All current vacancies

Workstation Assistant Manager

Showroom Workstation, Sheffield

£18,819 pa

Showroom Workstation are seeking an Assistant Manager to be responsible for ensuring that all tenants and visitors to the Workstation receive the highest level of customer care as possible and that the services we offer are exemplary.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to be the face of the Workstation as the post-holder will have direct involvement in the decisions made which affect how the Workstation is run on a day to day basis.

The Workstation Assistant Manager will have a pro-active approach to the role, developing a detailed knowledge of the sector and promoting our services to tenants and potential new clients at every opportunity.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Showroom Workstation's site.

Deadline for applications is 1pm on 14 June. Interviews will be held on 23 June 2016.

Head of Events - Picturehouse Central

Picturehouse Cinemas Limited, London


Picturehouse are seeking a Head of Events for their flagship West End cinema. They are looking for a confident individual with experience of delivering a range of occasions from one-off, high profile events to intimate parties and business conferencing.

The successful candidate will have at least 4 years’ events experience in the entertainment sector – preferably with West End knowledge and experience. Evidence of a can-do attitude, excellent people management skills and high performance must be demonstrated. Strong communication skills are essential as is the ability to multi-task and prioritise.

The successful candidate will have experience of marketing special events. Both the food and the beverage offering are an integral part of the experience here and a passion for and/or experience of an F&B offering is also desirable.

For full details of the role, please download the job description.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to with “Head of Events, Central” in the subject line.

Deadline for applications is 3 June 2016.

Guest and Event Coordinator

BFI, London

£22,968 - £26,871

The BFI is seeking a Guest and Event Coordinator to be responsible for providing exemplary production and event coordination for BFI Stephen Street external clients hiring BFI venues. 

Your focus will be on maximising the potential of the spaces as both a source of revenue for the BFI and an opportunity for the BFI to strengthen existing, and develop new, cultural and business relationships.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a similar environment and be educated to a degree level. You will be proactive and have a customer focused approach whilst working in a team and high pressure environments. Excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills are essential as well as the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit the BFI's site.

Deadline for applications is 30 May 2016. Interviews will be held week commencing 6 June 2016.

Development Manager

Into Film, London

£34,000 - £36,000

Initially fixed term to 31/03/17 with expectation of extension to 31/03/20, subject to funding confirmation later this financial year.

Into Film are seeking a new Development Manager, a central role in supporting the achievement of income targets for the organisation and works closely with colleagues across Into Film to implement our development and fundraising strategy.

They will also contribute to effective knowledge gathering and sharing about the Into Film programme and our target audience to support development of funding bids and relationships with external organisations that enable us to deliver and sustain our work. 

You will need the following:

  • experience of fundraising in the cultural or education sector and an understanding of the opportunities and challenges of the public, private and third sectors;  
  • proven ability of securing funding from trusts and foundations, statutory and/or corporate donors;  
  • strong research and bid writing skills and experience of writing detailed project reports to funders and of working to financial targets; and
  • experience of sponsorship would be beneficial, as would a love of film!

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Into Film's website.

Deadline for applications is 9am on 6 June 2016. Interviews will be held on 9 June 2016.

Freelance Music Promoter

Rich Mix, London

£600 per month

Rich Mix are seeking a Freelance Music Promoter to build on its rapidly growing reputation for live music, and efforts to become the destination venue for live music in London.

The following skills and experience are essential.

  • Experience working in live music.
  • An interest in Rich Mix.
  • Great contacts.
  • Drive, creativity and imagination.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with experience of copy-writing and proof-reading.
  • Experience creating e-newsletters (ideally using Dotmailer).
  • Strong Photoshop and In-Design skills.
  • Knowledge of website and social media management and analytics.
  • Experience working with promoters, agents and artists.
  • An ability to perform well under pressure and work to deadlines.
  • A highly organised and self-motivated team player. 
  • A positive can do attitude and a flexible approach.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Rich Mix's site.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 2 June 2016. Interviews will be held on 9 June 2016.

Marketing Assistant

The Ambassadors, Woking

As part of a dynamic and respected marketing team, The Ambassadors are seeking a proactive and creative individual to contribute ideas and practical support to aid the Marketing Department in the effective implementation of marketing campaigns.

The following skills and experience are required.

  • An organised, methodical approach to work.
  • Good IT skills and aptitude.
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work on own initiative.
  • A confident disposition, calm under pressure, with a good sense of humour.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • An exceptional team player.
  • A desire to gain experience in and develop a career in the arts industry.
  • Some experience of a marketing environment.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit The Ambassadors' site.

Deadline for applications is 2 June 2016.

Communications Manager

Film and Video Umbrella, London

£25,000 - £29,000 pa

This is an exciting opportunity to continue to grow the organisation’s profile and to implement innovative marketing and audience development strategies for each new artists’ film commission that we produce.

The role is to maintain and grow FVU’s audiences, and raise FVU’s external reputation, utilising online and traditional communications as well as managing FVU’s product lines.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Film and Video Umbrella's site.

Deadline for applications is 12pm 31 May 2016.

Film Hub North Manager (maternity cover)

Film Hub North, Sheffield

£32,000 pa pro rata

The Film Hub North Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of Film Hub North’s business plan and is the main representative regionally and nationally. The post holder is responsible for the implementation, management and delivery of Film Hub North activity, fulfilling Showroom Workstation’s role as Film Hub Lead Organisation.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to development of Film Hub North’s business and activity plans with a view to securing Lottery funding from the BFI beyond March 2017.  As the lead for Film Hub North this post includes project and budget management and stakeholder liaison.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Showroom Workstation's site.

Deadline for applications is 1pm on 20 June 2016. Interviews will take place on 7 July 2016.

Trusts & Grants Manager

Barbican, London

£36,560 pa

Barbican are looking to recruit a Trusts & Grants Manager to join a thriving Development department.

The successful candidate will have a substantial and proven track record of raising money from trusts, foundations and other grant makers as well as statutory funders.Their enthusiasm and passion for the arts will be matched by their ability to successfully identify, secure and steward major gifts across a range of projects and programme areas.

They will be skilled at writing compelling proposals and reports, managing budgets, working to deadlines and communicating effectively with colleagues, grant makers and senior volunteers.

The role will also line-manage the Trusts & Foundations Officer, so managerial experience would be beneficial. 

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Barbican's site.

Deadline for applications is 12pm on 3 June 2016.

Learning & Participation Manager

mac, Birmingham

£20,849 pa

mac are seeking a Learning & Participations Manager who will work closely with the Creative and Partnerships Director to meet the creative planning, programming, co-ordination and support needs of the producers for mac‘s learning and participation work. 

This will be in and across artistic genres through in-house courses and independent and programme related learning activities, and through outreach and community development programmes.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit mac's site.

Deadline for applications is 31 May 2016.

Deputy Sales and Box Office Manager

Worthing Theatres, Worthing

£22,937 - £27,123 pa

The Culture Department and Worthing Theatres are looking for a Deputy Box Office Manager. You will be dynamic, sales-driven and prioritise the customer experience above all else.

You must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in a Theatres Box Office managerial or supervisory role with experience of working on at least 3 different box office systems. You will have the skills and enthusiasm to constantly drive the Worthing Theatres box office service forward through fresh ideas and an inspirational management style.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Adur & Worthing Council's site.

Deadline for applications is 8 June 2016. Interviews will be held on 15 and 17 June 2016.

Theatres Finance Office Manager

Worthing Theatres, Worthing

£22,937 - £27,123 pa

Worthing Theatres and the Culture Department are looking for a Theatres Finance Office Manager with minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a financial role to join the Culture department. Ideally, you will have gained a thorough knowledge and understanding of theatre settlements and payments through your previous experience, including PRS, VAT and FEU tax.

Experience of working on an electronic financial management system would be preferable, although training with be provided; more importantly, you will be keen to take your experience in theatre finance to the next level by working with the Business Development Manager on Culture budgets.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Adur & Worthing Council's site.

Deadline for applications is 6 June 2016. Interviews will be held on 13 and 14 June 2016.

Nomad Cinema Volunteer

Nomad Cinema, various locations

The Nomad Cinema has launched its 2016 Season, and we're looking for volunteers throughout the summer. Each of our fantastic volunteers will join the Nomad (and our mascot Lewis The Camel!) on the road, helping us to run the Front of House.

Attributes we consider important to being a good volunteer are:

  • Customer focus and a friendly manner
  • Commitment and reliability
  • Common sense and good initiative
  • An interest in the charity work of The Sustainability Institute
  • Fluent English

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit the Nomad Cinema's site.

Deadline for applications is 12pm on 10 June 2016.

Part Time Film & Cinema Programmer (Maternity Cover)

JW3, London

£24,000 - £28,000 pa pro rata

JW3 has an exciting opportunity to join our Programming team. You will be responsible for developing and delivering an innovative, diverse and attractive year-round programme of cinema and film-related events and projects to reach a wide range of people and to help fulfil JW3’s Vision and Mission.

NB This is a part time role – 2.5 days per week and is a maternity cover role.

The following experience is essential.

  • A demonstrable understanding of the film and cinema scene in London and beyond.
  • A good track record of successful programming of film for diverse audiences.
  • A passion and appreciation for the cinema and a wide variety of film genres.
  • An appreciation of, and passion for, Jewish arts and culture.
  • Have the vision to programme one-off events as well as a series of themed events.
  • Have an understanding of how we can use cinema and film to achieve the wider objectives and vision of JW3.
  • Successfully working under pressure, with multiple demands and in a changing environment.
  • Successful management of programme or project budgets.
  • Building, developing and maintaining effective relationships with organisations or individual providers (e.g. educators, workshop facilitators, etc.).

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit JW3's site.

Deadline for applications is 30 May 2016.

Chief Executive Officer

Mitchell Arts Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

£37,500 pa pro rata

Mitchell Arts Centre’s Board of Trustees is looking for an exceptional individual to develop and manage the strategic, operational, financial and artistic success of the organisation, giving an excellent opportunity to engage in all aspects of arts management.

Leading the organisation you will communicate Mitchell Arts Centre’s vision clearly with stakeholders and be an effective advocate for the organisation.

This role would suit an experienced arts manager with demonstrable experience in the above mentioned areas.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Mitchell Arts Centre's site.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 3 June 2016.

Senior Technician

Regent Centre, Dorset

c. £20,000 - £25,000 pa

The Regent Centre is seeking a full-time Senior Technician to assist our Technical Stage  Manager. The ideal candidate will have excellent understanding of all aspects of technical theatre, strong communication skills and considerable proven experience working within a professional arts environment.

The following skills and experience are essential.

  • A minimum 5 years full time professional theatre experience. 
  • Proven lighting design skills. 
  • Good knowledge of theatre installations and technologies. 
  • Experience of programming, plotting and operation of ETC, EOS family consoles. 
  • Experience of rigging and patching lighting and sound systems. 
  • Experience of plotting and operation of analogue and digital sound desks. 
  • Knowledge of radio mics and live mixing. 
  • Practical experience of PAT testing as well as maintenance programmes of lighting, sound, AV and communications equipment and systems. 
  • ICT skills. 
  • A confident and friendly person with excellent communication skills. 
  • A person capable of leading a team and uphold the excellent reputation of the Regent Centre.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit the Regent Centre's site.

Deadline for applications is 31 May 2016.

Marcomms Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships & Industry

BFI, London

£22,968 - £26,871 pa

The BFI are looking for a Marcomms Coordinator for an exciting and wide-ranging communications role working across our busy Marketing and Press teams, supporting the BFI's corporate and industry marketing and communications.

In particular the role will support marketing and communications delivery for Lottery funded activities and schemes including the BFI Film Fund, Education, Certification and the Research & Statistics Unit.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of providing effective support and administration to a busy marketing and communications team, with experience of managing extensive contact databases/stakeholder lists, combined with strong writing and verbal communication skills. Experience of organising events with limited supervision will also be required.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit BFI's site.

Deadline for applications is 30 May 2016.

Marketing Manager (maternity cover)

Norden Farm, Maidenhead


Norden Farm are seeking a Marketing Manager to cover maternity leave for an initial nine month period. The Marketing Manager, working with the Marketing Officer, will be expected to work in all areas of sales and marketing communications.

In addition, the Marketing Manager will work with non-marketing staff to promote other aspects of the organisation, including private and corporate membership schemes, room hire and the Café Bar.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Norden Farm's site.

Deadline for applications is 4pm on 31 May 2016. Interviews will take place week commencing 6 June 2016.

Pervasive Media Studio Producer

Watershed, Bristol

£27,000 - £30,000 pa

Watershed are looking for an ambitious Producer to join Watershed’s Creative Team for one year, to manage the Pervasive Media Studio, and support and extend the diversity of its community.

The Pervasive Media Studio hosts a brilliantly mixed community of artists, creative companies, technologists and academics exploring experience design and creative technology. It is a collaboration with UWE Bristol and University of Bristol. 

This maternity cover post allows us to reach out for some fresh thinking around how we create more inclusive talent development programmes and bring more people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds into the Studio, which we know will benefit all of our community. 

This Producer role requires a broad set of capabilities and experiences and we realise good candidates don’t always come fully formed. We will support the right candidate to develop their skills and professional practice.

For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit Watershed's site.

Deadline for applications is 12pm on 31 May 2016.

Festival Volunteers

Encounters Festival, Bristol


We are currently looking for enthusiastic and hard-working volunteers to help at the 2016 Encounters Festival.

We offer a variety of positions and roles, all providing valuable experience and exposure to those trying to break into the film, arts and events industries. Roles include guest liaison, marketing, ticketing, ushering, assisting festival staff, office work, event support and more.

The festival fosters a pro-active environment for volunteers, providing them with a free film showing of their choice and top of the range Encounters uniform!

If you would like the opportunity to get involved with the UK’s leading short film festival, running from 20-25th September 2016, please get in touch with us using the form available on:

We accept volunteer applications all year round for ongoing marketing activity, if you are interested in becoming a volunteer during the rest of the year please email  

The closing date for applications is Thursday 18th August 2016.

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