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Do you want to join the Screenwriters’ Festival team?

We are a small, dynamic group of creatives, working out of Ealing Studios (West London) and  focused on developing and delivering world class training experiences in the creative industries. We are currently looking for a number of individuals…

Updated August 2016

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We are looking for dynamic camera operators who can shoot sessions at the festival. Must have some basic camera experience, be good under pressure and work well in a team.

We also need experienced sound engineers who can run the audio desk for sessions.

Send you CV and link to online work to zsofia@londonswf.com

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Speaker Co-Ordinator (CLOSED)

This role requires someone with an in-depth knowledge and love of movies and TV – past, present and future. You’ll need to know and care about who’s doing what, with whom and when and have a good nose for sniffing out what’s not only relevant now but what will be relevant tomorrow. A keen Interest and love of specific genres would be a bonus. You will work directly and side by side with festival organisers Chris Jones and Judy Goldberg out of Ealing Film Studios offices.

Duties and tasks to expect include:

  • Sourcing and booking speakers
  • Pitching session suggestions
  • Building and shaping sessions
  • Assisting in overall session scheduling
  • Speaker liaison and relations in preparation for the festival (directly and via agents)
  • Speaker hospitality during the festival
  • Organising speaker travel and accommodation where necessary

Applicants must be proficient in Excel, Word and have keen co-ordination and people skills. During the festival you will be very much public facing so confidence and approachability is essential. Must be a team player and work exceptionally well under pressure. This is a very challenging and highly rewarding role for the right person. Send an email to judy@londonswf.com with an up to date resume and introduction cover letter that shares why you would be great for this position.

Production Co-Ordinator (CLOSED)

This role will require a highly motivated, fast learning, fast moving, problem solving multi-tasker with experience in either event or film production (someone with a basic understanding and appreciation of the production process). Must be a team player, be unflappable under pressure, fight fires effortlessly, take direction well and have great communication skills. You will work directly and side by side with festival organisers Chris Jones and Judy Goldberg out of Ealing Film Studios offices.

Duties and tasks to expect include:

  • Sourcing and ordering equipment
  • Delegate communications
  • Assisting in creative design of various festival materials
  • Data wrangling
  • Hands on logistics
  • Assisting in all other departments where and when needed

Applicants must (as a minimum) be proficient in Excel and Word and be tech savy – advanced computer skills and creative computer skills will be a huge bonus. The role will also be physically demanding at times so someone not shy of manual labour is essential. Anyone taking on this role will ultimately be involved in almost every element of physical production of the festival; it will be a great opportunity to get involved and experience the LSF from the inside out.

Send an email to judy@londonswf.com with an up to date resume and introduction cover letter that shares why you would be great for this position.

In Design / Photoshop Designer // Part Time (CLOSED)

We are going to be physical publishing some works soon and need someone who can take on the job of designing and delivering final PDF files / Kindle etc. We expect around 1 or 2 days a month. Sometimes more, and sometimes less. Working out of Ealing Studios Offices, sometime remotely when work accommodates. Must be proficient in…

  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Design and delivery workflows

There will be other technology related duties too, and so depending on the candidate, this role might expand, possibly even to full time.

Send your resume, cover letter and samples of work to judy@londonswf.com

Marketeer (CLOSED)

You should be someone with a nose for marketing, in all its forms. Fearless when it comes to new ideas, or even old ones never tried. Dynamic in so much as to be able to shift direction rapidly and capable of speaking in language that inspires people to get onboard with what we are doing. We don’t like to ‘sell’. We DO like to share what we do as a world class investment. So yes it’s sales and marketing on a bad day, but on most days it’s about sharing the news and taking a stand to change the world. We aim for every day to be a good day. You should be…

  • Switched on to social media
  • Understand what drives creative people and their passions
  • Dynamic and flexible
  • Fast to act but also relentless in the pursuit of standards
  • Excited by new challenges in bringing awareness

You will be working out of Ealing Studios and closely with Chris Jones and the whole LSF team. Like everyone involved in the festival, you will also be expected to roll your sleeves up at peak times, and get involved. This is a very challenging and highly rewarding role for the right person. Send an email to judy@londonswf.com with an up to date resume and introduction cover letter that shares why you would be great for this position.

British Screenwriters’ Awards Technical / Stage manager (CLOSED)

Each year the LSF hosts the British Screenwriters’ Awards. We are looking for a technical producer to make sure the whole show runs smoothly. This will include putting the clips together, the musical intros, titles and working closely with Lisa the Awards producer etc. It’s a very intense but exciting show and will be hugely rewarding for the right person. You should be…

  • Someone who enjoys technology and mastering it
  • A team player who takes direction well
  • Flourishes and is unflappable under pressure / excitement
  • Capable of editing video / exporting etc
  • Have an aesthetic eye

Please send your resume, cover letter to lisa@londonswf.com

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