JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

The following positions are being offered by Employment Nova Scotia’s JCP Program. To be eligible for this position you must be unemployed and meet one of the following criteria; be an individual who has established a claim for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits; OR be an individual whose EI benefit period ended within the last three (3) years; OR be an individual who established and was paid a claim for EI maternity or parental benefits within the past five (5) years and is re-entering the labour force after having left it to care for newborn or newly adopted children. Other criteria may apply depending on the province or territory you live in.

 

 

Please send your resume and a cover letter to: employment@finfestival.ca

 

 

 

1. Travel & Housing Coordinator (Festival & Conference)

 

Start and end date: 28 May - 04 October 2019 (Reports to FIN Partners Coordinator/Program Director, works closely with Operations Manager)

 

Overview:

 

The Travel & Housing Coordinator oversees transportation, travel and housing arrangements for all festival guests & panelists. To ensure a positive and productive festival experience the coordinator will provide all aspects of guest travel & housing including: management of travel arrangements for festival guests and delegates, report regular budget updates to appropriate departments, manage relationships with hotel and travel agency partners, ensuring all bookings are accurate and up to date, deliver information to guests and delegates in a timely manner, manage all travel & housing information, work closely with Transportation and Registration Coordinators to ensure all guest and delegate needs are handled, prepare reports as required, and update process manual for the position.

 

 

 

 

2. FIN Partners Assistant (Media and Guest Relations)

 

Start and end date: 28 May - 04 October 2019 (Reports to FIN Partners Manager/FIN Partners Coordinator, Senior Staff, Exec Director)

 

Overview:

 

The FIN Partners Assistant (Registration and Guest Relations Coordinator) will assist the FIN Partners Team to develop and organize the 2018 FIN Partners (fka Strategic Partners) Conference. Our event is one of the world’s pre-eminent co-production markets, focusing on feature film, TV fiction, and multiplatform early stage projects from around the world and across Canada.

 

 

 

 

3. Ground Transport Coordinator

 

Start and end date: 28 May - 04 October 2019 (Reports to Operations Manager, FIN Partners Event Manager & Program Director, works closely with all other departments)

 

Overview:

 

The Ground Transport & Hospitality Coordinator is responsible for all ground transportation requirements for all FIN events including the FIN Outdoor, festival delegates and guests. Primary responsibilities are: working with Travel & Housing Coordinator and various departments to schedule and coordinate airport transfers and local ground transport.

The candidate will be able to schedule and train volunteers and FIN, work with vehicle providers to schedule, book and manage vehicle rentals. Communications components will be providing delegate and guest hospitality with up to date information, prepare daily and other reports as required, and develop a process manual for the position. The coordinator will maintain transport budgets and other duties as necessary.

 

 

 

 

4. Festival Registration Coordinator

 

Start and end date: 28 May - 04 October 2019 (Reports to Box Office Manager, Finance Manager, works closely with Operations Manager and all other departments)

 

Overview:

 

The Registration Coordinator promotes and coordinates the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and FIN: Partners registration requirements.

The coordinator will:

- work with departments representing the delegates, sponsors, filmmakers, media, volunteers and guests to coordinate accreditation
- work directly with the Box Office to ensure advance ticket requests for registered guests are delivered and tracked in a timely manner
- manage all aspects of the registration process in advance, during, and following the festival

 

Required Skills:

 

Communications skills: Including verbal and written. Will be dealing with all departments of the organization with Registration needs as well as operation departments. Report writing, updating of training documents, and assistance with end of season surveys are included responsibilities. Dealing with suppliers for materials needed is also included. Direct interface with Registrants is also a large part of the responsibility.

Technical skills: Computer skills including Google Docs and Office 365 suite of programs. Affinity for software learning important as will be learning and working with our Festival Management software Vendini and the Festival Manager module which creates the accreditation of passes/badges.

Organization skills: Important as many deadlines for information will be set and must be maintained for success. Registration information from several sources will need to be managed as necessary. The candidate will work with the marketing department to develop & implement any required registration messaging, ensure website and social media updates as required.

Team Player: As a member of the FIN organization, the successful candidate will be a team player ready to help and be helped as needed for the success of the Registration Process and the Festival as a whole.

 

 

 

 

5. Volunteer Coordinator

 

Start and end date: 28 May–04 October (Reports to Volunteer/External Relations Manager and Executive Director)

 

Overview:

 

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing the volunteer program for the 39th FIN Atlantic International Film Festival. This includes conducting a volunteer needs assessment with all festival departments, recruiting, advertising for and selecting volunteers, plus other duties as needed.

An important part of the Volunteer Coordinator’s role is maintaining an electronic database of volunteers with FIN’s volunteer management software, Better Impact. The Volunteer Coordinator will also develop volunteer handouts and manuals, organize volunteer training sessions, schedule volunteers into shifts for festival activities, and help organize a volunteer appreciation wrap party. Overseeing the care, comfort, and engagement of volunteers is a priority. Volunteers play a key role in the production and operations of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, with nearly 200 volunteers contributing their time and talents to FIN each year.

 

 

 

 

These positions are being offered by Employment Nova Scotia’s JCP Program. To be eligible for this position you must be unemployed and meet one of the following criteria; Be an individual who has established a claim for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits; OR Be an individual whose EI benefit period ended within the last three (3) years; OR Be an individual who established and was paid a claim for EI maternity or parental benefits within the past five (5) years and is re-entering the labour force after having left it to care for newborn or newly adopted children. Other criteria may apply depending on the province or territory you live in.

 

 

 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to employment@finfestival.ca