Guest Service Coordinator


Whistler Film Festival


Oct. 21, 2016 (5:00 pm PST)

Organization Description: 

The Whistler Film Festival Society is a charitable cultural organization dedicated to furthering the art of film by providing programs that focus on the discovery, development and promotion of new talent culminating with a must attend festival for artists, the industry and audiences in Whistler.


Job Description: 

Accommodation/Transportation Coordinator: Contract Term: Oct 31 -- Dec 9 (6 weeks)
Guest Service Centre/Accreditation Coordinator: November 14 to December 4 (3 weeks)
Fixed term contract.


Reporting to the Guest Service Manager, the Guest Service Coordinator will assist to coordinate ground transportation and accommodation arrangements for all festival guests and staff ensuring an enjoyable and productive festival experience. Various responsibilities include coordinating ground transportation and accommodation including communication with filmmakers, guests, sponsors, industry, media and staff. The Coordinator will also be coordinating the Guest Service Centre, including its hosts and volunteers during the Festival.


Experience working in a film festival/event environment and familiarity with registration procedures; Hospitality/Travel/Accommodation experience a huge asset; Resort and property knowledge required. This is a front line position and the candidate must be professional, extremely personable and have effective verbal and written communication skills; Must be extremely organized, able to work in a high-pressure environment; Experience with MacIntosh Computers and software (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel) an asset; Must be willing to work extensive hours leading up to and during the event; Ability to work well in a team and independently required. Prior experience supervising volunteers an asset.

How to Apply: 

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