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Job Title:          Executive Assistant to the Office of the Director   

Contract:          Permanent, full time

Salary:             £33,000 per annum, plus 30 days holiday and contributory pension  

JOB SUMMARY

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to support our leadership team and work with our accomplished staff to nurture talented post-graduate students at a prestigious film school.

The Executive Assistant coordinates the administrative, organisational, and certain office management functions of London Film School (LFS). They provide administrative support and diary management, to the office of the Director, which includes the Director/CEO and COO. Integral to the role is effective communication, trust and the ability to multi-task whilst maintaining absolute attention to detail.

YOUR PROFILE

You will enjoy working in a fast-paced and creative environment, building on your extensive experience providing executive support to Director/CEO level. Ideally you will have gained an insight into higher education or film/TV from previous employment but this is not essential. You will be comfortable arranging and supporting meetings, with agendas, logistics and minute taking.  You will want to utilise your excellent customer service skills and enjoy the challenge of developing new ways of working. As a confident communicator, you will be comfortable working collaboratively and relish the opportunity to work with staff, students and external stakeholders. 

HOW TO APPLY

For further details about the role please download the full job description and person specification PDF icon EA to Office of the Director Feb 19.pdf

Please email your CV and covering letter, setting out your interest in the role and explaining how you meet the requirements in the job description and person specification, to recruitment@lfs.org.uk. Vacancy closes 9am Monday 25 March 2019. Interviews are likely to take place on 29 March 2019 and we ask that candidates keep this date free as we may be unable to offer an alternative.


ABOUT LONDON FILM SCHOOL

London Film School (LFS) is internationally celebrated for its commitment to film, craft excellence, innovation and creative freedom. The School is consistently rated as one of the top international film schools.

We are recognised by Screenskills (Creative Skillset) as a Centre of Excellence Film Academy. 

Currently located in Covent Garden LFS is the first film school in the UK.  Deeply connected to local and international screen industries, we have alumni spanning the globe, and working in every part of the film industry.  Our students and alumni have won every major award in the screen industries, and we continue to foster and nurture the next generation of filmmakers. During 2018, films created at the School had around 200 festival entries, screening films globally. The list spanned Cannes, Venice, Tribeca, Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, The BFI London Film Festival, Edinburgh, Encounters, Oscars, and Sundance.

With around 220 full-time students, from over 30 countries, we are a dynamic hub for high-quality filmmaking activity, preparing creative storytellers for the world’s screen industries. We offer three full-time MA programmes, a PhD Film by Practice, and a full calendar of short courses.

The School is committed to collaborative practice-based learning and produces over 180 films every year. The result is a dynamic and intensive film environment which creates global networks for life. Every role within LFS plays a key part in shaping future creative professionals, impacting on the future of the global creative industries.

As the School recently turned 60, and with a planned move to a new home, LFS is on the verge of a new chapter in its history. It’s an exciting time to join us.

London Film School is a non-profit educational charity with Greg Dyke as its Chairman of the Board and Gisli Snaer as its Director.


LFS is an equal opportunity employer. Please click here for our equal opportunities policy. 

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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