Projectionist (Part-time)

Queen's Film Theatre


Salary: £16,736 - £17,682 (pro rata)

Queen’s Film Theatre (QFT) in Belfast is seeking a new part-time Projectionist.

The post holder will provide high quality film and event presentation and assist the QFT technical manager with equipment maintenance and film logistics. You will provide high quality film and event presentation through the effective operation of all QFT projection equipment and systems including digital cinema equipment, Theatre Management System and 35mm.

You will understand and utilise all technical systems including equipment logs, records and monitoring systems, advertising reports and digital key logs. Working closely with the QFT team, you will liaise with front of house management and event partners on event set up and delivery to ensure smooth running of all technical requirements.

This is a permanent, part-time position with the successful candidate working 18 hours per week. Due to the nature of the role, evening and weekend work will be required.

The Queens Film Theatre occupies a unique place in the cultural and entertainment life of Northern Ireland. This uniqueness comes from QFT’s special atmosphere, its screenings of carefully curated new and classic films, its loyal members and audiences and from the many people who work front of house and behind the scenes. Today QFT is a vibrant and modern cinema that welcomes 100,000 people through its door every year.

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m. We offer generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits including attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

You will have 42 days annual leave, as well as generous pension scheme, with 19% employer contribution. Our staff are our greatest resource and we are dedicated to providing a wide range of training and development opportunities, with free courses available to all staff. We have excellent staff discounts to include Queen’s Film Theatre, language courses and gym memberships at Queen’s Sport.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Secondary school education
  • Six month’s relevant experience of film and media projection to include 35mm, digital cinema and other formats
  • Experience providing technical support in an events environment, including AV elements

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 27 February 2020

For full job details and to apply, click here

The closing date for this position is 17/02/2020 at 23:59

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