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DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING: Applications  closed 5pm, August 9th 2019

 

DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR:   Application  deadline,   5pm Tuesday August 20th 2019.

Background

Cork Film Festival is Ireland’s first and largest annual film festival: a local, national & international eleven-day celebration of film in Cork, from November 7th-17th 2019. Our mission is to connect people through great film, engaged conversation and a shared cultural experience, with the best global and Irish features, documentaries, shorts, titles for schools, families, a mental health focus, classics, special events and Industry Days. Three of our nine Awards are Oscar®-qualifying. The 64th Festival (7th – 17th November 2019) will showcase 400+ films and events (90% premieres) to 20,000+ people, and nurture local artists, creating a major cultural event of international status in Cork. In 2018, we began the implementation of a new three year Strategic Plan leading to our 65th anniversary in 2020.

Cork Film Festival is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and highly motivated professional to fulfil a new fixed term contract role of Digital Marketing Coordinator to support the programmatic and institutional marketing campaign delivery of the 64th Cork Film Festival.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading the Festival’s social media campaign, including producing and coordinating dynamic content for all social media channels and monitoring engagement, in consultation with the line manager
  • Producing, compiling and distributing engaging content for newsletters
  • Managing external content & content providers
  • Ensuring Festival assets are updated and consistent across multiple digital platforms
  • Supporting programme upload and content updates on CFF’s website
  • Managing digital promotions with Media Partners RTÉ Supporting the Arts, the Irish Examiner and Red FM
  • Leading targeted marketing campaigns including film industry, tourists, families, schools, third level students, LGBTQ+ communities, local businesses, mental health service providers and service users etc. 
  • Supporting  Business Community engagement with advertising opportunities, competitions and Corporate Membership
  • Supporting Publications Manager as advertising contact point and support content collation
  • Supporting local and national advertising campaigns
  • Proofread festival print collateral including brochure, leaflets, press releases etc. 
  • Providing research support for PR activity between CFF and Springboard PR
  • Supporting delivery of partnership activation commitments
  • Assist with partnership attendance/ hospitality requirements at events
  • Supporting the compilation of Festival surveys and reports
  • Tracking and recording role work plan to inform future operational guidelines and handbooks. 

Based at the Festival’s central Cork City offices, the contract is offered on a short term fixed term basis (full time) from September 16th – November 20th 2019 inclusive and offers a fee of €3,500.

Reporting to:

Marketing & Development Officer

Key Requirements of this Role:

The ideal candidate for this role will possess:

  • A third level qualification in Film Studies, Media, Marketing, Communications, Arts Management or related educational background.
  • Strong communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal. 
  • Strong IT proficiency including ability to use administrative software and cloud-based file sharing applications, eg: Google Drive suite: Gmail, Sheets, Docs etc. 
  • Passion for, understanding of and interest in film.
  • Demonstrable experience in online communications and communities.
  • Proven track record of managing campaigns across multiple digital engagement platforms and tools.
  • Experience of digital content management including a proven track record of generating and scheduling content to engage online interest and dialogue.
  • Experience of copy editing and proofreading. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team and under own initiative, to meet tight deadlines, in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills.
  • Flexible, proactive and solutions-based approach to respond to changing priorities within working environment.

How to Apply: 

Applicants should submit a CV along with a cover letter, of no more than 2 A4 pages in length outlining how they meet the criteria outlined by email with ‘Digital Marketing Coordinator Application’ in the subject heading to jobs@corkfilmfest.org by 5pm on Tuesday 20th August.

MARKETING ASSISTANT:   Application  deadline,   5pm Tuesday August 20th 2019.

Background

Cork Film Festival is Ireland’s first and largest annual film festival: a local, national & international eleven-day celebration of film in Cork, from November 7th – 17th 2019. Our mission is to connect people through great film, engaged conversation and a shared cultural experience, with the best global and Irish features, documentaries, shorts, titles for schools, families, a mental health focus, classics, special events and Industry Days. Three of our nine Awards are Oscar®-qualifying. The 64th Festival (7th – 17th November 2019) will showcase 400+ films and events (90% premieres) to 20,000+ people, and nurture local artists, creating a major cultural event of international status in Cork. In 2018, we began the implementation of a new three year Strategic Plan leading to our 65th anniversary in 2020.

Cork Film Festival is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and highly motivated professional to fulfil a short term fixed term contract role of Marketing Assistant to support the programmatic and institutional marketing campaign delivery of the 64th Cork Film Festival.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Festival’s social media campaign, including creating engaging content for all social media channels and monitoring engagement.
  • Supporting the creation and compilation of engaging content for newsletters.
  • Supporting programme upload and content updates on CFF’s website
  • Supporting targeted marketing campaigns, particularly our Schools Programme targeted campaign, including compilation of targeted campaign print collateral. 
  • Supporting business community engagement with advertising opportunities, competitions and corporate membership.
  • Supporting delivery and engagement with Corporate Memberships, Friend Memberships and promotional packages.
  • Supporting application of festival branding across print, digital, venue collateral.
  • Assisting with partnership attendance/ hospitality requirements at events.
  • Supporting festival photography and videography team.
  • Supporting volunteer distribution team.
  • Supporting the compilation of Festival surveys and reports.
  • Tracking and recording festival work plan to inform future operational guidelines and handbooks. 

Based at the Festival’s central Cork City offices, the contract is offered on a short term fixed term basis (part time) from 16th September – 29th November 2019, with full time hours required before and during the Festival and offers a fee of €2,500.

Reporting to:

Marketing  & Development Officer

Key Requirements of this Role:

The ideal candidate for this role will possess:

Desirable:

 A third level qualification in Film Studies, Media, Marketing, Communications, Arts Management or related educational background.

Essential:

  • Good understanding of and interest in film.
  • Strong communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal. 
  • Experience of delivering impactful marketing campaigns, across a range of platforms including direct marketing, advertising, promotions and digital marketing.
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms with experience of social media content generation.
  • Strong IT proficiency including ability to use administrative software and cloud-based file sharing applications, eg: Google Drive suite: Gmail, Sheets, Docs etc. 
  • Proficiency in copy editing and proofreading. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team and under own initiative, to meet tight deadlines, in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills.
  • Flexible, proactive and solutions-based approach to respond to changing priorities within working environment.

How to Apply: 

Applicants should submit a CV along with a cover letter of no more than 2 A4 pages in length, outlining how they meet the criteria outlined by email with ‘Marketing Assistant Application’ in the subject heading to jobs@corkfilmfest.org by 5pm on Tuesday 20th August.