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Do you believe in the transformative power of film for individuals and communities?  Are you passionate and knowledgeable about films, filmmakers and audiences?  Are you an exceptional creative visionary and natural leader? Do you want to live and work in the world’s leading festival city? 

At a time of massive change in the film industry, we’re looking to the long term and are recruiting a Chief Creative Officer to create, lead and champion the creative vision and voice of Edinburgh International Film Festival and Filmhouse Cinemas, by placing film, the filmmaker and audiences at the heart of everything we do. This is a new role and is responsible for developing and driving the creative vision and strategies for the whole of the organisation, including our curated screenings programmes, and our audience development, community engagement, learning, talent and industry development programmes. 

We believe that we will be stronger with greater diversity at all levels in the organisation and therefore welcome applications from those who bring difference.  

We are working with Saxton Bamfylde on the search and full information on the role is available at: www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference BANAQA.  The closing date for applications is Wednesday 3rd March.