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Contract, Full-time, Learning

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

Coordinator, Youth and Community Initiatives

Reporting to the Manager, Youth and Community Initiatives, the coordinator will work across our full portfolio of programmes. They will be primarily responsible for the planning and administrative support of TIFF’s youth and community engagement initiatives including, but not limited to, TIFF Next Wave Festival and events, youth leadership and industry programmes, and community outreach programming.

• Coordination and delivery of community based film programming across diverse populations (including workshops and screenings at in-patient hospital settings and community organizations across the GTA)
• Coordination and booking of film-makers and guests, equipment rentals, and transportation for off-site community based programming
• Support in coordination and delivery of all youth designated filmmaker development programmes, festivals, screenings and competitions (Next Wave Co-Lab, 24HR Film Challenge, Jump Cuts and Youth Film-Maker intensive)
• Support in the supervision and support of the TIFF Next Wave Committee

• Previous event production experience
• Experience working in community settings running arts programming (flexible and inclusive programme design and delivery)
• Proven facilitation skills and experience working across diverse populations
• Exemplary inter-personal communication skills and experience working with young people
• Above-average ability to multi-task and handle a wide variety of overlapping programmes and portfolios
• Proven organizational abilities, with an exceptional eye for detail
• Well developed writing skills
• Adaptable to a flexible work schedule and requirements, including some weekends and evenings
• Motivated and able to work independently and in collaborative settings
• Willingness to work with a small team that strives for excellence
• Understanding of and passion for cinema-related programming
• Experience speaking in front of audiences

• Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references as one (1) PDF or Word document, by 5pm on January 3, 2018
• All applications must be submitted online through the posting found on our website

Posted by: Toronto International Film Festival
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