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Community Development Regional Lead (Scotland and Northern Ireland)

£40,000 yearly
  • Film & TV Charity
  • Remote (Scotland or Northern Ireland)
  • 11/08/2021
Part time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Community Development Regional Lead (Scotland and Northern Ireland)

Reports to: Community Development Manager

Contract: Permanent – Part Time (2/5 days)

Salary: £40,000 (pro rata) depending on experience

Location: Located in the nations and regions & home-based


About Film & TV Charity

The Film and TV Charity offers financial support, professional advice and mental health support to people working in the UK film, TV and cinema industries

Major donors to the Charity are typically large studios, broadcasters, or content platforms, including Netflix, BBC Studios, Amazon, Warner Bros and Disney.

The Charity has partnerships with other UK film and TV charities such as Bafta and BFI.


Role Overview


You will be responsible for building a supportive community of people working in film, television and cinema across Scotland and Northern Ireland; developing shared-value and outcome-oriented partnerships with the local industry bodies and groups; and representing both Scotland and Northern Ireland within the Charity’s work.



Key Responsibilities


  • Grow and develop the Charity’s networks in both Scotland and Northern Ireland, building supportive and reciprocal partnerships with grassroots community groups and industry bodies.
  • Act as a champion and advocate of the Charity’s work in both Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • Stay abreast of key issues and activity in the local film and TV landscapes.
  • Understand regional trends and industry perspectives on key issues.
  • Act as the voice for both Scotland and Northern Ireland, sharing insights to develop sectorial understanding of issues affecting local industry workforces.
  • Help build capacity for effective community and peer support in both Scotland and Northern Ireland, helping foster strong leadership and sustainability of our grassroots community groups.
  • Support successful delivery of UK wide initiatives across both Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • Promote the Fellowships & Impact Partnerships Programme in both Scotland and Northern Ireland, championing regional projects and perspectives.
  • Be prepared to travel to meetings across the UK and be away from home overnight occasionally, as the job reasonably demands.


Skills & Capabilities Required:


To join our team, you will be a people person who is passionate about making a difference. You will be a committed team member but also confident working on your own initiative.


  • Experience of working in or with the TV, film, and cinema industries, with an excellent knowledge of those sectors in Scotland and/or Northern Ireland.
  • Excellent ability to build relationships
  • Strong communication skills, enabling to you deliver workshops to groups as well as communicating our mission to a wide range of stakeholders
  • A good understanding of complexities and barriers faced by people within the industry.



Diversity statement

The Charity is a committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in the industry and within the third sector and we’re committed to doing what we can to correct this. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour; people with disabilities; people who identify as being LGTBQIA; people who have a mental health condition; and people who identify as working class now or in the past.


To apply

Applications for this position are being handled by our recruitment partner Research Europe.


To apply, please send your CV, a brief covering note and your salary details to Blanche Anderson


Please address any queries to

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to telephone queries.


Applicants will be asked to complete a diversity monitoring questionnaire.