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Working For The 63rd London Film Festival

Interested in working for the BFI London Film Festival?

Application deadline: May 22nd 2019

We are now recruiting for a range of roles to support the production and delivery of the BFI London Film Festival. The festival runs from Wednesday 2nd to Sunday 13th October 2019

Follow the link below to apply for a role and attach a current CV.

Please note we can only receive submissions via the online jobs portal. No direct submissions by e-mail will be accepted.

Every year we are delighted to receive a high volume of applications for our roles. A provisional closing date for all applications is noon on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 but please be advised that we do reserve the right to close the application window earlier if we receive sufficient numbers. We therefore encourage people to apply as soon as possible.

If your application is successful you will be contacted by Friday 24th May 2019 inviting you to attend an assessment centre.

If your application is unsuccessful you will be notified of this, but due to anticipated high volume we will be unable to provide individual feedback.


The assessment centre will give you the chance to learn a little bit more about the Festival and us as a team. We will also get to meet you and through a range of practical written and team based tasks understand how you like to work.

If you are successful during these assessments we will then invite you for an interview on the same day.

Assessment centres are being held on the following dates at the BFI Southbank in London.

Thursday 30th May 2019 – AM/PM

Monday 10th June 2019 – AM

Tuesday 11th June 2019 – AM


Conditional offers will be made to first choice successful candidates by no later than Friday 14th June 2019. If you receive an offer you will have a 48 hour window in which to confirm your acceptance of this.

For those candidates who have performed well at the assessment centre and interview but due to the number of roles available we are unable to make a conditional offer; we will notify you of this by Monday 17th June 2019. We will confirm with you that you will be placed on a waiting list should a position become available.

All other remaining assessment centre candidates will be notified that they have been unsuccessful by Friday 14th June 2019.


London SE1 8xt

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