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Publications Coordinator

Job details

New Zealand International Film Festival
15 Aug 2021
Work type
Full time employment, Contract, Fixed Term
Work classification
Marketing & Media


This role supports the Publications Editor in the production and delivery of the printed programme catalogues for the film festival in 13 New Zealand regions. The Publications Coordinator also contributes to the development of copy and editorial for the NZIFF website and other marketing usage, both in print and online.


  • Liaise with programme note copywriters to ensure delivery is on time
  • Work with Programming Team to source missing credits and information
  • Work with Production Team to ensure information on venues and ticketing is complete
  • Work with Partnerships Team and NZIFF sponsors, funders and advertisers to ensure advertisements and logos are delivered on time and to correct specifications
  • Compile all materials required for design/production phase of the programme catalogue
  • Assist Publications Editor in developing pagination for each programme catalogue
  • Coordinate proofing process of all programme notes, credits, advertisements, logo placements, and informational pages within the programme catalogues
  • Coordinate proofing and checking process during scheduling, working with Publications Editor, Graphic Designer, Programming Team, Communications and Marketing Manager, and other relevant NZIFF team members
  • Coordinate with printer and all relevant NZIFF staff regarding programme catalogue delivery schedules and details
  • Ensure information logged in FIONA (NZIFF scheduling software) is kept up-to-date
  • Assist with provision of images for NZIFF website
  • Assist with proofing session times and other materials on NZIFF website
  • Assist with resizing and cropping of images for venues and ticketing agencies
  • Assist with preparing and supplying copy for venues and ticketing agencies
  • Compile additional programme resources including film reviews and press materials, publicity and marketing imagery for use by Promotions Team


  • Experience working in publication editing and production
  • Advanced copywriting skills
  • Highly effective time management, organisational and multi-tasking skills with high attention to detail
  • Knowledge and strong interest in international film culture an advantage
  • Highly effective problem-solving skills



This is a full-time contract position for the period of 23 August to 1 October 2021. This role is based in Auckland.

How to apply

Please first request the full job description and further application details by emailing
Applications close 5pm, Sunday 15 August. Early applications are encouraged with interviews likely to commence prior to the date of closing. Shortlisted candidates will be notified no later than Monday 16 August with interviews to take place that week.
Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or must already hold a valid NZ work visa.

Written by

NZIFF - Sally

8 Aug 2021