JOB VACANCY: Film Birmingham Assistant

£20,903 – £27,041

Various Locations

Permanent

Working 36.5 hours per week

 

Film Birmingham is Birmingham City Council’s Film and Television Office and founding member of the UK’s network of film offices – Film Offices UK (FO:UK). Our team who handle over 1,500 film enquiries a year from domestic and international productions and we are committed to making filmmaking as easy and efficient as possible by providing a comprehensive, one-stop-shop for filmmakers.

In recent years the West Midlands have played host to award-winning directors including Steven Spielberg and Steve McQueen and attracted a host of high-profile film productions including Ready Player One, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, The Girl With All the Gifts and Stan and Ollie, as well as long-running TV shows like Peaky Blinders, Man Like Mobeen and daytime drama, Doctors.

Film Birmingham is looking for an Assistant to join our dedicated team full-time. The job role requires knowledge of the current screen industries sector and previous experience of working in production is essential. To be successful, you will be an effective communicator and have strong administrative and organisational skills. Daily tasks will include facilitating filming, issuing permits, scouting locations and helping to promote the region as a destination for film and TV.

The role will also require you to attend production shoots, meetings and events during evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays as necessary, along with the ability to travel across the region in order to scout and/or be on set for filming locations and productions. A full driving licence is essential. We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

Read more about this role and apply here.

 

Essential Skills:

  • Previous film/TV production experience
  • Knowledge of the screen sector
  • Excellent planning, organisational and administrative skills
  • Experience of creating and managing online content

 

Person Specification:

  • Enthusiastic, proactive and hard-working
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • Able to work evenings and weekends at events, where necessary

 

Previous applicants need not apply.

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.

 

For informal enquires please contact Sindy Campbell, Head of Film Birmingham on 0121 464 9305 and email sindy.campbell@birmingham.gov.uk

 

Read more about this role and apply here.

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