To kick off our plans for 2016, we are looking for an Events Manager who will plan, manage and deliver film festival events to increase awareness of Raising Films as an organisation, and to lay the foundations for our research and campaigning, as agreed with the team and our future partners.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced freelance events manager to deliver our events in Scotland. We are looking to work with someone who will share the team’s commitment to Raising Films’ aims of creating parent-friendly working conditions in film and television, and we are happy to consider job sharing or joint applications. It will be a 7 month contract, 10 hours per week/£15 per hour,
Primary tasks include:
Planning and Delivering Events
- Liaise with festival events teams to fit Raising Films into programmes at Scottish film festivals, design the event, invite and manage speakers, produce relevant media
- Use events to develop and deliver industry surveys (in consultation with partners) focused on specific questions of childcare and family across the phases of filmmaking from pre-production to distribution
- Investigate non-festival programming, including screenings and panels, where RF can deliver case studies, develop our survey and build community
The Events Manager (Scotland) will work with the Project Manager, and with the founding team of Raising Films, a collective of women working in the film industry. Different team members will have different, specific oversight of project elements, but decisions will be taken collectively with the project manager as part of the team.
Deadline: 25 January 2016 at 5pm
Your application should include:
*covering letter including details of at least 2-3 examples of previous work in events management and training development or delivery
*contact details for two referees
To discuss the job further, or to apply, please email: Laura Giles, Project Manager
This role is funded with the support of Creative Scotland.