Venue and Zone Coordinator (Casual Pool)

Leeds Film


Salary: £10.60 per hour

Leeds Film is looking for people to work as part of a pool of Venue and Zone Coordinators at some of the leading festivals in Leeds.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the venue and zone teams who help deliver some of the leading festivals in Leeds. We are looking for people to work as part of a pool of Venue and Zone Coordinators at festivals organised by Arts, Events & Venues throughout the year. The festivals include: the UK’s largest annual arts and light festival Light Night Leeds (13-14 October 2022); the Oscar and BAFTA-qualifying Leeds International Film Festival (3-17 November 2022); and the UK’s largest film festival for children and families, Leeds Young Film Festival (Easter 2023).

The role will coordinate screening or event activities, audiences and volunteers across venue or zone areas for festivals: venues include cinemas like Vue at The Light Leeds and Everyman Leeds, and zones include areas of arts activities like Millennium Square and Victoria Leeds. The responsibilities of the role will include: coordinate screening or event activities and schedules across venues or zones; coordinate a team of volunteers in a venue or zone area and look after their safety and well-being; and coordinate ticketing at screenings or events using box office software.

About You

We are looking for candidates who meet criteria including excellent organisational and communication skills, experience of coordinating screenings or events, and experience of coordinating teams of volunteers.

Please note the following before applying for this role:

  • Please include full details of what you have done in your previous roles on your application form and give examples that relate to the requirements of the role.
  • We are recruiting for a casual pool of coordinators and being offered a place following application and interview does not automatically guarantee working on an event.
  • This is a casual role and hours of work will vary from event to event and will include some evening and weekend work.
  • There may be some preparation work and training required before the events and evaluation and other work afterwards.
  • We are also recruiting for a pool of Venue and Zone Supervisors, and you can apply for both positions.

To read the job description and to apply, please visit the Leeds City Council website.

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds. Leeds City Council is a Stonewall Top 100 employer 2020, a Mindful employer and a Disability Confident employer.

All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK – either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.

The closing date for this position is 09/06/2022 at 23:30

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