Vacancy: Head of Film Hub North
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We’re looking for the next Head of Film Hub North to shape our work supporting film exhibitors and filmmakers in the North of England.

Film Hub North (FHN) supports film culture in the North of England through a combination of funding, training, advocacy and community-building. We help film exhibition organisations and filmmakers at a grassroots level, supporting them to grow audiences, screen great films and create exciting new work. Together, we’re expanding audience choice, improving access to cinema and nurturing a new wave of creative talent.

This is an exciting time to join FHN - we are entering into a new 3-year activity plan and as the Head of Film Hub North you will lead on our strategic direction. You will be part of a committed and ambitious team based across the North and develop opportunities for the Northern Exhibition sector, BFI NETWORK in the North and BFI Academy Plus. As well as designing and managing the delivery of all aspects of FHN’s business plan in line with the BFI’s Screen33 strategy, you will also be the main representative of FHN regionally and nationally, and work in partnership with the other 7 Film Hubs that make up the BFI’s Film Audience Network.

Applicants should be passionate about the film sector, have experience in a leadership role in the cultural sector, be committed to diversity and inclusion, and have evidence of stakeholder management and forging partnerships to lever additional investment. 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 2026. The salary is £44,000.

The Hub is led by two of the North’s leading film organisations: HOME and Showroom Cinema.

The post holder must be based in the North. This role is hybrid- 50/50% remote working with office space available in Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield. Travel across the North is an essential requirement.

Apply now

You’ll find all 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: If you have access needs and require additional support in order to apply please email the above address.

The closing date for applications is Monday, 9 January 2023.

Interviews will be held in person on Thursday, 26 January 2023.

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

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