PRODUCER, TIFF INDUSTRY CENTRE

Date Posted: Jul 17, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 21, 2017
Start Date: Jul 24, 2017

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
Organization's Field/Discipline:
Term: Contract
Career Level:

Organization Description

Toronto International Film Festival
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is a charitable, not for profit, cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world. Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.

Job Description

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:

PRODUCER, TIFF INDUSTRY CENTRE

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Industry Office, the Producer of the Industry Centre, will coordinate the pre-production and onsite operation efforts of our main industry venue during the Festival.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the production of all Industry Office locations
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers and vendors
  • Liaise with National Agencies prior to and during the Festival to ensure that their stands at the Industry Centre meet their needs
  • Manage Industry Office relocation to off-site locations, including all operational needs for Industry Office
  • Liaise with internal departments, such as IT, Creative, and Facilities, in the set up of Industry Centre
  • Coordinate site safety and security for all onsite Industry Office locations
  • Manage Industry Locations Assistants, and Industry Office volunteers
  • Write a detailed post-mortem
     


Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years Experience in project management and coordination of live events
  • Background in business administration or arts administration is considered an asset
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite in particular considered an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate (oral and written) in a professional manner, and client oriented
  • Detail and process oriented with excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to respond to fast-changing priorities and deadlines and to accommodate a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Fluency in foreign language(s) considered an asset
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends


Additional Info:

CONTRACT DATES:

  • July 24, 2017 to September 22, 2017


How to Apply:

HOW TO SUBMIT & APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • 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, JULY 21, 2017
  • All applications must be submitted online through the posting found on our website tiff.net/careers
  • Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting

CLOSING:

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.



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