Assistant Festival Producer

Beyond Boundaries is supporting an exciting opportunity for a young creative with a strong interest in film and arts management to join the Afrika Eye team in visioning and delivering their 2019 festival.

Period of work: Approx 36 days between July – November – flexible hours – specific dates to be agreed.

Fee: £3060

Report to: Day-to-day the post holder will also work closely with the Festival Producer and will report to the Festival Director.

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Film programming and outreach events
  • Marketing and publicity
  • Arts co-ordination
  • Working closely with the artistic director and festival producer and the wider delivery team
  • Curating one specific event at the festival
  • Overall coordination of the festival and outreach events including some administrative work

This trainee position will be supported and monitored throughout by appropriate creative professionals identified by Film Hub South West and Afrika Eye.

Talents, Qualities and Attributes:

We are seeking a young person with enthusiasm and focus who will immerse themselves in the preparation, and delivery of a high quality multi-arts festival.

The role requires:

  • A pro-active, collaborative and motivated approach to working as part of a small team
  • An interest in film, African visual culture and performance
  • Good listening skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • A flexible approach to working practice
  • A willingness to learn
  • A working knowledge of Mac/PC systems/software

We would ideally like this role to be an ongoing part of the Afrika Eye festival training pro-gramme, developing young people’s skills, ideas and aspirations, which will enable them to play an active role in devising and shaping future film and arts events.

How to Apply

Please send a short covering letter saying why you would like to work with Afrika Eye and a recent CV to:

Tiffany Holmes, Film Hub South West
Annie Menter, Afrika Eye

Deadline: July 15th 2019

Beyond Boundaries, is a rolling fund aimed at supporting people and organisations based in the South West that are currently under-represented in the cinema sector to:
• Originate, develop and deliver ambitious cinema events and experiences
• Shine a light on different and diverse cinematic stories
• Come up with fresh approaches to attracting new audiences for cultural cinema beyond the mainstream.

Led by Film Hub South West, part of the BFI Film Audience Network with support from the National Lottery

Download the full details here – Assistant Producer Job Description

Afrika Eye is recruiting festival volunteers!

Every year Afrika Eye recruits volunteers to support the team during the delivery of the festival. Volunteer roles can start at anytime from August onwards and can involve any of the following tasks;

  • Admin
  • Social media
  • Stewarding
  • Evaluation & Feedback
  • Documenting
  • Event Photography
  • Hospitality
  • Info Desk support

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please email afrikaeye@gmail.com