Positions Vacant


As the tenth festival approaches, we are advertising not one but two new roles within Team Flatpack. If you are interested in making exciting things happen in exchange for money and a regular supply of baked goods, then read on…

Firstly, as mentioned last week we are seeking a new Operations Manager. This is a crucial year-round role in the organisation, and the successful applicant will need to be an organisational wizard with a keen eye for detail.
Job specification: Operations Manager [pdf]
Application deadline: Midday, Friday 29 April
Interviews: Early May

We are also advertising for a Project Assistant to work on our Flatpack: Assemble project. This six-month apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity for someone starting out in events and marketing, and applicants will need to be aged 18-24 years old and currently registered as unemployed.
Job specification: Project Assistant [pdf]
Application deadline: Midday, Monday 18 April
Interviews: Late April



"An incredible mix of film and music for all ages." - The Times
"A treasure trove of a festival" – Sight and Sound
"Magnificently eclectic" – Time Out
"This festival is really like no other, with an incredible line-up of amazing screenings and events for grown-ups and kids alike." - Anorak
"Joyously inventive" - Guardian
"Britain’s most exciting and innovative film festival" – Lonely Planet
"Like the perfect mixtape…you’re not quite sure how or why the selection works, but that is what makes it so magical" – Electric Sheep
"It's like being shown really cool stuff by a good friend who thinks you might like to see it." - Audience member
"Flatpack has gained a well deserved reputation as an innovative film festival with an imaginative output" – Film Four
"I came away totally inspired, both by Birmingham and by Flatpack. One of the best festivals I’ve ever been to." - Ken Freedman, WFMU
"The festival feels like an essential component in Birmingham’s cultural life, bringing new talent and the city itself to light." - The Quietus
"The best programming on the planet." - Canadian curator Kier-la Janisse
"Independent, quirky, intelligent, innovative, amusing and relaxed - nothing else like it." - Audience member