AWARDS & EVENTS MANAGER

DEADLINE: Tuesday 14th February 2023

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The Edinburgh TV Festival is looking for an Awards & Events Manager to support the delivery of our 2023 TV Awards programme, Speed Meetings and public-facing Festival sessions.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team behind one of the industry’s biggest events. The successful applicant will work across all aspects of the Festival and gain knowledge and experience of how a major international event is run. The role is based primarily in the Festival’s central London offices, with up to eight days spent in Edinburgh over the Festival period in August from the 19th to 26th. Travel to and accommodation in Edinburgh for this week is provided by the Festival.

£31k pro rata

Full time, 7 Month FTC (March 2023 – September 2023) with the potential to transition to a permanent role

Flexibility regarding remote working – minimum 2 days a week at Edinburgh TV Festival offices, London, EC1X 3BR.


JOB DESCRIPTION

Awards

  • First point of contact for all TV Awards queries
  • Track entries and revenue against targets
  • Identify areas for growth and direct comms accordingly
  • Oversee the judging process
  • Populate the juries with support of senior management
  • Manage nominees and their ceremony participation
  • Work with the Awards Ceremony Producer

ConnectED

  • Target and recruit Speed Meeting Hosts
  • Brief and approve marketing assets
  • Manage Speed Meeting applications
  • Ensure both hosts and delegates are prepared to attend their meetings
  • Schedule and oversee Meet-Ups programme

Festival Programme

  • Lead on production and promotion of public sessions
  • Support the wider team on sessions programming when necessary

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

Demonstrable experience of having sole responsibility for key admin tasks

Experience working in a live events or production setting

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

Knowledge and experience of working with or in the TV industry

Desirable

Experience of Awards entry management/processing

Experience of working for a festival or non-profit arts/media organisation

Experience working with Airtable and/or BAFTA Nucleus or similar online databases and awards management systems

We support diversity and inclusion and actively welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, both of non-white ethnicity and/or those who identify as D/deaf and disabled. If you let us know you belong to any of these groups in your cover letter and meet our minimum requirements we guarantee you will be invited for a first round interview.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Recruitment@TheTVFestival.com.

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