Festival Production Manager

BFI

London

Salary: £36,024- £42,570 per annum

Fixed term position from 24 June until 25 October 2019

The BFI is looking for a Festival Production Manager to work with to deliver the 63rd BFI London Film Festival from 2 – 13 October 2019.

Working closely with the BFI Festivals Producer, you will plan and run the Festival’s general programme cinema presentations and manage the overall logistics and workflow coordination at partner venues. You will lead on all operational processes, scheduling and team resource planning for non-Headline Festival cinema events, including guest talent arrangements and security requirements, ensuring that event production quality and customer experience are of the highest standard.

You will also support the senior management team in maintaining excellent relationships with high-level external stakeholders including Local Authority, film industry and venue partners, and will manage a team of temporary staff responsible for the effective running of the Festival.

You will have worked in film festival environments or related fields for at least three years, and will have experience of production management with a track record of delivering events within given time and budgetary requirements. You will also have demonstrable organisational and negotiation skills, with the ability to work under pressure, for long hours in key delivery periods, and have excellent people management skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of individuals.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in delivering Europe’s biggest film festival.

Based at BFI Southbank, you will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

For full details about the role and to apply, browse BFI opportunities.

First interviews will be held on Wednesday 8 May 2019.

The closing date for this position is 29/04/2019 at 23:59

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