Guest Services

The Guest Services Team is responsible for all arrangements to support the Festival’s visiting filmmaker, press and industry guests. Working to the highest level of film industry standards, duties range from booking travel and accommodation, planning hospitality and networking arrangements, and liaising closely with talent agents, film distributors and other film industry professionals. The department works closely with, and informs other key areas of the Festival, including Programming, Sponsorship and Press, making sure that information on each guest is passed to all the relevant teams. The Guest Services team works hard to ensure that visitors are well looked after throughout their trip.

Managed by the Head of Guest Services, the team includes Guest Service Coordinators, Jury Coordinators, a Hospitality Coordinator, the Guest Drivers' Coordinator and Deputy and the Guest Drivers.

**PLEASE NOTE this team also offers a Guest Services Placement and a number of volunteer teams which can be viewed using the menu on the left.

Guest Services Coordinators (3 posts)

This position is being shortlisted or has been filled, and is therefore not open for applications.

Mid April to early July. 3 full-time posts.

Guest Services Coordinators help deliver all aspects of guest hospitality for the Festival...

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Guest Drivers' Coordinator

Early June to early July. 1 full-time post.

The Guest Drivers' Coordinator ensure the Festival’s car fleet is deployed effectively...

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Deputy Guest Drivers' Coordinator

Mid to end June. 1 full-time post.

Supporting the Guest Driver Coordinator in the organisation of the Festival's car service.

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Guest Drivers (up to 8 posts)

Mid June to late June, including the Festival dates. Up to 8 full-time posts.

Guest Drivers provide a friendly and efficient service to Festival guests and delegates...

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Jury Coordinators (4 posts)

This position is being shortlisted or has been filled, and is therefore not open for applications.

2 weeks in June. 4 full-time posts.

Jury Coordinators ensure the Festival’s visiting jurors are looked after to the highest level and their time is closely managed throughout their visit to Edinburgh.

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Hospitality Coordinator

June. 1 Full time post.

The Hospitality Coordinator ensures filmmaker and other guests’ experience of the Festival is the best it can be, in terms of their “social” life at the festival.

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