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Events Placement

Based in the Development team, the Events Placement assists the Events Manager with the organisation and delivery of Festival events, primarily the Opening Night Party, the Industry Party and the Closing Night Party.

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

Late April - early July. 1 full-time post. Flexible working will be considered.

Based in the Development team, the Events Placement assists the Events Manager with the organisation and delivery of Festival events, primarily the Opening Night Party, the Industry Party and the Closing Night Party. The post holder will gain experience and understanding of the admin and planning behind these events including event logistics and delivery, project and time management, communications, relationship building, event promotion, branding and PR.

The role will involve liaison with EIFF’s valued suppliers, supporters and guests and will appeal to someone who takes pride in their organisational, presentation and communication skills, who is a creative but can also think practically, and who has great attention to detail. An appreciation of the high standards required of our events, and the importance of the events for the Festival and its stakeholders will also be helpful.

The Events Placement will be of particular interest if you’re considering a career in event management and production, and also any role that relies on executing successful events such as PR and fundraising.

Please download and read the attached description of this Placement for further details before applying.

EIFF Placements are mentored, learning opportunities, 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.

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