London Event Coordinator

London, UK
3-month Contract
6 – 40 hours weekly
August – October 2018

The Job

You will be working in the busy events department of a new media platform.

You will learn to curate and execute successful film festival & screening events in the UK and USA. This job is fixed-term to begin. If it works out, we will offer you a permanent contract.

Responsibilities

  • Plan events
  • Work with stakeholders & vendors
  • Maintain contact databases
  • Maintain relationships with sponsors & advertisers
  • Assist with other duties in an ad-hoc fashion
  • Communicate with shortlisted entrants
  • Manage online presence
  • Announce call to entries via website & social media
  • Create partnership opportunities
  • Create screening opportunities
  • Find & licence movies

Position Requirements

Must have:

  • Working knowledge of Google & Microsoft Office products
  • Working knowledge of Excel & Google Sheets
  • Working knowledge of social media & forums
  • Knowledge of the film industry & film festival circuit
  • Love of independent film
  • Working laptop
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Typing speeds of 35 WPM & up
  • Excellent reading & listening skills

Education & Experience

  • We prefer candidates who have studied event management, business, or PR.
  • At least two years of working within an events department
  • At least one year of working within a media/film company

Details

  • The position comprises mainly remote working.
  • There will be some days working on site at our events in London and at coworking spaces in East London & Brixton.
  • Must have a functioning computer and fast internet connection or access to them.

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