PLACEMENTS (All teams)

Guest Services Placement

In this role you will learn about the Festival's hospitality arrangements for invited filmmaker and industry guests.

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

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

Part of the Guest Services team, the Guest Services Placement assists will all arrangements to support the Festival’s many visiting filmmaker and industry guests.  

You’ll be primarily assisting the Guest Services Coordinators in managing travel, accommodation, hospitality and itineraries for filmmaker, industry and press guests. You’ll help deal with enquiries from filmmakers and programmers, research contact details and travel routes and help ensure the team's records are kept up to date. You’ll gain experience of a fast paced environment and a team working to tight deadlines with strict budgets, whilst providing an excellent service to visiting guests.

With support from the team, you’ll build confidence in communicating effectively by email and phone. During the Festival you may also be required to help at events or on the frontline welcome desk, an opportunity to meet some of the guests in person and put any language skills to use. 

The Guest Services Placement may be of particular interest if you’re considering a career in film festival management, talent management, hospitality or Film PR.

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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