Join our team: Production and Office Manager

Film and Video Umbrella is seeking a Production and Office Manager to co-ordinate and oversee the delivery of the organisation’s multifaceted production activity, working alongside the Director and the FVU team while managing key freelance personnel. The role will ensure that FVU’s commissions are realised to the highest artistic standard, to deadline and within budget, providing creative production and post-production support and expertise, while ensuring that all legal as well as organisational procedures and protocols are followed. The successful candidate will lead on the smooth running of FVU’s offices, in particular the Nottingham office, as well as providing other administrative duties.

Contract: We are trialling a four day week until the end of September 2024, so the hours when you start will be 28 hours per week. Should the four day week not be made permanent at the end of the trial, then your hours will become 35 hours per week. This will not affect your pay - you will be paid your full time salary, regardless of if the four day week trial is made permanent or not.
Our working week is Monday - Friday, 10am – 6pm, but with flexible start and finish times.

Pay Band: Starting at £30,000 and capped at £35,000 depending on experience

Location: Nottingham – FVU’s head office will be relocating to Nottingham in May 2024 where the Production and Office Manager will be based, with some national travel required to our new London and Newcastle offices, as well as for production work, and attendance at exhibitions.

Application deadline: 12pm, Monday 29 April 2024

For more information on how to apply, please download the Recruitment Pack HERE.


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Calls for Entries

We currently run two calls for entries schemes:

- Michael O'Pray Prize: for new writing on innovation and experimentation in the moving image. Winner receives £750, and two further awardees receive £300, with texts published by Art Monthly and FVU. This is an annual prize. 
Entries for the 2024 edition of the Prize open between 9 April - 31 May 2024. 

- BEYOND: for UK based artists of any age or stage in their career to make a single-screen moving-image work with a £2.5K fee/budget for exhibition on FVU Watch.

To be notified about future calls for entries sign up to our monthly newsletter here.

Equality & Diversity

We are committed to equality diversity and inclusion across all of our activities, so that everyone who comes in to contact with the organisation, as an employee, artist or member of the public, feels that they are valued and respected, regardless of their background.

The aim of the FVU Equality and Diversity strategy is:

• To confirm the key priorities for action to promote equality and diversity and challenge discrimination.

• To make sure that FVU continues to encourage a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued and that they are being fairly treated.

• To make sure that the organisation continues to attract the widest possible variety of audiences.

• To help the organisation continue to engage with a wide range of artists from diverse backgrounds.

• To make sure that FVU meets all of its legal requirements and responsibilities. relating to equality and diversity.

The full Equality and Diversity strategy is available on request.


Image: Michael. cleave to the BLACK, installed at Leeds Art Gallery, 2023. Photographer: Rob Battersby.

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