Work With Us

We offer lots of volunteer opportunities to help our organisation run smoothly. There is always plenty to be done so please watch out for open calls for volunteers on our website noticeboard and on our social media.

 

To work as an intern for Mor Media you need to be proactive, creative and highly motivated. You should have a strong skillset in basic office software and digital platforms, especially social networking. You will be required to confidently jump into tasks around the office, as well as work independently on projects to help Mor Media in our community outreach.

Open Roles

Check out some of our open roles!

 

Internships

We are seeking hard working and enthusiastic individuals who would like an internship with a film and media organisation. We are a media charity that holds an annual film festival, live events, yearly film screenings and programming, runs industry training, masterclasses and talks, education programmes and community media projects.

 

We will give you an opportunity to work across all our organisational strands - festival, industry and events, community, education, and charity to gain valuable experience in varied roles within the creative industry. You may work as a production assistant on one of our live events or online masterclasses; a researcher or content creator for our social media; a designer of digital assets for one of our programmes or as an event planner for one of our live events. We are looking for adaptable and  enthusiastic people who are ready for a challenge and want to try their hand at lots of different roles within the media. 

Internships typically last 3-6 months and involve a time commitment of 6 hours a week, including our weekly team meetings. 

While working with us you will gain access to our networks and we’ll share opportunities in our organisation and the wider media industry with you. We’ll help you with CV, job application and interview skills. You will be given an open reference and credit for your work, an opportunity to meet others, develop a network of people with a shared passion for film and to communicate your enthusiasm for film!

 

Many of our interns have moved into senior intern positions or been offered roles within our organisation, or have gone on to begin media careers in TV or film production, journalism and beyond.

To apply for this role, please complete our application form.

Mor Media Charity/ Cornwall Film Festival wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy. By filling out our equality and diversity monitoring form, you are helping and co-operating with us to enable us to achieve our ambitions. The information you provide will be confidential and will not use for any other purpose than evaluation and monitoring.

Internship applications open on 10th June and close 28th August.

 

Festival Roles

We are looking for pre-selectors for Cornwall Film Festival's BIFA qualifying short film competition! This role involves supporting our Short Film Manager by reviewing the suitability of submissions for consideration. You do not have to be based in the UK to apply, as all the viewing will be done remotely (access to a computer, and a stable internet connection is necessary).

Other Details : - This role can be managed remotely, but screening will be in Cornwall in November - Flexible working, some evenings & weekends may be required - Training will be provided, we are looking to develop the role over the next 2-3 years Fee: A fixed fee of £600 for 40 hrs work. To apply, please send a 1 page CV with your experience to info@cornwallfilmfestival.com/ Deadline 26th June 2022 | informal interviews 30th June | Start 1st August Cornwall Film Festival is an Equal Opportunities employer

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • On average pre-selectors will view between 5-6 hours of content as we encourage voting from multiple selectors to ensure fairness.

  • CFF receives around 300 submissions on average, but overall hours may increase if we go beyond this total - so some flexibility is encouraged.

  • Viewing, and assisting with the submission process through our festival platform FilmFreeway.Our short film submissions will be from all types of genres but will be no more than 20 minutes in length.

  • Meetings with key festival members, including members of the Awarding Jury (this will help you gain insight into the festival & filmmaking industry).

 

Key Skills/ Traits

  • An understanding of film festival standards and a critical eye.

  • Of course enthusiasm is the most important!

  • Organised and the able to work to deadlines

Knowledge and Experience

The successful candidate should be able to evidence the following essential criteria:

  • An interested in films, filmmaking, programming, curation & exhibition.

  • Knowledge of FilmFreeway is preferable, but there will be an opportunity for those unfamiliar with FilmFreeway to meet and learn the basics needed to be a preselector for CFF.

Benefits

  • Backstage access and lessons on how to one of the largest film festival submission platforms

  • Accreditation to use towards voluntary hours as part of a degree

  • Access to progression initiatives within the Mor Media team, pre-selectors, New Wave jury, Internships and other paid roles.

  • Reference signed by our Festival Director

Other Details

  • Based remotely

  • Reports to Short Film Manager

  • There will be between 20 - 30 pre-selectors chosen, and we are keen to accept applications from anyone.

  • This is a voluntary role, whilst we sadly cannot offer payment for the time you will receive the chance to watch and vote on the newest British and International Short Films

To apply for this role, please fill out our Pre-Selector Application Form.

 

Mor Media Charity/ Cornwall Film Festival wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy. By filling out our equality and diversity monitoring form, you are helping and co-operating with us to enable us to achieve our ambitions. The information you provide will be confidential and will not use for any other purpose than evaluation and monitoring.

Application deadline is August 31st.

 

In Person Festival Volunteer Roles

All in-person festival roles open on 10th September and close 16th October.

Over the festival weekend, you will be working alongside one of our festival producers to shoot a range of footage including; Interviews; piece to camera; cutaways. You will work independently and have the highest level of professionalism. You will be representing the festival in this role and be working alongside Directors, board members, volunteers and the general public.Other Details : - This role can be managed remotely, but screening will be in Cornwall in November - Flexible working, some evenings & weekends may be required - Training will be provided, we are looking to develop the role over the next 2-3 years Fee: A fixed fee of £600 for 40 hrs work. To apply, please send a 1 page CV with your experience to info@cornwallfilmfestival.com/ Deadline 26th June 2022 | informal interviews 30th June | Start 1st August Cornwall Film Festival is an Equal Opportunities employer

For this role, you will need to have a keen interest in film and be able to communicate a complex film programme to members of the public.  You should have a good understanding of all the times, venues and types of events happening, have great customer service and manage multiple tasks. Other Details : - This role can be managed remotely, but screening will be in Cornwall in November - Flexible working, some evenings & weekends may be required - Training will be provided, we are looking to develop the role over the next 2-3 years Fee: A fixed fee of £600 for 40 hrs work. To apply, please send a 1 page CV with your experience to info@cornwallfilmfestival.com/ Deadline 26th June 2022 | informal interviews 30th June | Start 1st August Cornwall Film Festival is an Equal Opportunities employer

You will assist a professional photographer in all aspects of their work at the film festival, ensuring that photographic sessions run smoothly. You will assist with everything from admin, to setting up locations, working with talent and the creative team. You should be willing to learn, be organised, proactive and practical, and anticipate the needs of the photographer. You must have excellent communication skills, be able to foresee and evaluate potential problems, and deal with them calmly. 

As a Cornwall Film Festival reporter, you will research, write,  report on information, conduct interviews with industry professionals, engage in audience research, make online news reports and populate the website.  As the festival reporter, you may split your time between working behind the scenes and going out to witness events or interviewing people. You will need excellent communication and writing skills, good research skills, self-confidence, the ability to absorb information quickly and possess IT skills across a variety of digital platforms.

As a social media assistant you will understand a range of social media platforms (essential), Eventbrite and e-newsletters.  In this role, you will create dynamic written, graphics, and video content, optimise content for search engine optimization (SEO), and encourage audience participation and attendance. You will work as part of a team to develop the larger festival output.  You will be able to propose new ideas and concepts for social media content, and organise timelines and scheduled content to create a consistent stream of new content for audience interaction. 

As a video editor you will produce a 2.30 min festival trailer from the cleared EPK (electronic press kits) provided by distributors. Including dynamic graphics that aline with the 2020 brand and key sponsors logos. You will also manage all the film trailers for our platforms, primarily YouTube channel, consulting the film schedule and creating playlists, gathering enhanced information (directors interviews) and communicating the festival location of screening, date, time and ticket links

As a CFF Steward, you will join the festival team in delivering the festival weekend and outreach community events throughout November. You are the front line of our flagship event and will be an important part of the team.  Your role is to make customers feel welcome and enjoy their experience of the festival. You will help make sure the screenings of films progress in a smooth and timely manner, help audiences to the right screen and their seats.  You will need to attend a volunteer briefing and training sessions in November.

Mor Media Team Roles

We are looking for an ESF Courses Administrator to help with the management of our ESF writing workshops as well as evaluation and reporting. This roles working hours and workload vary throughout the year. To accommodate this fluctuation, the working hours for this post are annualised, with the salary paid equally across the months. The exact working pattern will be confirmed, this will mean that the hours per week will vary. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with all planning, events and tasks delivered through the Cornwall Film Festival and ESF Project. Evaluate, input and report on data relating to reports and event feedback. Compile/produce case studies relevant to project aims and for the purposes of external marketing. Administratively support events by sending invitations, compiling marketing lists, managing registrations, liaising with internal/external suppliers, and tutors, organising and setting up equipment & events.

 

Key Skills

  • Plan events and tasks delivered through the Cornwall Film Festival and ESF Project. 

  • Evaluate, input and report on data relating to reports and event feedback. 

  • Compile/produce case studies relevant to project aims and for the purposes of external marketing. 

  • Administratively support events by sending invites, compiling marketing lists, managing registrations, liaising with internal/external suppliers, and organising/ setting up equipment.

  • Check and ensure that all learner files are of sufficient quality to pass ESF audit requirements.

  • Check eligibility of participants and complete learner files.

  • Work proactively with delivery partners including one-to-one meetings and telephone support.

  • Actively follow up on participant's paperwork and track, dealing with correspondence, mailings and telephone enquiries.

  • Providing general support to the staff team including data inputting, filing, archiving and assisting with event organisation.​

Knowledge and Experience

The successful candidate should be able to evidence the following essential criteria:

  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent), or with relevant experience, and able to demonstrate at least 2 years of experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to communicate empathetically with project participants via various means, ie. by email or over the telephone. 

  • Highly organised approach, with the ability to work independently and to prioritise tasks with minimum supervision.

  • Good team player and is happy to pitch in when required.

  • Able to analyse data and produce reports.

Other Details

  • Reports to Mor Media Charity T/A Cornwall Film Festival Project Manager

  • Responsible for course development & administration 

  • Fixed Term contract until April 2023 averaging 2 days per week

  • Gross monthly £1040 | Gross Annually £12480 

  • Based remotely and/or at the office (Tremough Innovation Centre, G19, Penryn, TR10 9TA

This role is now closed.

We are looking for a short film assistant to help with the management of our film festival, short film entries, the judging process and festival screenings. This is an entry-level position that would suit short film enthusiasts, and graduating students based locally.

 

Responsibilities include: developing the short strands; marketing; coordinating judging rounds; communicating with filmmakers & judges, marketing for the shorts programme; managing file downloads; team meetings. Desired key skills include; industry experience & knowledge; highly motivated, committed and dedicated; organisational skills; teamworking abilities; customer service experience for dealing with enquiries; social media experience; technical experience in managing digital files.

Other Details

This role can be managed remotely, but screening will be in Cornwall in November

- Flexible working, some evenings & weekends may be required

- Training will be provided, we are looking to develop the role over the next 2-3 years

 

Fee: A fixed fee of £600 for 40 hrs work.

This role is now closed.

 

Application
Process

Interested in working with us?

To apply for a role with Mor Media Charity, please complete our application form, outlining which role you want to be considered for and why you feel you would be a good fit for the role. Please note that applications not made in this format will not be considered. 

Mor Media Charity/ Cornwall Film Festival wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy. By filling out our equality and diversity form you are helping and cooperating with us to enable us to achieve our ambitions. The information you provide will be confidential and will not be used for any other purpose than evaluation and monitoring.

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