Vacancy: BFI NETWORK Talent Executive
Join our team - applications close Wednesday 7 June 2023

The crew prepare for a take on a location shoot for WHITE PUDDING SUPPERThe crew prepare for a take on a location shoot for WHITE PUDDING SUPPER

We’re looking for a BFI NETWORK Talent Executive to help us discover and support early-career filmmakers in the North of England.

Film Hub North supports Writers, Directors and Producers in the North through a combination of funding, training and community-building. We provide funding for short films and the development of first features, as well as a range of professional development programmes.

This role is focused on developing filmmaking talent across the North of England, and will preferably be based in the North East. The post-holder will collaborate closely with Film Hub North’s wider team and contribute to our mission of supporting film culture across the region.

Applicants should have a passion for film 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.

About the role

Job title: BFI NETWORK Talent Executive

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Location: Applicants should be based in the North of England, preferably in the North East. Hybrid / remote working is available, with office bases in Newcastle, as well as Manchester and Sheffield.

Employer: HOME, Manchester

Reports to: Head of Film Hub North

Responsible for: You will have no formal line management responsibility. However, you will be expected to work in a structure that relies on collaboration, flexibility, and the ability to operate as part of a team based in different geographical locations. You will also be responsible for co-assigning tasks to the BFI Network Events and Outreach Officer.

Key relationships: Film Hub North team, Showroom Workstation, HOME, BFI NETWORK colleagues

Contract terms: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2026, 37.5 hours per week (includes flexible working some evenings and weekends)

Preferred start date: w/c Monday 3 July 2023

Accessibility: HOME strives to be an equality of opportunity employer. Contact us if you have access requirements in order to apply for this role:

    How to apply

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

    After reading the Job Pack, please complete the Application Form and tell us how you meet the Person Specification for this role. You’ll also need to complete the HOME Equal opportunities form online.

    Application Forms should be sent via email to:

    The deadline for applications is 10:00, Wednesday 7 June 2023.

    Interviews will take place via Zoom on the week commencing Monday 12 June 2023. Candidates invited to interview will be sent a list of questions in advance.

    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 would like to discuss this role in advance of applying, please contact our team at: