Certification Coordinator

British Film Institute


Salary: £29,748 - £31,557 per annum

The BFI is looking for a Certification Coordinator to join their Certification Team.

The Certification Coordinator will provide proactive administrative support to the Certification Unit team across the Film, High-end Television, Animation Television, Children’s Television and Video Games sectors in relation to the Audio-visual expenditure credits (AVEC) and video games expenditure credits (VGEC).

Key responsibilities include:

  • To use and maintain the Nucleus database for the Certification Unit
  • To log and acknowledge applications and track all cases across the creative sectors
  • To maintain the Certification Unit Excel database; sharing information with approved key stakeholders; and providing appropriate statistical information on request
  • To assess and analyse straightforward applications under the Cultural Tests, according to the BFI’s process and to provide informed recommendations to the DCMS

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • An awareness of, and ability to understand, the British creative sector certification and Audio-visual expenditure credits (AVEC) and video games expenditure credits (VGEC) and its value to the Creative Industries and wider economy
  • Basic understanding of the film, television and video games production and development processes from development through to exhibition and/or supply
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels.
  • Experience of providing support and office management in a busy environment

A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found in the job description.

About the BFI

We are a cultural charity, a National Lottery distributor, and the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image. We believe society needs stories. Film, television and the moving image bring them to life, helping us connect and understand each other better. We share the stories of yesterday, search for the stories of today, and shape the stories of tomorrow.

At the BFI you’ll enjoy benefits such as excellent support for working parents, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and additional paid time off at Christmas), tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address under representation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are Black and Global Majority. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.

How to apply

For more information and to apply for the role, please go to our website.

First interviews will be held on 12 – 14 June 2024

The closing date for this position is 06/06/2024 at 23:59

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