Festival Volunteers Wanted Now

Do you want to become part of the 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2017?

Kinofilm™ & Manchester International Film Festival is currently looking for volunteers with various interests and skills. As we are a non-profit film festival, we would not be able to keep our unique reputation for showcasing some of the best international animation and short films without the hard work and enthusiasm of our committed team of volunteers.

Pre-Festival planning volunteers

Please let us know if you have preference of any of the following roles.

Pre Festival planning (require time commitment of 3 days per week) Interested in these roles? Email festival.manager@kinofilm.org.uk
Guest and Jury Services Officer
Venue Liaison Office
Press Marketing Officer
Publicity Assistants
Assistant to Festival Director
Assistant to Festival Manager

Festival Week (Flexible shifts/hours) – Interested in These Roles? Fill in this Form Here.
Festival Hub Manager (Minimum 3-4 days requirement)
Festival Hub Assistant
Jury Liaison (Minimum 3-4 days requirement)
Guest Liaison (Minimum 3-4 days requirement)
Media Assistants
Technical Assistants
Box Office assistants
General Festival Assistants
Social Media Assistants

Guest and Filmmaker Coordinator: The successful candidate for this crucial and important role in the festival should have some previous experience working on a film festival or of a similar role in any festivals and/or events.

Venue Coordinator: Would you like to plan and organise the festival venues? We are currently looking for just one or two volunteers to plan and manage the festival tickets and venue bookings etc.

Press, marketing and social media guru: From leafleting to social media, press, graphic design and website editing – our marketing teams are always looking for people to help with publicity and social media marketing.

Event volunteers:

Venue Assistants: These volunteers help usher and run the individual screenings of the festival, assisting the Venue Coordinators in any way necessary. Excellent customer service skills and a passion for cinema are a must.

Venue technical operators: Could you get involved in projecting films at our events? We have a limited number of technical operators available at the moment. You will work in a team to ensure on-time screenings at various venues around Manchester.

Filmmakers: Could you help to run a filmmaking workshop or organise a ‘meet the industry’ day or similar event to inspire new filmmakers?

Festival Runners and Stewards: Reporting directly to the Festival Managers, you will be assigned a variety of tasks to assist with the smooth running and operation of the festival. An ability to think on your feet and boundless energy are required.

Film Crews: We are looking for film production teams who can create videos documenting festival events — this includes filming, presenting and editing videos for the festival from start to finish.

Festival photographers: As a photographer you will cover a range of screenings, Q&As and events. You will create a selection of photographs to be used in social media, publications and promotions for the festival.


Share this: