Job Opportunity: LKFF – Production 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 30th July 2023


Once applications have been processed, selected candidates will be invited to attend an interview on 31 July 2023


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 August and September, £2,080/4weeks(5days/week basis) in October and November
  • Term: 1 August – 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 August and September, 40hours(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 Production Coordinator’ in the subject line by 30th July 2023
  • Interview period:31 July 2023
  • Start date: 1 August 2023


(2) Job Description

The post holder will be in charge of planning the delivery of the film programme and assisting in producing & distributing online and offline material. In addition, the post holder is expected to cooperate with distributors and venue partners.


(3) Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • In coordination with the Festival Producer, liaise with distributors with regards to invitation and delivery of screening materials for all public screenings
  • To coordinate the transportation of films and accompanying paperwork, booking both national and international couriers (eg Federal Express, DHL etc)
  • Managing and collecting content for marketing materials – e.g. the LKFF social media accounts, LKFF website
  • To assist the Marketing Coordinator with production of on screen marketing assets and/or any additional on screen assets associated with the special events
  • Research related materials and prepare program brochure
  • Ad hoc assistance on site during the festival days, e.g. liaising with members of the public or guests & partners, handing out audience feedback surveys, volunteer desk supervision, etc.


(4) Personal Specification

  • At least three years’ experience of working in a film festival or similar cultural event in a production role
  • Knowledge of the Korean film industry and the UK distribution scene & film festival environment
  • Copywriting and proof reading skills for off-line and on-line promotion
  • 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.