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Job vacancies available here at Signal Film and Media Come be part of the team here in Barrow!

We are an award-winning film and digital media company with a reputation for both high quality professional short film production and a wide range of community engagement media projects. Backed by the BFI, Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund and many others, we offer a year-round programme of film, media and arts activities from our base in Cooke’s Studios, a creative media centre in the heart of Barrow that also houses theatre, radio and dance companies and which is set to expand in 2020.

Based 45 minutes from the M6 on the outskirts of the Lake District in Cumbria and 2 hours north of Manchester, our premises in the specially designed and equipped new Media and Arts Centre offers workshop, office, exhibition and cinema space alongside professional digital production facilities, including a range of high definition cameras, filming equipment and a specialist edit suite.

As a registered charity we are often showcased nationally and used as a case study of best practice for our innovative work with our community. We strive to deliver an enriching and inspiring experience for participants, whatever
their ability, age or experience. We regularly win awards for short film production and are a longstanding Delivery Partner for the BFI Film Academy and an Arts Award Centre.

Our vision is to build a thriving creative community where talent is nurtured and people exceed their own expectations. Our mission is to lead social and cultural change through access to digital and creative media.

current vacancies

youth programme manager

If you have a passion for film, digital media and art and to increase participation for young people – this is an exciting opportunity for you!

The Youth Programme Manager (YPM) will build on your existing experience delivering projects in a youth, community or arts setting as you oversee and develop our highly-acclaimed Youth Programme which brings young people together from the age of 8 years to 20 years. Be part of our small professional team to oversee a ladder of opportunity for young creatives! 

Salary: £22,000 to £24,000 depending on experience. Pro rata. 24 hours per week (£14,400 per annum) depending on performance.

Duration: 2 years fixed term.

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