BFI NETWORK Outreach and Events Officer

Film Hub North


Salary: £26,000

Film Hub North is looking for a BFI NETWORK Outreach and Events Officer to join their team.

About Film Hub North

Film Hub North (FHN) is the largest of the film Hubs, and covers Cheshire, County Durham, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, Northumberland, North Lincolnshire, Tyne & Wear and Yorkshire. The FHN Membership is made up of over 270 organisations, ranging from multi-screen arts centres to festivals and community cinemas.

FHN provides funding, training and support for the film sector – with an emphasis on growing new audiences for British, international and independent film.

FHN delivers BFI NETWORK talent development activities to support local filmmakers at a grassroots level and nurture a new wave of creative talent in the North. We also lead a national Screen Heritage project on behalf of FAN, which promotes access to the rich collections held by the UK’s public film archives.

FHN is an innovative partnership between two of the main cultural independent cinemas in the UK: HOME and Showroom Workstation. The Hub team are based across the North in Manchester, Sheffield and Newcastle.

About the Role

This role is essential to the successful delivery of the FHN Talent Strategy across the North providing comprehensive event management and partnership development. Working closely with our two BFI NETWORK Talent Executives you will act as a first point of contact for all talent / project enquiries as well as overseeing and organising events and projects aimed at supporting filmmakers in the region.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team dedicated to discovering the most creative and distinctive new voices across the North of England.


Please read the full job description here.

Please complete the HOME Application Form telling us how you meet the Person Specification for this role and return with a completed Equal Opportunities questionnaire by email to:

You also have the option to submit a short up to 5-min video as an alternative to the application question 7- how you are suited to the role. Please make sure you cover how you meet the person specification in the video.

If you have access needs and require additional support in order to apply please get in touch by emailing:

Closing date: Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Interviews: Interview will take place on Wednesday, 11 May on Zoom and we will send you the list of questions in advance.

Further information: Appointment is subject to successful completion of an enhanced DBS Check which is carried out in line with HOME’s Child and Adults at Risk Safeguarding Policy and Fair Access to Employment Policy.

If you would like to discuss this role in advance of applying, please contact

The closing date for this position is 03/05/2022 at 23:59

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