Recruiting: BFI FAN New Release Marketing Freelancer

BFI FAN is hiring a new freelance marketer to support FAN New Releases

Please note: this position is now filled

Job posted by Watershed (FH South West)

Deadline: 22 April 2022 at 12:00

We are looking for a marketing freelancer based in Scotland to support the release of three or four new feature films released in 2022/23.

The BFI Film Audience Network creates innovative, grassroots marketing campaigns across the UK, to build audiences for new independent film releases. We are looking for a marketing freelancer based in Scotland to support the release of new feature films in 2022/23 as part of FAN New Release Support, a UK wide project led by Watershed in Bristol.

BFI FAN is a collaboration of eight Film Hubs (incl. Film Hub Scotland) with a membership of over 1,300 film exhibitors across the UK.

Working with cinemas on incredible films like Another Round, Limbo and Ali & Ava, FAN has worked with local press and online bloggers, flyered, flash-danced, Instagrammed and Facebooked, organised special events, created GIFs, zines and badges – to ensure that everyone across the UK can find out about great independent films screening near them.

You are:

Passionate about film
Into arts, culture and entertainment
Experienced in marketing and or arts/event promotion, preferably in Scotland
Film distribution experience desirable
Organised, pro-active, a self-starter
Good at networking and building relationships

What’s on offer?:

£1000 per film title, based on five days work each (with work on possibly three to four films in 2022/23)

Before you apply:

The current UK-wide pool of freelancers is majority white, cisgender and non-disabled. We believe our work will be stronger with greater diversity and welcome applications from those who bring difference. If you are from a background that is underrepresented in the culture sector (for example you are from a community that experiences racism, you did not go to University, you had free school meals as a child or you are a disabled person (as defined by the Equality Act 2010), and you would like support to articulate how your experience is transferable to this role, you can book time with one of our team. Please request this via email. (We will not ask you to disclose your background)

We  guarantee an initial chat  for anyone who identifies as one or more of the above and fulfils the minimum  criteria for  the role. If you would like this to be a consideration, please indicate  this  in your  statement  in support of your application.
If you have any access, childcare or other needs, or if you would like to arrange a call or video chat then contact FAN via email.

To apply, please send in a CV and a short statement outlining your relevant experience to Ti Singh:

Location: All Scotland

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The application deadline is Friday 22 April 2022 at 12:00.