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TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema to film lovers in our home TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Our aim is to become a creative community and global leader, and one of the world’s premiere organizations in the discovery and understanding of film.

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is hiring for the position of:

FESTIVAL VENUE LIAISON
Reporting to the Manager, Festival Venue Liaisons, the Festival Venue Liaison position will serve as the Event Production point person at a designated Festival Venue, ensuring that film stakeholders, guests and Festival audiences enjoy a welcoming, professional and exceptional experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collect and organize relevant venue information such as schedules, contacts, film information
• Liaise with the appropriate external and internal stakeholders re: stage parties, talent movement, security, seating requests, assisting
with red carpet/photo call coordination and media inquiries
• Ensure established documenting procedures are completed for every screening at designated venue
• Conduct venue tours upon request
• Facilitate the connection between TIFF staff and relevant film personnel
• Foster and maintain good collaboration with internal teams, film stakeholders and designated venue
• Serve as the back-up support for screening Introductions and Question and Answer periods
• Provide consistent/accurate reporting to internal and external TIFF departments when required
• Provide post screening reports and detailed post mortem
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Excellent planning, organizational, and problem solving skills with a keen eye for detail
• Experience in theatre, festival or large scale event production
• Experience with Front of House operations and talent management considered an asset
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Mature personal judgment with high level of professionalism and diplomacy
• Ability for discretion and handling confidential information
• Precise memory for names, positions, companies and situations
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• Ability to work and respond well in fast-paced and high-pressure environments
• Experience in Microsoft Office, Google, web-based file sharing and relational databases
• Knowledge of Canadian and international cinema and film industries considered an asset
• Experience

Posted by: Toronto International Film Festival
For more information: http://www.tiff.net/careers/

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