Project Manager: The Documentary Film Council Project

The University of West England (UWE Bristol)

Bristol (option for remote working)

Salary: £35,333 - £42,155 (pro rata)

The University of West England (UWE Bristol) is seeking a Project Manager to support the development of the Documentary Film Council (DFC), a new national organisation for the UK documentary community.

This project represents an exciting opportunity to establish a new democratic infrastructure for the sector, one that will facilitate coordinated action on the issues that matter, and help build a more sustainable, diverse and inclusive documentary culture and industry.

What will you be doing?
  • Liaising with individual and organisational stakeholders across the industry to ensure the DFC serves the documentary community as effectively as possible.
  • Coordinating the delivery of the DFC’s brand identity, website and social media presence.
  • Organising an industry facing launch event in the Summer of 2023.
  • Supporting a series of fund-raising strategies for the DFC
  • Assisting the development of an online UK Documentary Talent Database
You should apply if:
  • You have a keen interest in and in depth knowledge of the UK independent documentary film sector
  • You have excellent administrative, organisational and interpersonal skills

The project is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and represents Follow-on Funding for the UK Feature Documentary Project which first proposed the DFC concept in a series of high profile policy reports.

Where is this role based?

We can accommodate remote working for this role. However, for those wishing to work from Bristol, office space will be available at our City Campus in Bristol city centre which comprises of Bower Ashton Studios, Arnolfini, Spike Island and Watershed and is home to UWE Bristol’s creative and cultural subjects. Through a combination of University sites and partnerships with creative and cultural organisations in the city, we have developed a network of cultural and creative spaces. These enable our students and staff to develop their professional practice in inspiring learning environments as well as provide opportunities for creative collaboration and networking.

Further information

This is a part-time, fixed-term post for seven months, working 30 hours per week, subject to negotiation based on existing commitments

We are hoping to interview week commencing 13 February 2023.

For further information about the position and details of how to apply, visit the UWE website.

The closing date for this position is 29/01/2023 at 00:00

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