Bristol City Council’s filming facilitation services – The Bottle Yard Studios, Bristol Film Office and Bristol UNESCO City of Film – form part of the Council’s Culture and Creative Industries team. More information about vacancies, including job description, person specification and contact details, can be found on the Bristol City Council jobsite where all applications must be submitted. Please note, we are unable to consider applications that are not submitted via the Bristol City Council jobsite.


Studios Runner

BG5: £19,264 – £19,650
Fixed Term for 12 months
Full time (37 hours per week)
Deadline: Friday 23rd September 2022

As The Bottle Yard Studios expands, we are seeking an enthusiastic Studios Runner to join our small but skilled Studios Management Team. Reporting to the Studio Manager, the role will;

  • Assist with general admin & office tasks, supporting the TBYS team to deliver effective day-to-day site management. Tasks could include sorting of post and deliveries, taking and relaying phone messages, filing, scanning etc.
  • Generally cover aspects of the Receptionist’s role, taking delegated responsibility in line with your grade, when he/she is absent/on holiday.
  • Support the TBYS team in facilitating the day to day needs of clients. Tasks could include setting up of offices, creating and putting up signage, directing clients, assisting with parking needs, etc.
  • From time to time, assist productions with general runner duties during filming.
  • Working with the Receptionist, meet and greet visitors appropriately, offer refreshments.
  • Help with preparation of client visits, meetings, preparation of site tours etc.

No two days are the same at this busy site. There is an exciting opportunity for the post holder to really develop the role, prioritising your own workload and engaging in a varied range of tasks within an ever-changing environment and client base.

For full details and how to apply, click HERE.

Working on productions that film here

It is not our role to employ crew. We cannot pass on CV’s to productions. If you’re interested in working on a production based here, we advise you to register your details via the free KAYS Bristol app which we’ve helped develop to boost employment for crew and facilities in the South West. Download from your app store by searching for ‘KAYS Bristol’ and sign in with your KAYS login details. If you’re not already registered, visit and ‘Register’ to create your account.

We also recommend you contact Bristol Film Office, Bath Film Office or Creative England and register your details with them.

Work experience

Work experience at The Bottle Yard Studios is included as part of a week-long Bristol WORKS placement with the Bristol Culture team based at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. This scheme is only accessible for students at participating Bristol secondary schools.

Please note, these work experience placements were paused in March 2020 due to COVID-19 and have not yet restarted. Check back soon for more details.