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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 full-time position of:


TIFF is seeking a Senior Publicist who is responsible for keeping TIFF at the forefront of the media landscape and online conversation. The publicist will help connect TIFF with key media and influencers across film, entertainment and lifestyle outlets; building and feeding into integrated communications campaigns for TIFF Bell Lightbox year-round programming and the Toronto International Film Festival.

Working with direction from the Senior Manager Communications, the Senior Publicist will be tapped into the changing landscape of public relations and understand the increasing impact influencers will have on framing media campaigns and popular opinion.

The right candidate will have a robust network of proven contacts and will possess exceptional instincts for storytelling. They will have knowledge and experience of bringing long and short lead stories to life within new and traditional media; and generate engaged and intelligent conversation within a local, national and international influencer community. A positive attitude and open mind are key character traits of the person who will take on this role.

• Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references as one (1) PDF or Word document, by 5pm on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017.
• All applications must be submitted online through the posting found on our website
• Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.

TIFF is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities and will work with applicants to meet their needs. TIFF is an equal opportunity employer.

TIFF is a charitable, not-for-profit cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world, through film. Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image..

Posted by: Toronto International Film Festival
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