YOUTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME

SERVICE AREA

Volunteers will be assigned for practicum in the following departments during the Film Festivals:

Marketing

  • Support the preparation and distribution of various kinds of marketing materials e.g. press releases, electronic direct mailers (eDMs), sponsorship proposals, invitation letters etc.
  • Assist in the distribution and packing of marketing materials such as booking folders, welcome kits, souvenirs, event photographs etc.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of festival promotion materials
  • Assist in media accreditation and film ticket redemption
  • Support the coordination of marketing events such as gala premieres, press conferences and junkets
  • Assist in the update and generation of publicity through various digital platforms such as community and official websites, blogs etc.

Operations

  • Assist the smooth operations of gala film events, luncheons, parties, cocktails, screenings etc.
  • Accompany Festival guests to/from airport, accommodation, screening venues, interviews and events
  • Support Festival guest travel coordination and any special requests such as dietary needs or translators required
  • Assist in administration, such as technical issues and prepare the logistic work for online ticketing
  • Handle the accreditation card application, production and distribution, as well as souvenirs selling at the Hospitality & Media Suite
  • Provide courteous assistance at the Catalogue Redemption

Programming

  • Support the preparation and proof-reading work of various kinds of publications, e.g. the booking folder, house programmes, tribute publications, newsletters etc.
  • Assist in screening Festival submissions and selection for programming
  • Assist in coordinating of film traffic
  • Research for editorial, scheduling and screening purposes
  • Assist in coordinating and conduct surveys with attendees of Festival Tours, Master Class and Face to Face
  • Provide support and coordination in the Educators Workshop