WGI ZeBBie Awards – Project Co-Ordinator

19th May 2021

The Writers’ Guild of Ireland are looking to hire a freelance Project Co-ordinator to successfully manage and deliver the 2021 ZeBBie Awards.

The Writers’ Guild of Ireland is the representative body for writers for stage, screen and radio in Ireland.  The WGI ZeBBie Awards celebrate the best scripts written by scriptwriters in Ireland each year.

The role includes:

  • Working with a small team to successfully manage and deliver the 2021 ZeBBie Awards

  • Managing the nominations and voting process

  • Liaising with the ZeBBie Committee, the Nominees and related production companies to ensure the delivery of the 2021 awards

  • Clearing rights and permissions to allow nominated scripts to be read for the voting process

  • Creating detailed schedules and timetables to be followed in the run up to the awards

  • Assisting in the planning and management of the awards ceremony – subject to government regulations these may include – venue hire, managing guest list and invitations, attaching presenters, booking entertainment and managing audio-visual requirements

  • Publicity for the awards via social and traditional media

  • Delivering the awards within budget

  • Reporting and resolving any issues as they arise

  • Tracking project performance and providing regular updates

Skills & Requirements:

Prior experience of awards/events/arts project management
A strong track record of successful project delivery
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong initiative and ideas generation skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work without supervision
Good time management skills

    Interested applicants are invited to submit a CV and covering letter detailing their experience to hugh.farley@script.ie before 5pm on Thursday 27th May. Please include ‘ZeBBie Co-Ordinator’ in the subject line of your email.

    This freelance contract will run over a period of 4 months between June and October with a total fee of €4000 for the project. Contact hours are at the discretion of the successful candidate subject to meeting all project requirements. The successful candidate will not be exclusive to WGI and will provide their services on a self-employed basis. The work will be on a remote basis, though (government guidelines permitting) we envisage some Dublin location-based duties in the weeks prior to the awards ceremony, and on the day of the event itself.

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