The Screen Industry Growth Network (SIGN) is an exciting new business-facing project led by the Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media department at the University of York, with £6.4m funding from Research England, the University of York and regional Higher Education Institutions. The aim of SIGN is to enhance the competitiveness of, and to future-proof the screen-related industries (film, television, games, XR and other digital media) in Yorkshire, through a collaborative industry and Higher Education partnership.
This post contributes to the skills strand of SIGN which will operate alongside related work strands, focusing on diversity and inclusion; research; business development, innovation and knowledge exchange
The skills work strand will provide a comprehensive range of innovative training schemes with the objective of creating a larger, more diverse, more talented and more creative workforce for the screen-related industries and for associated research units.
In this role you will be key to the success of the skills work strand. You will develop this strand of the project from inception working alongside the programme manager, academic co-Director and the Talent Development Manager at Screen Yorkshire. By gaining insight into the needs of the sector from the research strand, from partner organisations and from the potential business beneficiaries you will develop a varied programme of skills and training activities. You will put robust processes and procedures in place to ensure successful recruitment to, management & administration of and evaluation of this programme of activities. You will ensure equality & diversity is at the heart of all planning, organisation, marketing and evaluation. Throughout the project, you will be planning to achieve long-term commercial sustainability for the project beyond the current funding which ends in March 2023.
Interview date: To be confirmed
For informal enquiries: Emma Brown, Programme Manager on 01904 32 5292 / firstname.lastname@example.org
The department of Theatre Film Television and Interactive Media is currently recruiting for other similar vacancies.
Further details can be found under the following link: https://www.york.ac.uk/professorial-jobs/sign/
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