Filmmaking Fund Administrator

British Film Institute


Salary: £29,748 - £31,557 per annum

The BFI is looking for an experienced Administrator to provide administrative support to the Director of the National Lottery Filmmaking Fund and Senior Executive, Sales & Distribution in relation to the slate of projects backed by the Filmmaking Fund.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage correspondence that relate to the sales and distribution of the films on the slate, including summarising correspondence and meeting updates and planning of events.  Be the point of contact for events and screenings for titles on the slate, on behalf of the Director and Senior Executive.
  • Diary management, event & meeting coordination including financial administration that relate to festival trips and events.
  • Provide wider administrative support for the Filmmaking Fund team.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Proven experience of delivering effective personal or executive assistant support, including travel arrangements, diary and email management and recording and preparing minutes.
  • Experience of handling tight deadlines and last-minute changes under pressure, adapting quickly and problem-solving independently.
  • The ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information and business matters.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills with the ability to prioritise and to manage and meet deadlines.

A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found on our website.

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 obtained by visiting the BFI website.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 15 April 2024

First interviews will be held on the week commencing 29 April 2024

The closing date for this position is 15/04/2024 at 23:59

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