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Nashville Film Festival

Volunteer Coordinator

Nashville Film Festival


Job Summary

In coordination with the Festival’s Operations Manager, the Volunteer Coordinator for NashFilm will help create and implement the Festival Volunteer Plan and timeline with the goal of creating an established Volunteer Community encouraging year-round commitments. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Work Period: Part Time June 15 – Sept. 27, 2022;   Full time Sept. 28 – Oct. 5, 2022

Job Responsibilities

Job role, tasks and responsibilities:

● Work with Programming to identify how many Volunteers are needed for each program and event.

● Recruit, manage and train Volunteers and interns

● Interview and Select Lead Volunteers.

● Create and execute a Volunteer hospitality plan and retention plan including planning, leading and managing the Volunteer Orientation

● Train and develop a seasoned group of select volunteers on Festival Events and protocols.

● Manage and coordinate Volunteers on-site and off-site as needed.

● Ensure all Festival events and satellite programs are fully staffed with competent and trained Volunteers.

● Coordinate and host a post-Festival Volunteer appreciation

● Respond to correspondence, emails, phone calls or requests in person and liaise with staff, festival guests, vendors, and other parties as required.

● Attend meetings leading up to the festival to participate in preparation for the event as required.

● Provide wrap-up report covering all areas of responsibility.


Key skills and qualifications:

● Experience in volunteer management, event management, marketing, business, public relations, or a related field is preferred.

● Positive, can-do attitude, welcoming and energetic.

● Superior communication and written skills and strong database management skills are necessary.

● Demonstrated desire and capacity to work collaboratively with colleagues and consultants, as well as volunteers.

● Requires outstanding organization skills, attention to detail, and high productivity.

● Demonstrated ability to take initiative and troubleshoot difficult situations

● Ability to identify challenges and work through problem-solving solutions in a pressurized environment

● A team player with strong leadership and delegation skills

Additional Information


Compensation commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: June 6, 2022
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Start Date: 06/20/2022