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JOBS: The Woodstock Film Festival is looking for staffers and volunteers for 2015 Festival!

We're looking for STAFF and VOLUNTEERS for the
17th Annual Woodstock Film Festival, which takes place Oct.13-16, 2016

If you are interested in an opportunity with WFF, send your resume to info@woodstockfilmfestival.com. For additional information, call the office at 845-679-4265.

•To be a strong candidate for paid work you need to have at least two years experience in work that is relevant to your application.
•All positions have different start and end dates which will be reviewed during the interview process.
•When applying please put the position you are applying for, in the SUBJECT line of your email.

Positions are listed ALPHABETICALLY    
Awards Ceremony Producer
Awards Ceremony Head Carpenter
Director of Development's Assistant
Executive Director's Assistant

Food Services
Maintenance

Operations Manager
Photography Department
Press Department
Print Trafficker
Production Department
Sales-Box Office

Technical
Transportation Captain
Transportation Crew
Venue Management
Volunteer Coordinator
Award Ceremony Producer

WFF is seeking a producer for its annual Maverick Awards Ceremony. The producer will be responsible for organizing all aspects of the Ceremony as well as possibly stage managing the event. The right candidate will be extremely well organized have great communication skills and work well under pressure.
*This is a seasonal staff position from early-September through the festival.
***OPEN POSITION

Award Ceremony Head Carpenter/Pipe and Drape Lead
WFF is seeking a head carpenter and lead pipe and drape to lead a build team for its annual Maverick Awards Ceremony. They will be responsible for building the set at Kingston's BSP including pipe and drape and aiding the production design team.
*This is a seasonal staff position working the week of the festival.
***OPEN POSITION
Director of Development's Assistant
This person must be positive, outgoing and extremely thorough. Dreamweaver and/or HTML, Photoshop and Indesign, Microsoft Office, excellent computer skills and telephone skills are required. Previous office experience and FileMaker Pro experience a plus. The position requires strong technical skills and ability to learn quickly, follow-through, attention to detail, thoroughness, and the ability to prioritize and multitask. Transportation is also required.
*This is a seasonal position from September through one week post-festival.
Executive Director's Assistant
This person must be positive, outgoing and extremely thorough. Microsoft Office, excellent computer skills, organizational skills, good writing and telephone skills are required. Previous office experience and FileMaker Pro experience a plus. The position requires initiative, follow-through, attention to detail, thoroughness, strong work ethic, confidentiality and the ability to prioritize and multitask. Transportation is also required. *This is a seasonal staff position from September through one week post-festival.
***OPEN POSITION
Food Services
The Food Services Coordinator works closely with the Operations Department and needs to be available a few days prior to the festival in order to procure supplies and organize proper storage. Coordinator will oversee distribution of snacks/meals/beverages at Hospitality and for staff scattered throughout the venues.
* This is a volunteer position.

***OPEN POSITION
Guest Relations Assistant
The Guest Relations Assistant is a volunteer position responsible for assisting filmmakers in checking in at Hospitality during the Festival, resolving guest issues and and make sure that all filmmakers and VIP understand their daily schedules. Guest Relations will need to have an intimate knowledge of all the locations of screening venues as well as the schedule of events. Candidates should be extremely personable, have quick problem solving ability and work well in team and individual environments.
*This is a seasonal staff position from mid-September through one week after the festival.
***OPEN POSITION
Maintenance
The Maintenance crew of volunteers will work to maintain a clean and beautiful festival. Responsibilities include emptying receptacles at venues 2/day and disposing of garbage at an off-site location. Maintenance department also works clean-up after Saturday's Awards Ceremony. This position receives double stand-by vouchers per shift, to attend screenings while off-duty.
***OPEN POSITION
Operations Manager
Manager assists the Operations Director with facilitating needs of all departments in the festival, assists in managing permits, correspondence with police/security and venue owners. Operations manager must have a real can-do attitude with go-getter enthusiasm. High energy is needed, flexibility, and resourcefulness are a must and strong organizational skills are required.
*This is a seasonal staff position from June through one week post-festival.
***OPEN POSITION
Photography Assistants/Interns
Photography Assistants will be responsible for collecting photos from WFF photographers and uploading them to either the WFF website with proper captions. They will also make sure that the press department has photos to share on social media. Photography Assistants must be technologically proficient and experienced with MAC, have strong experience with Photoshop and/or Aperture as well as social media. Intern credit can be given for the right student.
*These arevolunteer positions, working the week of the festival.
***OPEN POSITIONS
Press Director

The WFF Press Director is responsible for writing or overseeing the writing of all press releases, blogs, facebook and other social media updates. The Press Director works to gain local, regional and national coverage for festival-related stories. Leading up to and during the actual fall festival, the press department schedules all interviews with media outlets (with festival staff and festival participants), and handles all credentials, media handling and photo ops. Press Director oversees several assistants and works directly with marketing team, administrative and executive directors to not only facilitate news disbursement but pitches to specific regional and national outlets.

Skills: Candidates must be very comfortable working and learning new technology, social media and must have their own computer, preferably a mac, equipped with Microsoft Office. HTML or Dreamweaver knowledge is HIGHLY recommended.

Requirements: Candidate must have a bachelors in Public Relations or equal and should ideally have 3-5 years experience in the field. (Experience with the genres of Arts/Film/Events a PLUS!)
*This is a Seasonal staff position June and running through one week post-festival.
***OPEN POSITION

Press Deputy

The Deputy Press Director will work under the direction of the Press Director and will be responsible for writing press releases, blogs and social media updates concentrating on viral media.

Skills: Candidates must be skilled working with new technology, social media and must have their own computer, preferably a mac, equipped with Microsoft Office. HTML or Dreamweaver knowledge is HIGHLY recommended, but not required.

Requirements: Candidate must have a bachelors in Public Relations or equal and should ideally have 2-3 years experience in the field. (Experience the genres of Arts/Film/Events a PLUS!)

*This is a seasonal staff position starting the end of May and running through one week post-festival.
***This position has been filled.

Press Assistants/Interns

Press Assistants will work under the guidance of both the Press Director and Deputy Director, writing press releases and social media updates as necessary. Assistants will also be asked to be heavily involved in viral marketing campaigns.

This is a perfect opportunity for new graduates in a public relations or media field.

*This is a volunteer position starting dates TBD.
***OPEN POSITION

Print Trafficker
The print trafficker is the primary liason between filmmakers and the festival regarding all technical needs. This position requires closely working with the filmmaker to arrange for media delivery in a time fashion. The print trafficker must also schedule, deliver and return film prints from each venue; contact distribution companies, studios, and filmmakers for information; and properly send out all films at the close of the showcase.
*This is a seasonal staff position from June through one week post-festival.
***OPEN POSITION
Production Department
Volunteer crew members should be able to assist with (1) the buildout of venues (pipe, drape, chairs, stages, carpet) and (2) work with the art department to dress and maintain venues and on event site design.
*These are volunteer positions
***OPEN POSITIONS
Sales - Box Office

The Face of the Festival. Experience in Customer Service a must, a can-do attitude, a plus!

Woodstock Film Festival is looking to hire (at least one) Box Office Manager; someone who likes and enjoys film and will be happy to discuss film and make suggestions to customers. The job also requires proficiency in Excel, Word, Adobe products and more. Box office manager must also be very comfortable with both PC and Mac and be able to use them interchangeably. Knowledge of Filemaker a plus. Any other web knowledge (MYSQL or PHP) also a HUGE plus.

The ideal candidate will be calm under pressure, sociable and kind, able to multi-task and able to work long hours.
*This is a seasonal staff position starting the beginning of August and running through one week post- festival.

***OPEN POSITION
Technical
Crew is needed to work with crew chiefs to install and run audio and video equipment during the showcase. The Technical Director also needs a technical assistant to schedule the crew and ensure that the correct equipment is in place.
*These are volunteer positions.
***OPEN POSITION
Transportation Captain
The Transportation Captain handles the coordination of deliveries, pre-and post-festival pickups, vehicle rentals for festival fleet and for vip guests, flight, train and bus tickets and schedules for VIP guess, manages shuttles prior to and during the festival, especially to and from festival parties. Transpo Captain is responsible for several drivers and their schedules. Must be organized with strong communications skills and the ability to be extremely flexible during the festival.
*This is a Seasonal staff position starting September running through one week post-festival.
***OPEN POSITION
Transportation Crew
Drivers must be 25 years of age or older, maintain excellent driving records and familiarity with the area for driving festivals guests to and from venues, airports, bus stations, hotels, parties, etc. Drivers must be discrete, polite, professional and courteous. WFF provides vehicles to transport guests. This is a volunteer position.
*These are volunteer positions
***OPEN POSITIONS
Venue Management
The festival needs managers and assistants for each venue to deal with tickets, load the house and handle announcements, sales, venue maintenance coordination, etc. Must be resourceful, able to think on your feet and respond well to stressful situations. Some event organization experience is a bonus
*These are volunteer positions with a possible stipend.
***OPEN POSITIONS
Volunteer Coordinator
The WFF Photography Coordinator will be responsible for helping recruit and scheduling all WFF photographers. The coordinator must have a good sense of which events are most crucial to have the best photographers at and how many will be needed at each. The photography coordinator should have an outgoing personality and be able to handle fluid situations and all types of personalities. They need to be firm but be able to exhibit patience as well. The photograhy coordinator will also be asked to attend certain events and ensure proper photos are taken of celebrities and sponsors. The photography coordinator will also oversee the daily upload of photos with proper captioning with a volunteer/intern staff or if need be personally. Candidates should have excellent abilities in Photoshop and/or Aperture.
*This is a seasonal volunteer staff position from the September through one weekpost-festival.
***This position has been filled.