Head Industry Zurich Film Festival

Zurich, Switzerland
02 Mar 2016
11 Apr 2016
Film Industry
Job Type

In this position, you will be responsible for the redesign of the industry division of the Zurich Film Festival and report directly to the Artistic Director. In close collaboration with the Festival Management and the Festival Team you work on the industry profile and act as contact person and interface.

Your tasks:
- Design, planning and implementation of all industry events at the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF Master Class, Zurich Summit, etc.)
- Responsible for providing all industry services of the Zurich Film Festival
- Act as interface and facilitator for all film industry representatives (e.g. filmmakers, producers, buyers), network with important industry representatives
- Internal and external contact person for the industry division
- Managing the industry team

Your profile:
- Established industry network and an extensive industry know-how are a prerequisite
- Several years of experience in the area of sales, film production or film distribution are an advantage
- Strong conceptual, organisational and communicative skills
- Very motivated and interested to develop an area
- Very good knowledge of German and English are a requirement, ideally also of French

We offer:
- Challenging project work in a young and highly motivated team
- A dynamic work environment, creative leeway and individual responsibility
- Duration: 6-8 months, with the objective of establishing a long-term assignment