Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities | DOXA Festival

Employment Opportunities

Development & Communications Manager

The Development & Communications Manager will work closely with the Director of Programming and the Business and Finance Manager to provide organizational leadership and strategic planning and direction. This individual is responsible for executing effective development and communication strategies while working within the mission, vision, and values of DOXA. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and sociable individual who is passionate about the arts to join our small team. This is a unique opportunity to learn and expand your skills within an open-minded mid-size festival that operates within a collaborative, horizontal management style.

To learn more about the Development & Communications Manager role and how to apply, click here.

We strongly encourage applicants with lived experience— from First Nations communities, people of all races, colours, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and genders— to apply. 

The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 14, 2019 at 4pm.

We thank all candidates for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Creation Partnership Opportunities

Communications Assistant*

We are seeking a dynamic individual who is interested in working in a busy, energetic, film-loving environment to fill the position of Communications Assistant.  

To learn more about the role and how to apply, click here

*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.

If you are eligible and are interested in applying, please contact your nearest Employment Services Centre (www.workbc.ca). For other inquiries, please email Atenas Contreras at atenas@doxafestival.ca.

Outreach and Audience Services Assistant*

We are seeking a dynamic individual who is interested in working in a busy, energetic, film-loving environment to fill the position of Outreach and Audience Services Assistant.  

To learn more about the role and how to apply, click here. Please note the employment criteria at the bottom of the posting.

*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.

If you are eligible and are interested in applying, please contact your nearest Employment Services Centre (www.workbc.ca). For other inquiries, please email Atenas Contreras at atenas@doxafestival.ca.


DOXA is presented by The Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. Our mission is to support a better understanding of the complexity of our times through engaging the public in documentary media as an art form. The 19th annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival will take place May 7 through 17, 2020. DOXA will present the Vancouver Podcast Festival November 7 through 10, 2019.