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Assistant Film Festival Manager Position

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is committed to employment equity

Job Title                                  : Assistant Film Festival Manager

Grade/Level                           : 9

School/Department                : Centre for Creative Arts

Campus                                  : Howard College

Term                                        : 6 month Contract

The CCA seeks a skilled and experienced Film Festival Assistant Manager for the Durban International Film Festival, who shall be involved in a full range of activities for the successful implementation of its festivals and activities. The post requires organisational and office management skills, the ability to prioritise, good inter-personal and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. The successful applicant must be able to work as a member of a team, handle a variety of responsibilities, work with a high degree of discretion and independence, and meet pressured deadlines. 


Minimum requirements:

  • Three (3) year film diploma or degree
  • Three (3) years proven curation and administrative experience of significant recognised Film Festival/s
  • Valid Driver’s license


Additional Requirements:

  • Established networks, an understanding of relevant film industry players and organizations, and a grasp of salient film-related issues is essential
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent administrative capabilities

The remuneration package offered is in line with UKZN remuneration policies.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: Friday January 25, 2018

Applicants are required to send a CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.