Senior Programmer

Sheffield DocFest


Salary: £32,000 - £36,000

Sheffield DocFest is seeking an inspirational and experienced programmer, with a demonstrable track record of documentary programming, to play a defining role in shaping the 2022 edition of Sheffield DocFest.

You will work collaboratively with the Interim CEO on the overall structure of the Festival and take the lead on the selection of the public screening programme, with the exception of those sections personally selected by the Guest Curator.

You will manage the Film Programme Producer as well as recruit and manage a team of consulting programmers and pre-selectors.

You will have experience managing inclusive and collaborative decision-making environments as well as engaging with multiple stakeholders and partners. Sheffield DocFest screens 140+ feature, mid-length and short films. Our 2021 programme included works from over 60 countries, with 47 languages represented.

Sheffield DocFest is currently reviewing its operating model. At present it is expected that you will report to the Interim CEO until the end of the June 2022 Festival until a new, ongoing leadership structure is established. The role is offered as a 12-month contract position with a view to extending.

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For full details, including job description, person specification and how to apply, download the job pack.

The closing date for this position is 10/11/2021 at 23:59

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