Vacancy: BFI NETWORK Talent Executive
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We’re looking for a BFI NETWORK Talent Executive to support our work developing a new wave of filmmakers in the North of England.

Film Hub North supports early-career filmmakers in the North of England through a combination of funding, training and community building. We finance short films and the early development of features, deliver an extensive schedule of events and creative development programmes, and champion filmmakers based in the North.

The BFI NETWORK Talent Executive will join the Hub’s Talent Development team. Working alongside their colleagues, they will ensure our filmmaker development work is effective, inclusive and creatively accomplished. The Talent Executive will be responsible for discovering and developing early-career filmmakers in the region – with a particular focus on Yorkshire and the North West. The Talent Executive will support these filmmakers to access funding and training opportunities, and will provide assistance and oversight on the projects we fund.

Applicants should have a passion for film culture and experience of talent development in film, TV or a related creative discipline. More information on the role is provided in the Job Description linked below.

Job details

This is a full-time, fixed term contract until 31 March 2023 (subject to annual funding). The salary is £32,000 per annum.

The Hub is led by 2 of the North’s leading film organisations: HOME and Showroom Cinema. The Talent Executive will be employed by HOME and will collaborate closely with both the HOME and Showroom teams, as well as colleagues across the UK-wide BFI NETWORK project.

This post is based at Showroom in Sheffield. Some remote working is also expected, and events and meetings will take place at various locations across the North. An ability to travel is required.

The preferred start date is September 2021, negotiable.

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You'll find all the necessary application documents linked below.

After reading the Job Description, please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Questionnaire. Application documents should be sent via email to:

The closing date for applications is Monday, 6 September 2021.

Interviews will be held online on Friday, 24 September 2021.

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: