PLACEMENTS (All teams)
Press Placements with Organic (2 posts, London based but in Edinburgh during June Festival period)
Start April to early July. 2 full-time posts. Flexible working will be considered.
April to early July, 2 full-time posts. Flexible working will be considered.
A mentored learning opportunity providing valuable working experience, you will assist within the EIFF Press Office run by Organic Publicity. You will be based in London in the lead-up to EIFF, and in Edinburgh from the mid to end of June.
** Please note: This placement is offered by Organic Publicity, an external PR company who manage press services for EIFF. Please do not apply through this website. If you would like to be considered for the Press Placement please send an up to date CV with a covering letter explaining why this opportunity is of interest to EIFF2015@organic-publicity.co.uk.**
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, overseeing press cuttings, managing press materials and also working on the ground at EIFF's press events, red carpets and photocalls, which of course can take place out of normal working 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.
Please do not apply through this website. If you would like to be considered for the Press Placement please send an up to date CV with a covering letter explaining why this opportunity is of interest to Organic at EIFF2015@organic-publicity.co.uk.
Winners of EIFF 2014’s short film awards and two of its documentary premieres have been nominated for 2015 BAFTAs.