Date Posted: Apr 08, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
Start Date: Apr 19, 2021

Salary From: 40K To 40K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto (GTA)
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Reelworld Film Festival and Reelworld Screen Institute

Founded by Tonya Williams in 2000, the Reelworld Film Festival (non-profit) and Reelworld Screen Institute (charity) are groundbreaking initiatives in Canada that create more access and inclusion for Canadian Black, Indigenous, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern/North African, Latin Americans in our screen industries - both in front of and behind the screen. 

Job Description

Starts: Immediate start date available

Compensation: $40,194 ($22/hr)

This position is based on a Miziwe Biik grant; the candidate MUST identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit.

Job Description: 

Candidates MUST reside in the GTA and identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit. Reelworld is seeking a creative, competent individual who is passionate about media arts and the Canadian film industry to join our team as a Events Project Coordinator Trainee. In this position, you will be working at all levels to ensure the success of Reelworld events, including our annual film festival, professional development events, and year round programming. You will be required to help plan and execute events from start to finish according to requirements, target audience, and objectives. In addition to enhancing Reelworld events, you will be required to perform administrative tasks. 






  • The candidate MUST reside in the GTA and identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit.
  • Interest or experience in Screen Based Industry, Marketing, Publicity, Events, Project Management
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and knowledge of desktop publishing programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Canva, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of digital file storage and synchronization
  • Ability to prioritize workload and pivot daily workflow as needed
  • Can work with various organizational levels: colleagues, senior executives, customers, partners, or artists
  • A self-starter, team player and collaborator who is looking to learn and take on new challenges as they come
  • Strong interest in film, screen-based media and social advocacy
  • Available to work during normal business hours and on evenings / weekends as required
  • French language an asset
  • Driving License an asset

Additional Info:

Events Project Coordinator Trainee Duties:

  • Help plan and execute event from start to finish
  • Research and track Canadian screen industry trends
  • Archive Reelworld pics and documents
  • Track project management
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Help to promote events: updating website content, graphics and design work for social media and marketing
  • You may be required to oversee coops, interns and volunteers relating to events
  • Please note that many events are online this year, so you will also be required to work on Reelworld’s digital presence including organizing Zoom webinar events. 


You will be required to perform some administrative tasks such as updating and organizing data, cloud based filing and record keeping, and minute keeping at meetings at board and staff meetings.

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Please clearly indicate the position to which you are applying. Please indicate in your cover letter why would you would be best suited for this position, whether or not you reside in the GTA and if you identify as either First Nation, Métis or Inuit.

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