Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema, managed by the Falkirk Community Trust, is at an exciting point in its development having secured core funding from Creative Scotland for a two-year programme of delivery.
The silent film and live music festival, based at The Hippodrome Cinema in Bo’Ness, is now seeking three key roles: Producer, Marketing Coordinator and Media Officer. The deadline for all three posts is Monday 21 September (10am) with the contracts commencing in October.
£46,000 (£22,000 year one + £24,000 year two)
Reporting to FCT Team Leader – Arts and working closely with FCT Festival Director, the freelance Producer will oversee delivery of HippFest’s ambitious programme and the work of the freelance Media Officer, Marketing Co-Ordinator and Production Manager. This role requires:
Experience of strategic festival/event planning and delivery; community engagement; fundraising/securing sponsorship; creating, managing, monitoring and reporting on budgets; managing large scale events; recruiting and managing staff and volunteers; maintenance of relationships with funders and stakeholders; and local authority working.
The Producer should ideally have a knowledge or understanding of arts marketing in practice, silent film and archive film (desirable), together with excellent communication, organisational planning, report writing, IT and research skills.
£13,600 (£6,500 year 1, £7,100 year 2) including expenses
Reporting to the Festival Producer and working with the FCT Marketing Team and Festival Media Officer, this role requires:
Strategic print and digital marketing activity planning and implementation; budget management; coordinating design briefing, print production, distribution, website, online promotion, advertising; liaison for marketing partnerships; commission and management of trailer and sting; directing the work of Festival photographer and videographer; and responding to sales activity and evaluation.
£9,500 (£4,000 year one, £5,500 year two) including expenses
Reporting to the Festival Producer and working with the FCT Marketing Team and Festival Marketing Coordinator, this role requires:
Strategic campaign planning and delivery; leading as the Festival’s primary media contact including networking, releases, press launch, and partnership activity; monitoring coverage; and responding to sales activity and evaluation.