LFF XR Programme & Guest Coordinator

British Film Institute


Salary: £27,498

The BFI are seeking an XR Programme & Guest Coordinator to join the Festivals team to provide administration for all aspects of XR programme acquisitions for the BFI London Film Festival.

Fixed Term Contract: 10 May until 27 October 2023

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with the XR Programmer and Senior Systems Coordinator to ensure the Programme database is well maintained throughout the programming process
  • Responsible for the preparation and circulation of standardised and specialised data sets and key documents for meetings as directed by the XR Programmer and Festival Director
  • Ensuring the database accurately reflects feedback from programmer feedback and meetings
  • Ensuring XR database is prepared for submission notifications on a rolling basis

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Experience working in a cultural organisation or festival in a programme or production role, including demonstrable experience of working with XR and immersive technologies.
  • Good IT skills including experience working with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word and mail merge workflows
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, manage and meet challenging deadlines
  • Ability to work independently on projects with strong reporting skills

A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found in the job description on our site.

About the BFI

We are a cultural charity, a National Lottery distributor, and the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image. We believe society needs stories. Film, television and the moving image bring them to life, helping us connect and understand each other better. We share the stories of yesterday, search for the stories of today, and shape the stories of tomorrow.

At the BFI you’ll enjoy benefits such as excellent support for working parents, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address under representation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.


Further details about the role, the BFI and our benefits can be obtained by visiting http://www.bfi.org.uk/about-bfi/job-opportunities.

Please apply online via our jobs portal.

First interviews will be held on w/c 24 April 2023

The closing date for this position is 18/04/2023 at 23:59

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