Race Equality Lead



Salary: £36,747 - £43,422

The BFI is seeking a Race Equality Lead to join its Inclusion Team, to support the Head of Inclusion in embedding the BFI’s diversity and inclusion activity, leading the organisation’s commitments to Black Lives Matter and wider commitments to anti- racism. 

The successful candidate will support race equality focused activity in other BFI departments, our BFI Race Equality Network and the delivery of their strategic objectives. This is a one year fixed term contract position.

The role will provide practical and strategic advice for the Inclusion Team and wider industry. You will act as a key point of liaison between the BFI Diversity and Inclusion Team with key stakeholders the BFI Film Academy, FAN, NETWORK, BFI Education, and building wider relevant connections.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of delivering anti- racism work, an ability to build positive working relationships with key stakeholders, and a good knowledge of broader diversity and inclusion issues within the screen industries.

In addition the BFI recognises that now more than ever there is the need for more tangible actions to be taken in response to racial inequality and/or disability. We therefore strongly encourage applications from these under represented areas. Our guaranteed interview scheme ensures that BAME and/or Disabled applicants who can demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria for the role will be invited to interview.

The role is predominantly based at Stephen Street; however, in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic all team members are currently working remotely from home until the foreseeable future.

You will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

For full details including how to apply, browse BFI opportunities.

First interviews will be held remotely on Wednesday 31 March 2021.

The closing date for this position is 22/03/2021 at 23:59

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