We’re looking for a new Communications Officer to support our work developing film culture in the North of England.
Film Hub North supports film culture in the North of England through a combination of funding, training, advocacy and community-building. We work with organisations and filmmakers at a grassroots level, helping them to screen great film and create exciting, new work.
The Communications Officer will lead on promoting the Hub’s core offer of funding, training and events for filmmakers and exhibitors in the North of England. They will be responsible for maintaining all communication channels, developing and delivering marketing campaigns, and identifying appropriate target audiences and partner organisations.
The Communications Officer will create editorial content showcasing the work of Hub-funded organisations and filmmakers, contribute to impact reports for a variety of stakeholders, and share news, opportunities and examples of best practice throughout the Hub’s industry networks.
They are also responsible for overseeing marketing and crediting on Hub-funded projects, responding to press and partner enquiries, and contributing to nationwide projects delivered in collaboration with Film Hubs across the UK.
Applicants should have a passion for film culture and experience of working in a busy marketing/communications role, Being a skilled communicator with experience of working across a variety of contexts and platforms you will have excellent writing skills, experience of writing for a range of audiences and the ability to convert complex policy objectives into understandable, engaging copy.
More information on the role is provided in the job pack linked below.
This is a full-time, fixed term contract until 1st Nov 2022 (subject to annual funding).
Salary: £26,000 per annum
The Hub is led by two of the North’s leading film organisations: HOME and Showroom Cinema. The Communications officer will be employed by HOME and will collaborate closely with both the HOME and Showroom teams.
This post will utilise office space in either Manchester or Sheffield with some remote/ home working. Regular meetings will take place across the North, so an ability to travel is required once restrictions are lifted.
You’ll find all the necessary application documents linked below.
Application documents should be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Mon, 20 Sept 2021
Interviews will be held on Tue 28 Sept via Zoom.
You also have the option to submit a short video (up to 5-min) instead of a written response to application question 7 – this is where you outline how you are suited to the role.
If you have access needs and require additional support in order to apply, or would like to discuss this role in advance of applying, please contact our team at: email@example.com.