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Head of Communications & Public Affairs

Film London is seeking to recruit an experienced and dynamic senior communications professional with particular expertise across policy and public affairs and extensive experience in the creative industries to champion the company’s brands. 

The Head of Communications and Public Affairs will work across three core brands: Film London, the British Film Commission and Games London (shared with Ukie). The successful candidate will manage the corporate communications, marketing and PR strategy for our brands, as well as corporate sponsorship, to ensure the successful delivery of strategic objectives.

They will deliver the agency’s policy work and public affairs strategy, which will be key to the agency’s continued success in light of a challenging public funding environment and the UK’s exit from the European Union.

They will be responsible for championing London and the UK as a global hub for content production - film, TV, animation and games - and demonstrating the value of screen industries for Londoners. Travel nationally and internationally will be required.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Tuesday 30 May 2017

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Chair of Film London

After seven successful and highly productive years, Film London’s Chair, David Parfitt, will complete his term of office in the autumn. We now wish to attract an outstanding individual to help lead the Board and senior management team of Film London.

We are keen to hear from candidates with substantial knowledge and experience at a very senior level within the UK screen industries. We would especially welcome individuals who have extensive knowledge and understanding of content production, distribution and exhibition or their equivalents in related media industries.

The Chair of the Film London Board is responsible for leading the Directors of Film London and steering Board meetings and related sub-committees. Time commitment is a maximum of 2-3 days a months.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 2 June 2017

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Please send a brief statement of up to 1000 words together with a copy of your CV to: Chief Executive’s Office, Film London, The Arts Building, Morris Place, London N4 3JG. Email address:


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