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Film Hub South West  Community Manager, Maternity Cover 

Position: Film Hub South West  Community Manager, Maternity Cover 

Department: Film Hub South West & Watershed Cinema

Rate of Pay: £29,000 - £31,000

Contract: Fixed Term contract for  12 months or upon return of the permanent post-holder. Full time working is preferred but flexible terms will be considered for the right candidate. 

Job purpose: An exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual with a passion for film  exhibition  and  solid project management experience to manage and animate  a real and virtual community across the South West part of the UK wide BFI  Film Audience Network  (FAN).

The role involves collaborating with partners across the region to  support the sector at this challenging time, working towards an inclusive and thriving network, and ultimately growing and enriching people’s engagement with the cinema experience and film culture where they live.

How to Apply for this Position:

If you are interested in applying for this position you will find the job description, letter and the extra information below, read these and then complete the online equal opportunities monitoring form and the online application form. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Alternative formats:
You can download a version in Word here: which should be emailed to

Watershed will work with candidates to ensure their access needs are met during the interview process and will ensure access requirements do not factor in decision making.

Before you apply:

The current Watershed team is majority white, cisgender and non-disabled. We believe our work will be stronger with greater diversity and welcome applications from those who bring difference. Watershed welcomes the whole person to work, and we understand that each of us bring our experiences, our backgrounds and our own unique lens to what we do. Supporting our staff means they are not appointed to represent specific groups or organisations.

You may not have worked in a cultural  organisation  before, or in an  organisation  like Watershed. Perhaps you have worked  for  another type of  network  in another sector  such as community development,  music  or theatre - these are all potentially very transferable contexts. 

If you are from a background that is underrepresented in the culture sector (for example you are from a community that experiences racism, you did not go to University, you had free school meals as a child or you are a disabled person (as defined by the Equality Act 2010), and you would like support to articulate how your experience is transferable to this role, you can book time with one of our team.  We will ensure the person you meet is not involved in the recruitment process.  They would be pleased to help you think this through. Please request this by emailing:  (we will not ask you to disclose your background).

We  also  guarantee an initial chat  for anyone who identifies as one or more of the above and fulfils the minimum  criteria  for  the role. If you would like this to be a consideration in your application, please indicate  this  in your  statement  in support of your application.  

Closing Date: Thursday, 7 January 2021 - 17:00