WANTED ! Short Film Competition Manager

We need a short film programmer to assist us with the management of festivals short film entries on FilmFreeway and the judging process.

Responsibilities of the job include

  • Communicating with filmmaker enquiries
  • Help develop the short strands and awards with marketing
  • Co-ordinating the judging rounds of the shorts programmes¬†
  • Keep up communication with filmmaker & judges, including managing the laurels
  • Plan marketing for the shorts programme that meets the festival overall brand design
  • Managing the file downloads, imagery and text for publication (print & online)
  • Attending regular team meetings & liaison with other professionals
  • Help to evaluate the programme
  • Experience of a competition platform FilmFreeway or similar

We are looking for a creative person to join our production team  

Key skills 

  • Industry experience & extensive knowledge of the subject area
  • Highly motivated and dedicated
  • Organisational skills
  • Industry contacts
  • The ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • Customer service experience for dealing with enquiries
  • Experience in social media skills, WordPress, MailChimp, Survey Monkey, YouTube & Google platforms
  • Technical experience in managing digital files, DCP & playlist would be an advantage

Other details 

  • Can be managed remotely¬†
  • Flexible working, some evenings & weekends may be required


A fixed fee of £600 for 40 hrs work. 

Send a 1 page CV with your passion & experience to  jobs@cornwallfilmfestival.com 

Deadline 29th March 2021 | informal interviews 7th April | Start 13th April 2021

Cornwall Film Festival is an Equal Opportunities employer see our Equality & Diversity Policy here http://cornwallfilmfestival.com/equality-diversity-policy/

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