Job Opportunity: LKFF – Marketing Coordinator

Please read the following job description and candidate specification carefully, telling us in your cover letter what brought you to apply for this role, and with what kind of professional skills you can contribute to the film festival.


Please submit your application (cover letter and CV) via email. Your cover letter should outline why you are interested in the role, as well as the skills and experience. The closing date for applications is 15th September 2023


Once applications have been processed, selected candidates will be invited to attend an interview.


For further information on the role please contact


We look forward to receiving your application.

(1) Terms and Conditions 

  • Employer: Korean Cultural Centre UK
  • Salary: £ 832/4 weeks (2 days/week basis) in September, £2,080/4weeks (5days/week basis) in October and November
  • Term: 19 September – 1 December 2023. (Period of work is flexible, based on festivals needs) The position is offered on a temporary basis, it is a part-time post, covering the period in preparation, build up, operation and debrief of the 2023 London Korean Film Festival.
  • Hours: 16 hours (2 days) per week in September, 40 hours(5days) per week in October and November. This will involve some weekend and evening work, and hours can be flexible to accommodate this.
  • Notice Period: There is a 2-week probationary period, and if successful the candidate will be confirmed. Upon confirmation, either party will provide 2-weeks’ notice should they wish to terminate the agreement prior to the end of the contract
  • Right to work: The successful applicant will be required to provide documentation that proves their right to work in the UK
  • References: Offers of employment are subject to the receipt of two references
  • Application: To apply for this position, send your CV and cover letter to with ‘LKFF 2023 Marketing Coordinator’ in the subject line.
  • Start date: 19 September 2023


(2) Job Description

The Marketing Co-ordinator is a core member of the festival team. The successful applicant will be creative and insightful, showing the ability to present both in-depth promotional content and fresh ideas that link Korean cinema with film culture in the UK.


(3) Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • To support the Festival Director to develop an overall strategy with regards to print distribution and offline promotion, and to ensure LKFF 2023 attracts large audiences.
  • Managing and creating content for online platforms – e.g. the LKFF social media accounts, LKFF website
  • To oversee the distribution of LKFF print marketing including ordering, payment and effective distribution of printed materials
  • To design and deliver online campaign strategies for the festival including strand-specific e-newsletters, social media, festival & venue websites.
  • To manage festival volunteers for the distribution of materials and other marketing tasks.
  • To communicate regularly with a PR agency to build relationships with LKFF press lists and journalists, ensuring they are informed about upcoming films and events at LKFF.
  • To identify and consider potential opportunities for cross-promotion and advertising with relevant external partners.
  • To collaborate on all areas of marketing for the successful promotion of the festival, offering constructive, creative ideas to help generate ticket sales.
  • General marketing and communications support, and any other duties relevant to the post as required by the festival team.


(4) Personal Specification

  • At least three years’ experience of working in a film festival or similar cultural event in a marketing and/or press officer role
  • Understanding of various screening formats, experience handling audio-visual content
  • Experience working to budget on large scale cultural projects and working with multiple external agencies and partners
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and to manage and meet changing deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Good IT skills including MS Office, skilled in Excel
  • Demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and its practical application and integration in the work environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours (there is a requirement to work outside contracted hours, including some evenings and weekends)
  • Well-organised and effective at prioritising work and managing deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.