Assistant, Programs

Date Posted: May 26, 2023
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Start Date: Jun 19, 2023

Salary From: 35K To 35K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Canadian Film Centre

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable organization committed to growing Canada’s screen-based entertainment industry globally by accelerating the careers, companies and projects of the brightest talent in film, television, screen acting, music and digital media.

Job Description

Reports to: Manager, Program Administration
Compensation: $35,000 per year
Benefits: Health and Dental after six months
Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday as determined by the Programs Department schedule 34 hours per week, with flexible start times. Applicants must be available to work onsite as needed.
Application Deadline: June 12, 2023
Location: Canadian Film Centre, 2489 Bayview Avenue
About the CFC:
The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable, cultural organization that drives the future of Canadian storytelling. Our intensive, hands-on programs in film, television and entertainment technologies empower, shape and advance opportunities for Canadian creators and entrepreneurs working in screen-based industries. Learn more at
Job Summary:
Working closely with the Programs team, this full-time assistant plays an integral role in supporting the day-to-day activities of various core programs and key program events at the CFC. This includes delivering on program logistics, providing administrative support, helping to build strong communication and relationships with CFC Residents and Mentors/Guests, providing support for program-related events, and supporting the application and selection processes across core programs.
  • Support the Programs Department’s logistical and administrative needs in delivering programs.
  • Coordinate the daily program schedules and assist with key department interactions.
  • Assist with CFC Showcases and program-related internal and external events.
  • Assist with the recruitment, application, and selection processes for programs.


  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team.
  • Attention to detail
  • and effective time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and professional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to organize, follow up, plan, prioritize and problem-solve.
  • Computer savvy.
  • Proficient with Google Workspace, Microsoft Word and Excel, Outlook, hosting Zoom meetings, Salesforce, FormAssembly, PayPal.
  • Interest in working in arts and culture.

Additional Info:

 The CFC is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected. We encourage interested applicants from all backgrounds to apply, including those that may not have all of the requested qualifications. We strive for equity in our policies and practices and are committed to providing accessible employment practices that follow the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all in-person work at the CFC. If you are not able to obtain COVID-19 vaccination for a reason related to a protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation, you can request accommodation from the CFC by contacting Deborah Fallows, CHRL, at

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume (PDF Format) to by June12, 2023 and indicate Programs, Assistant ” in the subject line.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls, please.

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