About Us

It’s an exciting time at North East Screen, we’re growing and have some amazing opportunities to develop the skills and talents of TV and film professionals across the region.
Film Office Apprentice
Role Film Office Apprentice
Salary £15,600
Location Based in Sunderland with some time spent in our office in Hartlepool.
Reporting to Film Office Manager
Closing Date 26th of April
Interviews N/A
Background To Post

Join us at North East Screen as our Film Office Apprentice and be at the heart of our mission to become of the UK’s leading film and TV production hubs. You’ll be part of our Film Office team who promote the region and work with film and TV productions encouraging them to use regional locations, crew and facilities.

Key tasks you’ll tackle as our Film Office Apprentice:

  • Be the go-to person for team enquiries, directing them to the right resources.
  • Assist with data entry on our online database for locations, crew and facilites.
  • Keep track of all communication and maintain accurate records.
  • Help organise team meetings and maintain detailed minutes.
  • Monitor production activity and gather data on economic impact.
  • Research and maintain our Movie Map of productions in the region.
  • Support the Film Office team with their work.
Who Are We Looking For?

Experience and skills you’ll bring:

  • Strong relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent organisational abilities to handle multiple tasks.
  • Familiarity with CRM and website management (CMS like WordPress) and social media.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in all tasks.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with image editing software.
  • Knowledge of the local region is a plus.
How To Apply

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Skills Cluster Evaluation Manager – Screen Alliance North
Role Skills Cluster Evaluation Manager (Screen Alliance North)
Salary £42,000 – £44,000 dependent on experience
Location Sunderland, Hartlepool, Manchester, Liverpool or Leeds
Reporting to Screen Alliance North partners
Closing Date Tuesday 13th June
Interviews N/A
Background To Post

Working with Screen Alliance North partners to:

  • Design effective evaluation tools and frameworks across a wide range of activities
  • Determine the most appropriate methods of data capture to track KPIs
  • Help to design and implement effective methods for participant tracking
  • Ensure consistent methods of data capture are in place across activities
  • Monitor top-level activity progress against the project schedule
  • Lead on producing quarterly progress reports for Skills Cluster activity
  • Use quantitative and qualitative Skills Cluster data to help tell a story
  • Liaise with external evaluators, where applicable
Who Are We Looking For?


  • Is genuinely enthusiastic about data, monitoring and evaluation
  • Understands the importance of data in making a business case
  • Knows how to bring data to life in presentations and reports
  • Takes a hands-on approach with a strong eye for detail
  • Has a demonstrable interest in film and wider screen sectors
  • Can communicate well with a range of private, public and community partners
  • Shares our values for inclusivity, wellbeing, and environmental sustainability
  • Is passionate about and committed to the development of the North of England.

Hours:  Full time (37 hours per week)
Location: Duties may be split between home and office, with a minimum of two office days per week. This post can be based at an office in either: Sunderland, Hartlepool, Manchester, Liverpool or Leeds, depending on the preference of successful applicant. Regular travel to external partners is also a key part of the role.
Contract: The initial contract for this role 3 years fixed term, with a possibility for renewal, dependent on funding.

How To Apply

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to hr@pennyjoneshr.com by  Tuesday 13th of June 2023

Interview date and location is TBD. Please note, unfortunately we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

For enquiries, or if you need any support completing your application, please contact: hr@pennyjoneshr.com.

Equality and Diversity
As part of our remit to monitor and improve access to under-represented groups in the industry, we report to our funders on the diversity of applicants to our job roles. We would be grateful if you could complete the equality and diversity form after submitting your application.