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Film Programme Manager – Shorts/Global Exhibition

British Council, London

£25,758 to £32,463 pro rata

The British Council was founded to create ‘a friendly knowledge and understanding’ between the people of the UK and wider world by making a positive contribution to the countries we work with, and in doing so making a lasting difference to the UK’s international standing, prosperity and security. The programmes we use to do this are wide-ranging and cover the arts, education, English, science and society.

The Arts

Our UK Arts team works with the British Council’s global network of offices to achieve significant impact and change by finding new ways of connecting and seeing each other through the arts. Our team in the UK has three main groupings: We have six art form teams; three cross-disciplinary teams; and three country-specific teams in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our aim is to see stronger creative sectors across the world that are better connected with the UK.

We believe arts and culture are vital to prosperous, secure societies, and that offering international cultural connections and experiences strengthens their resilience. We are uniquely able to make a difference thanks to our extensive and diverse networks in the UK and internationally, enabling us to respond to the individual context of each place we work in

The Team

In the Film team we use our connections and understanding of the UK contemporary Film and media sector to advise and support our international colleagues on working with Film within cultural relations programmes and provide a link to the UK. Together we develop projects to encourage showcasing, collaboration and professional exchange. We work in partnership with filmmakers and other film professionals to build relationships between the filmmaking, film sales, exhibition, and film education communities in the UK and around the world. 

The Opportunity

We have an excellent opportunity for an energetic and creative film professional to join our team for a period of 9 months maternity cover with a possible extension to 12 months. The successful candidate will work to ensure the development, implementation and management of high-quality, strategic Film programmes which add value to the UK Film sector, meet specific regional requirements, and support the British Council’s cultural relations objectives by providing specialist expertise to British Council offices overseas. 

This is a part time role – 3.5 days per week - so will very much suit someone who wants to maintain their industry links. 

For full details including a role profile and link to apply, please click here.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 2nd April 2017.

Gallery & Administration Assistant

Four Corners, London

£19,000 per annum

Four Corners is a learning, production and exhibition centre for film & photography that supports talent and participation at all levels. Four Corners has been based in East London for over 40 years, and is well recognised for its
delivery of film production and training opportunities.

We are offering a position for new entrants to creative media or people seeking to develop a career in arts administration and marketing.

The job will give an opportunity to gain an understanding and insight into a range of areas of Four Corners’ activities including training, professional development and production for the film, television and photographic sectors, gallery exhibition, and arts marketing and administration.

For a full person specification and job description, click here.

To apply, please send a covering letter along with your CV to

The deadline for applications is 6pm on Monday 17th April 2017.

Web & Digital Marketing Coordinator

Dogwoof, London

Salary dependent on experience

Dogwoof is currently seeking a Web & Digital Marketing Coordinator to join its marketing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing social media strategies and managing all websites, in line with business goals.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Measuring social media campaigns: A key aspect of your role will be to measure the success of campaigns. This will involve detailed analysis of which updates drive the most engagement, how this is affecting sales and what sort of feedback the audience is providing.
  • Managing all Dogwoof websites: You will be responsible for ensuring all Dogwoof websites are completely up to date, and content is current, fresh, and changing according to whichever events take place.
  • Coordinating Facebook and Twitter accounts for Dogwoof brand and individual films
  • Sourcing and developing great content: You will need to know what interests your audience and how you can grab their attention and make them listen. As well as this, you will have to create fantastic content yourself.
  • Understanding and using data / running online ads / creating SEO strategy.
  • Monitoring trends: You will monitor trends in the world of social media and identify any possible opportunities, paying an active interest in the wider social environment, and be able to develop appropriate responses.
  • Optimising tags, on our feeds, sharing sites like YouTube/Flickr and search engines through copywriting, creative & keyword optimisation & buzz pocket mining.
  • Building and maintaining our content distribution network by way of social media channels
  • Analysing campaigns and translating anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising the social media campaigns.

Skills & experience required:

  • A thorough and in-depth understanding of Digital Marketing and Social Media gained within a media company/agency
  • Ability to demonstrate effective PPC optimisation techniques, and experience of creation, administration, and reporting of PPC campaigns across all channels
  • Strong understanding of SEO practices and optimisation tactics
  • Experience of Google AdWords and Google Analytic
  • Creative use of Adobe Photoshop or InDesign
  • Ability to coordinate the planning, production and analytics of all email communications to customers via Mailchimp
  • Experience of creating content for various channels including web, email and digital marketing
  • Experience of managing multiple social media channels and accounts including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram

How to apply: If you think this is a job for you, e-mail Susan ( and explain what it is you can bring to the Dogwoof team and why you are the perfect candidate. Please attach your CV.

The closing date for applications is Monday 10 April 2017.

BFI Future Film Steering Group Committee Member volunteers

BFI Future Film, London


The Future Film Steering Group is a voluntary collaborative programme between young filmmakers and film enthusiasts that helps to support the production and delivery of the BFI Education Department’s Future Film programme aimed at 16 — 25 year olds. The programme is made up of three key elements: Future Film Recommends is our series of weekly screenings; Future Film Labs is our programme of monthly events for young filmmakers; and the Future Film Festival is our annual festival celebrating young filmmakers.

Successful applicants will need to be available each Tuesday 17:30-19:00 and for each relevant event day over an initial period of approximately 12 weeks long.

For more information about the various teams on the Steering Group (Production, Event, Film Programming and Criticism) and to apply please visit:

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 28 March 2017

Head of Customer Service

Picturehouse Cinemas, London

c.£30,000 pa depending on experience

Picturehouse Cinemas are now looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Head of Customer Service to lead the team in our established central booking centre for Picturehouse Cinemas and to develop a comprehensive Customer Service Strategy for the company across our sites.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' experience managing a team in a fast-paced customer service environment, ideally with previous work in a central service.

Please note there is a requirement to work 40 per week over any of the seven days with regular work at evenings and weekends.

For more information please download a job description here.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to with 'Head of Customer Service' in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2017

Film Administration and Events Assistant

HOME, Manchester

£19,000 – £21,000 pro rata (20 hours per week)

HOME Manchester are looking for a Film Administration and Events Assistant who will become a key member of our Film team. Our ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, organised and pro-active individual, committed to producing film events of the highest quality.

For further information and to apply for this position, please visit the HOME website.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 5 April 2017

Events Manager

Picturehouse Central, London

£25,000 pa

Picturehouse Central is looking for an Event Manager to take prime responsibility under the General Manager to ensure high turnover rates of event enquiries into confirmation, as well as effective and professional quality event delivery, and ensuring consistently high profit margins.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and 'can do' Event Manager. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' events experience in the entertainment sector - preferably with West End knowledge and experience.

We are looking for a confident individual who has experience of delivering a range of occasions from one-off, high profile events to intimate parties and business conferencing.

For more information please download the job description here.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to with 'Event Manger, Central' in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2017

Assistant Manager - Maternity Cover

Duke of York's Picturehouse, Brighton

c. £23,000

Duke of York's Picturehouse is looking for an Assistant Manager (Maternity Cover) to manage the building and staff; taking responsibility for customer care and excellent Food & Beverage product and service standards. To prepare and show films and other content throughout the cinemas and to provide technical and maintenance support for the cinema.

The successful candidate will have at least 4 years' experience in the retail, leisure or entertainment sectors. Working knowledge of venue and shift management is key as is working with large teams in a customer service environment. Experience of working as a Projectionist is highly desirable as this role will often cover Projectionist shifts, however willingness to learn is essential.

For more information please download the job description here.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to with 'Assistant Manager, Duke of York's' in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is 28 March 2017

Bar Supervisor

City Screen Picturehouse, York

£8.70 per hour (35-40 hours per week)

City Screen Picturehouse is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Front of House team as a Bar Supervisor. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills, the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently and the passion to deliver the Picturehouse Experience every day. Experience of leading a small team is desirable.

Shifts include evening and weekends requiring the successful candidate to be flexible.

For more information download the job description here.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to with 'Bar Supervisor PH York' in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is 30 March 2017

Duty Managers

Everyman, Stratford-Upon-Avon

£15,000 - £20,000 pa pro rata


We are on the verge of opening a brand spanking new venue in the historic market town of Stratford-Upon-Avon! What’s more exciting is that we are on the hunt for Duty Managers to help us lead the team and delight our customers. If you are looking to play a part in an innovative and excitingly new concept then this is a great opportunity for you.


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 20 sites, Everyman are truly excited to be opening our 21st venue in the iconic Stratford-Upon-Avon.


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.


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.


• 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 50% discount on selected Sony products (T&Cs apply)


If you're interested and want to join our dynamic team, then please get in touch and send through your CV to

PLEASE NOTE! Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for applications is Friday 7 April 2017

Picture House Manager

Campbeltown Picture House, Campbeltown

c. £27,000 per annum depending on experience, plus performance related bonus

Campbeltown Picture House is one of the first purpose built cinemas in Scotland. Built in 1913 in Glasgow School Art Nouveau style and remodelled in 1935 in ‘atmospheric style’, the ‘A’ Listed Picture House is currently undergoing a £3.5 million restoration and redevelopment project.

The Picture House is a key cultural and social facility for the rural, coastal town of Campbeltown. Programming will include new release mainstream films, selected independent and specialist films, live and recorded ‘event cinema’ performances, touring and community drama and music performances, and hires of the facilities by a range of organisations from commercial companies through to private parties.

Find out more about the redevelopment of the Picture House here.

Picture House Manager role

We are looking for a dynamic, community focussed Manager who will be responsible for the overall management and relaunching of the Picture House, managing all operational issues relating to the venue including leading and motivating the staff team and ensuring that the Picture House develops as the key cultural and social hub for the Kintyre community and local businesses. The Picture House Manager will be responsible for ensuring that commitments made to funders of the restoration project are delivered, and for developing a broad range of partnerships within the town and Kintyre.

For further information, a full job description and details of how to apply, please contact: Ron Inglis, Project Manager - The Centenary Project at: or 07740 928420.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 7 April 2017

Technical Services Manager

QUAD, Derby

£23,000 per annum

QUAD is a registered independent charity, funded by Arts Council England and Derby City Council. We are 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 looking for a Technical Services Manager to assist the Head of Technical Services in the management of a multi-skilled Technical Services Team and to take the lead in the technical operations and services of events in QUAD and any other location as required, ensuring the highest possible standards at all times.

In house the 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.

This exciting opportunity would suit an individual with an entrepreneurial mind-set looking to work for a world class visual arts centre with a fast growing consultancy service. 

To find out more and to apply please visit the Derby QUAD website.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 11 April 2017

Marketing Coordinator

Light Cinemas, Sheffield

Negotiable (dependent on experience)

Light Cinemas (Sheffield) are looking for a Marketing Co-ordinator at their exciting new 9-screen cinema opening in April.

The Marketing Co-ordinator will report to the General Manager, and will support online marketing, media activity and event planning and promotion.

S/he will be a self-starter and team player, able to support audience development and partnership working.

Light Cinemas are all about comfort, quality, excellent customer service and inclusivity – so the co-ordinator will forge links with community groups, schools, charities and businesses to develop strands of business and enhance the Light Cinema experience.

The Co-ordinator will work with the General Manager to plan, advertise and host events and activities to a high standard to promote excellent service and engender customer loyalty.

The right candidate will be a confident copy-writer and proof-reader and adept at marketing via different channels, including print, media and social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

S/he will be IT literate and able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint to a high standard. 

S/he will be an excellent communicator and team player.

The ideal candidate will be flexible and able to work weekends and evenings when required.

How to apply:  Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you are a suitable candidate to:

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 24 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:

Please send CVs and cover letters and any questions to: 

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2017

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:

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): 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

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:

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

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