Friends & Patrons Coordinator

Cambridge Film Festival


Salary: £1,700 fee

Cambridge Film Festival is seeking a Coordinator for its Friends & Patrons scheme.

The role will lead on coordination and delivery of a successful membership strategy for the 2022 Cambridge Film Festival.

Working with the small Festival management team and working remotely with frequent visits to the Cambridge Film Festival office (especially in the lead up to and during the Festival), you will coordinate the delivery and development of the Festival Friends & Patrons scheme as well as work to recruit and retain Friends and Patrons ahead of and during the Cambridge Film Festival 2022.

Working for the Cambridge Film Festival offers an invaluable experience in the operation of an established and successful film festival event. The successful candidate will be a genuine team player with a collaborative and creative approach and a love of film, who can reap the rewards of working for a Festival with a strong industry wide reputation.

Cambridge Film Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer. We value difference and recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. We welcome candidates from a range of different backgrounds and from sectors outside the arts.

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience and competence in customer service/sales/memberships
  • Strong people skills
  • A flexible and proactive approach to work
  • Excellent administrative skills including excellent attention to detail alongside good IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience managing small social media accounts and copywriting

Desirable skills & experience

  • Experience of working on or with medium-scale events
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for cinema
  • Knowledge of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire businesses, especially independent

More details & apply

  • Location: Cambridge (main place of work: Cambridge Film Trust offices, Arts Picturehouse, 38 St. Andrew’s Street CB2 3AR).
  • Flexible and remote working is available although some key days and dates, especially during the Festival, will require the candidate to attend office meetings and promote the scheme ahead of and during the Festival.
  • Freelance fixed term: Mid August 2022 to Mid November 2022 with a possibility of an extension until March 2023.
  • During the Festival the successful candidate will need to be able to be in-venue for extended periods and likely outside of office hours (events often take place in the evenings).
  • There is a four-week probationary period for this position.

For full details including how to apply, download the full job description from Cambridge Film Festival’s website.

The closing date for this position is 03/08/2022 at 23:59

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