Marketing, Festivals & Publicity Coordinator

Rocket Science


Salary: £22,500 - £27,000 annually, TBD with experience

Rocket Science is looking for someone to join their team as Marketing, Festivals & Publicity Coordinator.

About the company

Rocket Science is globally recognised as one of the preeminent film & TV studios, who have in the short time since inception (2016) developed, packaged, financed, produced, distributed and sold an impressive array of critically acclaimed and commercially successful projects. Rocket Science is currently expanding into territorial content creation and substantially increasing its development and production footprint in the upcoming year. You can find out more at about our current slate.

About the role

This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced, dynamic company with an exciting slate of projects in a hands-on, self-directed, but supervised position with exposure across multiple aspects of the business. The focus will be helping our international partners release our films in their territories, as well as being part of a team building the marketing strategy and assets for our slate – an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career in international film.

Hours: 40 hours per week
Contract: Permanent (3 months probationary period)

Job responsibilities
  • Managing the company’s social profile – website, social media platforms, etc daily
  • Managing release and box office charts, obtaining P&A budgets from distributors and coordinating approvals. Circulating reports to producers and financiers and inputting and updating our rights management system (Movie Chainer)
  • Proactively updating distributors on release plans, information and status of films
  • Arranging ad-hoc press interviews with film talent as needed on each title – being comfortable liaising with talent and reps (approvals, schedules, festival launches).
  • Approving localised trailers, posters, social media materials
  • Assisting in organisation of film launches at festivals – e.g. Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto, AFM – in terms of booking talent travel, compiling budgets, and arranging logistics
  • Organising company attendance at markets (Cannes, TIFF, AFM, Sundance, and EFM)
  • Market attendant office manager
  • Assisting in the creation and maintenance of sales and marketing materials (market lineups, mailchimps, etc.)
  • Running weekly marketing meetings including weekly box office/streamer analysis of major territories for our films (e.g. US, UK, France, Germany), including info on number of screens, screen average, reviews, and release updates
  • Be part of the team-wide tracking of project acquisitions and analysing commercial value as well as providing written analysis and coverage
  • Assist in office management including monitoring internet/phone contracts, etc.
  • Passion for film and TV
  • Professional communication and management skills
  • Very proficient with Office Package, including excel and word
  • Proficient with rights management systems and knowledge of InDesign is a plus
  • Meticulous organisational skills with the ability to work autonomously and prioritising tasks
  • Must be a team player
  • Happy to work in a dynamic and varied role and environment

If this sounds like something for you, we welcome your application.


To apply, please send a CV and cover email to:

We look forward to hearing from you!

The closing date for this position is 13/03/2024 at 23:59

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