JCP Employment Opportunities

JCP Employment Opportunities

We are seeking dynamic individuals who are interested in working in a busy, energetic, film-loving environment to fill the positions of Communications Assistant and Program Outreach and Volunteer Assistant. All applicants must have excellent computer (preferably Mac) and internet skills and the ability to work independently within a team setting. 

*Please note the employment criteria at the bottom of the posting.

Contract: Up to 27 weeks, starting as early as February 6, 2017 until August 26, 2017.

 


Communications Assistant

(JCP/ Work BC project: Audience Development)

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Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with digital communications for the 2017 DOXA Documentary Film Festival.
  • Work with DOXA staff to develop strategies for audience engagement using visual media.
  • Work with DOXA staff to create print and web materials.
  • Work with DOXA staff to foster and maintain DOXA’s presence online including website content and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube).
  • Coordinate DOXA’s e-newsletter leading up to and during the Festival.
  • Track, collect, and file media clippings from various sources, including print and online.
  • Work with the Community Engagement Committee on outreach and communication initiatives.
  • Work with DOXA staff to edit festival film trailers.
  • Assist with photo and video documentation of DOXA screenings and events.

Successful applicants will have or acquire in the position:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Interest in marketing and social media
  • Experience with, or a willingness to learn, various communications and design software, including Constant Contact, Tweetdeck, Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Experience with, or a willingness to learn, photo editing software (eg. Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.) and video editing software (eg. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, etc.) an asset.
  • Photography and videography experience an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Interest in documentary film and the film industry.

 


Program Outreach and Volunteer Assistant

(JCP/ Work BC project: Audience Development)

Click here for a PDF of the job posting

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with DOXA senior management team to research and implement outreach strategies for the films leading up and during the 2017 Festival.
  • Work toward the successful operation of expanded community outreach through coordinating committee.
  • Outreach efforts would include phone, in-person and web-based engagement, catered to each community.
  • Outreach to schools for the Rated Y for Youth program.
  • Coordinate the festival volunteers and program distribution before and during the festival.
  • Provide support to the Audience Services and Operations Manager.
  • Assist in general office duties, as required, including answering phones and organizing mailouts.
  • Work on outreach and assisting with volunteer coordination for the summer outdoor screenings

Successful applicants will have or acquire in the position:

  • Excellent communication, community development, and people skills.
  • Project management, event planning and organizational skills.
  • Data entry, record keeping and report-writing experience.
  • Ability to create and manage Google Docs and Spreadsheets.
  • Interest in documentary film and working within a team.
  • Experience with front of house operations for a major festival.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people, students, and volunteers.

 

If you possess a passion for the arts, a sense of humour, the ability to work as a member of a enthusiastic team, and you thrive working in a flexible and creative environment, we want to hear from you!

*Candidates are only eligible if they are currently unemployed and have a current EI claim; OR have had an established EI claim within the past 36 months; OR have been paid special EI benefits (i.e., maternity/parental) in the past 60 months and are returning to work for the first time since that benefit began. All applicants have to be registered with a Work BC office.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to kathleen@doxafestival.ca. Application Deadline: January 13, 2017.