Marketing Assistant 

Working period: 1 February to 31 March 2022 
22.5 hours per week, £9.50/hour
Location: Tradeston, Glasgow or working from home as necessary
Deadline for applications: Friday 14 January (17:00)

The Marketing Assistant will support the Marketing Manager in delivering all promotion and communications of the fifteenth edition of Glasgow Short Film Festival (23-27 March 2022). In particular they will help to develop and deliver a digital promotional campaign and to generate conversation and buzz around the festival programme. Elements of the programme may be presented online, in which case the marketing assistant will help devise strategies for engaging audiences across Scotland and the UK, many experiencing GSFF or even any short film festival for the first time. 

Job Duties:

  • Support the implementation of digital and print marketing campaigns
  • Post to and monitor the festival’s social media channels
  • Maintain and update the festival website, blog and newsletter
  • Resize images and post copy for website listings
  • Liaise with the Films Assistant to secure complete film materials for print
  • Edit film synopses for publication
  • Proof-read festival publications
  • Assist the Marketing Manager by carrying out any other tasks as required

Person Specification (Essential/Desirable):

  • Experience of working in a digital marketing or communications role, with some literacy in relevant digital tools and apps (E)
  • The ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines, with excellent attention to detail (E)
  • A creative self-starter, anticipating and planning for eventualities without day-to-day management (E)
  • Positive, outgoing and resourceful attitude, a good communicator (E)
  • A passion for film (D)

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to by 17.00 on Friday 14 January 2022. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 18 January.

GSFF is committed to equality and accessibility. We treat all job applications equally regardless of ethnicity, religion, disability, social background, age, gender identity or sexual orientation. 

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