Berwick Film Festival team seek volunteers

THE committee behind Berwick Film Festival are appealing to people on both sides of the border to get involved with this year’s festival. which is now less than two months away.

The annual international celebration of the art of film and is set to return for an eighth time from September 19-23.

And as preparations gather steam, the festival team are looking for volunteers and a volunteer marketing and participation assistant to help with this years festival programme.

Last year over 40 volunteers of all ages helped to create the most successful Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival to date. Festival volunteers are crucial to the success of the festival by informing the public about events, ushering at The Maltings, helping set up the equipment, photographing the best moments, promoting activities and creating a fun and enjoyable atmosphere in Berwick.

Whether you are looking to make friends, gain work experience or watch some world-class film the festival needs you. Visit www.berwickfilm-artsfest/volunteer-with-us to find out more.

And if you want to get involved, complete the quick online application form or contact Volunteers Coordinator, Charlie Gregory on 01289 303355 or charlie@berwickfilm-artsfest.com.

This year the festival are also offering a new volunteer opportunity; marketing and participation assistant, ideally suited to someone based in Berwick or nearby. They are looking for an enthusiastic, well-organised person who would enjoy working with and motivating the festival volunteers and would coordinate the distribution of publicity in the local area. For the full details please visit www.berwickfilm-artsfest.com/vacancies.

The closing date for this position is Thursday, July 26.