The Hollywood Reporter - the leading magazine for the film industry - has recently named the NFTS No.1 in its list of the top 15 international film schools.
The NFTS is a full-time working production house, set in Film and TV studios in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, just outside London and easily accessible by train/bus. At the NFTS, people are at the heart of what we do. We’re an Inclusive employer and are committed to equality of opportunity, and building a culturally diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from people from all backgrounds.
For half a century, the NFTS has developed some of Britain and the world’s top creative talent. It is widely acknowledged to be the top school of its kind in the UK and one of the best internationally. In 2018, the NFTS was awarded both the BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema and the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
What NFTS can offer you
Wherever you work here at NFTS, your contribution will be central to our achievements. In return, full time employees are entitled to 20 days holiday a year, as well as any public holidays and an additional 11 fixed days leave at Christmas and Easter. While our standard week is 9.30-5.30 (35 hours per week), we are supportive of employees wishing to work flexibly and will consider a range of options, please include any flexible working requirements as part of your application.
Other benefits include: Life Assurance, Pension scheme, Bike to Work scheme, Counselling and Employee Assistance programme, Rail discounts/season ticket loans and eligibility for a TOTUM (formerly NUS Extra) discount card that offers a variety of high street discounts.
How to apply
To apply for one of our roles, please email your CV, a covering letter which includes your salary expectation and a completed Equality Monitoring Form to Recruitment@nfts.co.uk. Please note that we are unable to sponsor candidates for these roles, so we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate their right to live and work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, we will not be able to progress your application.
Head of Editing - full or part time, permanent
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Editing. The ideal candidate would be an experience film and/or television professional educated to Master's level, with solid understanding, knowledge and practical experience of industry customs.
This is a key senior role at the NFTS and provides a unique opportunity for someone who is excited about imparting their knowledge to, and inspiring the next generation. Previous teaching experience would be ideal.
Course Leader - Script Supervision, part time or freelance basis
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Course Leader to oversee the Script Supervision & Continuity for our film and Television course in partnership with the BBC. The ideal candidate would be an experienced Script Supervisor with significant experience of supporting production teams, working on films and television shows and educated to Master's level with experience of teaching.
The successful candidate will need to have strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with a passion for student learning.
Production Manager – full time, permanent
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager to assist the Head of Production in ensuring the smooth running of student productions and workshops at the NFTS. The successful candidate will have experience of managing budgets and supporting productions, along with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
This role would suit an individual with an interest in production management, who also possesses strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for working with creative talent at the start of their career.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 29th May.
At the NFTS, people are at the heart of what we do. We’re an inclusive employer and are committed to equality of opportunity, and building a culturally diverse workforce. We are committed to being an anti-racist organisation and to increasing our representation of staff from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds.
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