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Festival Assistant - Communications

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Screenies Children's International Film Festival
29 Mar 2019
Auckland, Hawke's Bay
Work type
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Management & Admin, Marketing & Media


Screenies Children’s International Film Festival is NZ’s only film festival dedicated to children. We source high-quality international and local films made for children and screen these at our annual festival, in a programme that also includes film-making workshops, film review competitions and other film activities.

We are looking for a Communications/Social Media volunteer. Learn on the job and add value to the littlest film festival for kids.  What we can offer you is the opportunity to take ownership of your role and build the experience that you want to boost your CV. You will have the flexibility to work from home and fit Screenies around your study and other commitments.

  • lnternet savvy with a demonstrated understanding of online media
  • Experience with Wordpress
  • Excellent computer skills including Google Docs, project management tools Slack and Trello, Dropbox, Mailchimp
  • Design skills a bonus
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated copy writing skills 
  • A willingness to help out


  • updating website and social media platforms
  • outreach to schools and community groups
  • sending newsletters
  • event listing 
  • managing bookings
  • updating databases
  • publicity
  • fundraising applications
  • general admin  

What we will require of you:

  • Ability to work independently 
  • Able to communicate effectively inside and outside the organisation
  • Passion for kids/film/media
  • A can-do attitude 

We are looking for a commitment of 10-15 hours per week, for an immediate start until the end of August. 



How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to hello@screenies.nz  Apply immediately as we will fill the position with the right applicant. 


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Screenies Children's International Film Festival

21 Feb 2018

Screenies is a dedicated children's film festival that brings diverse and culturally rich stories on screen to Kiwi kids. We aim to foster a love of cinema and storytelling through festival events, workshops and technology partnerships.