We are currently recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Festival and a Festival Producer for 2020
We are currently recruiting Volunteers for our festival
Volunteering at Watersprite is a great way to meet like-minded people and forge industry connections with the many professionals and filmmakers who attend the festival. It's a brilliant opportunity for anyone interested in a career in communications or the creative industries. If you're keen to be on the Watersprite Committee in future years, volunteering at the festival is a great way to learn what Watersprite is all about and make your application stand out.
The 2019 festival (7th-10th March 2019) will showcase 26 student films shortlisted from over 1000 submissions from a record-breaking 100 countries. We will host daytime and evening events featuring BAFTA, Academy Award and Emmy-winning professionals.
To make this year's festival the best it can be, we're looking for a strong team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to take on the following roles:
- Events Volunteer
- Hub Volunteer
- Guest Liaison Volunteer
- Communications Volunteer
- Marketing Volunteer
- Tech Volunteer
- Student Vloggers
Role descriptions are available on the application form linked below.
Applications close 16th Feb.
For any questions, please get in touch with Festival Secretary, Alannah Lewis, email@example.com.
Recruitment opportunity: Festival Producer
Watersprite: the Cambridge International Student Film Festival is recruiting a new Festival Producer to continue the momentum in setting up Watersprite financially, administratively and strategically as an internationally recognised top-end student short film festival
Start date: 01 June 2019
Type: Full-time freelance contract
Location: London-based with regular trips to Cambridge
Salary: To be discussed at interview
Building financial stability by securing - ideally, multi-year - funding and sponsorship deals
Primary contact for sponsor and partner relationship management (investing in long-term benefits)
Ensuring continuity (e.g. archiving, staying up to date with former winners’ successes, etc.) and managing handover
Business development and festival growth (connect with established film festivals, international student organisations and PR representatives to become a recognised and respected industry name)
Organising and running of year-round collaborative outreach initiatives with partner organisations
Communicating terms and conditions of sponsorship deals, e.g. event branding, ticket allocation, etc. to committee
Sounding board to director and heads of departments, lending management advice and supporting problem solving
Ensuring that initiatives, which meet our values, development objectives & strategic priorities are implemented in festival
Administration, tax and accounting, and other tasks involved in running the charitable company
Revising long-term strategic direction and development objectives with steering committee when seen as necessary
Reporting to the Festival Chairman and the board of trustees
Please send your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for the position by the 10th February 2019. We will then be in touch upon evaluation of your application.