LFF Senior Programme and Screenings Coordinator

British Film Institute


Salary: £30,141- £35,622

The BFI is seeking a Senior Programme and Screenings Coordinator to join their Festivals team for the 66th BFI London Film Festival.

This role will play a key role in programme production and communication with a focus on screening materials across the festivals presentations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Working with the Programme Manager to support in programme research and tracking
  • Work with film and series rights holders to secure publicity materials for the printed brochure, website and press launch keeping representatives up to date on festival business
  • Work closely with the programme team, technical teams and venue partners in refining and communicating the screening schedule for the public and press and industry programmes.
  • Organising the transport of print, DCPs, videos and accompanying paperwork (e.g. transport movement orders) for the public programme and screenings across selected high profile works and ensuring the smooth delivery of materials and the best possible presentation.

This post involves a leadership role within the wider Programme and Screenings team – working with the Programme Manager to support and guide the wider team throughout the festival timeline.

Experience & Skills
  • Demonstrable experience working in a print transport role with technical knowledge of film formats and delivery systems
  • Experience working with technical teams – in venue and distribution partners
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to develop and maintain good working relationships with BFI colleagues, festival partner venues and rights holders
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrable experience in database management – specifically FileMaker Pro and/or Artifax

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, 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.

The role is predominantly 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.


Further details about the post can be obtained by viewing the job pack on the BFI website.

First interviews will be held the week commencing 25 April 2022.

The closing date for this position is 19/04/2022 at 23:59

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