All current vacancies

Projectionist

Picturehouse NMeM, Bradford

£9.50 per hour

Picturehouse NMeM is a 3 screen cinema based at the National Media Museum in Bradford.

We show a diverse programme of films, ranging from quality blockbusters in our digital IMAX screen to independent, classic, foreign-language and art-house in our other screens, Pictureville and Cubby Broccoli. The cinema also shows live HD broadcasts of productions from world-class arts venues, such as the New York Metropolitan Opera and the Bolshoi Ballet, theatre productions such as the Royal Shakespeare Company Live from Stratford-upon-Avon and National Theatre Live, art exhibitions and filmmaker Q&As.

Picturehouse NMeM is part of Picturehouse Cinemas who operate 23 cinemas across the UK and are a stand-alone division of Cineworld PLC.

The successful candidate should have at least 2 years' experience as a projectionist working in a D-Cinema operation with a rapid turnover of content.

Picturehouse NMeM is the main venue for the Widescreen Weekend and Yorkshire Games Festival and we also regularly host live events, such as Conferencing, Director/Panel Q&As and multimedia events - you should be comfortable providing technical support for these, including working with non-cinema AV sources as well as sound and lighting desks.

Experience in the preparation, presentation and despatch of 35mm and 70mm film would be useful.

For full details including how to apply, download the job description.

The deadline for applications is end Monday 23rd January 2017.

Cinema Technician

Rich Mix, London

£9.20 per hour

Rich Mix are recruiting a Cinema Technician.

As part of the Rich Mix projection team, you will be required to undertake all aspects of digital film presentation, including preparation, rehearsal and screening. You will also assist with private hires, conferences, and special events that take place in the cinema and require technical assistance.

Additionally you will be responsible for the first line maintenance of all projection systems and associated equipment.

You will ensure that the highest quality of presentation is achieved and maintained for all visitors to the Rich Mix Cinema and associated attractions.

Download a full job description here.

To apply, please send your CV along with a one page cover letter to Lucy Knight at recruitment@richmix.org.uk. Please ensure you include CINEMA TECHNICIAN in the subject heading of your email.

Or you can send your application by post to:

Lucy Knight
Rich Mix
35 -47 Bethnal Green Road
London
E1 6LA
LonL35-47 Bethna

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 27 January 2017

General Manager

The Castle Cinema, London

c. £24,000 depending on experience

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

We’ve created a beautiful armchair-filled cinema with an equally beautiful bar, which will serve great drinks, snacks, and hot food (cooked independently). We are passionate about great films and memorable experiences, and we want a trip to The Castle to be outstanding in both. We also want to support the brilliant community around Chatsworth Road by offering a varied schedule of wider events.

This role is vital to the new cinema’s success and a tremendous opportunity to create something very special - as a small business the right candidate will be working alongside the two co-founders to ensure the experience and venue is appealing, memorable and profitable.

Download a full job description here.

Please send CVs and cover letters to: jobs@thecastlecinema.com and include “General Manager” in the subject line

The closing date for applications is 29 January 2017

Part Time Marketing Assistant

Hackney Picturehouse, London

£9.27 per hour (28 hours per week, 6 month contract)

Hackney Picturehouse are recruiting for a part-time Marketing Assistant to assist the Marketing Manager in raising the profile of the cinema to local and London-wide audiences and to help maintain the high levels of communication during a busy time of year and as new project are being undertaken.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about cinema, films and events who can really engage with our audience and local communities across London. Strong communication skills are essential as is the ability to use Social Media to find new audiences and attract them to the cinema.

This is a temporary role for 6 months. The successful candidate will have marketing experience in the retail, leisure or entertainment sectors.

Click here to download a full job description.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@picturehouses.co.uk with "Marketing Assistant, Hackney Picturehouse" in the subject line.

Interviews will take place on 26th January 2017, and the successful candidate will start as soon as possible but ideally needs to be in post by the 15th February 2017.

The closing date for applications is the end of 20 January 2017

Industry Assistant FLARE

BFI, London

£20, 835 per annum

The focus of our festivals team is the delivery of both our festivals to the highest possible standard, for the benefit of filmmakers, audiences and film culture in general.

Supporting the Senior Industry Coordinator, the successful candidate will carry out day to day duties in the running of the Industry Office and Delegate Centre, including the setting up and maintenance of delegates database, mail-outs, production of delegate passes, recording financial information and doing basic accounts.

With some knowledge and experience of the film industry, the successful candidate will also have excellent computer skills, including some experience of Filemaker Pro. With previous office administration experience, you will have good organisational skills with the ability to manage and meet deadlines.

The post will be based at BFI Southbank (nearest station Waterloo).

You will enjoy benefits such as the BFI pension scheme, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

For further information including a Job Pack, please click here.

To apply please visit https://bfijobsandopportunities.bfi.org.uk/.

The post holder must be available to start the week commencing 13 February 2017.

If you have any questions or want to discuss the post please contact Jack Casey, Senior Industry Coordinator on jack.casey@bfi.org.uk

Interviews will be held on 27th January 2017.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on 20 January 2017

Part-time Projectionist

Close-Up Film Centre, London

£10 per hour

Close-Up is looking to recruit a part-time projectionist to work alongside our head-projectionist to provide cinema projection, film handling and associated services for our public programmes and private events.

You will need to demonstrate good projection skills, including digital cinema and video projection work, 35mm changeover and 16mm film. Experience of art house and experimental cinema would also be a distinct advantage. To be successful in this role, you will need good interpersonal skills to be able to communicate clearly with filmmakers and private clients.

Close-Up occupies a unique space within London’s cultural scene, operating independently of institutions and public funding; as such the role would suit someone with a passion for film and visual arts who is looking for an active part in the early stages of a grassroots organisation.

Please note, the workload is event driven and will typically be evening and weekend shifts though this will also include daytime private hires.

More info: www.closeupfilmcentre.com

Applications and enquiries to be sent to info@closeupfilmcentre.com


The closing date for applications is 6pm on Friday 20 January 2017

Part-time Duty Manager

Shortwave Cinema, London

£9.35 per hour (15-20 hours with at least one weekend shift)

About Us.

Shortwave Cinema is an independent 52 seat cinema, bar, and café located in Bermondsey Square, SE1.

We show a mix of ‘mainstream’ films alongside smaller, independent films, as well as hosting film festivals throughout the year and catering for all sorts of events; from album launches to film premieres.

The Role.

As a Duty Manager, you will support the General Manager in operating a successful and profitable business by always maintaining high standards, and driving excellent standards of customer service through leading & developing the team. You will be responsible for running shifts, cinema operation, dealing with event enquiries and ensuring that the business is always run smoothly and securely.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are searching for someone from a cinema, 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.

You would also need to have

  • Great leadership skills and mountains of personality
  • Excellent experience leading teams to success, motivating and coaching others
  • A passion for customer service, hospitality and people
  • Right to work in the UK (with proof)

We would ideally like you to have

  • Good knowledge of cinema operation (ingesting, testing & projecting DCP and other formats)

It would be great if you also had

  • Personal alcohol licence

What next?

If you meet at least the first set of criteria and would like to be considered for the role then please get in touch by sending your CV to events@shortwavecinema.com and we’ll take it from there.

Please note that due to an expected high number of applications we will only respond to successful applicants, we will aim to respond within 7 days.

The closing date for applications is 5 February 2017

Marketing & Programme Assistant

Number 8, Pershore

£17,000 - £18,000 (dependent on experience)

Number 8 arts centre in Pershore is recruiting for a Marketing and Programme Assistant to support the work of the Programme Manager in the areas of marketing and programme administration. Number 8 is a thriving community arts centre offering a vibrant programme of film, live events (including music, theatre and dance), events beamed in via satellite, art and crafts exhibitions and creative courses. The centre also includes a busy coffee bar and spaces to hire.  A registered charity Number 8 is governed by a Board of Trustees and managed by a small team of paid staff and over 200 volunteers. 

The post holder will support the Programme Manager across the full range of Number 8’s marketing and communications activity and with the administration of Number 8’s programme of events and activities.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

For further details and to download, a job description, person specification and an application form see www.number8.org/downloads or contact Harriet at admin@number8.org

Interviews of successful candidates will take place on Wednesday 8 February.

The closing date for applications is 9AM on Monday 30 January 2017

Finance Manager

Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle

£24,000

We are looking for a Finance Manager to manage the day to day running of the Finance Department of the Tyneside Cinema and Tyneside Cinema Bar Café. This will cover production of monthly management accounts, cashflow forecasting, annual budgeting, ensuring rigorous financial management and the timely submission of VAT, HMRC and other statutory reporting.

The Finance Manager will work closely with the Senior Management Team providing insight and analysis in a number of areas such as daily/weekly trading reviews, cost management, return on investment and profitability analysis.

How to apply:

Please download the job description and complete an application form and an Equality and Opportunity Monitoring form from our website here: https://www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/about-us/jobs/finance-manager - and email it to: recruitment@tynesidecinema.co.uk with ‘Finance Manager’ in the subject line.

Alternatively you can post your application form to: Recruitment, Tyneside Cinema, 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG

Interviews will take place 31st January. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The closing date for applications is 19 January 2017

Curator - Stills, Posters & Designs (8 months Maternity cover)

BFI, Berkhamsted

£35,313 - £41,313

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 Curator - Stills, Posters and Designs will document, develop, research and be responsible for the physical care of the BFI's collection of stills, posters, designs and museum objects. The role will ensure that the collections are embedded within the BFI's cultural programme. While the job involves special responsibility for the BFI National Archive's collections of stills, posters and designs, the post-holder will also work closely with colleagues across other parts of the Special Collections (Scripts, Documents & Ephemera) to assist with and advise upon conservation, exhibition and loans.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with a recognised archive, museum or conservation qualification or equivalent experience. 

You will be based at the BFI National Archive at Berkhamsted (the nearest train station is Berkhamsted).  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 information including the job pack, please click here.

To apply please visit the BFI Job and Opportunities website: https://bfijobsandopportunities.bfi.org.uk/

First interviews will be held Thursday 2nd February 2017 (start date of role February/March 2017).

The closing date for applications is before midnight on Sunday 22nd January 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 14 February 2017

Food and Beverage Manager

Depot, Lewes

£25,000-£30,000 per annum

Depot is a new Independent 3-Screen Cinema, restaurant/café and educational centre based in Lewes.

Depot’s stunning new Restaurant and café are now looking for an experienced Food and Beverage Manager who has F&B Management experience plus responsibility for training & recruitment in a large, busy restaurant.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly experienced F&B Manager to be part of an exciting new venue. The successful post holder will have responsibility for the day to day running of this unique restaurant providing a high quality experience for our customers and becoming a key component in the venue’s successful establishment in the area.

Download a full job description here.

Please email your CV and covering letter to Luna: 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

Please only apply if you are currently permanently residing in the UK.

The closing date for applications is 14 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 a qualified Front of House Manager who has experience as such in an independent cinema or multi-arts venue.

This is an opportunity for an experienced Front of House Manager to take responsibility for the practical and smooth running of the venue, from pre-launch stage, to transforming into a prominent establishment in the area. The successful post holder will be interacting with the public and staff.

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

Please only apply if you are currently permanently residing in the UK.

The closing date for applications is 14 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 venue, preferably at pre-launch stage.

This is a varied and exciting role you will be required to promote and deliver the entire launch campaign strategies and all 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 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.

Essential background

  • Experienced marketing manager or director with total control of all marketing campaigns for a cinema, large arts venue or theatre, preferably from launch stage onward
  • Marketing Manager Role

  • 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 and organising all events

Essential Skills and Qualities

  • Familiar with cinema system software
  • Budgetary strategising
  • Energetic, positive, creative lateral thinker
  • Creative ideas person, able to work to completion autonomously but also incorporate, disseminate constructive input from directors when needed

You will ideally have built up a comprehensive list of directors and actors as contacts for Q&A sessions

About the Cinema

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.

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

Apply with CV and covering letter for an initial discussion and further information on the role.

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

The closing date for applications is 14 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.

Doc/Player Coordinator

Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield

£15,000 - £20,000 pro rata

The Doc/Player Coordinator (formerly Marketplayer) will work closely with the Films and Marketplace teams to showcase the best new documentaries via the Doc/Fest’s fully digitised film library, offering one of the best platforms in the world to promote documentaries seeking sales, distribution and screening opportunities. You will communicate directly with filmmakers to ensure they have the tools necessary to make the best of their Festival experience before, during, and post-Festival. You will collect all content for online and offline use from these filmmakers, including collating information for the printed Doc/Player Guide, and will give marketing support to all contributing films. You will also work with the Events team to host events to welcome Festival delegates to the Doc/Player, and encourage them to visit the dedicated space during Doc/Fest and the Doc/Player’s online home for three months following the Festival.

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.

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

The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 25 January 2017

Operations Manager

Encounters Festival, Bristol

£21,000 (pro-rata)

The festival is looking for an events professional to manage all elements of the festival programme delivery including; programme administration, pre-selection process, print transport and ticketing and delegate pass systems, submission process, filmmaker communication, rights and permissions and managing screening events throughout the year. This role will work collaboratively with the Marketing Manager, and support the Festival Director in the delivery of the Festival, and the management and development of delivery systems and processes in place.

Full time contract (3 month probation, 1 year review)
Core office hours: 9am – 5.30pm (some evenings and weekends particularly during the period of the festival, Good availability and flexibility during the festival delivery month of August is essential)

Full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

Apply with CV and Cover letter by Jan 23rd to info@encounters-festival.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 23 January 2017

Marketing Manager

Encounters Festival, Bristol

£21,000 (pro-rata)

Encounters Festival is seeking to recruit a permanent Marketing Professional to manage and deliver all of the marketing activity for the 2017 Festival. Core responsibilities will include developing, managing and coordinating all marketing and promotion for the annual festival, call for entries and other year round activities, alongside managing select events during the festival period. This post will develop, manage and oversee creative, innovative ways of communicating with different audiences, maintaining the Encounters Festival brand across all channels. This position will work collaboratively with the small Festival Team with some supervisor responsibilities for interns and volunteers, and act as Festival ambassador developing the Festival’s profile within regional, national and international networks.

Full time contract (3 month probation, 1 year review)
Core office hours: 9am – 5.30pm (some evenings and weekends particularly during the period of the festival, Good availability and flexibility during the festival delivery month of August is essential)

Full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

Apply with CV and Cover letter by Jan 23rd to info@encounters-festival.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 23 January 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

Theatrical Sales Executive

Dogwoof, London

Competitive

Looking for an ambitious Theatrical Sales Executive to join the Dogwoof team at an exciting moment of growth for the company.  We are looking for a go-getter with strong sales skills, who is ready to be part of the world's leading documentary sales and distribution company. You need to have a genuine passion for cinema documentaries and be a team player.  

You will be joining a truly international company and working primarily with the UK team, but also developing international cinema partnerships.

You need to have strong existing relationships with UK cinema programmers and a track record of working with independent / art-house titles. 

More further details please visit the Dogwoof website: http://dogwoof.com/jobs/

To apply, please respond to recruitment@dogwoof.com with your CV and explain why you are suitable for the role.

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2017

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