Programme Coordinator

Centre for the Moving Image


Salary: £21,000 per annum

The Centre for the Moving Image is looking for a Programme Coordinator to join their team.

About the Role

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Programme Coordinator role sits at the heart of planning and delivering film programmes across the Filmhouse and Belmont Cinemas, and plays a supporting role across a wide range of individual programming initiatives, supporting the Programme Manager and the Head of Programming in every aspect of the department’s work.

The Programme Coordinator is the principal liaison with external Programme Partners, is the main point of contact (for our Cinema Operations Dept) for private hires of the cinema, ensures associated screenings and special events run smoothly and successfully, and prepares and distributes (using CMI database systems) the detailed schedule of screenings and live events. They manage relationships externally with programmers, filmmakers, distributors, and event participants, and collaborate internally with technicians, front of house and other staff ensuring successful delivery thereof. Among other duties, the Programme Coordinator will also stand in when necessary for Programme Officer(s) in any area of the department’s work, including speaking for the department at meetings with other departments and senior staff.

The work may span Filmhouse, Belmont Filmhouse, client sites, corporate hires, one-off projects including major nationwide touring programmes, the provision of services to smaller exhibitors and festivals, our theatrical distribution and VoD operations, or any other initiative taken on by the department.

The CMI believes that we will be stronger with greater diversity at all levels in the organisation and therefore welcome applications from those who bring difference.

This is a full-time, permanent position.


If this is a role that you may be interested in, please find further information on the role and the application process on our HR portal.

Interviews will be held on 6 June 2022.

The closing date for this position is 27/05/2022 at 12:00

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