Festival Manager/Coordinator WANTED Now!

Want to be involved in this year’s Kinofilm Festival? We are in need of a Festival Manager / Coordinator for a three month term to assist in the delivery of the 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival. Yes, you’ll be expected to hit the floor running so you should have some festival experience and knowledge of the short film industry in the UK. Fit for the challenge? Is nothing too much for you and you’re not afraid of a bumpy hair-raising ride? Then get in touch now. Read on for more details..

Kinofilm has a exciting opportunity for a Festival Manager with an immediate start on 4th September for three months. The Manager will assist with the coordination and delivery of the festival and will work until the end of November. Working closely with the Festival Director and Programme Manager the position will include the following duties:

As Manager the role is very varied including: Recruiting and Managing Volunteers and assigning tasks, Coordinating Print and copy, inputting web site info and running the Social Media media campaign, liaising with partners and venues, initiating and coordinating events, assisting on all other festival operations as required, including most important seeking in-kind sponsors and advertisers for the festival brochure.

Volunteers could be appointed to assist the Manager /Coordinator on certain allocated tasks where necessary and available.

The 14th Edition of the Kinofilm Festival will take place 20th – 26th November. The Manager will be required to work full time from beginning of September and must be available for all the Festival dates and all preview events and will include the writing of a short report produced at the end of the festival.

The ideal candidate should have previous Festival experience preferably with knowledge of the Short Film Industry. This is a full-time freelance post and flexible working hours will be required. This is a demanding role and the candidate must be proactive, enthusiastic, efficient and confident in working independently to many deadlines. Multi tasking skills, strong communication skills and computer skills are required.

In the first instance please email the Festival Director with a letter of application and a copy of your CV, detaliing relevant skills and experience.

Fee: £3500 (depending on experience).

John Wojowski  johnw (AT) kinofilm.org.uk

Due to the short notice interview date by arrangement via Skype. Start date Monday 11th Sept.


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