The Cork Film Festival (‘CFF’) Ireland’s first and largest film festival, is a local, national and international celebration of cinema, and a significant cultural event in Cork. The 64th edition will play from 7th to 17th November, showcasing the best fiction feature, documentary and short films from 2019. We are now recruiting for a number of roles to help deliver a successful Festival.

To apply, please email a short covering letter explaining your suitability to the position, together with a short CV, to: jobs@corkfilmfest.org, with the job title clearly marked in the subject heading. Application deadline is 12pm on Monday 16th September.

Please see below for job roles and descriptions.

Application deadline is 12pm on Monday 16th September.

Box Office Manager

Overview
The Festival requires an experienced Box Office Manager to oversee a busy multi-site Box Office operation, supervising the sales team and maintaining the highest standards of customer care. The Box Office Manager is responsible for the configuration of events and pricing structure, maintaining the ticketing system, order processing and ensuring that customer records are maintained. The Box Office Manager will work closely with the Marketing team to implement the sales strategy and maximise sales opportunities, produce daily sales reports, and ensure that the Box Office takings accurately balance at the end of each shift. Financial and human resource management experience required; knowledge of Ticketsolve desirable. The role is offered on a short-term contract basis, to start in October.

Volunteer Manager

Overview
The Volunteer Manager will oversee all 100+ volunteers of the Festival, allocating shifts and roles pre-and during the Festival itself. Responsible for inducting and co-ordinating volunteers, supervising tasks and positions in accordance with volunteer availability and suitability. The Volunteer Manager is the main point of contact for volunteers, liaising between Festival and venue staff to ensure a smooth-running operation. The role is offered on a short-term contract basis, to start in October.

Volunteer Assistant

Overview
The Volunteer Assistant will support the Volunteer Manager in their role overseeing 100+ volunteers. Responsible for communicating the volunteer manager strategy, supervising volunteers and positions in accordance with the daily volunteer schedule and liaising between Festival and venue staff to ensure a smooth-running operation. The role is offered on a short-term contract basis, to start in November

Guest Services Coordinator

Overview
To assist the Guest Services Manager in implementing the protocol strategy for the festival, supporting the smooth running of guest bookings and logistics and other protocol issues as they arise. Previous experience within the hospitality sector required. The role is offered on a short-term contract basis, to start in October.

Guest Services Assistant

Overview

To assist the Guest Services Manager and Guest Services Coordinator in implementing the protocol strategy for the festival, supporting the smooth running of guest bookings and logistics and other protocol issues as they arise. Previous experience within the hospitality sector an advantage. The role is offered on a short-term contract basis, to start in November.

Venue Manager X 6

Overview
Responsible for the smooth running of Festival venues, managing a team of volunteer Front of House staff, and liaising with the production and marketing teams to ensure the timely and smooth running of a busy screening schedule, whilst maintaining an excellent customer service to festival guests and audiences. The role is offered on a short-term contract basis, to start in November.

Box Office Staff

Overview
The Festival requires Box Office staff to work pre-and during the festival in a busy multi-site environment to maximise sales opportunities and deliver a high level of customer service. Knowledge of Ticketsolve an advantage. The role is offered on a short-term contract basis, to start in November.

Production Assistant (Intern / Unpaid)

Overview
The Production Assistant will assist the Production Manager in the physical and logistical delivery of the Festival, including scheduling, event management, and liaising with venues and volunteers. To start in November.

Festival Administrative Assistant  (Intern / Unpaid)

Overview
General assistant to help with the delivery of the Festival, covering all departments; previous events and administrative experience an advantage. To start in October.