JOB OFFER - Festival Coordinator

Festival Coordinator - Alliance Française French Film Festival 2019

The Alliance Française de Sydney is looking for a Festival Coordinator to work on the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2019.

The Alliance Française currently has an exciting opportunity for a Festival Coordinator to join our small and dynamic team for 6 months.

Type of employment: Full time

Starting date: November 2018

Duration: 6 months

Area: Sydney CBD, Australia

Information on the Alliance Française French Film Festival  

Job description

The Festival Coordinator will be in charge of events, marketing and sponsorship management in order to deliver an outstanding festival to the audience.

The lists of duties that will be expected to be executed in the 6 months include, but are not limited to:


Provide support and execute marketing and communication strategies for the Festival
Assist with the creation and production of marketing materials: flyers, programme, website update, e-newsletter
Manage content for Festival social networks and EDM 
Manage cross communication with festival sponsors and partners (editorial, ticket sales promotions, giveaways etc.)
Manage Festival website creation with Festival website developer and graphic designer and manage daily updates


Liaise with local and national sponsors and make sure all the obligations of AF FFF to the sponsors are met (e.g. brand visibility on festival’s promotional materials, display of sponsors’ materials in cinemas, organisation of private screenings etc.).


Assist with the preparation, organisation and running of Festival events (setup, general logistics, coordination for Opening Night, Closing Night, Special Events and Private screenings)

Overall organisation of the Festival:

Participate in meetings with sponsors and partners, and in internal discussions on achievements and strategies
Writing up of internal documents and reports
Liaise with local festival teams and  festival venues

The successful applicant

We are looking for a graduate with a background in business and cultural studies. The successful applicant must have a passion for the arts (especially cinema) and speak English fluently, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The other requirements are:

Strong project management skills

Good organisational skills with attention to details

Reliable and organised

Creative, Proactive and team player

Positive and hardworking attitude

Ability to work autonomously

A ‘can do’ and hands on attitude

Ability to work under pressure and on deadlines

Previous experience in communication & project management preferred

Previous experience in working for a cultural event/film festival highly regarded 

Visa requirements

·         You should be aware that you need a visa to work in Australia  

Please send a resume in English to  

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.