Film Facilitator

Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • 12-month Fixed Term Contract
  • Facilitate and project manage film activity in Tamaki Makaurau
  • Supportive team that encourages work/life harmony


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


We have an opportunity for a Film Facilitator to join the incredible team at Screen Auckland.


The film industry is a significant contributor to Auckland’s economy and Auckland Unlimited proudly manages the Auckland film office on behalf of the region.


In this role you will provide film production facilitation and permit services, industry advocacy, production partnership and attraction functions.


The projects you will work on vary with a range from ½ days to 6 weeks, with budgets ranging from thousands of dollars to millions.


Day-to-day you could expect to work on:


  • Building excellent relationships with industry and regulatory experts and contributing to an improved film reputation through excellent customer service experience
  • Facilitating and project managing film activity and operations to ensure that film shoots are effectively managed
  • Proactively identifying issues and lead resolutions to maximum strategic benefit
  • Actively working with stakeholders to support screen production activity in the Auckland Region
  • All project work is completed efficiently, according to strategic objectives, safely and on time


He kōrero mōu: About you


The successful applicant will ideally:


  • Have a diploma or equivalent screen industry experience, project management or events management experience (or related discipline)
  • Hold a current New Zealand drivers’ licence
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the screen industry, project management or related field
  • Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills including the ability to deliver presentations, chair meetings or similar forum
  • Be highly organised – plans and prioritises well and manages time to focus self and others on the most important activities
  • A good understanding and knowledge of the New Zealand screen industry


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This is a full time, fixed term opportunity for 12 months.


We’ve earned an international reputation as a filming destination that offers a top quality, cost-effective and conducive environment for screen production and post-production. This is an opportunity to join our booming film industry and play a role in Auckland and New Zealand’s long term prosperity and economic and cultural growth.


As part of our Tātaki Auckland Unlimited, you’ll gain access to many benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, entertainment, lifestyle discounts and more. In addition, you’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. 


We are committed to diversity and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual and collective contributions.


Tono Mai: Apply Now!


You can find the position description by clicking here.


Applications close: Friday 3rd of February, 2023 at 11.59PM


Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.