Technical Officer

Glasgow Film


Salary: £26,940 per annum pro rata

Glasgow Film is recruiting for a Technical Officer

The post-holder will assist in the efficient and safe planning and running of Glasgow Film programmes and events providing exceptional technical services at all times. This covers screenings and events both at Glasgow Film Theatre and at other venues – many of which are not traditional cinema viewing spaces.

Main duties

  • Attending to the technical delivery of output from the Glasgow Film Programme Team, both at the GFT and at external venues, ensuring the highest standards of cinema exhibition and event presentation.
  • Covering all of the technical and servicing needs for the cinemas, including 70mm, 35mm, DCP and alternate content. While prior experience of handling and projecting film stock would be preferred, it is not essential, as on-the-job training can be made available.
  • Attending to the technical delivery of private hires.
  • Under the direction of the Technical Manager, attending to maintenance and cleanliness of the projection boxes, ensuring that action is promptly taken to repair any defects in a timely and effective manner.
  • Under the direction of the Technical Manager, attending to repairs and maintenance within the building. Any damage to the fabric of the building must be attended to promptly.
  • Attending to insurance and shipping requirements for Glasgow Film programmes and events, both internal and external.
  • Ensuring that communication links between the Technical Team and other parties (both internal and external) are maintained.
  • Health and Safety – Attending to health and safety matters relating to screenings and events at GFT and at external events for the Festivals.

Hours: 37 hours per week on average and as necessary to fulfil the scope of responsibilities within the post. This will involve weekend and evening work.

How to apply

To download the full job description, application form and see details of how to apply, visit the Glasgow Film website.

Interviews will be held on 8 and 9 February in the afternoon.

The closing date for this position is 03/02/2023 at 10:00

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