Sydney – CBD/Metro/Inner East & West
Posted 6 Sep 2023
Closes 6 Oct 2023
Position Title: Digital Marketing Manager
Reporting to: Head of Marketing Reports Digital Marketing Coordinator (seasonal contract only)
Role type: Permanent, full-time Hours of Work 5 days per week, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm with an understanding that Festival work will require some out of hours work which is considered for in the renumeration.
This role is based in The Rocks, Sydney.
Renumeration: $80k – $85k based on experience +10.5% Superannuation contribution
The Sydney Film Festival (SFF) is one of the longest running events of its kind in the world. The annual June Festival brings the best new films from Australia and around the world to audiences in Sydney. As well as 250+ features, shorts, retros, and documentaries from over 50 countries across 350+ sessions at around eight Sydney-wide venues across 12 days. The Festival celebrated its 70th Festival in 2023 and will return 5-16 June 2024. The Festival hosts several awards to recognise excellence in filmmaking, including the Official Competition, Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary, and Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films (which are Academy Award eligible) incorporating fiction, animation, and screenplay categories. SFF also presents the Travelling Film Festival (TFF), taking mini festivals to 19 venues across regional NSW, the Northern Territory and regional Queensland. SFF receives funding from federal, state, and local government, corporate sponsorship, and philanthropic donations.
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
The Marketing Team is responsible for the successful promotion of all aspects of the Festival, including
films, program strands and non-film events. It carries the primary responsibility for achieving sales and
attendance targets and runs all advertising, publicity, promotional and ticketing activity for SFF, and
related areas including the Travelling Film Festival (TFF), Partnerships and Philanthropy.
The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for executing results-driven digital marketing activity
across all SFF and TFF owned channels including website, social media and email. This role will take
the lead in producing online content, managing optimisation and paid social media, providing
reporting and analytics that feed into research outcomes, overseeing web functionality projects, and
delivering excellent online engagement and audience growth. You will also work closely with the CRM
& Ticketing Manager to ensure that the website offers customers an optimised booking experience via
the website – our primary channel for accepting bookings.
You ensure the timely and accurate delivery of content across our digital platforms, and work closely
with the Head of Marketing throughout the year to deliver an exceptional brand experience, and
cultivate an engaged digital community.
The key tasks and responsibilities of the Digital Marketing Manager are:
Website content and management
Social media & Digital Advertising
In addition, the Digital Marketing Manager may perform other duties as assigned and required by the Head of Marketing.
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
Please send your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your suitability for the role to Joshua Forward, Head of Marketing via email email@example.com
Applications close Wednesday, 4th October, 2023.
Interviews to commence shortly after application closing date.
SFF is an inclusive workplace and encourages applicants of all abilities and backgrounds.
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