Coordinator of Film Programs, Tax Credits & Film Commission Services
Posted on November 4, 2019
Manitoba Film & Music (MFM) is seeking a coordinator of Film Programs, Tax Credits & Film Commission Services to join our Film Programs team. This full time role provides support to the Director of Film Programs, Tax Credits and Film Commission Services (“Director of FP, TC and FCS”) to accomplish the broad remit of the position. The successful candidate will work alongside the Director of FP, TC and FCS, reporting to the CEO & Film Commissioner. The candidate is required to be detail-oriented, anticipatory, highly organized, and to assist the organization as well as external clients, provincial government departments and stakeholders as and when directed by the Director of FP, TC and FCS.
The candidate will be a valued and essential member of the film team. In the course of providing exceptional support, the candidate will receive an opportunity to learn the business affairs of the film industry and gain an acute understanding of physical film production.
- In concert with the Director of FP, TC and FCS and other senior management as directed by the CEO & Film Commissioner, plan and orchestrate work flow to ensure the departmental priorities are met and organizational goals are achieved.
- Proactively coordinate schedule and manage complex calendar of telephone calls, emails, meetings, deadlines, presentations, film screenings, special projects and events.
- Communicate with productions to ensure all required documentation is received consistently, reviewing call sheets and production reports to keep senior executive informed and aware of any potential areas of concern.
- Coordinate with unions and production companies to generate and update production calendars to assist in forecasting production capacity.
- Manage electronic records of production paperwork to ensure reports, correspondence and financial documentation, paper and electronic, are maintained and readily available.
- Conduct research as required and synthesize into summary report.
- Prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously and proactively and follow-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
- Generate spreadsheets, charts for analysis and draft presentations.
- Review, assess and refer incoming communication; compose responses, and field inquiries, both internally and externally.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Proven organizational and time management skills.
- Exceptional critical-thinking, sound-reasoning and be able to prioritize in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
- Resilient and adaptable to change; innovative and solution oriented.
- Superior verbal and written communication skills.
- Combination of relevant education and/or training and experience.
- Must be highly proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of tools, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook with an ability to become familiar with film-specific programs and software.
- Expertise with online calendars and cloud systems.
- Spoken, written and comprehension of the French language will be considered an asset.
- Excellent knowledge of Excel and Word programs are essential.
- Knowledge of the film industry is an asset, but not essential.
The position is full-time, three-year term position with benefits. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Qualified candidates are required to electronically submit a cover letter and resume (stating salary expectations and availability) to Kevin Gabriel, Director of Finance & Administration by email at email@example.com. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Deadline: November 15, 2019 at 5pm.