03 May 13
This is a role within the BAFTA Learning and Events team dedicated to fulfilling BAFTA’s remit to promoting and developing creative excellence in film, TV and games. BAFTA Learning and Events champion excellence both by developing creative skills and by recognising and promoting talent.
Freelance contract 2-3 days per week. 6 month initial period.
This contract is flexible. We are open to applications based on a job share or working from home or one of BAFTA’s offices outside London.
Day rate: £140-£160 per day dependent on experience
BAFTA is committed to supporting the games industry in the UK and this role is dedicated to assisting the work of the BAFTA Games Committee in that mission. The role will devise and deliver a programme of events and initiatives aimed primarily at developing the games industry. The role will also oversee the development and delivery of Young Game Designers.
Working with the BAFTA Games Committee and the Learning and Events Committee to devise and deliver a programme of events and initiatives, across the UK and via BAFTA branches, which provide a platform for Games Award winners and nominees to share their expertise with different audiences.
Focussing primarily on those working in or wanting to break into the Games industry, this role will also oversee the development of BAFTA’s initiative for 11-16 year olds, Young Game Designers.
The Games Programmer will work with the Games Committee to highlight key themes, sources of information and issues which will support games makers in their practice, and devise events and initiatives around these issues. Reporting to the Head of Learning and Events, the role will work within the Learning Strategy as devised by BAFTA’s Learning and Events Committee.
This role will maintain and develop relationships with key games and arts festivals and national partners which help deliver BAFTA’s learning programme around the country.
Industry programme delivery
Young Game Designers
Maintain good internal communications with BAFTA staff and attend regular Games Committee meetings.
1. Good understanding of the Games Industry in the UK and globally
2. Broad experience of managing events and projects of varying scales to a very high standard
3. Ability to work across multiple stakeholders in an inclusive and collegiate manner
4. Proven ability to work in a scalable way – identifying opportunities to maximise reach and impact from modest resources
5. Excellent communication skills – in terms of personal presentation and in terms of communicating with an audience
6. Demonstrable commitment to BAFTA’s aims and objectives
To apply please e-mail a CV and cover letter, detailing how you meet the requirements of the person specification, to email@example.com by 1pm on 24 May.
Please also complete our online diversity monitoring form . This form is not considered with your application.
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