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NYAFF 2024 Seeks Hospitality Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: New York Asian Film Foundation

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Come join a creative team of Asian cinema fans dedicated to exhibition and appreciation of Asian film culture in all its forms. For the 23rd edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) taking place from July 12-28 at Film at Lincoln Center and the SVA Theatre in New York City, we are looking for Hospitality Volunteers.

As a hospitality volunteer, you are the main point of contact and face of NYAFF for a number of assigned invited guests, providing assistance and help throughout their stay. You are responsible for giving a warm reception to the guests and making sure that they are satisfied with their visit at the NYAFF. Hospitality volunteers are responsible for maintaining open lines of communication between staff, guests, and NYAFF Management.

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Hospitality team to arrange ground transportation for NYAFF guests between airports, hotels and venues based on itineraries

  • Pick up NYAFF guests from the airports and hotels, as well as festival venues, by using our reserved car service

  • Ensure the timely arrival of guests at the cinema for press interviews, introductions, Q&As, receptions, and red carpet events

  • Collaborate with the Hospitality team to assist filmmakers, team members, and industry professionals during their time at NYAFF

  • Handling complaints is crucial, as things don’t always run smoothly. It's important to work with management to resolve complaints and then follow up to ensure everything is back on track.

  • Communication. Be responsible for maintaining open lines of communication between staff and guests

Qualifications
  • Familiarity with at least one Asian language, especially Korean, Japanese, Cantonese, or Thai

  • Problem solving abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to collaborate across teams

  • Experience in hospitality or customer service is a plus

Benefits
  • Gain experience, improve your skill set and build your resume

  • Make new friends!

  • Build a network in the Asian/American film industry

  • Access to all festival films and events at NYAFF 2024

How to Apply?

Send an email with why you are interested in volunteering to hospitality@nyaff.org. Feel free to drop us an email with any questions you may have!

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About New York Asian Film Foundation

Location:

21720 State Highway 28, Delhi, NY 13753, US

Mission Statement

The New York Asian Film Foundation is America’s leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the exhibition and appreciation of Asian popular film culture in all forms, building bridges between Asia and the West. With year-round festivals and programs (including the annual New York Asian Film Festival), NYAFF aims to bring wide audience and critical attention to contemporary and classic Asian cinema in the U.S.

Description

New York Asian Film Foundation is America’s leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the exhibition and appreciation of Asian popular film culture in all its forms, with year-round festivals and programs, and a view to building bridges between Asia and the West. The New York Asian Film Foundation’s other events and initiatives include the Winter Series and special screenings like the anime marathon of Cowboy Bebop. The annual New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) has been presented in collaboration with the Film Society of Lincoln Center since 2010. Now entering its 20th year, NYAFF is North America’s leading festival of popular Asian cinema.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
International
Arts & Culture, Community, International

WHEN

Fri Jul 12, 2024 - Sun Jul 28, 2024

WHERE

165 West 65th StreetNew York, NY 10023

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