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DIFF to hold career fair on September 1, seeks more than 250 temporary recruits to assist with all its operations

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Published: Thu 27 Aug 2009, 11:09 PM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 11:13 PM

The Dubai International Film Festival is once more on the lookout for more than 250 enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to be involved in the region’s most anticipated cultural event.

DIFF organisers are seeking the temporary workforce to assist with the smooth functioning of its essential departments such as the Industry Office, Box Office, Customer Service, Accreditation, Registration, Theatre Operations, Guest Relations and Hospitality, Dubai Film Market and Management of Events.

The festival will hold its annual careers fair in search of the recruits from 9am to 6 pm on Sunday, September 1, at Knowledge Village, Conference Room 1 and 2.

Shivani Pandya, managing director of DIFF, said: “One of the festival’s main objectives is to build cultural bridges with the rest of the world, and that can be achieved by starting right here at home. Additionally, being part of the festival is a unique learning opportunity, one that offers exposure to experts from diverse industries.”

“We are looking for UAE residents who share our vision and are genuinely interested in being part of the cultural growth of our city,” she added. “This is one way DIFF is giving back to our community, cultivating the talent, ideas and skills needed to create a viable local film industry.”

All selected candidates will receive in-depth training on their specific roles during the festival. More than 500 men and women of all ages and nationalities have joined DIFF in previous years, many of whom return year after year to show their support.

All DIFF applicants must be 21 years of age or older and legal residents of the UAE. Applicants may submit their resumes to diffcareers@tecom.ae.

The sixth edition of the Dubai International Film Festival will run from December 9 to 16, 2009.

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