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We Are Recruiting: Film Challenge Project Manager

Fantastic new job opportunity to coordinate and deliver a national short film challenge

Posted 23rd April

Film Access Scotland is recruiting a Project Manager to coordinate and deliver a national short film challenge.

The first component of the project will involve design and delivery of a programme of climate literacy and short filmmaking skills training workshops for youth workers, arts organisations, community groups, schools, teachers, educators and other key stakeholder groups. This will kick start the second component, which is a period of filmmaking activity in which we will encourage and support people of all ages across Scotland to tell their stories about the impact climate change has or may have on their lives, communities and local environment through a 90 second film.

Film Access Scotland is the national sector development body which represents Film Access organisations across Scotland. Our members use film as an expressive tool to unlock the potential of individuals, groups and communities and to bring about positive and lasting social change.

Film Access Scotland has been appointed by Screen Scotland to design, manager and deliver a significant and high-profile short film challenge to coincide with COP26, requiring a Project Manager to coordinate and manage delivery.

In November 2021, the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26 – comes to Scotland. In recognition of nations coming together in Glasgow to work to combat climate change, and an increased public awareness of the climate emergency, Film Access Scotland is launching a national short film challenge, to engage people all over Scotland with this highly important event and the climate crisis.

Film Challenge Project Manager, Film Access Scotland

Working with the Film Access Scotland Chief Executive and Development Manager, as well as Film Access Scotland’s member organisations, the right candidate will be a be an experienced and motivated Project Manager who will co-ordinate and manage delivery of the project.

You will be based in Scotland, with remote working initially likely, with office space working at one of the Film Access Scotland member organisations, subject to Government guidance. The role will include some travelling across Scotland.

This is a full-time, fixed term contract for the duration of the project and its evaluation period from June 2021 – March 2022. The salary is £27,00 – £30,000 p/a pro rata or will be a set fee at this level, to be discussed during recruitment period.

Click here for the full job description, background information and application form, or email jobs@filmaccess.scot for more information. Applications must be received by on midnight Wednesday 12th May

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