Audience Development Assistant

Picturehouse Cinemas


Salary: £25,000 (pro-rata)

Picturehouse Cinemas are looking for an Audience Development Assistant to join their team.

About Picturehouse

Picturehouse Cinemas operate 26 cinemas across the UK, release around six films per year through Picturehouse Entertainment and distribute alternative content to cinemas around the world.

Picturehouse’s neighborhood cinemas present a diverse programme; ranging from blockbusters to independent, foreign-language, documentary and kids’ films, as well as live broadcasts from the world’s best arts venues, such as the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Bolshoi Ballet and New York Met Opera. Food and drink are integral parts of the experience here at Picturehouse with Cafés, Bars and Restaurants in many of the venues, making each cinema an exciting social hub within the communities.

We believe cinema can change lives and broaden perspectives. Catering to a diverse and inclusive audience is part of our DNA. We know that our communities make us, and we champion films made for all ages, backgrounds and walks of life, knowing that the best kind of cinema is made for all.

Picturehouse Cinemas are a stand-alone division of Cineworld PLC.


To work with the Audience Development Team and external agency Dark Matter on developing connections with a range of audiences. The role will involve working on a number of initiatives, but a particular focus will be on engaging with Black audiences and supporting the U25 campaign, aimed at young people aged 16-25.

We are looking for a confident and hard-working individual with excellent communication and partnership building skills who is passionate about film and driven by meaningful community engagement. Commitment to our mission to diversify the Picturehouse audience/experience and a knowledge of and interest in Black Culture and in reaching young adults is essential.

This is a part time role working 20 hours per week during office hours, Monday to Friday. Some working time will be spent at the Picturehouse Cinemas as required. Days will be agreed with the Audience Development Manager, the line manager, for this role.

We offer a salary of £25,000 (pro-rata) plus bonus opportunities and the ‘Picturehouse Staff Package’


The Audience Development Assistant is based at Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd, 7th Floor, St Vincent House, 30 Orange Street, London, WC2H 7HH.


Please read the full job description here:

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to with “Audience Development Assistant” in the subject line by Friday 22nd October 2021.

The closing date for this position is 22/10/2021 at 23:59

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