Festival Marketing Advisor x2

British Film Institute


Salary: £30,141 - £35,622 per annum

The BFI is seeking two Festival Marketing Advisors to join their Festivals team for the 66th BFI London Film Festival.

Fixed-Term Contract: 4 July to 19 October 2022

Key Responsibilities – Festival Marketing Advisor (Content and Partnerships)
  • To manage internal and external stakeholder relationships at a senior level, negotiating effectively to ensure relationships remain fruitful and friendly. Particularly key will be building a close and positive working relationship with the Festival team and LFF media partners.
  • Leading on copywriting for the LFF marketing materials and campaign, for a wide range of outputs and audiences – with a primary focus on BFI owned channels.
  • Overseeing the marketing delivery and project management of pre-screening materials across cinema and digital screenings and events.
Key Responsibilities- Festival Marketing Advisor (Advertising and Sales)
  • Managing internal and external stakeholder relationships – including media partnerships – at a senior level, negotiating effectively to ensure relationships remain fruitful and friendly.
  • Briefing, delivery and optimisation of LFF website content to ensure key information is presented in a timely, clear and engaging manner for all audiences.
  • Overseeing the delivery of the grassroots and outreach campaign, in close collaboration with audience development specialists, to raise awareness of the Festival programme for new audiences in London and around the UK.
Experience & Skills
  • Analysing audience behaviour and patterns across LFF website and owned channels, proactively sharing learnings and insights with the marketing team to optimise campaign tactics
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of UK and/or international film industry, and the role of film festivals
  • Extensive experience in delivering cross-channel campaigns, including advertising, copywriting and website production

In addition the BFI recognises that now more than ever there is a need for more tangible actions in response to racial inequality and/or disability. We support diversity and inclusion and strongly encourage applicants from our under-represented groups, who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.

As we continue to address underrepresentation and increase access to our opportunities, priority will be given to applicants who meet the minimum requirements and fall within our under-represented groups.

The role is predominantly based at BFI Southbank.


Further details about the post can be obtained by visiting the BFI website.

First interviews will be held on 9 & 10 June 2022

The closing date for this position is 20/05/2022 at 00:00

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