Events Coordinator (Maternity cover)

British Film Institute


Salary: £29,748 - £31,557 per annum

The BFI is seeking an Events Coordinator who is able to provide a high-level of production and event coordination for the BFI’s year round public programme and external clients hiring BFI venues.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support Head of Business Development and Production, Lead Events Producer and Events Producers by coordinating the delivery of events across the department’s cultural events and corporate hire events portfolio at BFI venues
  • Develop strong relationships with venue operations teams to ensure effective collaboration on event delivery
  • Work creatively under pressure and on your own initiative
  • A commitment to build our cultural drivers into everyday work and activities on a personal, team and organisational level, regularly referencing Our Cultural Handbook to inform and inspire.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Interest and curiosity in the ever-changing event landscape and the mixed programme of in-person and digital events
  • Demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and its practical application and integration in the work environment, in the programming and delivery of live events and in the operations of a public venue
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively with a proven ability to meet deadlines, including during busier periods
  • Able to generate and execute fresh ideas with a willingness to embrace change.

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

Fixed Term Contract: Maternity cover, July 2024 – March 2025
Hours: Full time

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.

Further information

Further details about the role, the BFI and our benefits can be found on our website.

First interviews will be held on Friday 7 June 2024 and Monday 10 June 2024.

The closing date for this position is 28/05/2024 at 23:59

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