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NYFF Press Coordinator

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Published 5 days ago

FILM AT LINCOLN CENTER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION:                NYFF Press Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:         Marketing & Communications

LOCATIONS:             New York, New York

TERM:                        Seasonal 6/21/2021 to 10/11/2021

RATE:                        $800/week

JOB OVERVIEW

 

The NYFF Press Coordinator will manage press accreditation for the 59th New York Film Festival and support the publicity team with press screenings, as well as with administrative tasks. The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

 

●      Manage the NYFF press accreditation process by vetting applications, researching outlets, examining journalists’ clippings to determine legitimacy and impact, reviewing journalists in question with the NYFF publicity team, and managing the process in the festival database.

●      Handle all press inquiries during the accreditation process, and follow up with applicants for any missing information.

●      Manage mass communications to accredited press throughout the application process, press screenings, and festival.

●      Update the approved press list throughout the festival.

●      Collaborate with the Exhibition Manager on the implementation of the virtual press screening portal, and oversee updates as needed.

●      Collaborate with the NYFF production team to create press badges and welcome packets.

●      Train, schedule, and manage press volunteers.

●      Distribute press screening attendees lists internally and to distributors.

●      Manage press ticket requests and distribution in communication with FLC publicity team and individual film PR representatives.

●      Distribute press screening schedule and updates to the accredited press list throughout the festival.

●      Assist the publicity team with additional administrative tasks as needed.

●      Deliver a wrap report detailing the press accreditation process and provide suggestions for future improvements.

 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

●      1-2 years experience in publicity or film festival environment

●      Knowledge of film and the New York Film Festival

●      Attention to detail and ability to work independently but with open communication

●      Ability to handle high-stress situations with grace and patience

●      Comfortable with database systems and spreadsheets; Tessitura and Eventival experience a plus

 

SUPERVISION

Director of Publicity & Communications

 

 FULL TIME X

SEASONAL X

FILM AT LINCOLN CENTER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION:                NYFF Press Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:         Marketing & Communications

LOCATIONS:             New York, New York

TERM:                        Seasonal 6/21/2021 to 10/11/2021

RATE:                        $800/week

JOB OVERVIEW

 

The NYFF Press Coordinator…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 21, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 18, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

At least $800

Location

On-site
70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, United States

How to Apply

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/594086

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/594086

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