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Sheffield Media & Exhibition Centre Board of Trustees
Sheffield Media and Exhibition Centre (Showroom cinema & Workstation creative industries business centre) is currently seeking new Trustees to join its Board and work alongside the senior management team to help shape the future of the organisation.
We operate one of the largest cultural cinemas in the UK, alongside catering and conferencing facilities and the Workstation managed workspace centre. We exhibit a diverse film programme with first run and retrospectives of curated work, including archive, documentaries and many unique one-off programmes with regular visiting film makers.
We are seeking candidates with a diverse background and senior experience from the education, business, environmental, creative and digital sectors. We are specifically interested in candidates with relevant experience of catering, marketing or IT.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented on our Board. Applicants will work with the Chair, Chief Executive and Senior Management Team to provide clear strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance, they will demonstrate excellent communication skills and they will also have a good understanding of local, regional and cultural agendas.
We need people who can spare the time to attend approximately 6 meetings per year (usually held on the last Monday of the month, 6 pm – 8 pm) and offer relevant support and specialist knowledge to enable us to meet the objectives of our business. In addition to attending Board meetings, there is also the opportunity to provide 1:1 mentorship to our senior management team members and to be involved in our specialised sub committees who meet occasionally for focused discussion.
The post is unpaid but all Trustees receive invitations to special events and have a weekly allocation of free cinema tickets.
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Diversity and Inclusion Audience Development Officer - Film Hub North
Contract: 40 days between March – July 2019, flexible working based on 2 days per week with possible extension
Employer: Tyneside Cinema on behalf of Film Hub North
Location of post: Applicant must be based in the North of England. This contract is home-based with extensive travel across the region, including to the three main Film Hub North locations: HOME Manchester, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield and Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle. Travel and subsistence will be paid in addition to the advertised contracted fee.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organisation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, income or disability status. We actively encourage applications from anyone who identifies as coming from a marginalised background, and for this role particularly someone with lived experience as black, asian or minority ethnic.
OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
Film Hub North is looking for a highly organised and motivated freelancer to work alongside our team, Advisory Group and key partners to support our aim of growing BAMER audiences for independent film in our region, with recognition of and support for intersectional identities.
You will audit audience-facing activity in order to build a network of BAMER partners in the cultural sector.
Utilising cultural sector experience and a strong knowledge of audience development, you will research and develop a brief for a community-led film project that aims to increase BAMER audiences for independent, British and international film.
You will provide in-depth advice and expertise on the issue of diversity in order to challenge current practice; supporting Film Hub North to embed relevant principles in order to build inclusive opportunities of engagement for BAMER audiences across the whole Film Hub North programme.
For more information about the role please download the job description here.
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Closing date for completed applications: 4th March 2019
Interviews will be held on 8th March 2019 in Manchester.