Job Opportunities

We're Hiring!

To apply for any of the below positions, please download the application form and the equal opportunities form.

If you have any questions please contact Maria Stoneman, Head of Operations & HR: maria.stoneman [at]

Venue Coordinator roles

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 team in an essential front-line role. Venue Coordinators are positioned in each of the Festival's satellite venues, and are often acting as the Festival's main representative at that location. They are there to ensure the smooth running of the Festival programme, and to make sure audiences and guests have the best experience possible, reporting back to Festival staff if any problems or issues arise. The successful applicant will be confident in working with people and have experience of working on events in a technical, production or front of house capacity.

Venue Coordinator roles are available in various departments across the entire Festival, including:

  • Films;
  • Talks & Sessions;
  • Marketplace & Talent;
  • Box Office.

For all information please click here to download the job description.

The deadline for applications is 13:00GMT on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

Festival Assistants

We are always looking to recruit enthusiastic volunteers for our Festival Assistant Programme which runs year round.

Equal Opportunities

Sheffield International Documentary Festival Limited (Sheffield Doc/Fest) operates a policy on all matters pertaining to Equal Opportunities: Sheffield Doc/Fest believes that culture, the media and the process of changing culture are important driving forces in creating a society which is proud of its diversity and its multi-cultural heritage. Sheffield Doc/Fest will actively promote and celebrate this diversity and in all its activities take positive action to end all forms of discrimination including based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation.

About Doc/Fest

Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary.

We’re a hub for all documentary and factual content across all platforms, from feature length to shorts, and including interactive and virtual reality projects.

The Festival comprises:
- Film programme for the very best international screenings;
- Alternate Realities for digital and interactive innovation;
- Talks & Sessions to inspire, inform and debate;
- Marketplace & Talent for international business.
- Social and Networking Events

The 25th Festival will take place 7 – 12 June 2018.