Icon Films is Recruiting – Admin Assistant. Deadline 5th May 2017. Based in Bristol

Admin Assistant.

  • Monday – Friday from 9.00am -5.30pm
  • 12 month contract with possibility of extension and 3 month probation period
  • Salary – £17,340 per annum

Are you intuitive, competent and efficient? Do you want to be part of a fast moving creative professional environment where what you do makes a difference?

If so, this could be the role for you….

Icon Films are currently looking for an Admin Assistant to provide support to the EA to the Managing Director and Creative Director. Your role could involve anything from arranging a meeting, to walking the office dog or sourcing an antique clock!


Someone who is analytical with a logical mind-set, and an organised approach with the ability to tackle several projects simultaneously switching between them without losing focus, whilst still maintaining excellent attention to detail.

We pride ourselves on presentation and delivering outstanding work. We look for the best people to represent our company and in this role you will regularly be the first point of contact whether face-to-face or over the telephone.

It is important you can manage a busy ever-changing role, can work to tight deadlines and do all of the above whilst maintaining good humour.


  • Educated to degree level or beyond
  • Driver
  • Organised and self-confident
  • Ability to adapt and to anticipate problems
  • Personable and enthusiastic
  • Common sense
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Diplomatic
  • Excellent IT Skills – particularly with Microsoft Office
  • Competent with a consider it done attitude
  • Previous experience as an administrator or PA

Icon Films is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership or pregnancy or maternity.

If you feel you can offer all the above and more, apply for this role by sending your CV with a covering letter stating why you feel you are the best candidate for this role to: jobs@iconfilms.co.uk

The closing date for applications is end of business on the 5th May 2017. Previous applicants need not apply.

Due to the high number of applications we receive if you have not heard from us by the 10th May 2017 please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

About Icon Films

Icon Films deliver stories with a twist. Energetic, ambitious and constantly evolving, Icon Films has been making films for over 20 years. From Animal Planet US highest rating series ever, River Monsters, to access documentary series Sandhurst for BBC4, and as preferred suppliers to The One Show, we give value for money, original content and always deliver.

Icon Films work with wild animals, household names, acknowledged experts in a diverse range of fields and bring accessibility, revelation and storytelling to the screen. In the past two years we have filmed across the world in over 25 countries. The combination of hybrid vigour and robustness coupled with maturity gives us the ability to bring logistically challenging productions to the screen with our distinctive brand.

New Talent

Icon Films are always on the search for new talent to work with.

Icon use The Talent Manager  as the database to view your CV and check out your availability, and encourage you to keep your information up to date. You can link to the Icon Talent Manager network here.

Icon also use Talent Manager in addition to other networks/platforms to announce upcoming roles.

You can also get in touch via email. So if you are becoming available/ have a gap/ want to inform about something specific you have been up to, then do drop an email to the appropriate person at Icon Films:

  • Entry Level jobs/ work experience – work-ex@iconfilms.co.uk
  • Experienced Production, Location Crew, Development and Editorial – Kirstin.Dryburgh@iconfilms.co.uk
  • Deputy Head of Production and Talent Manager; All other roles such as Finance, Commercial, HR, Administrative – jobs@iconfilms.co.uk
  • Onscreen Talent – Emma.Walker@iconfilms.co.uk (Development Manager)

Work experience at Icon Films

Icon Films are passionate about meeting new talent. By running an ambitious voluntary work experience programme across the year and encourage applicants from a variety of ages, backgrounds and locations.

Icon Films is inclusive, energetic and ambitious and works with a wide range of partners to ensure that a diverse range of people are brought in under our voluntary work experience programme.

Partners include local schools, universities, Bristol Media, Skillset, Apprenticeships – GET IN. GO FAR and Bristol’s Creative Youth Network.

If you would like a voluntary work experience placement, plesae email your CV to – work-ex@iconfilms.co.uk

See more at the Icon Films website.


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