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Project Manager - Young Audiences Content Fund

£44,673 - £52,263

Application deadline: February 20th 2019

We are looking for a Project Manager to facilitate and manage the effective delivery of the BFI Young Audiences Content Fund.


For background, this is a new team set up as the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has allocated £57m over three years to the BFI for the Young Audiences Content Fund to address a decline in commissioning content for children and young audiences. It will be a major new opportunity for creative UK content makers and commissioners to partner on the production and development of projects that embrace the values of public service broadcast content.


The role will work alongside executives responsible for investment of funds into production and development, assisting in negotiations with third parties and assisting executives with production finance issues. You will be responsible for creating and monitoring production budgets and cash flows for commissions, and will be liaising with the BFI finance team, external partners, and production partners.


The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the Children’s Production and Broadcast landscape in the UK and internationally and proven experience of production budgets and financial management within the broadcast sector.


Based in Leeds, with occasional visits to London, you will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent family support including flexible working, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.


Further details about the post can be obtained by visiting:


The closing date for applications is Midnight Sunday 24 February 2019


First interviews will be held in the week commencing 4 March 2019

British Film Institute

Leeds TBC

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