Project Administrator – Research & Innovation

British Film Institute


Salary: £29,748 - £31,557 per annum

The BFI is seeking a Project Administrator to join their Research & Statistics department, working on supporting projects within the team and being the project administrator for CoSTAR, (Convergent Screen Technologies And performance in Realtime), a cross-organisational project designed to drive innovation in emerging technologies across screen and performance.

Responsibilities for this role will involve supporting meetings and industry events, administering project plans and communications and compiling reports and analysis under the direction of the Data Manager. This role will manage the team calendar and be the first line of contact for external researchers and industry.

Fixed Term Contract: until 30 April 2029

Key responsibilities include:
  • Play a key role in the new cross-organisational and sector flagship CoSTAR project by supporting the Data Manager in delivering data and insight relating to cutting-edge technology in the Screen sectors, and by supporting meetings and communications with our partner CoSTAR labs and industry stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain project plans and administer the CoSTAR project budget
  • Manage CoSTAR external communications, primarily through email and the website
  • Act as the first line of contact for external enquiries to the RSU
We are looking for candidates who have:
  • Experience with producing reports or data analysis
  • Experience of working in a project environment, or experience supporting a team
  • Experience of using document management software, such as Microsoft Excel or similar
  • An understanding of the UK screen sector and/or the creative industries as a whole

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 and additional paid time off at Christmas), 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 Black and Global Majority. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.

Further details

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

First interviews will be held on Monday 25/Tuesday 26 March 2024 

The closing date for this position is 11/03/2024 at 23:59

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