We're HIRING: Festival Producer

We're seeking to recruit a confident and experienced Festival Producer to become an integral part of the LSFF team.

London Short Film Festival are seeking to recruit a confident and experienced Festival Producer who will become an integral part of the close-knit and dynamic LSFF team. The Festival Producer will lead and manage all aspects of festival production for LSFF 2020, which takes place across London from 10th-19th January 2020.

Freelance fixed term contract: mid August 2019 – mid Feb 2020, 6 month contract, 4 days per week, 30k pro rata

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter (no more than 1 page) highlighting how your experience, skills and personal qualities fit the role to sarah@shortfilms.org.uk.

Deadline for applications: 31st July 2019. Immediate start preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • • Ensuring smooth running of all festival elements, as the key contact for LSFF 2020 production and management
  • • Coordination and management of festival systems including using Google Drive, Box, Film Freeway
  • • Compiling and distributing schedules and planning documents to all staff
  • • Production support for programmers – sourcing contacts, rights
  • • Maintaining a detailed timeline and ensuring deadlines are met
  • • Assisting with LSFF & venue website admin and set up
  • • Coordination of all elements of the festival, ensuring smooth preparation and running of LSFF 2020 at multiple venues
  • • Overseeing brochure delivery processes and deadline
  • • Diversity and feedback recording & monitoring & Compiling overall festival feedback from audiences, staff and partners
  • • Managing staff: Volunteers Co-ordinator, Live Events Producer, Programmers etc.
  • • Assisting with development of funding applications, and taking responsibility for specific outcomes
  • • Overseeing full team programming meetings and documenting progress and action points

Person Specification – Minimum Requirements:

  • • Experience of working on festival/s in a production role essential
  • • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • • Experience of coordinating complex management systems
  • • Able to work effectively as part of a team and independently
  • • Effective line management experience
  • • Excellent communication skills in person, and over telephone and email
  • • Experience of writing and researching funding applications and reports (desired)