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Role: BFI NETWORK  TALENT EXECUTIVE
Location: Midlands based (Home working until restrictions are lifted)
Hours: 37.5 (Includes flexible working some evenings and weekends)*
Salary Grade: Grade 2 (£32,600)
Deadline: The deadline for applicants has now passed
Start date: 3 May 2021

*Please note that while the project intends to run until March 2022, project funding for this post is confirmed with the BFI on an annual basis.

 

Please note, the deadline for applicants has now passed.

The role:

Broadway is looking for an engaging, collaborative, and passionate film-lover to become their new BFI Network Talent Executive. Based in the Film Hub Midlands team, the role acts as an advocate for the region’s film talent and connects the Midlands' diverse and dynamic range of filmmaking voices with funding and development opportunities.

Who are we looking for?

This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about film but also able to support and collaboratively shape new ideas. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Lead on connecting Midlands-based filmmakers with training and funding opportunities
  • Manage the part-time BFI Talent Coordinator
  • Give concise and swift editorial feedback on funded projects
  • Build effective and beneficial partnerships to further the aims of talent, BFI NETWORK and the greater BFI industrial strategy
  • Be an advocate for encouraging the development and promotion of Midlands-based talent including signposting filmmakers to additional or alternative support
  • Liaise with other departments within Broadway and Film Hub Midlands to ensure the smooth administration of activities
  • Report regularly to Broadway and BFI NETWORK about activity, identifying any potential issues with delivery and agreeing actions to mitigate risks
  • Share information with the BFI Film Fund and the wider BFI NETWORK, coordinating with the other Talent Executive.
  • Use BFI’s funding portal, with support provided by the BFI, to administer applications and funded projects 
  • Administrate the project activities for events and outreach and manage related finances

What skills do you need to bring?  

Broadway is looking for candidates with a broad range of experience including:

  • A passion for film
  • Specific experience of talent development (in film, TV, or a related artform)
  • A demonstrable knowledge of the film scene in the Midlands, with a particular focus on the West Midlands
  • Ability to show an understanding of effective storytelling
  • Ability to recognise promising talent through application / related material
  • Ability to form local and regional partnerships with a wide range of organisations, within and outside of the film industry
  • A demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and their practical application and integration in the work environment
  • Demonstrate a commitment to meet BFI Diversity Standards
  • A high level of organisational skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines and targets
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deal effectively with people at all levels
  • Ability to feed into regional promotion and communications
  • Advanced IT skills, to include Microsoft Office
  • The ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with contacts, partners and stakeholders
  • Strong familiarity with the film and wider arts sector
  • A commitment to continuing professional development
  • Willingness to travel (when restrictions are lifted) and work outside of regular hours

Application Process:

The closing date and time for all applicants is 12 noon on Tuesday 6 April. We cannot consider CVs; please do not include them with your application. You may submit your answers via recorded video and must add unlisted video links on the form.

Interview Process:

Interviews will be held online during the week commencing Monday 19 April and will send you the list of questions in advance.

Broadway is an advocate of diversity and inclusivity and invites you to complete our confidential equal opportunities monitoring form. This will not be shared with anyone involved in the recruitment process.We work with candidates to guarantee their access needs are met throughout the interview process and ensure that these are not factored into decision making.

Please note that if we are unable to offer you an interview you will be notified by the Monday 12 April.

The preferred start date of the successful applicant is Monday 3 May 2021.

The successful applicant must be prepared to have an enhanced DBS check carried out in line with Broadway's child and adults at risk safeguarding policy and fair access to employment policy.

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Role: PROJECT MANAGER, MAJOR PROGRAMMES, Film Hub Midlands
Location: Broadway Cinema, Nottingham (Home working until restrictions are lifted)
Hours: 37.5 (Includes flexible working some evenings and weekends)*
Salary Grade: Grade 2 (£32,500)
Deadline: The deadline for applicants has now passed
Start date: 3 May 2021

* Please note that while the project intends to run until March 2022, project funding for this post is confirmed with the BFI on an annual basis.

Please note, the deadline for applicants has now passed.

The role:

Working as part of Film Hub Midlands on behalf of the UK-wide Film Audience Network (FAN), you will manage the annual delivery of two programmes of culturally ambitious screenings and events, including one in conjunction with the British Film Institute’s (BFI)-led “blockbuster” season.

The ambition:

These will look to increase engagement from young and diverse audiences, whilst also raising the profile of film as a culturally significant art form.

Who are we looking for?

This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about the cultural and social impact of film, whilst also being open to working collaboratively with like-minded and experienced teams across the UK.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Create the yearly plan of activity in collaboration with the Film Hub Midlands Management team and BFI Cultural Programme Manager
  • Oversee and maintain oversight of each major programme from initial communications to reporting on activity
  • Recruit for and manage any support staff and freelancers associated with the project
  • Be the key point of contact with the BFI for the delivery management and reporting of the project
  • Communicate all Major Programmes activity to FAN and partners
  • Liaising with delivery partners, being the key point of contact across all events
  • Oversee the schedule of the Programmes ensuring events are delivered to this schedule

 

What skills do you need to bring?  

Film Hub Midlands are looking for candidates with a broad range of experience including:

  • Specific experience of project management, including budget management.
  • Experience in communications and ability to conduct promotion, including via social media 
  • A demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and their practical application and integration in the work environment
  • A high level of organisational skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines and targets while working in a busy environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deal effectively with people at all levels
  • Advanced IT skills, to include Microsoft Office
  • The ability to develop and maintain good collegiate working relationships with contacts, partners and stakeholders
  • Strong familiarity with the film and wider arts sector
  • A commitment to continuing professional development
  • Understanding of the need for travel and willingness to work outside of regular hours
  • A passion for film

Application Process:

The closing date and time for all applicants is 12 noon on Tuesday 6 April. We cannot consider CVs; please do not include them with your application. You may submit your answers via recorded video and must add unlisted video links on the form.

Interview Process:

Interviews will be held online during the week commencing Monday 19 April and will send you the list of questions in advance.

Broadway is an advocate of diversity and inclusivity and invites you to complete our confidential equal opportunities monitoring form. This will not be shared with anyone involved in the recruitment process.We work with candidates to guarantee their access needs are met throughout the interview process and ensure that these are not factored into decision making.

Please note that if we are unable to offer you an interview you will be notified by the Monday 12 April.

The preferred start date of the successful applicant is Monday 3 May 2021.

The successful applicant must be prepared to have an enhanced DBS check carried out in line with Broadway's child and adults at risk safeguarding policy and fair access to employment policy.

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