JOB VACANCY: DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Want to meet some fantastic experts and companies, and make a difference to Scotland's screen sector? Film City Glasgow is now seeking a digitally-savvy, motivated, creative thinker to work across the Film City Futures and Film City Glasgow brands, providing project, development, and communications support.

This is a role suitable for a graduate with a strong interest in the screen sector in Scotland, and excellent communication skills.

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The role is made possible through support from Glasgow Guarantee. To be eligible for the position applicants must be between 20 and 29 years old, reside within Glasgow, and be currently unemployed or underemployed, for example working part time. For recent graduates who graduated within the last 12 months ‘underemployed’ could also mean working in a role that is not considered to be graduate level employment, or which is not within the industry in which the applicant has trained.

Please register with Glasgow Guarantee to check your eligibility.

Role specification:

For the FOCUS project, the Development and Communications Officer will be responsible for collating, analysing and identifying sources of industry news and insight through publications, festivals and industry events, and presenting this information through industry reports, social media, and newsletters, and also manage communications for Film City Futures, including PR, social media, website copy and newsletters.

The Development and Communications Officer will provide day to day project and administrative support for the FOCUS delivery team and develop and maintain a clear and consistent communications strategy across print and social media which ensures that Film City and its branded projects have high visibility and profile across the local, national and international screen sector.

They will undertake research and acquire the industry intelligence required to create new partnerships and opportunities for Film City Futures, and research and recommend funding opportunities for our wider programme of work, playing a team role in submitting funding applications.

They will promote Film City as a centre of screen production excellence and engage with both our internal clients and the wider UK and international screen community.

KEY TASKS

-        Research and document screen sector news and development

-        Maintain a working knowledge of the screen sector

-        General project admin support

-        Assistance with events and meetings

-        Represent Film City Futures at industry events

-        Document Film City Futures activity

-        Manage automated emails through Mailchimp

-        Manage social media activity

-        Create website content

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

-        Basic Office software skills

-        Excellent writing skills

-        Strong budget management skills

-        A team player

-        A good understanding of, and strong interest in, the screen sector in Scotland and the UK

-        Excellent organisational skills

-        Good attention to detail

-        Ability to work independently and under pressure

-        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-        Commitment to the growth of Scotland’s screen sector

DESIRABLE SKILLS

-        Experience of working in the screen sector

-        Experience of content marketing and social media

-        Experience of email marketing

PERKS

-        Quiet, friendly office in the heart of Scotland’s screen sector

-        Competitive salary with pension

-        The chance to support the growth of the screen sector in Scotland

-        Creative, inclusive, working environment

-        Birthdays off

CONDITIONS

-        Based at Film City Glasgow, 401 Govan Road, G51 2QJ, with a satellite hot desk at SDI in Edinburgh

-        Fixed term contract for 18 months

-        FT: 5 days per week

-        There will be evening, weekend and/or irregular hours during peak periods of project delivery, together with national and international travel where applicable

-        The post will carry a probationary period of 3 months, where a notice period of two weeks will apply. After this period, a notice period of six weeks will apply

-        There is no overtime applicable to this post, but time off in lieu will apply where necessary

-        30 days holiday allowance per year, inclusive of public holidays 

-        Salary of £21,000pa pro rata

 

APPLY NOW

For any queries regarding the role, please contact Rebecca Thompson on Rebecca.thompson@filmcityfutures.com or 0141 440 6998.

To apply, please email Rebecca Thompson on Rebecca.thompson@filmcityfutures.com with a CV and covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role.

The deadline for applications is 31st December 2017

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 8th January 2018