Film Festival Coordinator


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Part time
School of Screen

18 October 2018 23:55

£28,839 - £35,205

The Screen School at London College of Communication is looking to recruit a Film Festival Co-ordinator to promote and support student and graduate films in the festival and industry context.

The successful candidate will develop a network with film, television and animation festivals and events, both in the UK & world-wide, and maximise the exposure of Screen School students and their films through all appropriate networks. They will promote and support internal and external opportunities to and for students and graduates. They will disseminate information, advise, support and co-ordinate to enable students, graduates, academic staff, the Business and Innovation and Internal and External Relations teams to place films into the most relevant Festivals for their genre. They will compile and maintain relevant databases, co-ordinate showcases and invitations to the industry guests. They will support the development of sponsored student projects, graduate consultancy and other income generating activities in the areas within Screen school.

The appointed candidate will work under the Film and Television Programme Director, with students and graduates and with the teams from academic teaching staff, Business and Innovation and the Internal and External Relations.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We are looking for a candidate with relevant experience and knowledge of national and international film festivals, distribution networks, relevant professional bodies and associations within the film industry and film schools. You will have experience of advising on appropriate film selection for events and festivals, and preparing and submitting film/screen materials and promotional packs to festivals. You will have effective database and file management experience.  You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience and ability to initiate, prioritises and organise work to achieve objectives on time and to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.