We’re very pleased to offer the exciting opportunity for a marketing professional to join the 2018 Festival team as Marketing Coordinator. As the Coordinator of a department, reporting directly to the Marketing Manager, the Marketing Coordinator will be a highly skilled communications professional and commercially minded individual who will work with the Marketing & Events Consultant and the Marketing Manager with the support of a small team, to deliver Doc/Fest’s marketing and audience development strategies.
For all information, please download the job description.
Marketplace & Talent Coordinator
The Marketplace is Doc/Fest’s industry hub, bringing together filmmakers and their projects, together with over 300 Decision Makers from 25 different countries around the world to do business. The Marketplace & Talent department at Sheffield Doc/Fest is focused on facilitating financing, sales and distribution of new documentaries and digital works for the global market as well as running year-round talent development programmes for filmmakers and producers. The department runs Doc/Fest’s internationally renowned pitching events—the MeetMarket and Alternate Realities Market—expertly match-making selected producers with over 300 Decision Makers from 25+ countries. The Marketplace & Talent programme encompasses a wide range of initiatives designed to facilitate industry connections for filmmakers of all levels of experience. The Marketplace & Talent Coordinator will help facilitate all Festival and year round initiatives through expert event planning, organisation and attention to detail, and exceptional client and stakeholder relations.
For all information please click here to download the job description.
The deadline for applications is 13:00GMT on 27 November 2017.
If you have any questions please contact Maria Stoneman, Head of Operations & HR: maria.stoneman [at] sidf.co.uk
Podcast & Video Researcher
We’re looking to hire an experienced researcher to explore the creation of a new, factual-based podcast & video platform. The commissioned research will include a strategy combining the creative and technical elements of hosting such a platform – as well as market research to outline how we will attract audiences to it. The contracted researcher will have expertise in audio/visual content platforms internationally, and a passion for developing audiences for documentary audio/visual content.
For all information and to apply, please click here to download the tender.
The deadline for applications is 10:00am GMT on 20 November 2017.
If you have any questions, please contact Nigel Fischer, Head of Talks & Sessions: nigel.fischer [at] sidf.co.uk
We are always looking to recruit enthusiastic volunteers for our Festival Assistant Programme which runs year round.
Administrative & Executive Assistant
The Administrative & Executive Assistant is a key, permanent role, providing a pivotal function as first port of call for communications, and coordinating the running of day-to-day office operations. With solid administrative skills and a keen eye for detail, this role offers much-needed support for the core team whilst also offering an unprecedented and in-depth understanding of the inner-workings of Doc/Fest and its busy and creative working environment. Alongside this, the Administrative & Executive Assistant will work closely with the CEO, as a personal assistant, providing additional support for the senior management team where required.
Pay rate: £15,500 – £16,500 per year
We’re currently recruiting for a significant temporary role – one which offers the opportunity to work on the planning of the 25th Festival from November 2017, through to the Festival itself in June 2018. With keen administrative and organisational skills, the Operations Assistant will work on the registration and ticketing systems, for Doc/Fest’s industry delegate and public audiences, and supervise the running of the Delegate Centre over the Doc/Fest week. Offering a unique insight into the Festival’s operations, the successful candidate work closely with both the Registration and Ticketing teams. On top of this, the role will involve day to day administrative and general assistance for the office, working within the Operations Department, across all departments, to ensure the smooth running of the organisation, and of all festival activity. This is an opportunity to experience the inner workings of the UK’s largest documentary film festival and gain in-depth knowledge on the operational systems and procedures put in place to ensure the festival runs smoothly.
Pay rate: £15,500 – £16,500 per year
More information and apply here: https://sheffdocfest.com/view/jobs