As a Film Festival Organizer at Caribbean Tales Media Group, you will have the unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic team responsible for organizing and coordinating the Caribbean Tales Film Festival. This temporary summer position will allow you to gain hands-on experience in event management, marketing, and the film industry. You will work closely with the festival team to ensure the successful execution of the event, creating a memorable experience for attendees and filmmakers alike.


1. Festival Planning and Coordination:

  • Collaborate with the festival team to develop and execute a comprehensive plan for the film festival.
  • Assist in selecting films, coordinating screenings, and managing the festival schedule.
  • Communicate with filmmakers regarding submission guidelines, deadlines, and acceptance notifications.
  • Coordinate logistical aspects such as venue selection, equipment rental, and transportation.

2. Marketing and Promotion:

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote the film festival and increase attendance.
  • Create compelling content for social media platforms, press releases, and promotional materials.
  • Liaise with media outlets, bloggers, and influencers to secure coverage and maximize exposure.
  • Engage with the local community and establish partnerships to enhance the festival’s visibility.

3. Event Operations:

  • Oversee the smooth operation of the festival, ensuring all screenings and events run according to schedule.
  • Manage ticketing and registration processes, including online sales and on-site box office operations.
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers to fulfill festival requirements, such as catering, signage, and merchandise.
  • Handle customer inquiries, resolve issues, and provide exceptional customer service throughout the festival.

4. Team Collaboration:

  • Work closely with the festival team, volunteers, and interns to ensure seamless collaboration and efficient execution of tasks.
  • Assist in recruiting, training, and supervising event staff and volunteers as needed.
  • Foster a positive and supportive team environment, promoting effective communication and teamwork.
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant degree program in film studies, media, event management, or a related field (preferred).
  • Passion for and knowledge of the film industry, including familiarity with different genres, directors, and emerging trends.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create compelling content and engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in social media platforms, marketing tools, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on providing exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating adaptability and problem-solving skills.
  • Prior experience in event planning, film festivals, or related areas is a plus.
Duration and Compensation:
  • This is a temporary summer position, for the duration of 8 weeks.
  • Compensation will be commensurate with experience and the responsibilities of the role.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and general nature and level of work performed by jobholders within this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position.

To Apply:
Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and relevant qualifications to [email protected] by June 15th, 2023, in order to be considered for this position. We appreciate all applications, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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