Filmmaking Coordinator

Into Film

Various (London, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh or Salford)

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000

Into Film is looking for a Filmmaking Coordinator to join their team.

About Into Film

Into Film is the UK’s leading charity for film in education. We provide screen industry careers information and advice, support and inspire young filmmakers, and bring the power of moving image storytelling into classroom teaching. We work hard to live and breathe our values and strive to be an impactful, inclusive and inspirational organisation. We are fully committed to providing an inclusive, active listening culture that respects difference, in which staff are happy and proud to create a programme for the diverse society we work with.

Into Film operates a hybrid working policy with offices in London, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh and Salford. We are open to flexible working and offer staff a health plan.

Role summary

The Filmmaking Coordinator will be the key point of contact across all filmmaking activity under the Young Creatives programme and externally funded, face-to-face filmmaking projects as they arise.

Due to the nature of the role, occasional weekend and extended working hours are required, along with regular travel to designated regions and occasional travel elsewhere in the UK.

Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Team: Activation Team
Salary: £28,000 – £35,000 (GBP)
Location: Hybrid/United Kingdom – Hybrid working based at any of the Into Film offices

Main responsibilities

  • Be part of the project team leading filmmaking activity across the organisation, with direction from the Joint Head of Programmes, to devise and implement a delivery model, setting clear outcomes and striving to meet agreed targets and impacts.
  • Work with colleagues to coordinate the creation and promotion of filmmaking resources (for educators and young people), teacher training events and courses and regular competitions to stimulate filmmaking.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Marcomms to embed and promote the filmmaking offer across all communication channels, including social media.
  • Manage the Film of the Month (or similar) ‘always on’ competitions, partnership and themed competitions and the Into Film Awards filmmaking entries, ensuring the opportunity is well publicised, that entries are monitored and judged against with appropriate criteria and that the winners are used as inspiration for future competitions.
  • Work with colleagues to build partnerships with informal youth groups to stimulate and incentivise filmmaking.
  • As additional funding allows, reach underrepresented and underserved young people through organisations (including schools) to match with experienced filmmaking practitioners to deliver projects.
  • Under the direction of the Joint Heads of Programmes, devise Into Film’s filmmaking delivery model to include robust outcomes including learning outcomes.
  • Lead funder relationships, reporting on progress and producing a final evaluation report.
  • Work across the organisation (including fundraising team) to devise applications to trusts, foundations, charitable funders and input into corporate partnership proposals to expand Into Film’s offer for young people and filmmaking.
  • Contribute to the development of Filmmaking ‘Hub’ pages (one for educators one for young people) on our website and maintain content on these pages to keep them fresh, relevant and up to date.
  • Select and curate youth made filmmaking content for an annual showreel highlighting a range of diverse, representative stories.
  • Add youth made films to IF+ Into Film Shorts YouTube channel, other online platforms and submit films to appropriate international youth film festivals.
  • Utilise CRM to input and analyse data, creating dashboards and reports.

General responsibilities

  • Commitment to quality internally and in all dealings with the public, members, teachers, children and young people, partners, funders, supporters etc.
  • Contribute to long term planning to ensure growth in line with demand and resources
  • Contribute to the regular monitoring and evaluation of the Into Film’s work
  • Commitment to equality of opportunity in line with Into Film’s Equal Opportunities


  • Any other reasonable duties assigned by Into Film
Person specification

Minimum requirements

  • Ability to support schools and youth groups to make films through incentives, resources and training.
  • Experience of managing filmmaking competitions to include devising judging criteria, moderation and selection against criteria.
  • Experience of supporting and overseeing organisations and partners to run filmmaking projects with young people.
  • Experience of leading filmmaking projects with young people, to include a detailed knowledge of the filmmaking process.
  • An understanding of how to reach and work successfully with organisations (including schools) and young people from disadvantaged areas or who are underrepresented/underserved to maximize inclusivity.
  • A creative approach to encouraging organisations who work with young people to make films, collaborating with colleagues and external partners to create workable, realistic filmmaking activities and engagement with the programme.
  • Experience of creating rigorous approach to project design and evaluation to ensure all projects are Impactful with set outcomes being achieved and projects improving through the feedback cycle.
  • Experience of managing funding relationships and creating reports as needed.
  • Organisation project management skills, strong communication style and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Experience of feeding into fundraising applications and designing projects which meet the outcomes desired by funders.
  • Awareness and understanding of CRM systems and back end website editing
  • A love and knowledge of film

All employees regularly working with children and member data are required to undertake and maintain enhanced DBS clearance (and/or Access NI check or Disclosure Scotland check, depending on working location), acquired at Into Film’s expense; employment is dependent upon this.


To apply, please complete the application form on this link.

The closing date for this position is 16/08/2023 at 10:00

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