Film Marketing Coordinator
POSITION: Film Marketing Coordinator
HIRE DATES: August 14th – November 17th
WORK HOURS: August-November, Part-time (20-30 hours), Monday thru Friday, will require additional hours on weekends and in the weeks leading up to and during the Festival and Conference.
ABOUT US: Austin Film Festival furthers the art and craft of filmmaking by inspiring and championing the work of screenwriters, filmmakers, and all artists who use the language of film and television to tell a story.
AFF is dedicated to providing unique cultural events and services, enhancing public awareness and participation and encouraging long lasting community partnerships.
OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION: The Film Marketing Coordinator works with the Marketing, Film and Development Departments to create an effective marketing plan for every film accepted into the Festival. The Film Marketing Coordinator facilitates and organizes partnership strategies and communicates this information to both the filmmakers and staff. In addition, the Film Marketing Coordinator creates and distributes marketing materials leading up to and during the festival.
RESONSIBILITIES: The responsibilities of the Film Marketing Coordinator include but are not limited to:
Work with Marketing Director and Film Department to create an effective marketing plan for each film on behalf of the Festival
Work closely with Ad Sales Coordinator to provide filmmaker information for marketing sales
Work with participating Filmmakers to encourage and collect marketing materials (posters, postcards, etc.) and advise them on their individual marketing plans.
Create leads and promote DISCOUNTED GROUP FILM PASSES to businesses, organizations, and other groups.
Promote ticket sales (FILMMAKER TICKETS and ADVANCED GROUP TICKETS)
Facilitate partnerships and attendance within the community
Participate on PR/Marketing Conference Calls with all festival filmmakers
Create flyers, dailies, and other marketing materials
Maintain AFF social media presence
Manage AFF Sched site during the Festival
Manage a team of student interns and volunteers
Create Weekly Status Reports for the Marketing and Film Departments
Adhere to and complete a predetermined timeline
Provide exemplary customer service
Provide wrap up and completion materials including totals for ticket sales
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Must have attended the Conference & Film Festival in previous years or have extensive knowledge of the Festival
Must be available for the entire festival October 25-November 2, 2017
A self-motivated, self-starter adept at juggling multiple projects and problem solving
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail and good follow-through
Extensive customer service experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritize and delegate in high stress, high volume situations; works well under pressure
Microsoft Office skills required
Current resume with at least three references
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