FWS - FMA / Humanities - Festival Coordinator - 21-22

Responsibilities: 1. Attend the film festival (April 2-4, 2020) and provide daily assistance there. 2. Call area middle schools and high schools to encourage submissions/attendance. 3. Reach out to areal organizations and businesses to sponsor and co-promote. 4. Engage with regional filmmakers online and encourage them to submit to fmafest. 5. Find and contact potential special guests for the festival and plan their attendance. 6. Write press releases and social media posts to engage the public about the festival. 7. Find and utilize a system to coordinate social media posts across multiple platforms. 8. Create promotional posters for the film festival to encourage submissions/attendance. 9. Review festival submissions and recommend films to screen. 10. Reach out to selected filmmakers and coordinate their visit to the festival. 11. Oversee the creation of swag bags for guest filmmakers and get items donated to us.

Preferred Skills: • Computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Social Media & New Technology, Graphic Design Program of your choice (Photoshop/Indesign). • Attention to detail. • Written and verbal communication. • Willingness to learn new things.

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule will vary depending on student availability. • Sunday - Saturday: Varies depending on workload

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Normal office environment Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: • Keyboarding

Additional Comments: Work schedule is easily adjustable around student's class schedule. Much of work can be done off campus with weekly meetings occurring on campus. This position will make for an excellent resume booster. Looking for a motivated, responsible student interested in helping coordinate this annual, multi-day event. If you are interested in a public relations or event planning career this is the ideal work study position for you.

Number of Positions: 1

Pay Rate:  $10/hr

Supervisor:  Andrew Reed andrewreed@upike.edu 

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

Date Posted: 08/05/2021
Department: Film & Media Arts
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Federal Work Study
We are no longer taking applications for this position.