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Job Title: Clerk to the Board and Company Secretary

Contract: Permanent, Part-time (up to 18 hours per week, open to flexibility)

Salary/Benefits: £58,000pa pro rata, 30 days holiday pro rata and contributory pension  

Job Summary

London Film School (LFS) is seeking an experienced governance professional to join our team at an exciting time of change for the School. This is a new position that has arisen following our governance review and presents an opportunity for the right candidate to join a School that is internationally celebrated for its commitment to film, craft excellence, innovation and creative freedom.

The Clerk to the Board and Company Secretary will be responsible for ensuring the School is compliant with its corporate legal framework and for providing independent expert advice to the Board and the Association. They will work closely with the Board, coordinating governance activities, ensuring that the Board and Associations’ business is organised, and undertaking related administration.

Your Profile

The successful candidate must demonstrate a proven track record in a similar role, with a comprehensive understanding of the Board’s governance responsibilities in the higher education framework and under company law. Whilst the post-holder will be an advisor, they must also be comfortable delivering administrative support to the Board and committee management, including preparation of agendas, papers and minutes. They will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to use tact and diplomacy to work collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external contacts.

For further details about the role please download the job description and person specification. PDF icon Clerk to Board & Company Secretary JD&PS Final Oct.pdf

How to Apply

To apply, please provide a CV together with a covering letter setting out your interest in the role and explaining how you meet the requirements in the person specification.

Applications must be received by 9 am Monday 19 November 2018 to Greg Dyke, LFS Chairman, c/o recruitment@lfs.org.uk.

Interviews are likely to take place on 27 November 2018 and we ask that candidates keep this date free as we may be unable to offer an alternative.   


Job Title: Film Festivals Coordinator

Contract: Permanent, Part-time, 3 days per week (21 hours)

Salary/Benefits: £26,000pa pro rata, 30 days holiday pro rata and contributory pension  

Job Summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team at a prestigious and dynamic film school. The Film Festivals Coordinator plays an important role in promoting the School internationally and maximising exposure for our student/graduate films, by ensuring optimal Film Festival submissions. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the Library and Film Festivals Manager to plan and deliver LFS’ Film Festival strategy, in line with the Schools’ ambitious and exciting objectives. This post will work alongside colleagues to ensure that the brand, reputation and identity of LFS is enhanced across Film Festival networks, and processes are in place to support this activity.

Your profile

You will enjoy working in a fast-paced and creative environment, utilising your knowledge of national and international film festivals, professional bodies and associations to provide advice and professional administrative support to internal and external stakeholders. You have experience in submitting appropriate films to festivals, competitions and events. As a confident communicator, you will relish the challenge of building strong film festival, student and graduate relationships and providing excellent customer service. You will have proven organisational skills and experience of effective database and file management. You will be comfortable working collaboratively and are excited by the prospect of being an ambassador for LFS at Film Festivals and internal and external events

How to apply

For further details about the role please download the job description and person specification PDF icon Film Festival Coordinator JDPS Nov 18 Final.pdf

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the post to recruitment@lfs.org.uk by 9 am on Monday 19 November 2018.

Interviews are likely to be held on 26 November 2018.   


 Job Title: Module Leader & Term Tutor

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Salary/Benefits: £42,000pa, 30 days holiday pro rata and contributory pension  

Job Summary

London Film School is seeking a dynamic and experienced film educator to work as part of the academic team for our MA Filmmaking (MAF) Course. The School is looking to enhance our curriculum and continuously engage our students in the fast-changing screen industries landscape.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with both industry and academic experience, and a passion for education. In this dual role, the successful candidate will lead the module (Film Practice: Fiction and Non-Fiction) to ensure the efficient running and delivery of all aspects related to student learning, and act as an advocate and leader of staff teaching on the module.

The Module Leader provides organisation, management, assures academic standards and leads the quality enhancement of the module for an excellent learning experience and to ensure staff and students understand each other’s roles and responsibilities. As a Term Tutor, they plan, teach and assess, provide student learning support, and contribute to curriculum development/review for the second term in this module.

Your profile

The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to, and experience of, filmmaking and the development of practice-based curricula. It is essential that the candidate has a passion for teaching, an experience of module/course management and the supervision of teaching staff.  An understanding of the broader context of Higher Education, regulations, quality assurance and enhancement of learning opportunities is also essential. Reporting to the Head of Studies/MAF Course Leader they must be able to work collaboratively with other module leaders and colleagues, as well as liaise with industry and other stakeholders.

For further information about the module FI921-60 of our MAF course please refer to page 40-44 of the MAF Student Handbook 2017/18 PDF icon LFS-Warwick MAF Student Handbook 2017-18.pdf

How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter setting out your interest in the role and explaining how you meet the requirements in the job descri[tion and person specification PDF icon Module Leader & Term Tutor JD 2018 Final.pdf to recruitment@lfs.org.uk.

Vacancy closes 9 am Wednesday 28 November 2018.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 5 December 2018 and we ask that applicants 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.

You can refer to LFS' Privacy Policies (http://lfs.org.uk/privacy-policies) for details of the personal data that LFS holds and processes about job candidates. 

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We do not hold a directory of actors. Our students not only post castings but also search these sites for potential actors hence why it is important to be registered with them – particularly Casting Call Pro and Spotlight.

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