The Institute of Black Culture, Media and Sport has been funded by Heritage Lottery Fund to make a documentary feature film and learning pack, about the African history of sport. Consequently, the Institute would like to fill the following posts by May 2015.

* Application deadline is April 30, 2015:

Job no. 1: Project manager

The position of project manager consists of supervising and coordinating pre-production, production and post-production activities such as production schedules, shooting, editing, production of the learning pack and screenings.


•  Assist recruitment of staff, trainees and volunteers.

•  Coordinate project activities and meetings.

•  Enforce and monitor health and safety procedures for staff, trainees and volunteers

•  Assign and monitor production staff

•  Monitor trainees and volunteers

•  Select and reconnoiter locations

•  Purchase, rent, hire and monitor supplies, including equipment, production space and studio rentals.

•  Evaluate production stages

Ideal candidate

•  Degree/post grad diploma in film making or any creative field, or three years management/supervision experience;

•  Knowledge of black history and interest in film making;

Additional competences

•  Job requires good admin and ITC skills

•  Reliability;

•  Leadership: willingness to offer opinions and make creative decisions;

•  Self-control—composure at all times, particularly  in very difficult situations;

•  Rigour;

•  High stress tolerance—ability to accept criticism and cope with mundane stressful situations.


Lines of communication

•  The project manager’s position is accountable to the chair and the management committee and is expected to liaise with staff, trainees and volunteers as well as suppliers.

Working conditions

•  Full-time equivalent post.

•  Will be expected to work some week-ends and late nights

•  Post is expected to work mainly from home and occasionally from location.

•   Fees negotiable

•  9 months contract

•  Application deadline April 30, 2015

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