Should I apply for Regent Park Film Festival Executive Director Role?
Am I ready to take the next step in your professional life?
If you’ve been asking yourself any of the above questions, take a moment to consider the following.
Do you identify as Black, Indigenous, Person of Colour, or underrepresented community?
As part of the Festival’s commitment to fostering diversity and meaningful inclusion in the Canadian media industry and arts community, this position prioritizes applications by applicants who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, person with disabilities, woman, queer, trans or non-binary person or any combination of these intersections. We encourage you to self identify in your application!
Do you have an appreciation for the arts as a community building tool?
Film can create a platform for engaging and meaningful discussions, especially in communities like Regent Park. Are you community oriented and appreciate how arts and cultural organizations play a significant role in community building?
You know your strengths and you’re honest about your limitations
It’s okay if you’re unfamiliar with aspects of the role. Identify where you see your strengths and areas where you’re eager to learn more. In this role there’s room to build your professional skill set.
You have strong communication skills
You have strong writing skills that can be put towards grant writing. You’re comfortable with being the main point of contact. Working closely with and guiding a team, all while keeping the board of directors informed. You’re eager to work with community members and organizations to deliver relevant programming throughout the year.
You enjoy process and planning ahead and enjoy working out the fine details. You make space for the unexpected.
You’re always up for a challenge
You enjoy variety and thrive in a busy work environment. You enjoy learning new things and working through challenges.
If you identified with any of the above consider applying for the ED position at the Festival. You’ll join and lead a team of dedicated individuals who are committed to putting on thoughtful programming.
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