager with employment contract law and HR expertise as a finance manager in a multi-arts or independent cinema in their background.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Financial Manager with proven experience in employment contract law, to be responsible for the financial health of the entire organization, producing financial reports, developing strategies and plans for its long-term financial goals. The successful post holder will be expected to expertly keep financial control of this unique independent Cinema and Arts project from pre-launch stage to becoming a key component in its successful establishment in the area.

Download a full job description here.

Please email your CV and covering letter to Luna at: lunnaska@kaitogroup.co.uk

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility. No police record for harm to children

The closing date for applications is 6pm on Tuesday 28 February 2017

Venue Coordinators

Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield

£15,000 - £20,000 pro rata

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team in an essential front line role at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017. Your role will ensure that specific elements of the Festival run smoothly, and that Public audiences and industry delegates have the best experience possible. The successful applicant will be confident in working with staff, volunteers and the public, and have experience of working on events in a technical or production or front of house capacity. You will be the face of each venue, acting as a central point of contact.

You will work with an assigned Festival department: Films, Alternate Realities, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace, Production, Events and/or Box Office, to assist in the delivery of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 to the highest standard. For more information on job and person specification please see below.

We are inviting prospective applicants to apply for this role by reading the full application pack found on our website and completing the downloadable application and equal opportunities forms found above.

For more information and to apply: bit.ly/DocFestJobs

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 29 March 2017.

Duty Manager

Everyman, Reigate

£15,000 - £20,000 per annum

DUTY MANAGERS, EVERYMAN REIGATE

Our Reigate cinema is currently recruiting Duty Managers to help us lead the team and delight our customers.

WHAT’S THE JOB?

As a Duty Manager, you will support the Venue Manager in operating a successful and profitable business by always maintaining high standards, achieving sales and profit targets and driving excellent standards of customer service through leading & developing the team. You will be responsible for running shifts and ensuring that the business is always run smoothly and securely.

This is a really exciting role within an expanding hospitality business that offers plenty of opportunity for personal development.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are searching for someone from a restaurant, bar or hospitality background with experience of a food & beverage operation.  You should have at least one year’s experience in a supervisory or team leader position within this field.

We are also looking for

• Great leadership skills and mountains of personality

• Excellent experience leading teams to success, motivating and coaching others

• A passion for food, customer service, hospitality and people

• Great business savvy, an entrepreneurial spirit and self-drive

All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and will be required to provide suitable and up-to-date ID at first stage interview.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM US?

• On-the-job training programme

• Excellent pay rate - one of the best in the industry for this position

• Pension scheme

• Regular development review

• Unlimited complimentary cinema tickets for you +1

• 50% Everyman discount on all food & drink

• Up to 28% discount on selected Sony products (T&Cs apply)

CONTACT

If you're interested and want to join our dynamic team, then please get in touch at reigate.jobs@everymancinema.com

PLEASE NOTE! Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for applications is 28 February 2017

Hospitality Team Members

Everyman Reigate, Reigate

Competitive

WHO ARE WE?

Everyman is an independent cinema brand with a focus on the experience of every one of its guests, both at public and private screenings and events. From unique venues and great customer service to food and drink, we want every night out at every venue to be enjoyable and entertaining, no matter what film or event you come to.

Currently formed of 19 sites, Everyman will also be expanding into a number of new locations in the coming months and years. 

WHAT’S THE JOB?

When it comes to the job role in particular, as part of our hospitality team, you will be responsible for ensuring that each and every one of our customers has the very best cinema experience possible.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Experience in hospitality or cinema is not necessary at all, but we are looking for:

• Mountains of personality

• A passion for food, customer service, hospitality and people

• An upbeat, hard-working & flexible attitude

All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and will be required to provide suitable and up-to-date ID at first stage interview.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM US?

• On-the-job training programme

• Competitive pay rates

• Pension scheme

• Regular development review

• Unlimited complimentary cinema tickets for you +1

• 50% Everyman discount on all food & drink

• Up to 28% discount on selected Sony products (T&Cs apply)

CONTACT

If you're interested and want to join our dynamic team, then please get in touch at reigate.jobs@everymancinema.com.

PLEASE NOTE! Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for applications is 28 February 2017

Front of House Manager

Depot , Lewes

£18,000 to £20,000 depending on experience

Depot is a new Independent 3-Screen Cinema, restaurant/café and educational centre based in Lewes nr Brighton. We are looking for an experienced Front of House/Duty Manager who has been FOH in an independent cinema or multi- arts venue and has this in their background.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an highly experienced FOH/Duty Manager to be responsible for the cinema's practical smooth running and all that involves.

The successful post holder will have responsibility for the visible day to day running of this unique independent Cinema and Arts project from pre-launch stage to becoming a key component in its successful establishment in the area.

About

The cinema will feature an innovative programme of contemporary and classic films plus special events, guest speakers and education workshops The charity behind the project, aims to create a venue that serves as a focal point for the local cultural community, not only in the area of film but through a wider range of art forms.

Front of House Manager/ Duty Manager

Essential

  • Experience as FOH for 3-5 years. This is a senior managerial role therefore it is essential for any applicant to bea highly experiencedFOH/Duty Manager

  • Essential to have been Duty Manager /FOH at an independent cinema or large multi-arts venue.

  • Very hands on, someone with a 'can do' attitude

Role

  • Organise box office

  • Welcome the public, deal with complaints

  • Look after all staff 'on the floor' (bar, cleaners, gardeners, ushers, interns)

  • Cinema: check film displays, check the cinema is tidy and well presented at all times

  • Accessibility: look after people with access issues

  • Check Posters

  • Volunteers. Undertake relevant staff training

  • Closing and opening the venue

Please email your CV and covering letter to Luna at: lunnaska@kaitogroup.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 28 February 2017

Marketing Manager

Depot, Lewes

£25,000-£27,000 per annum

Depot is a new Independent 3-Screen Cinema, restaurant/café and educational centre. We are now looking for an experienced, highly creative and resourceful Marketing Manager with at least 3-5 years experience in creating proven, successful marketing campaigns for an independent cinema or large mulit-arts, preferably at pre-launch stage.

The charity behind the project, aims to create a venue that serves as a focal point for the local cultural community, not only in the area of film but through a wider range of art forms.

The cinema will feature an innovative programme of contemporary and classic films plus special events, guest speakers and education workshops. The plans for the Depot are two-fold; to serve the needs of the local community and to look further afield for exciting collaborative opportunities.

Marketing Manager Role

This is a varied and exciting role you will be required to promote and deliver the entire launch campaign strategies and ongoing marketing. You will also be responsible for preparation of all internal and external communications – including press releases, biographies, synopsis and background information for the media on films and cultural programmes as well as thoroughly researching, briefing and managing the organisations spokespeople for all media liaison and interviews. You will ideally have built up a comprehensive list of directors and actors as contacts for Q&A sessions.

Marketing Manager remit

  • Create and develop Depot’s launch marketing campaign
  • Create and develop all marketing and promotional campaigns for upcoming programmes
  • In-house designer for all promotional material and other
  • Upkeep of website
  • Upkeep of social media
  • Communications
  • Liaising with press
  • Responsible for all public relations
  • Organising events
  • Reporting to and working with the Creative Director

Essential skills and qualities

  • Familiar with Word Press
  • Strategic forward planning budget
  • Able to proof read accurately
  • Familiar with cinema system software
  • Energetic, positive, creative lateral thinker
  • Creative ideas person, able to work to completion autonomously but also incorporate, disseminate constructive input from directors when needed

Essential background

  • To have had total control as marketing manager or director for a cinema, large arts venue or theatre
  • Existing contact list
  • Budgetary strategising expertise

You will be joining a passionate team of directors who are dedicated to presenting an exciting programme of film, fine art, and local events to the area.

Depot is based in the Historic town of Lewes, East Sussex

The Marketing Manager role is for a January start allowing for the successful post holder's notice period. Apply with CV and covering letter for an initial discussion and further information on the role. Thank you for your interest.

Please email your CV and covering letter to Luna at: lunnaska@kaitogroup.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 6pm on Tuesday 28 February 2017

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