Membership and Programs Director – Europe

West End London - Soho
salary commensurate based on experience
15 Jul 2013
12 Aug 2013
London Office
Film Industry
Job Type

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Act as the Academy’s representative for European members.  Provide excellent customer service.
  • Develop and manage member events, including weekly screenings, nominations screenings, tributes and special programs.
  • Coordinate all program details and press and marketing materials.
  • Act as the principal liaison between the Academy and European arts institutions and film festivals
  • Develop partnerships and collaborations to serve Academy member and promote the Academy brand.
  • Coordinate with other Academy staff European extensions to existing programs and projects.
  • Manage all day-to-day details of the office, including phones and all correspondence.
  • Develop and manage annual office/programs budget.
  • Supervise additional staff as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Film enthusiast with extensive knowledge of film history
  • At least 10 years of experience working in the industry
  • Experience in producing international film related events
  • Experience with European film festivals and institutions helpful
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MSOffice including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated
  • Effective team member
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and effectively set priorities

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world's preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards–in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners–Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.