Seaford Town Council is seeking a self-employed contractor to deliver its Filming Management Service for filming or photography on Seaford Head Local Nature Reserve or other Town Council-owned open spaces.

The Filming Management Service holds complete responsibility for:

  • Handling incoming enquiries
  • Managing filming or photography requests
  • Assisting with photography and filming reconnaissance and shoots
  • Negotiating pricing
  • Issuing permits
  • Liaising with relevant third parties and other authorities/partners to the site in question
  • On the day support and guidance
  • Adherence to health and safety, and waste and recycling procedures (specific to Seaford Head Local Nature Reserve)
  • Informing of and advising all productions that Seaford Head is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is protected by law
  • Advising all parties about the conditions of the Town Council’s filming policy, which must be abided by
  • Ensuring adequate consents are in place, such as from Natural England and/or Sussex Wildlife Trust
  • Monitoring of any drone use on sites, ensuring all relevant licences are in place for the operator
  • Ensuring the Town Council is aware of bookings confirmed, as landowner, and liaising with Town Council officers where relevant to carry out delivery of the service
  • Ensuring the Town Council is provided with relevant information to correctly invoice clients
  • Coordinating the review and update of the Town Council’s filming policy and other relevant and associated paperwork or guidelines
  • Managing relationships with key stakeholders and partners
  • Attending meetings with, or on behalf of, the Town Council relevant to the Filming Management Service
  • Safe storage and processing of all data processed on the Town Council’s behalf

If this is of interest please get in touch by email to with a business proposal, including setting out your previous experience and achievements.

Closing date for proposals is Thursday 13th April 2023


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