Chief Executive

29 Apr 2013
16 May 2013
Job Type

Chief Executive

FILM NATION UK is looking for an exceptional person to develop and lead a new education charity that will transform children and young people's understanding of and creative engagement with film across the UK. We will ensure young people, wherever they live, can learn about and enjoy the widest range of film. FILM NATION UK is a new partnership building on the experience of FILMCLUB and First Light, and over 100 industry partners – we have a once in a generation opportunity to deliver a rich programme of film watching, making and understanding to young people across the UK.

You will be a strategic thinker with experience of successful delivery of large scale programmes, high profile leadership, and possess exceptional communication skills. A passion for both film and engaging young people in film is essential.

FILM NATION UK benefits from a prestigious founding board of trustees led by Chair Eric Fellner (Co-Chairman, Working Title Films) and includes other leading figures from the film industry: Deputy Chair Heather Rabbatts (Managing Director, Smuggler Entertainment); Barbara Broccoli (EON Productions); director Beeban Kidron; journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed; and Ingenious Ventures Chief Executive, Patrick Bradley.

To download the appointment details for this role including the job description, person specification, and information on how to apply, please visit and quote reference 1285.

The deadline for applications is noon (BST) on Thursday 16th May 2013.