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About Us

Now entering our 22nd year, the Nantucket Film Festival is unique among film festivals in its mission to promote the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of screenwriting in the world of cinema. These days, NFF has become one of the premier destination film festivals in the world. Visitors come from all over to experience our preview screenings, Signature Programs, and stand out hospitality on a magical island rich with history, a friendly atmosphere, and beautiful sandy beaches. In addition to the Festival in June, the organization also produces screenplay competitions, educational programs for teens, and year-round original programming on Nantucket. 

Volunteer Coordinator

Start Date: May 8, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017

(Break down of hours---Starting May 8: part time, up to 10 hr/week; Starting June 5: Full time, 40 hr/week)


  • Coordinate all volunteer recruiting and outreach efforts, including the maintenance of the registration form and the volunteer email.    
  • Schedule at least two volunteer orientations, including securing the venue on island.
  • Maintain and build all necessary training documents for volunteer orientations.
  • Liaising with festival staff about all volunteer needs (pre-, during and post festival).
  • Managing and scheduling of volunteers across all festival departments (pre-, during and post festival).

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED: Experience with personnel/human resource management and training is preferred. The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities and with varying abilities. Excellent organizational and communication skills. A knowledge of Nantucket island and community is a plus. Must be comfortable with database systems, Apple systems and products, as well as Microsoft Office software (especially excel). 

Email cover letter and resume to resumes@nantucketfilmfestival.org

Lounge Manager

Start Date: june 19, 2017
End Date: June 27, 2017

(Legacy lounge hours: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM; Must be available for pre-festival walk-throughs and production meetings)


  • Assist in coordinating Legacy Lounge sponsorship activations with the festival's Development Team.
  • Act as the liaison with facilities staff and the festival staff to manage the lounge and kitchen.
  • Manage all NFF volunteers assigned to the Legacy Lounge.
  • Organize and maintain all food/beverage and sponsor products/supplies in the facility's kitchen, storage areas and in the lounge area. Presentation and cleanliness should be kept at all times in these spaces during the festival.
  • Oversee the lounge turn-overs for specific scheduled programming (panels, readings, receptions, etc.).
  • Act as the house manager for the Legacy Lounge during all scheduled programming and open hours, including monitoring patron entrance into the space.

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED: Able to demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills. Experience in catering or food service on island, management level experience is preferred. Hospitality industry experience is a plus. 

Email cover letter and resume to resumes@nantucketfilmfestival.org

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NFF will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.