QFT are looking for a Young Audiences Coordinator

21st September 2020

The QFT Young Audiences Coordinator will work with the QFT team to build young audiences (18-30) for the cinema’s programme.

 Working with the LUMI branding and marketing focused towards this audience, developing the targeted membership programme and enhancing the existing young programmer scheme. You will drive young audience engagement, seek out internal and external partnerships to help grow this audience and increase young audiences in both number and percentage of total audience.

This role is funded for this period initially, supported by British Film Institute.

This is a fixed-term position for 7 months

The successful candidate must have:

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and Maths or NVQ Level 2 Administration
  • 3 years relevant experience in an arts marketing or audience development role to include marketing/branding experience & events management

Queen’s Film Theatre is a unique cultural venue with over 50 years of experience of bringing a high quality film experience to Belfast audiences. QFT is also a friendly, intimate cinema that values its audiences, as without their loyalty, support and interest in our programme, QFT would not be able to exist.

QFT’s longstanding vision and mission are:

  • Vision: To be a leading centre for film excellence and creativity that inspires, informs and entertains.
  • Mission: To provide a unique cinema experience and widen access to the best of film from around the world through a programme that actively encourages appreciation, enjoyment, debate and understanding.

Queen’s University Belfast is one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic and exciting employers with influential and world leading staff impacting on the world around us. We are a magnet for investment, a patron of the arts and a global player in fields ranging from cancer research to environmental sustainability.

We offer competitive salaries with assured incremental progression year on year within scale, and an annual review of a cost of living increase. At Queen’s we hold work life balance in the highest regard, offering 42 days annual leave and family friendly initiatives. Our generous pension of RBP 19% employer contribution and flexible retirement scheme supports our ‘people first’ strategy, and we offer a multitude of development options tailored to help you succeed within your role with us and to support you with your career progression. As an employee you will be able to access discounted award winning sports facilities, Queen’s Film Theatre and local food and beverage outlets among many others. We are immensely proud of what our University will offer you.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.

Application closing date 05/10/2020
Salary£21,236 to £23,754 per annum.

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