Verzio is looking for a Media and communications coordinator

Project period: September – November, 2017
Application deadline: August 25, 2017 or until the position is filled. 


Main tasks:

  • to develop and implement festival communication strategy for printed press, online and social media platforms
  • ​to create an up-to-date press list including the most relevant local, regional and national actors of the media
  • to identify and negotiate with media partners, to arrange media support, to coordinate regular news flow about festival events
  • ​to organize a press conference
  • to coordinate interviews with the festival guests
  • to write press releases, prepare press kits, and regular newsletters
  • ​to monitor and collect press and online publications about the festival and to write a report on the media coverage of the festival


  • minimum 2 year experience in the field of journalism or media communications
  • receptivity to/interest in documentary films
  • established connections with the representatives of the relevant media actors/journalists
  • excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Hungarian
  • high level of problem-solving skills
  • responsibility in task management
  • ​ability to work under time pressure and to keep deadlines

Competitive salary based on individual agreement and professional experience.

Place of work: home office, but at least once a week meeting at Verzio’s office (Budapest 1051)

Contract period: September – November 2017, min. 20 hours per week, the tasks might require weekend and late hours.

To apply send the following materials to (subject: MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR):

  • CV in English
  • motivation letter in English
  • sketch of a festival communication plan
  • two references
  • ​writing samples (optional)

Early applications are welcome.