Catalogue & Publications Editor

Sheffield Doc/Fest


Salary: £7,040 fixed fee

Sheffield Doc/Fest is seeking a Catalogue & Publications Editor to work on the strategy for the festival’s publications and oversee the production process from start to finish.


As Catalogue & Publications Editor you will work on the strategy for the festival’s publications (digital and print) and oversee the production process from start to finish. Working closely with our newly appointed designers and our programming teams, communications and productions teams, you will work collaboratively to set and deliver briefs for all catalogues, programme guides, signage and wayfinding – both editorially and logistically. You will be a writer and editor, adept at collating and editing huge amounts of information, passionate about film and the arts, and excited to best communicate Doc/Fest’s 2021 programme and help audiences best navigate it.

  • Role: Catalogue & Publications Editor
  • Reports to: Head of Production
  • Location: Online/remote – but subject to change and based in Sheffield
  • Contract: Freelance, worker contract
  • Fee: £7,040
  • Tenure: 1 February – 15 June 2021 , worked flexibly/approximately as follows:

1 February – 5 March, 2 days a week;

8 March – 15 June, full time.

  • Leave: You will accrue 10 days
To apply

Please read the full job description here.

We are inviting prospective applicants to apply for this role by submitting an up-to-date CV and either a) a covering letter (no longer than 2 pages), or b) a video letter (up to 10 minutes in length), explaining what attracts you to the role and what you can bring.

Please address applications to: Melanie Iredale, Deputy Director, c/o Corrigan Lowe, Administrative & Executive Assistant:

Please also direct any queries to Corrigan Lowe.

If you require further information (including requests for printed forms/access support), please contact us on +44 (0) 114 276 5141. Please email Corrigan at to arrange a conversation in advance of applying, should you wish to.

We monitor the diversity of our workforce and for the purposes of reporting to our key funders we ask that you help us by completing the following questionnaire anonymously.

The deadline for applications is: 16 December 2020, midday GMT.

Interview date: 6 January

Induction date: 8 February

Festival dates: Starts 4 June 2021

The closing date for this position is 16/12/2020 at 12:00

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