22 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsProject Manager, Administrator, Account Manager
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Closing Date: 03-Jul-2024

We are looking for an Administrator to join the BFI’s Operations, Partners & Projects team, covering all administrative aspects of funding application and award management, project management, performance review, contracting and partner support.
Crucial to the overall effectiveness of the BFI’s funding operations, funded partners and funding strategy, the Operations, Partners & Projects (OPPs) team are responsible for the operational capabilities of National Lottery and Grant-in-Aid funding and for wider operational frameworks for departments making funding awards. This includes project management; partner relationships; funding application processes and accessibility; producing consistent guidelines that reflect the current funding landscape; monitoring and analysing the outcomes of funded activity (including diversity) against targets and providing first class partner and applicant support for National Lottery and other funding awards.
Key responsibilities include:
  • To support funded partner staff to deliver quarterly reporting to the BFI in accordance with contractual requirements, maintaining and updating templates and budgets to ensure accuracy and completeness of reporting.
  • To support the coordination of NETWORK funding callouts and the annual activity planning process for BFI delegates and partners, ensuring planning guidance and templates remain accurate and up to date, and the process runs to timetable.
  • The administration of funding agreements (including preparation, issuing and monitoring receipt) with utmost accuracy, collating information from applicants and partners, and supporting the Business Affairs team.
  • To assist in running initial checks on applications for funding, including eligibility checks, using an understanding of the requirements of NETWORK and other funds
We are looking for candidates who have:
  • Demonstrable experience of being in a role involving effective team working in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to take comprehensive notes during meetings and produce a clear, concise and accurate written record of key discussion and action points / decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with a wide range of contacts effectively.
A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found in the job description.
About the BFI
We are a cultural charity, a National Lottery distributor, and the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image. We believe society needs stories. Film, television and the moving image bring them to life, helping us connect and understand each other better. We share the stories of yesterday, search for the stories of today, and shape the stories of tomorrow.
At the BFI you’ll enjoy benefits such as excellent support for working parents, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and additional paid time off at Christmas), tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.
We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address under representation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are Black and Global Majority. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.
Further details about the role, the BFI and our benefits can be obtained by clicking the links to the left.

Skills Required

  • Project Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

People who have worked with British Film Institute (BFI)