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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. We are an equal opportunities employer, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are widely acknowledged as one of the best film schools in the world.  Over the last five years the School has had more Oscar nominations than any other film school in the world and has won the BAFTA for Best Short Animation four times in a row. 

NFTS Jobs fall into the following categories:

  • Course Tutors (full-time, part-time or visiting)
  • Heads of Department
  • Curriculum Co-ordinators
  • Technical Staff
  • Administration Staff
  • Senior Management

Current Vacancies


Director of Marketing and External Relations

The NFTS is widely acknowledged as one of the best film schools.  Over the last five years the School has had more Oscar nominations than any other film school in the world and has won the BAFTA for Best Short Animation four times in a row.

The School, unique in its creative and craft proposition of excellence, is undergoing a period of significant growth and transformation.  This year it has admitted more students to a wider range of degree and non-degree courses taught in its newly created state of the art teaching facilities than at any other time in its history.

We are looking for an exceptional individual, reporting to the Director, to develop and deliver the NFTS’ external relations strategy which focuses on fostering new partnerships, relationship management of existing ones and profiling the NFTS to potential students, alumni and the film, television and games industries. Providing both strategic leadership and hands-on delivery where necessary, you will drive a step change in the School’s external relations profile. You will have the chance to make a key contribution to the School’s strategic direction and management as a member of the Management Team.

You will have a knowledge of either the film, television and games creative industries or Higher Education.  With significant understanding of marketing, you will have substantial expertise and track record in as many areas as possible of external relations ie marketing, communications, alumni relations, strategic events management and fundraising.  You should have exceptional leadership and stakeholder management skills.  Your relationship building and networking skills will be first class as will your ability to influence and persuade at the senior level.  You will need to be ready to operate at both the strategic and operational level.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact either the Director, Jon Wardle (jwardle@nfts.co.uk) or the HR Director, Philip Willatt (pwillatt@nfts.co.uk).

To apply please complete our application form and return it to recruitment@nfts.co.uk or by post to HR Department, NFTS, Beaconsfield Studios, Station Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LG.

Job Description
Application Form

Closing date for applications: 18 September, 2017.


Registrar

The NFTS is widely acknowledged as one of the best film schools.  Over the last five years the School has had more Oscar nominations than any other film school in the world and has won the BAFTA for Best Short Animation four times in a row.

The School, unique in its creative and craft proposition of excellence, is undergoing a period of significant growth and transformation.  This year it has admitted more students to a wider range of degree and non-degree courses taught in its newly created state of the art teaching facilities than at any other time in its history.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to lead student administration at the NFTS.  You will be accountable to the Director for the management of processes underpinning the student journey, the School’s course offer and the management of data on students and courses.  You will be expected to improve continually the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of the processes and services provided by the NFTS, in a number of areas including: Registry, Curriculum Coordination, the Scholarship Programme, the Library, Student Welfare and Quality Assurance, in line with the School’s strategy and the need to deliver an excellent student experience.  You will have the chance to make a key contribution to the School’s strategic direction and management as a member of the Management Team.

You will need to have substantial relevant experience at a senior level in a Higher Education Institution; You will possess a full understanding and working knowledge of UK HE policies, practices and academic regulations in relation to student administration, student welfare and support.  You will have a significant understanding and experience of student records systems and data management, as well as the UKVI requirements.  Your numerical and analytical skills will be excellent.  You will also have a passion for and ability to implement digital solutions, excellent prioritisation skills and a commitment to sustained process improvement.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact either the Director, Jon Wardle (jwardle@nfts.co.uk) or the HR Director, Philip Willatt (pwillatt@nfts.co.uk).

To apply please complete our application form and return it to recruitment@nfts.co.uk or by post to HR Department, NFTS, Beaconsfield Studios, Station Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LG.

Job Description
Application Form
Closing date for applications: 18 September, 2017.


How to apply

All vacancies advertised will have job application packs for download, and instructions on how to apply can be found in the pack.

If you would like us to consider you for a position that is not vacant at the moment, or you are interested in being a visiting tutor, or helping in some other way, please email your CV to recruitment@nfts.co.uk. Alternatively, send it by post to:

HR Dept
National Film and Television School
Beaconsfield Studios
Candlemas Lane
Beaconsfield
Bucks HP9 1LG

Please note: We will keep your CV and letter on file, but we will not contact you until a vacancy becomes available that we wish to interview you for.