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A new season and a new approach. After 18 years BFMAF is moving to a new date, 3 – 5th March 2023. Find out more here.

Ahead of its 18th edition, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival has created four new job roles which will help shape the Festival. For further details on each role or to make an application, please visit our Opportunities page.

 

 

 

27 October 2022

New Opportunities at BFMAF

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival has created four new job roles which will help shape the Festival ahead of its 18th edition, 3-5 March 2023. This is an exciting time to join a Festival team which puts audiences, artists and filmmakers at the centre of what new cinema can be.

For further details on each role or to make an application, please visit our Opportunities page.

 


Communications Manager (part-time)

Salary: £25,000 per annum pro rata

Terms: Part-time, fixed term until end of March 2025

Working hours: 24 hours a week – including some evening and weekend work with time off in lieu

The Communications Manager will work closely with the Festival Director, Deputy Director and Festival Manager on the development and delivery of BFMAF’s communications strategy, paying particular attention to audience development and accessibility.

This role is funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority.

Deadline: Monday 28 November, midday.


Publications & Website Editor (seasonal contract)

Fee: £3,500 fixed-fee

Terms: Freelance, fixed-term contract December 2022 – February 2023

Working hours: Part-time hours worked by negotiation between December 2022 and early March 2023, with the expectation of 5 days to be worked in the period up to 20 December, and 25 days between 3 January and 10 February

BFMAF is seeking a highly organised and skilled text editor to work with us on delivering the Festival publications and website for the 18th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, which will take place 3-5 March 2023.

Deadline: Wednesday 23 November, midday.


Technical Manager (seasonal contract)

Fee: £2,000 fixed-fee

Terms: Freelance, fixed-term January – March 2023

Working hours: Part-time, with requirement to work evenings and weekends over the Festival period

In the lead up to the Festival you will prepare all films for digital cinema projection, creating DCPs (Digital Cinema Packages) for a proportion of the programme and testing all digital files on receipt. You will ensure all film and subtitle/caption files are ingested onto the cinema server and tested before the Festival.

Deadline: Monday 28 November, midday.


Volunteer Coordinator (seasonal contract)

Salary: £23,000 per annum pro rata

Terms: Part time, fixed-term contract to be worked between January – March 2023, with the expectation that you will work 2 days a week in January and February, with full time hours in the 2 weeks leading up and including the Festival 3-5 March 2023

Working hours: Part-time with some evening and weekend requirements over the Festival

BFMAF is seeking someone to coordinate the Festival’s volunteers for the 18th Festival edition which will take place from 3-5 March 2023. You will engage with our existing volunteer groups and reach out to new audiences to enlist a brilliant team of volunteers who will participate in a range of roles over the Festival period.

Deadline: Monday 28 November, midday.