Platform is recruiting a Film Impact Coordinator

About the role

We are looking to contract someone to support our impact campaign for the independent documentary Offshore

Job purpose: To work with community and climate groups to promote and arrange screenings of the independent documentary Offshore

Hours: 2.5 dpw for five months (hours per week will vary depending on work plan and timeline you develop)

Salary: Freelance Consultant, £250 per day

Location: the UK

Being based in North-East England or Scotland is an advantage but not essential. If you wish you could base yourself in our London or Bristol office or work remotely.

Responsible to: Platform’s Just Transition Campaigner 

Deadline: 5:00pm on Monday 15th August 2022

Tara Mariwany and Yasmin Younis address the crowd (credit Diana More)

What we are looking for:

Platform needs an organised and enthusiastic Impact Coordinator to help arrange screenings for the documentary Offshore. This is ultimately a project managing role, where the Coordinator will plan screenings, liaise with groups across the UK, promote the film and potentially facilitate discussions with participants at screenings. 

The film follows three North Sea Oil and Gas workers, exploring their hopes and fears for the coming energy transition. Offshore is a powerful tool for putting worker demands at the centre of the climate movement. The documentary by independent filmmaker Hazel Flack was chosen by the Documentary Society’s Climate Story Fund for impact funding. Your role is to help us deliver the impact campaign.

You will be responsible for supporting two of our key audiences – community and climate activists and eNGOs. You will promote Offshore among these groups, respond to requests to host screenings and work with community groups to ensure screenings are successful. You will also be involved in discussions that shape the next stages of our impact campaign as we strategize about how the film can support our campaign work and plan for a general public release.

We are looking for someone who is reliable, friendly, organised and genuinely excited about the potential impact Offshore. Please cite examples from outside of formal employment if they are most relevant. 

You can find the full Job Description and Person Specs here.


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