Cinema Administration Assistant



Salary: £31,740 per annum

The Barbican is looking for a passionate and driven Cinema Administration Assistant to join their team.

About the organisation

The Barbican is an international arts, conference and education centre in the heart of the City of London. We are London’s Creative Catalyst for arts, curiosity and enterprise. Across our theatres, concert halls, cinemas, galleries, business venues and public and community spaces, we spark creative possibilities and transformation for artists, audiences, and communities – to inspire, connect and provoke debate. We are the place to be and a place where everyone is welcome. Our impact is felt far outside our walls and ripples beyond the experiences we offer – locally, nationally and internationally.

Barbican Cinema’s aim is to connect audiences with a curated programme of international films; from celebrated filmmakers to ground-breaking and underheard voices, from fiction, documentaries and animations to experimental and hybrid modes of cinema. Our programme ranges from thematic seasons and ongoing series to new release films, Screen Talks, film festivals, family screenings, collaborations with our colleagues in different artistic disciplines and event cinema of performing arts such as theatre and music productions.

We strive to be inclusive in everything we do, by providing platforms for the widest possible range of filmmakers from around the world, and ensuring we are an open, welcoming and accessible venue for all our audiences.

About the person

An exciting opportunity is available within the Cinema team, for passionate and driven Cinema Administration Assistant. This role is integral in providing the administrative support for the team in delivering our departmental and organisational objectives. There is a focus on administration and operations, including film distributors liaison and communication with internal and industry contacts.

Do you have excellent attention to detail, and demonstrable time management and organisational skills? Do you like working as part of a team in a dynamic operational role within a busy environment? Are you a natural communicator and with good writing skills? Does the prospect of working in a large arts venue setting and being part of a cinema team excite you?

If you have previous administrative experience, enjoy being responsible for smooth operations, a passion for teamwork and great customer service, then we want to hear from you. Some office-based work experience is essential.

The benefits

  • Starting Salary: £31,740 per annum (Inclusive of Inner London Weighting)
  • Job Type: Hybrid working
  • Annual Leave: 24 days leave (pro-rated) exclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension: A generous employers contribution
  • City Benefits: Access to discounts across the City of London corporation and various attractions

For more information, please download the job information pack.

How to apply

To apply please click the following link.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Creating an Inclusive Diverse workforce is very important to us, and we would like to encourage applications from persons of all cultural backgrounds to apply and join the Barbican Community.

We’re committed to increasing diversity of staff within the Barbican Centre. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic candidates for this job opportunity.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The closing date for this position is 18/04/2024 at 23:55

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