Film Birmingham Assistant

1 day left

Location
Council House Extension
Salary
£20,903 - £27,041
Posted
29 Dec 2020
Closes
26 Jan 2021
Job Ref
BCC001596
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Film Birmingham Assistant

£20,903 - £27,041

Various Locations

Permanent

Working 36.5 hours per week

 

 

Film Birmingham is Birmingham City Council’s Film and Television Office and founding member of the UK’s network of film offices - Film Offices UK (FO:UK). Our team who handle over 1,500 film enquiries a year from domestic and international productions and we are committed to making filmmaking as easy and efficient as possible by providing a comprehensive, one-stop-shop for filmmakers.

 

In recent years the West Midlands have played host to award-winning directors including Steven Spielberg and Steve McQueen and attracted a host of high-profile film productions including Ready Player One, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, The Girl With All the Gifts and Stan and Ollie, as well as long-running TV shows like Peaky Blinders, Man Like Mobeen and daytime drama, Doctors.

 

Film Birmingham is looking for an Assistant to join our dedicated team full-time. The role requires knowledge of the current screen industries sector and previous experience of working in production is essential. To be successful, you will be an effective communicator and have strong administrative and organisation skills. Daily tasks will include facilitating filming, issuing permits, scouting locations and helping to promote the region as a destination for film and TV.

 

The role will also require you to attend production shoots, meetings and events during evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays as necessary, along with the ability to travel across the region in order to scout and/or be on set for filming locations and productions.

A full driving licence is essential.

The role will also require you to attend production shoots, meetings and events during evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays as necessary, along with the ability to travel across the region in order to scout and/or be on set for filming locations and productions.

 

A full driving licence is essential.

Essential Skills:

  • Previous film/TV production experience
  • Knowledge of the screen sector
  • Excellent planning, organisational and administrative skills
  • Experience of creating and managing online content

 

Person Specification:

  • Enthusiastic, proactive and hard-working
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • Able to work evenings and weekends at events, where necessary.

Previous applicants need not apply

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information

 

For informal enquires please contact Sindy Campbell, Head of Film Birmingham on 0121 464 9305 and email sindy.campbell@birmingham.gov.uk

 

Ref: BCC001596

 

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

 

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen that was already employed by BCC prior to 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.

 

An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence using the English Language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016

 

 

 

 

Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification