Cork International Film Festival – We’re Hiring!

Cork International Film Festival is a local, national and international celebration of cinema, running each year in Cork City in November. The 66th edition will be a blended in-person and online Festival, taking place from from the 5th to the 21st November 2021 in Cork City, County and nationwide online, showcasing the latest and best Irish and international features, documentary, short films, industry days and special events. We are now recruiting for a number of seasonal roles to deliver another successful Festival.

To apply, please email a one-page covering letter explaining your suitability to the position, together with a short CV, to: jobs@corkfilmfest.org, with the job title clearly marked in the subject heading. Please see below for summary job roles, indicative dates and application deadlines.

DIGITAL MARKETING OFFICER (4 months Aug-Nov)
Application Deadline: 30th July
Overview
The Marketing Officer will work closely with the Marketing Manager to implement the festival marketing and digital strategy. Duties include compiling and collating all copy, advertisements and film and event assets for the Festival brochure and website, working with graphic designer, printer, external suppliers and media partners in the management and production of all marketing and promotional collateral, and liaising between the Festival and media/PR partners. The Marketing Officer will be responsible for maintaining the Festival website and liaising with the Digital Coordinator, ensuring consistency of message and presentation across all platforms.

MARKETING ASSISTANT (4 months Aug-Nov)
Application Deadline: 30th July
Overview
The Marketing Assistants will assist the Marketing & Communications Manager and the Digital Marketing Officer with the execution of the Festival marketing strategy. Duties include compiling and collating copy, advertisements and film and event assets, liaising with other departments, external suppliers and media partners to assist the management and production of marketing and promotional collateral. The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for drafting and sending newsletters, supporting the delivery of the Festival, working in collaboration with all departments.

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
The Customer Service Manager will work in close collaboration with the Box Office Manager to oversee a busy multi-site and online Box Office operation, supervising the customer service and sales team, ensuring a high standard of customer care. The Customer Service Manager will be in charge of training all customer service staff, and escalate calls when necessary. Human resource management and customer support experience required; knowledge of Eventive and soft-phone systems is desirable.

VOLUNTEER MANAGER (4 weeks Oct-Nov)
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
The Volunteer Manager will oversee all volunteers of the Festival, allocating shifts and roles pre-and during the Festival itself. Responsible for inducting and co-ordinating volunteers, supervising tasks and positions in accordance with volunteer availability and suitability. The Volunteer Manager is the main point of contact for volunteers, liaising between Festival and venue staff to ensure a smooth running operation.

GUEST SERVICES MANAGER (6 weeks Oct-Nov)
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
The Festival requires a Guest Services Manager who will oversee all guest bookings and logistics. Responsible for guest hospitality, liaising with accommodation partners, acting as first point of contact for all attending guests and other protocol issues as they arise. Previous experience within the hospitality sector essential; festival experience desirable.

GUEST SERVICES ASSISTANT (4 weeks Oct-Nov)
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
To assist the Guest Services Manager in implementing the protocol strategy for the festival, supporting the smooth running of guest bookings and logistics and other protocol issues as they arise. Previous experience within the hospitality sector required.

DIGITAL AND EVENTS ASSISTANT (8 weeks Sept-Nov)
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
The Digital and Events Assistant will assist the Marketing & Communications Manager, as well as the Digital Festival Manager with content creation (filming and/or recording Q&As, Intros, Launch…),editing videos, scheduling event streams, assisting with the film upload and setup to our online platform, as well as assisting with the delivery of the Festival, working in collaboration with all departments. Knowledge of editing softwares and filming equipment, and technological proficiency required; knowledge of Eventive is desirable.

VENUE MANAGERS (1-2 weeks Nov)
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
Responsible for the smooth running of Festival venues, managing a team of volunteer Front of House staff, and liaising with the production and marketing teams to ensure the timely and smooth running of a busy screening schedule, whilst maintaining an excellent customer service to festival guests and audiences.

BOX OFFICE/CUSTOMER SERVICES STAFF (4 weeks Oct-Nov)
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
The Festival requires Box Office and Customer Services staff to work pre-and during the festival in a busy multi-site environment to maximise sales opportunities and deliver a high level of customer service. Knowledge of Eventive an advantage.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (4 weeks Oct-Nov)
Application Deadline: 6th August
Overview
The Production Assistant will assist the Production Manager in the physical and logistical delivery of the Festival, including scheduling, event management, and liaising with venues and volunteers.

Date Posted: 21 July 2021
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