Marketing Coordinator

Independent Cinema Office


Salary: £22,660-£27,040 per annum (dependent on experience)

The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to assist with the marketing of the ICO and its activities and to be responsible for its social media presence.

We are the national organisation for the support and development of the independent cinema exhibition sector in the UK. We offer film programming services to cinemas, bring films into distribution and are the main provider of events, training and advice for the independent cinema sector. We work with the main funding bodies in film exhibition, is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity.

Our film programming clients include cinemas as diverse as the Watershed in Bristol, the Broadway in Nottingham and Hebden Bridge Picture House. In 2018 we released the films The Piano, Blood Simple and the Revolt, She Said touring programme amongst other titles. We also deliver Screening Days, a national and regional showcase for cultural cinema for film societies, community cinemas and cinemas. We offer a portfolio of national and internationally renowned training programmes for exhibitors and distributors, and manage Film Hub South East which is part of the Film Audience Network (FAN) funded by the BFI.

This is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant, creative team working on a diverse range of projects and an excellent chance for someone seeking to develop their career in the independent cinema sector. We work with many different kinds of partners across the UK – cinemas, festivals, film societies; local authorities, and national bodies; distributors and education and training providers.

We are a small arts organisation and the individual we are seeking must be proactive, able to use their own initiative to juggle a variety of tasks, take responsibility for their duties and prioritise their own time.

You will be enthusiastic about marketing the ICO and its activities, have an aptitude for creating engaging content for social media and managing multiple channels, be professional, creative and energetic. In addition, we need someone very organised with an exacting attention to detail, with great ideas, and who shares our passion for building audiences for cultural cinema.

In return, we can offer responsibility, opportunities for training and development and the chance to work with a friendly, creative team working at the forefront of independent cinema exhibition in the UK.

The ICO is currently based in central London near Oxford Circus and will be re-locating in March 2020 to London Bridge.

A job description and application form can be downloaded below:

Job description
Application form

To apply please email your completed application form to or post to:

Independent Cinema Office
3rd Floor Kenilworth House
79-80 Margaret Street

We particularly welcome applicants from BAME backgrounds and those with disabilities who are currently underrepresented in our sector.

The closing date for this position is 17/01/2020 at 16:00

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