The Development Team is responsible for supporting the delivery of EIFF through revenue generation and corporate client entertainment. This includes working directly with a range of stakeholders including public funders, corporate sponsors, trusts and foundations, cultural partners and individual donors. The team is also responsible for managing the Festival’s relationship with these stakeholders and taking forward appropriate activities to meet their needs including tickets, branding and corporate hospitality.

In addition the team manages the delivery of some of EIFF largest black tie stakeholder functions and parties including the Opening Night Gala Party, Closing Night Gala, VIP receptions and the EIFF Ceilidh.

CMI’s year round Development Manager and Development Assistant are supported for EIFF by a Functions Manager and a Guest List Coordinator.

**PLEASE NOTE this team also offers Development and Functions Placements and volunteer posts, which can be viewed using the menu on the left.

Functions Manager

End of March to early July. 1 full-time post (earlier part-time start can be considered).

The Functions Manager organises and delivers corporate functions and parties for EIFF.

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Guest List Coordinator

Late April to early July. 1 full-time post.

Liaises with colleagues from across the Festival and CMI to create, manage and update stakeholder guest lists, and manage the full implementation of the invitation process for key EIFF stakeholder events.

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