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ASSISTANT, ADULT LEARNING – Lead Candidate Identified

• Assist with administrative of the Speaker Series programme at Festival, including: liaising with Events team and Film Office; conducting research and maintaining tracking documents; overseeing tickets and on-site logistics; and serving as point of contact for the series programming partner, the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs
• Complete Festival Post-Mortem notes for Speaker Series programme
• Administrative support for fall season, including, but not limited to, guest research and invitations; guest and film tracking; liaising with programming partners; and event and initiative administration
• Assist Coordinator, Adult Learning, with outreach to academic institutions for the promotion of fall educational initiatives
• Assist with research for the Higher Learning Digital Resource Hub, including preparation of filmographies, bibliographies, and additional resources
• Under direction of the Coordinator, Adult Learning, oversee administration of the Reel Heritage symposium, including, but not limited to, national participant correspondence, coordinating participant travel and accommodation with Film Office, coordinating scheduling and internal booking, liaising with subject experts and speakers
• General administrative duties for the Adult Learning department as needed

• August 30, 2017 to November 24, 2017

• 1-2 years experience providing support in arts administration, film or education
• Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
• Previous experience working with cultural organizations and academic institutions
• Knowledge of film
• Exceptional research skills
• Strong oral and written skills, with a focus on phone manner and interpersonal skills
Natural ability to work efficiently on many projects with varying deadlines, and anticipate priorities
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Exceptional computer skills and database management (including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Mature personal judgment, exhibiting a high level of professionalism and diplomacy
• Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends

• Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references as one (1) PDF or Word document, by 5pm on FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017

Posted by: Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
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