Do you want to help create a sustainable and thriving North East screen industry where exceptional talent can live, create and work?
Join us as part of the Talent and Business Development team to deliver a programme of activities to aid emerging and established film and TV professionals. In this role you will be the first point of contact for all enquiries on next steps as well as being responsible for the logging and tracking applications to keep tabs on upcoming talent and businesses. This role is full time and based in our offices in Sunderland and Hartlepool
We are looking for someone with experience in recording and interrogating qualitive and quantitative data provided from different sources and a knowledge of how to support business development. You should have a good knowledge of film and TV, excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with people at all levels.
It’s a really exciting time for the film and TV industry in the north east. With the BBC’s commitment to invest £25 million over the next 5 years aligning to all our north east combined and local authorities working together to support the industry there has never been a better time to break into the industry – or to progress. The role will be part of our Management Team here at North East Screen. It will be fundamental in transforming the region into a place where ‘exceptional regional talent can live, create and work’. You will be responsible for developing and delivering our skills development strategy at all levels. From those considering a career in the industry, through those looking to take their first steps to those looking to step up and step across you will be there to support them.
We are looking for someone with a commitment and expertise in supporting professional development. With a background in the film and TV industry you will thrive on supporting people to realise their career ambition. You will understand the challenge around increasing representation and inclusion in the workforce. You will inspire a new generation to consider the screen industry as their future whilst supporting existing crew in realising their ambitions and encouraging those who have left the region that it’s time to come home.
We work with film and TV productions considering the north east as a base for their productions and we have a space in our Film Office team for someone with an eye for the perfect location! You will be responsible for our growing and managing our location database. You will also be involved in working to attract productions to the region and to support them with information about locations, crew, facilities and local information while they are in the north east. No two days are the same, you may be recceing with a production company, photographing locations, dealing with production enquiries, or involved in desk research.
We are looking for a car owner/driver with a keen eye for a good location. Someone who can dissect a location, so it’s easily found on our database. A background in film and TV is an advantage, but not essential. You will have good time management and organisational skills with experience in reporting and statistics.