Sheffield DocFest is seeking an experienced Senior Programmer with a strong knowledge of, and a passion for documentary. You will play a defining role in shaping their 2022 edition.
You will work collaboratively with the Interim CEO on the overall structure of the Festival and
take the lead on the selection of the public screening programme, with the exception of
those sections personally selected by the Guest Curator. You will manage the Film
Programme Producer as well as recruit and manage a team of consulting programmers and
pre-selectors. You will have experience managing inclusive and collaborative decision-making
environments as well as engaging with multiple stakeholders and partners.
Sheffield DocFest screens 140+ feature, mid-length and short films. Their 2021 programme
included works from over 60 countries, with 47 languages represented.
Sheffield DocFest is currently reviewing its operating model. At present it is expected that you
will report to the Interim CEO until the end of the June 2022 Festival until a new, ongoing
leadership structure is established. The role is offered as a 12-month contract position with a
view to extending.
Click HERE for full details of the role and to apply.
Deadline: 10 November, 23:59 GMT