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We're Hiring! Call for Head of Audience Engagement

Updated: Jan 27

Reclaim The Frame champions marginalised perspectives in cinema, and connects with audiences through community building and conversation. With our 20+ partner cinemas in 15 cities across the UK, we continue to diversify audiences;  developing safe and accessible spaces for conversation, promoting a de-patriarchal, de-centralised and de-colonised lens on the world, and advocating for social justice in all film spaces.

We're looking for a new, key management role within Reclaim The Frame.

The Head of Audience Engagement will lead on Reclaim The Frame’s audience-facing work: managing relationships with distributors, developing film release campaigns, curating public programmes and events, and developing audiences. The post-holder will bring their marketing and outreach expertise as well as a creative flair and a commitment to social impact through cinema to devising and delivering the charity’s communications strategies in support of its mission to connect and grow audiences for films by filmmakers of marginalised genders. 

Salary  35,000-39,000 PAYE depending on experience 

Leave entitlement  25 days leave plus bank holidays 

Start date  02 April 2024 (plus induction end March)

Probation  3 months

Tenure  Fixed term, to March 2026

Hours  Full time / 40 hours per week 

Location  Within commuting distance of London or Sheffield, will be required to work at least 2 days per fortnight in Brixton office and regularly host London events

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute creatively and strategically to plans for Reclaim The Frame, leading on its new release campaigns, screening programmes, and audience engagement work; 

  • Work closely with the Director and lead the wider team on the curation of the programme, editorial, and audience engagement activity;  

  • Lead on communications with distributors for Reclaim the Frame: from pitching to negotiations to campaign management; 

  • Develop Reclaim The Frame’s brand, awareness and impact, engaging new audiences and devising strategies to increase loyalty; 

  • Produce communications, audience development and community engagement campaigns including overseeing RTF’s platforms, digital marketing and grassroots outreach;

  • Oversee the requirements for and adherence to Reclaim The Frame’s branding and tone of voice; 

  • Manage, motivate and support the Events Producer and Communications Coordinator, setting clear expectations around roles and responsibilities, promoting a culture of inclusion and respect; 

  • Host Reclaim The Frame events, and represent RTF at festivals and events, moderating Q&As, and participating on talks and industry panels as required; 

  • Contribute to and work within Reclaim The Frame’s policies, action plans and procedures in support RTF’s mission for an equitable, inclusive, safe, fair and compassionate film industry; 

  • Contribute to monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all of the above.

For full job description and information on how to apply, please see here

or for the plain text accessible version, see here.

Applications Close 5 February 2024, 10 am

Please let us know if you require any access provisions for the interview or any support with the application via the email address below. We will work with candidates to ensure their access needs are met during the process and that access requirements are not a factor in decision making. For any questions or for any access requirements, please email with the subject line Head of Audience Engagement Application.

Should you wish to have a brief conversation about the role, prior to applying, you can arrange a call with our Director Melanie Iredale via the email above.


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