PLACEMENTS (All Departments)
Press Placements (2 posts, London based but in Edinburgh during June Festival period)
Position filled for 2013.
April - early July, 2 full-time posts. Flexible working will be considered.
In this role you will assist within the EIFF Press Office run by Organic. You will be based in London in the lead-up to EIFF, and in Edinburgh during the end of June.
Here you will gain valuable experience of operating in a highly pressurised but exciting press environment, dealing directly with journalists from around the world. You will assist in managing and updating the press database, and also work on the ground at EIFF's events, red carpets and media calls, which of course can take place outwith normal hours.
You should be looking to gain skills and experience in a Public Relations or Press career, and also have good IT skills, excellent communication skills, be very organised, calm, composed and work well in a pressurised environment.
Your Placement will be with Organic Marketing. As with EIFF Placements your role will be a mentored, learning opportunity, providing valuable work experience within a specific team at the Festival. Please see the EIFF Recruitment Policy in the introduction section for further information on EIFF Placements.