Head of Irish Film London

Head of Irish Film London

Monday, 23 November 2020, 5.00pm

Applications are now invited for the role of Head of Irish Film London to take the organisation into the next phase of its development at the forefront of promoting of Irish Film and Irish Film Talent in the UK. The role is multifaceted and requires skills in projects and events management, fundraising, publicity & marketing, programming, finances, and human resources and most importantly creative thinking.

The right candidate for this role will be creative, solution oriented and resilient. They will have an aptitude for sales and business matters, and a deep appreciation and understanding for film and/or the creative industries. They will have exceptional people skills, and extensive experience in building and maintaining relationships at all levels.

Cultivating and maintaining strong relationships is at the heart of the IFL. The new Head of Irish Film London will maintain and build on the organisation’s relationships with audiences, filmmakers, Irish and UK film bodies and cultural institutions. They will pay special attention to working with Patrons to help expand audiences and building reciprocal relationships with Irish and British businesses and organisations who are passionate about the value of Irish Film.

The Head of Irish Film London will conceive of and manage the production of IFL original content for online distribution, to increase audience engagement with IFL and Irish Film. They will also work on developing the website’s structure and content and promoting Irish Film From Home in order to maximise audiences and their experience of online screening events and original content.

Person specification:

– Has held a management role within the arts or the not for profit sector
– A solution oriented creative thinker
– Exceptional communicator
– Demonstrable experience of building lasting relationships
– Demonstrable experience of statutory funding processes
– Demonstrable experience of managing staff and talent to produce live and online events and oversee the production of creative content
– Understanding of Management accounts
– Experience of leading online marketing campaigns
– Experience of Arts programming
– Interest in Film Festivals and Film advocacy organisations and their role in creating professional networks, distribution and engaging with audiences.

See link below for further details.

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