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Programming Intern

MIFF is looking for an enthusiastic and organised Intern to support the Programming team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain an understanding of the operations of a major Melbourne cultural event, and gain a range of practical skills useful to a career in a film festival setting. This is an unpaid voluntary position.

Internship Duration: January – June 2019
Internship Time Commitment: 1 day a week January-March, 2 days a week March - June

Skills Development Opportunities

The role will give you invaluable experience and understanding in the area of film festival programming and delivery. Some tasks you will asked to undertake:

  • Supporting the Programming team in logging and tracking information and films considered for the 2019 program

  • Liaising with filmmakers, sales agents and distributors about supporting materials for confirmed films

  • Updating and maintain MIFF’s File Maker database and assist in administering film information

  • Collating of materials related to selected films (trailers, images, press-kits)

  • Blog writing

  • Sourcing data online related to selected films

  • Other general support to the Programming team as required.

Selection Criteria

  • This position is open to students from tertiary level academic institutions that are required to complete a placement as part of their course.

  • Attention to detail, strong written and communication skills will be highly regarded

  • Effective time management skills

  • Ability to take the initiative and complete tasks with minimal supervision

  • A strong understanding of confidentiality requirements

Download the full position description.

Please send your CV and cover letter, including an itemised response to all Selection Criteria as above, to: jobs(at)

Please be sure to include the subject line: Programming Internship 2019

Applications close 5pm 30th November

Marketing and Communications Manager

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is looking for a dynamic and creative Marketing and Communications Manager to join the team in its CBD office to lead the marketing campaign for the Festival’s 68th edition in August 2019.

This is a rare opportunity to join Australia’s largest and oldest film festival in a pivotal role responsible for planning and delivering a marketing strategy that delivers a high-visibility, high-quality festival campaign that reflects MIFF’s artistic and curatorial ambitions, achieves MIFF’s attendance, box office and membership targets, and creates content and collateral to drive audience engagement year-round.

The successful applicant will be a highly creative, self-motivated and experienced marketing manager with knowledge of the Australian cultural sector, strong communication and stakeholder management skills, and the ability to be both strategic and hands-on in an extremely busy work environment.

Salary: $75,000-$80,000 plus superannuation (commensurate on experience)

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Please send in your application to jobs(at) with Marketing Manager as the subject line. The application must include your CV and your response to the key selection criteria by midnight on Sunday 4th November.