11 days ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Assistant Curator, Administrator, Event Coordinator, Bookings Coordinator
  • Type Freelance
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Description

Open City Documentary Festival is currently looking for a Programme & Guest Coordinator to join their team ahead of their tenth edition. The role will support the Director of Film Programme with programme research, tracking and communications with filmmakers, sales agents and rights holders for the 2020 festival. The role is admin based but will have the opportunity to contribute to the programme through viewing assigned films and providing reports to the Director of Film Programme. The successful candidate will also be responsible for guest coordination, working with the Festival Producer to coordinate travel, accommodation and other required logistics for around 50 visiting filmmakers and special guests. Acting as the liaison for external stakeholders including filmmakers, special guests and partners, the successful candidate will be a key member of the small but dedicated core festival team.

Person Specification
Required:
  • Two years experience of working within the international documentary industry ie. in a film festival environment or related cultural organisation
  • Understanding of international non-fiction film industry landscape
  • Experience of liaising with filmmakers and artists
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with proven ability to liaise effectively within teams and with external clients and partners
  • Experience of working on the administrative side of large scale projects
  • Strong attention to detail
Desirable
  • Programme research experience within international film festival or equivalent context
  • Experience within a guest services department in a film or arts context
  • Familiar with FileMaker Pro or equivalent database software.

- PLEASE SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLY VIA OPEN CITY DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL WEBSITE -

Skills Required

  • Admin
  • Film
  • Curatorial
  • Organisation
  • Research
  • Film Festivals
  • Film Programming
  • Film Projects
  • Communication
  • Detail Orientated

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