volunteers

Cortona On The Move seeks volunteers of all nationalities, languages and skills for its 2018 edition.

 

We are only able to put on a well-organised festival with a rich programme of events thanks to the energy of our voluntary staff who we like to reward with a stimulating and enjoyable training experience.
You will have a chance to learn about the mechanisms and stages involved in developing a big production, to see the world of contemporary photography from the inside, to chat with field experts and international picture editors and to meet like-minded people from all over the world in the extended family of Cortona On The Move.

Are you practical, energetic and a good communicator?

We need your help to manage the following activities June 25 to July 19, 2018. Send in your application to volunteers@cortonaonthemove.com before May 31st.

Activity: Exhibition set-up/dismantling
Requirements: good with your hands, willingness to do cleaning work

Activity: Photographic and video documentation
Requirements: competence in the use of technical equipment

Activity: Hosting artists and speakers at exhibitions and events
Requirements: good relationship skills and basic knowledge of English

Activity: Organising staff dining facilities and helping with the catering
Requirements: organisation and multitasking skills

Activity: Helping to set up classrooms, events and the festival store (COTM ZONE)
Requirements: logistical skills and willingness to do cleaning work

 

Are you willing to take responsibility and work under pressure ? Are you good at teamwork and meeting deadlines ?

If you already have field experience and the words management, social engagement and exhibition assistant don’t frighten you, then apply as a candidate to help the Management with these specific tasks:

Exhibition coordinator assistant

  • Country of origin: no restrictions
  • Languages: professional English
  • Experience: design, architecture, fine arts, exhibition building
  • Skills: strong organisation skills for the offices preparation and assistance personnel coordination. Attention to details and ability to work under pressure. Strong relational, manual and time management skills. Ability to manage the workflow of technical equipment at each location (tools, cables, installations, etc…). Ability to control the artistic production planning for the shows developing. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office, Adobe and Google Drive package is welcome.
  • Period: from June 4 to July 19.
  • Bonus: 200 Euros plus lodging expenses for non-residents of the district of Cortona and province.
  • Applications: send in your application to federica@cortonaonthemove.com

Expert in design and video

  • Country of origin: no restrictions
  • Language: fluent English
  • Experience: in fine arts or graphic design and video editing.
  • Skills: Strong knowledge of the package Adobe and programs for video editing. Good problem solving skills throughout the graphic design and video production process. Strong relational skills, ability to work with the artistic supervision. Strong communication ability, ability to work under pressure and attention to details are essential. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office and Google Drive package is welcome.
  • Period: from June 4 to July 19
  • Bonus: 200 Euros plus lodging expenses for non-residents of the district of Cortona and province.
  • Applications: send in your application to federica@cortonaonthemove.com

Public relations / ticket office (minimum 8 persons)

  • Country of origin: local residents only
  • Language: fluent English
  • Period: choice of 3 periods between July 12 and September 30
  • Bonus: 300 Euros
  • Applications: send in your application to veronica@cortonaonthemove.com

Each member of our voluntary staff will receive a Staff Badge, giving access to all events and exhibitions for the entire festival period, plus our T-shirt. From June 25 to July 19 all members of our volunteers will be guaranteed full reimbursement of their meal expenses. Accomodation costs will also be reimbursed to anyone who is already on their second tour (or more) as a Cortona On The Move volunteer.