Contracts & Opportunities

Digital Communications Producer

Sheffield Doc/Fest is looking for an experienced digital communications professional to input in to, and lead on the delivery of, the digital communications and outreach strategy for our 2021 festival and associated activities. This role will lead on all online platform development and management, inputting editorially, and ensuring an effective user journey across our website and all social media channels for both public and industry audiences. With experience in producing and delivering successful communications campaigns for comparable charities/events, a working knowledge of the industry internationally, and a passion for film and arts, this role provides an opportunity to use your compelling communications skills to build and deepen audience engagement locally and globally for documentary in Sheffield.

The deadline for applications is: 7 December 2020, midday GMT.

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Community Programme Producer (Maternity Cover) 2020-21

Sheffield Doc/Fest seeks a Community Programme Producer (maternity cover) to programme and deliver the festival’s wide-ranging participation programme including the Doc/Fest Exchange, to engage diverse audiences with the festival and within its year-round activity. We are seeking an individual with a passion for non-fiction film and arts, and experience in producing community, learning and participation programmes for audiences from a wide demographic, including children, young people, families and community groups. The Community Programme Producer will take a key role in creating connections between the festival’s film and arts programmes and its existing and potential audience base, working closely with a range of local schools, colleges and universities, community groups, charities and other partners. This role will produce and advocate for the festival’s Exchange and broader participation programme, ensuring that the community engagement offer is clearly articulated, seeking opportunities to build partnerships locally, regionally and nationally.

The deadline for applications is: 8 December 2020, midday GMT.

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Equal Opportunities Statement

Our jobs are like our festival, open to all.

Sheffield Doc/Fest believes that documentaries, and those working in the arts and in media – including ourselves - have a part to play in creating a society which is proud of its diversity and its multi-cultural heritage.

Doc/Fest’s programme-centred approach to inclusiveness puts diversity at the forefront of its activity. Through the documentaries we showcase and the talent we develop, we aim to celebrate diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.

Equally, we are committed to providing a welcoming, accessible, inclusive and positive experience for all festival attendees, team members and volunteers – regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexuality, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity/paternity, race, religion/belief, or socio-economic background. We’re proud to be a Disability Confident committed employer, supporting disabled people in the workplace. Sheffield Doc/Fest is BFI Diversity standards approved, an organisation that encourages equality of opportunity and addresses under-representation in the screen industries.