Internal Communications & Engagement Manager

British Film Institute


Salary: £38,526 - £45,315 per annum

The BFI is looking for an Internal Communications & Engagement Manager to join their team and support the organisation through a period of major transformation and change.

The post holder will play an integral part in supporting the BFI’s commitment in delivering Screen Culture 2033, to embed our culture drivers and develop a staff body at the BFI that is confident, informed and empowered.

The Internal Communications & Engagement Manager will be responsible for keeping the distributed teams connected and informed, and creating a shared understanding of our goals, values, and culture.

Fixed term contract for 12 months

Key responsibilities include:
  • To develop a detailed understanding of the BFI, including its ambitions in relation to Screen Culture 2023, brand strategy and culture drivers.
  • To establish an internal communications approach for the BFI, identifying and establishing channels and networks across the organisation.
  • To support the Head of People and Culture and People Team in embedding the BFI culture drivers.
We are looking for candidates who have:
  • Proven experience of planning and managing an internal communications strategy and delivery plan.
  • An understanding of the principles of agile communication.
  • Proven experience of planning, running and evaluating content or marketing campaigns.
  • Experience of building relationships with stakeholders in a complex organisation An up-to-date understanding of best practice in internal communications.
  • Creative storyteller with the ability to create engaging content.

A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found in the job description.

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), 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 ethnically diverse. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.


Further details about the role, the BFI and our benefits can be obtained by visiting our website.

First interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 October 2023

Second interviews will be held on Wednesday 4 October 2023

The closing date for this position is 26/09/2023 at 23:59

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