Production Runner 2019

This role will give you an insight into all aspects of running a film festival as well as gaining event management, marketing and production experience. It is sadly unpaid.

You will be involved with assisting in the day-to-day running of FilmBath Festival (FBF); and assist the Executive Director, the Festival Assistant and the Marketing Assistant.

This is the perfect position for someone looking for the work experience they need to boost them to the next step of their career.

Role Description

  • Support the front of house staff at screenings
  • Help to manage the Box Office spreadsheet and ticket allocation
  • Assist the Executive Director
  • Assist the Festival Assistant
  • Assist the Marketing Assistant
  • Help the Technical Manager set up screenings


  • EITHER a 3rd year OR a graduate OR with at least 1 year work experience
  • Living in or very close to Bath, or somewhere to stay locally
  • Available to work
    • PART TIME (2 -3 days a week) 14 Sept –31 Oct  2019
    • FULL TIME 3 – 17 Nov 2019

General attributes

  • Be flexible and well organised
  • Be able to think on your feet
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be able to take orders
  • Be tactful and diplomatic
  • Be punctual
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Be able to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Have good IT skills –  Word and Excel
  • Have good organisational and administrative skills
  • Be happy and able to work without supervision
  • Be versatile and a willing to learn
  • Be happy working in an office environment

Particular knowledge & experience required

  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel plus a working knowledge of Macs
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to communicate (in English) with individuals in a one-on-one or group setting by any means appropriate
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others
  • Work effectively to deadlines and cope calmly with demanding and/or stressful situations that might sometimes arise

Desirable qualities

  • Good working knowledge of Photoshop and In Design or similar
  • A love and understanding of social media
  • An love of/interest in film

Unfortunately, we are unable to pay for this position. You will receive complimentary tickets for festival screenings and events.

Apply by filling in this form and then sending your CV and a covering email to: by 19 August 2019

Interviews in Central Bath on 26 Aug 2019

Job starts 14 Sept 2019

Read about the other placements here