Have you been thinking of applying for the Manager of Programming? Good news, we’ve got some helpful hints and tips about the role below. Check out the full job description HERE and don’t forget, the application deadline is has been extended to Sunday April 4th 11:59PM. You could be our newest team member!
What kinds of experience are we looking for?
This role requires both strong administrative skills and artistic direction. We’re looking for a candidate that can manage the day to day tasks of communicating with filmmakers and distributors, invoicing, reporting and collecting film assets, as well as the creative decision-making for our year-round programming, summer screening series Under the Stars and our annual Festival. If you have experience in project management, event planning, curation and arts administration, then you’d be a good fit!
Do you have a strong understanding of Regent Park’s communities and context?
The key communities that RPFF serves are: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), those who are low-income, those who live in public housing, and residents of Regent Park. If you have connections to, and experience with these communities, let us know in your application. This position prioritizes applicants who identify as BIPOC, 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.
What is the biggest challenge in this role?
This role requires you to manage lots of moving pieces simultaneously as you coordinate the different programming elements for RPFF. The Manager of Programming will need to be efficient in handling multiple priorities, deadlines and relationships with artists, sponsors and partner organizations, in addition to the RPFF team.
What is the best part about the role?
The Manager of Programming gets to bring their creative vision to life and support and reach BIPOC artists and audiences. They lead the curation of our programming and are able to see the impact of their work on audiences across Canada, in real time. Film can create a platform for engaging and meaningful discussions, especially in communities like Regent Park. If you are community oriented and appreciate how arts and cultural organizations play a significant role in community building, apply for the position!