Current Availability

Assistant Coordinator

£18,000 (pro rata) 37.5 hours per week, 4-month contract
From August until 15 November

We are recruiting a Full-Time Assistant Coordinator to work in our York office. You will be working for Aesthetica Magazine to assist with delivering the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival, running in York 6-10 November 2019.

The successful candidate will assist with managing and coordaining this large-scale festival, with the objective that all aspects runs smoothly, and providing an outstanding festival experience for all attendees. Experience working on large-scale events is desirable.


The ideal candidate

You must be available to work the film festival dates. Freelance applications will be considered.

To apply:

  1. Write a cover letter explaining why you would like to apply for this position.
  2. Email us your CV highlighting all relevant experience.

Please email your application to

Deadline is Wednesday 31 July at 17.00.



Digital Internship, Aesthetica Short Film Festival (2 days per week, 3 months)

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is a BAFTA-Qualifying festival and one of the largest and most diverse platforms for filmmakers and audiences in the UK. Taking place in 18 venues across the city of York, ASFF is a key event, bringing some of the best cinematic talent and renowned industry talent to an audience of over 25,000. It invites audiences to explore York and experience over 400 outstanding films from across the world across 11 categories of short film, VR and Immersive experiences and feature films as well as an extensive programme of industry events.

ASFF is offering a digital placement for a hardworking individual who is passionate about independent cinema. The internship includes working on website copy, online articles and social media to support the editorial and marketing teams on the run-up and during the 9th edition of the festival.

Duties include:


To apply, please email a CV, cover letter and a film review (no longer than 300 words) to Kate Simpson by 1 August. 

Please note: To be eligible to apply, candidates must be available for a minimum of 2 days per week from the start of September for 3 months. The Aesthetica Short Film Festival dates are 6-10 November 2019 – candidates should be available for the entirety of the festival.

Aesthetica offers year-round placements in marketing, administration and events. To apply, please complete our online application form.

Please note: We are currently taking a hiatus from editorial internships. Please check the website regularly for updates on when these will be available.