Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival Associate

February 2, 2018

Film Festival Associate
The Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival celebrates the richness of the Jewish experience through film. The Festival is seeking an organized, detail-oriented self-starter who has a passion for the film industry. Working closely with the Festival Director, the Festival Associate will be responsible for Pre-Festival, Festival and Post-Festival planning and arrangements. 
·         Research films and request screeners from filmmakers and distributors
·         Assist  with program development (Talk Balks, Panel Discussions, )
·         Develop and coordinate Festival Jury Competitions ( Emerging Filmmakers, Shorts and Student Competitions)
·         Coordinate Special Events
·         Identify venues, oversee production/technical requirements
·         Outreach to schools/Organize student screenings
·         Assist with public relations, follow up with media as needed
·         Promote our events and engage with our filmgoers on our social media platforms
·         Able to work independently
·         Strong oral and written communication skills
·         Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
·         Microsoft Office/Excel experience
·         Available for evening and weekend events
·         Strong interest in the arts and/or non-profit administration.
·         Film experience preferred
This is a term-position from March to June 22, 2018. Hours are part-time; approximately 18 hours per week with the demand higher pre and during the Festival. Interested individuals are invited to submit their resumes with salary expectations by February 21, 2018 to:
Festival Director
Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival
Rady Jewish Community Centre
B100-123 Doncaster Street                                                                   
Winnipeg, MB R3N 2B3
Fax: (204) 477-7530
We thank all applicants who apply; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

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