Festival Producer

UK Jewish Film

London

Salary: £34,000 - £38,000 per annum

UK Jewish Film is looking for a Festival Producer to join their team.

About the Role

UK Jewish Film seeks an experienced and highly organised Festival Producer with a minimum of 3 years’ experience  managing complex production and/or operations for film festivals, venues or arts/cultural organisations. We are looking for a self-starter with initiative, understanding and experience of events managements, ability to plan and to manage our year-round office and administration, as well as the confidence to manage and develop a team.

Hours: Full time (3 days per week from London office)

Key Job Purpose

Management and administration of the following:

  • Film Festival – Production
  • Finances and accountancy/governance processes
  • Office
  • Online screenings/On Demand platform
  • Film transport and certification
  • Membership

See the full job description on our website.

Person Specification

Required

  • Outstanding organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, balance multiple priorities, and work fast and effectively under pressure
  • Experience of, or aptitude to understand, technical processes for online film exhibition and creation/delivery of film materials for cinemas.
  • Experience of working with and analysing numbers, using excel spreadsheets, and managing finances and budgets.
  • Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with cinemas, technical staff and a range of stakeholders from sponsors to distributors.
  • Experience of planning and communicating plans effectively to others
  • Experience of coordinating logistics for visiting cultural/event guests
  • Experience of producing or managing complex film or cultural events
  • Experience of dealing with website developers or working on website build projects
  • Experience or aptitude for learning to use and manage content management systems
  • Experience of working on finance management documents, creating or monitoring budgets
  • Ability to work as a supportive team member
  • Excellent IT skills especially Microsoft Office programmes (used via Apple Mac)
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Willingness to work some unsocial hours, including weekends in and around the film festival period.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the cultural and education aims of UK Jewish Film

Desirable

  • Degree level education or equivalent
  • Experience of dealing with accountants, audits and delivering documents in compliance with the requirements of Charities Commission and Companies House
  • Experience of managing administrative and IT aspects of a small office
  • Enthusiasm and demonstrable interest in cinema and Jewish life and culture
Applications

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to: michael.etherton@ukjewishfilm.org

The closing date for this position is 26/06/2022 at 23:59

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