BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Cortona On The Move could not survive without the work and enthusiasm of its volunteers. Each year we receive hundreds of requests from all over the world, so this time it could be you that helps us put together a more dynamic and stimulating festival than ever.

If you are a photography enthusiast and would like to find out how this fascinating world works; if you're keen to meet top photographers and photo editors from prominent international magazines; if you've got bags of energy and determination and would like to help us organise Cortona On The Move 2017, then this is your opportunity!

Apply now to become a volunteer for setting up the exhibitions and organising our festival from July 3rd to 17th.

Here are available jobs and required skills you need for helping us:

  • Setting up and dismantling the exhibitions - good manual skills
  • Photographic and video documentation - ability to use technical instruments
  • Meeting the public at exhibitions and events - good communication skills and basic knowledge of the English language
  • Welcoming photographers and lecturers - readiness to pick them up at the airport or railway station and accompany them to their hotels
  • Organising the dining room for the entire staff and helping caterers with the festival dinners good organisational and multi-tasking skills
  • Helping to equip the lecture rooms for events and the festival retail shop in the COTM ZONE a willingness to do cleaning and clearing up jobs

Remember to send your application by May 31. Write us at: volunteers@cortonaonthemove.com

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We will also select management support staff for the following specific tasks:

ASSISTANT HOSPITALITY MANAGER

  • Sex: M or F
  • Residence: preferably local
  • Languages: fluent English.
  • Specific requirements: flexible working hours, a car driving licence is preferred, willingness to work within a radius of 200 kms, basic knowledge and user experience of principal social networks (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter) for events promotion.
  • Period: from June 12 to July 17, 2017

Please write to simona@cortonaonthemove.com

ASSISTANT EXHIBITION COORDINATOR

  • Sex: M or F
  • Nationality: no restrictions.
  • Languages: professional English.
  • Experience: design, architecture, fine arts, exhibition set-up.
  • Expertise: excellent organisational abilities for setting up exhibition spaces and for coordination of staff and assistants. Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure. Excellent interpersonal skills and time management. Ability to secure the necessary technical equipment for each location (cables, equipment plant etc ..). Experience executing artistic production plans for exhibition development. A practical knowledge of Microsoft Office is preferred.
  • Period: from June 12 to July 17, 2017

Please write to federica@cortonaonthemove.com

ASSISTANT EXHIBITION COORDINATOR – GRAPHICS & VIDEO EXPERT

  • Sex: M or F
  • Nationality: no restrictions.
  • Languages: fluent English.
  • Experience: fine arts or previous experience in the field of graphics and video editing.
  • Expertise: working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and video editing programmes. Ability to solve problems throughout the video production phase. Excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to work under artistic supervision. It is essential that you are a strong communicator and pay close attention to detail.
  • Period: from June 12 to July 17, 2017

Please write to federica@cortonaonthemove.com

ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • Sex: M or F
  • Nationality: no restrictions.
  • Languages: professional English.
  • Experience: an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel in particular. Good interpersonal skills with pronounced organisational and problem solving abilities, even under very stressful conditions. The candidate should be precise, independent and reliable. Previous experience organising cultural events is appreciated.
  • Periodo: from June 12 to July 17, 2017

Please write to veronica@cortonaonthemove.com

PUBLIC RELATIONS / TICKET OFFICE (MINIMUM 8 PAX)

  • Residence: local
  • Languages: inglese fluente.
  • Free choice among three period included from July 14 to October 1

Please write to veronica@cortonaonthemove.com

Each Cortona On The Move volunteer will receive:

  • the Staff Badge: a pass which is valid for all exhibitions and events for the entire duration of the festival + the COTM staff T-shirt;
  • reimbursement of meals and reimbursement of board and lodging for those who have been a volunteer in past editions of the festival;
  • volunteers who become management support staff will receive an added bonus of 200 euros, and those who work in the ticket office or public relations will receive a bonus of 300 euros. Anyone who is not a resident of Cortona and the surrounding area, and is obliged to seek lodging locally, will have the cost fully covered (not volunteers for Public relations/Ticket Office).

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