LFF Production Manager

British Film Institute


Salary: £37,374 - £44,163

The BFI is seeking a Production Manager to join its Festivals team for the 65th BFI London Film Festival.

Fixed-term contract: 14 June – 5 November 2021

You will be responsible for managing centralised production, resource and team deployment. You will also be responsible for planning for the Festival’s non-Gala venues, ensuring technical, front-of-house, Accessibility, talent and presentation requirements.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage centralised production, resource and team deployment planning for the Festival’s non-Gala venues, ensuring technical, front-of-house, Accessibility, talent and presentation requirements can be supported to a high standard across the general programme.
  • Maintain excellent partner venue relationships and team communication, acting as a central point of contact for serious issue elevation throughout the planning period and the duration of the Festival.
Skills & Experiences
  • Minimum GCSE or equivalent Maths and English qualification.
  • Significant previous experience in a similar role within a film festival environment or related cultural industry.
  • Demonstrable experience in event-production management, with the ability to manage resources ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Proven negotiation skills and the ability to deal with a broad range of individuals and organisations.

In addition the BFI recognises that now more than ever there is a need for more tangible actions in response to racial inequality and/or disability. We support diversity and inclusion and strongly encourage applicants from our under-represented groups, both of non-white ethnicity and/or those who identify as D/deaf and disabled. We guarantee a first interview on meeting our minimum requirements. How we are doing, including our pay gaps and our commitment to Black Lives Matter can be found on our website.

The role is predominantly based at BFI Southbank however, in response to the current Covid-19 pandemic all team members are currently working remotely from home until the foreseeable future.

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.Further details about the post can found on the website.

First interviews will be held on Monday 17 May 2021.

The closing date for this position is 06/05/2021 at 23:59

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