POSITION: Junior Marketing & Sales Assistant - AFFR
4–8 Oct 2023
film • stad • architectuur

Film – City – Architecture

AFFR explores the relationship between film, cities and architecture by programming and screening architecture films and by organizing introductions and debates.

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AFFR History

The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) was established in 2000, and the foundation organized its festival the same year as the first architecture film festival in the world. Festivals also took place again in 2001 and 2003. In 2007 AFFR made a fresh start after a few years of silence. In 2009 the event expanded significantly in terms of visitor numbers and programming.

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Learn more about the people behind the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

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Postal and visiting address, contact details

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Architectenweb interviews AFFR interim director Marieke Berkers

Marieke Berkers has been AFFR interim director since 1 January 2023. An architecture historian with over twenty years of experience as an independent researcher and writer, Marieke became treasurer of the AFFR board back in 2016 - so she is…
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POSITION: Junior Marketing & Sales Assistant

The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam - the leading international platform for films about the city and architecture – is growing! Are you a freelancer with organizational talent and experience in marketing & sales, and do you have an affinity with architecture? Then this could be your chance.

POSITION: Junior Marketing & Sales Assistant

The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) is an annual film festival that screens high-quality films and organizes critical introductions and discussions. With the huge quantity of moving images available, there is an increasing need for selection and interpretation. That is why the critical curatorship of AFFR plays such a vital role. The festival programme focuses on current and complex urban issues. In addition to the annual festival each October, AFFR stages a number of special events during the year, for example during Rotterdam Architecture Month.

As a Junior Marketing & Sales Assistant you will work closely with an enthusiastic team of freelancers. Your immediate colleagues are the marketing strategist, PR & press officer, festival editors and director.

What you do

  • Coordinate and organize marketing and sales activities for the festival – e.g. print and online campaigns, city dressing, production of trailers and the leader, marketing events and online marketing and sales activities;
  • Coordinate ticket sales and audience research;
  • Elaborate, together with the marketing strategist, the marketing & communications plan and translate the goals into feasible measures;
  • Support the organization in its external communication.

What you offer

  • Energetic, communicative and organizational talent;
  • Experience working in the cultural sector is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of website management, online marketing, social media and programmes such as MailChimp and ActiveTickets and/or you are prepared to acquire these skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken Dutch and English;
  • Efficiency in tackling project-based work.

What we offer

  • A freelance commission for an average of 1 day a week, for a period of 10 months. The workload is not evenly spread across the year. Peak moments occur in May, September and October (the festival takes place from 4-8 October);
  • Appropriate remuneration;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • An enthusiastic working environment.

Want to learn more or to apply? Send an email to Marieke Berkers, interim director of AFFR, at marieke@affr.nl. Your CV and cover letter should reach us no later than 24 February 2023. The job interviews take place on 1 and 6 March. The aim is for the successful candidate to start work in mid-March 2023.

film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023