WORK FOR YFA

We are always looking for new and exciting filmmakers who wish to help bridge the gap between the film industry and the next generation. We like our applicants to have a broad knowledge of film production from story conception through to editing and delivery. If you enjoy working with young people and match the specified skillset then we want to hear form you!

If you are interested in applying for a Film Tutor position, please EMAIL your CV with a covering letter to info@youngfilmacademy.co.uk

CURRENT VACANCIES:

OPEN: Courses & Summer Camp Coordinator

Young Film Academy (YFA, www.youngfilmacademy.co.uk) are seeking an energetic, motivated and highly organised candidate to assist with coordinating our filmmaking courses across the year (for ages 8-17) including our Residential Filmmaking & Screen Acting Summer Camp (ages 12-17) in August 2021. This role will also involve administering party bookings and assisting on project work throughout the year. 

Young Film Academy is based near Regents Park in central London and is the leading provider of practical filmmaking education to young people aged 6-19 in the UK. We work a variety of partner organisations including schools, charities, arts institutions, British Film Institute, private individuals and the UK film industry. Our mission is simple: to inspire the next generation of filmmakers.

Job Description: 

A successful candidate would ideally have previous arts or education management experience, but this is not essential. This position carries responsibility for running existing operations, as well as liaising directly with clients and YFA tutors/filmmakers. They must have excellent organisational and communication skills; they should enjoy a challenge, feel confident talking to parents, love imposing ruthlessly efficient order on chaos and relish the prospect of working in a small, dynamic team, taking responsibility for their own working schedule. They should have an interest in the film & TV industry and passion for working on projects with young people. 

This role will include:

  • Managing bookings and logistics for YFA’s Residential Summer Camp (https://www.youngfilmacademy.co.uk/courses/residential-summer-camp/)
  • Preparation and organisation of year round filmmaking courses both in London and online
  • Taking bookings & managing logistics for filmmaking parties
  • Assisting the Events & Partnerships Manager on projects when needed

Essential Skills include:

  • Excellent administration skills and efficient workflows
  • Strong personal and telephone skills when liaising with a variety of stakeholders
  • Proficiency on Mac computers (inc Pages and Numbers software)     
  • A team player with a personable nature 
  • Strong time management skills & ability to manage their own workload 
  • No previous criminal record that may fail an Enhanced DBS Check

Contract: 

This is a freelance self-employed position position, based on 3 days per week @ £85 per day (10am-6pm) with more days per week during busy summer period (June-August inclusive). Candidates must be available to work exclusively, full-time 31st July – 15th August on YFA’s Residential Summer Camp. 

Please note this job will continue on a part-time basis from September 2021 so is not suitable for those currently at university.

Overall salary approx £22k p/a pro rata, depending on experience.

Interested candidates should e-mail a CV PLUS covering letter (no more than 1 side of A4) to hannah@youngfilmacademy.co.uk 

Deadline: Tuesday 4th May 2021 @ 9am 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Film/admin work experience internships are periodically available at Young Film Academy / Magma Group, which includes our sister film production company Magma Pictures. We also welcome applications from Erasmus Programme students from Europe looking for a 3 month internship in London for film or video production.

If you are interested in applying for a work experience position, please complete the Google form via the button below

NOTE: Applicants must be aged 16 years or above.