Technology Manager for the Screen South Digital Hub
Monday 4th September 2023
5pm, Thursday 3rd August 2023
The Technology Manager for Screen South’s Digital Hub will be based at Screen South in Folkestone. They will be responsible for all areas of technical delivery and support. They will work with the MD and other Screen South employees to deliver our Digital Hub activities and other Screen South projects.
The Technology Manager for Screen South’s Digital Hub will take care of the daily management of the co-working studio and editing suite spaces, as well as the technical aspects of the Hub’s digital connectivity, broadband network, and associated Cloud storage. They will also oversee the live streams between for labs and events, advise on equipment procurement, and ensure equipment is kept in good order.
The Technology Manager will work closely with the Managing Director and other Screen South employees to ensure that the planning and delivery of the events and workshops provide the attendees with the optimum environment for networking, innovation, and research and development. They will also advise and guide programme participants on best technical options and solutions for project development and provide leading tech awareness. They will also work with other members of the Screen South team to disseminate new procedures and technical advances.
Terms & Conditions:
- Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 PA dependent on experience.
- Hours: This is a full time contract at 35 hours per week; some evening and weekend work will be required, recompensed with time off in lieu.
- Contract: 3 Years duration (renewable subject to funding)
- Annual Leave: 25 days per year plus Bank Holidays.
- Place of work: The post-holder will be based at Screen South’s office in Folkestone but may be required to travel across the South East for meetings and network events if needed.
- Start Date: Monday 4th September 2023 (or tba)
Screen South is a not-for-profit Creative Development Company with a focus on digital, operating in the wider creative and cultural sector. We deliver and lead innovative projects across screen-based media and the wider heritage, cultural and creative industries. The Digital Hub provides space, facilities, opportunities, and expertise to support creative innovators to develop ideas and practice. We offer public events and activities as well as focused programmes for new and existing Digital Hub members who are able access lab/studio space, digital lounge desks, meeting rooms and a high-end broadband connectivity. We also provide resources for new talent, Freelancers, SMEs and emerging Creative-Digi-Tech enterprises, supporting innovation and the development of new digital projects.
Alongside innovation and creative tech project support, Digital Hub members are supported to develop new practical applications with access to high end digital facilities and guidance on projects ranging from film to XR, animation to audio and open to new formats and idea. The aim is to strengthen the level of Innovative Creative Digital activity locally and across the South East area as well as widening the offer on a national level for new collaborations. We also have mobile and virtual elements so that we can provide outreach Creative DigiTech workshops to our creative and cultural partnership network across the South East area.
Applicants are required to send a CV, covering letter outlining how you fulfill the brief, and 2 named referees. If you are selected for interview, you will have to provide evidence of right to work in the UK.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 3rd August, 5pm
Interviews: Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th August
Please send your CV, cover letter and 2 named referees to Jo Nolan, Managing Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you require the job information in other formats, or to discuss the application, then please contact Screen South on 01303 259 777 or email@example.com