WORK WITH US

MIFF is occasionally seeking seasonal team members for various roles. In you are interested in working with us, please submit your resume and cover letter to sarah@miamifilmfestival.com.

Ticketing Coordinator

The Ticketing Coordinator works with Associate Director, Activation, to mobilize the internal ticketing system during the Festival.  Based in the MIFF offices, the Ticketing Coordinator will fulfill all incoming internal ticket orders from filmmakers, guests, members, sponsors, VIPs, MDC employees, and industry members, for the weeks leading up to the festival.  During the festival, Ticketing Coordinator will be based in MIFF offices, and continue to handle incoming requests and any ticketing needs, and additional duties as assigned.  Coordinator will be trained in use of ticketing software and basic box office functioning, and be comfortable working independently and proactively (though in a team environment) to fulfill all ticket orders according to MIFF policy and procedure. 

Qualified candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service for all guests, problem-solving, a high degree of accuracy with detail-oriented information, and discretion with sensitive information.  A background in ticketing software is preferred;
proficiency in Excel required.  Coordinator will also be a key liaison with IMG, MIFF’s ticketing vendor, to ensure smooth operation of all external ticket sales to public audiences at Festival venues.  Coordinator is responsible for post-festival reports, wrap report, and analysis of ticketing distribution operation. 

This position reports to Associate Director of Activation, and Executive Director.
Position begins part-time January 2015, and becomes full time in February - March 2015. 
Extended hours and evening / weekend work may be required leading up to and during the Festival.  This is a short-term seasonal contract.  To apply, please send cover letter and resume to sarah@miamifilmfestival.com.

Ticketing Assistant

The Ticketing Assistant works with Associate Director, Activation, to mobilize the internal ticketing system during the Festival.  Based in the Festival Headquarters at the host hotel, the Ticketing Assistant will work typically 9 AM – 5 PM, to fulfill all incoming internal ticket orders from filmmakers, guests, and industry members, for the 10-day duration of the festival.  Assistant will be trained in use of ticketing software and basic box office functioning, and be comfortable working independently and proactively (though in a team environment) to fulfill all ticket orders according to MIFF policy and procedure. 

Qualified candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service for all guests, problem-solving, a high degree of accuracy with detail-oriented information, and discretion with sensitive information.  Must be on time every single day, without exception.

This position reports to Associate Director, Activation.  Position runs March 6-15, 2015, with advance training before Festival. This is a short-term seasonal contract.  To apply, please send cover letter and resume to sarah@miamifilmfestival.com.

Presentation Coordinator

Miami International Film Festival is accepting applications for Presentation Coordinator for the 2014-2015 season. This is a contract-based seasonal role. Presentation Coordinator works with the Activation (especially Theater Operations and Transportation) and Program departments to coordinate and oversee all elements of on-stage presentation during the Festival.

This includes recruiting, scheduling, scripting, training, and supervising on-stage talent (programmers and presenters) to present the Festival and the Festival’s sponsors and guests, at each public Festival event, to the general public with an expectation of superior entertainment-driven event professionalism. The position would also require the development and in-depth orchestration of a liaison team to navigate and accompany Festival guests and sponsors for precise realization of schedule targets.

This role will also handle stage aesthetics, and MIFF’s award show. This position will gain a broad knowledge of all people involved in the Festival, so they instruct the activity of programmers, presenters, liaisons, and guests effectively.

Candidates should have a strong operations and staging background, and experience leading a team of people. Emphasis is placed on creating a positive and exciting experience for all Festival patrons, and a rewarding, organized experience for volunteers, staff, and stakeholders. Must be proficient in Excel. Some experience with technical presentation and theater operations preferred.

Position begins September 2014, is part time through December, and evolves to full time in January-March 2015. Extended hours and weekend work will be required leading up to and during the Festival. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to sarah@miamifilmfestival.com.

SOCIAL MEDIA & DIGITAL COORDINATOR

The Digital Coordinator works with the Brand, Activation, and Program departments on the Festival’s online presence and digital assets. This includes writing, gathering, and updating current information on the MIFF website, generating creative content on MIFF’s various social media channels, working closely with film-related content in the database to launch online film guide, photo editing, and creating on-screen pre-show assets to play to audiences before the films.

This position requires a high level of attention to detail, aesthetic and technical skill, creativity, and ability to read and engage with in-house and external culture and trends. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the Festival’s brand image and audience development.

Coordinator will ensure all digital content produced by MIFF is of the highest quality,policies and procedures are followed, and a positive image of the Festival is projected. Some creative autonomy involved, paired with ability to follow creative direction. Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Excel, and social media. Some experience with databases preferred.

Position begins early August 2014, is part time through December, and evolves to full time in January-March 2015. Extended hours and weekend work will be required leading up to and during the Festival. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to rachel@miamifilmfestival.com and sarah@miamifilmfestival.com

Promotions Associate

The Promotions Associate works with the Brand and Program departments to craft and execute on a strategy for promotions, marketing, and outreach for all film screenings, events and panels during the Festival. This includes marketing to the general public, engaging community partners, and all other grassroots promotional efforts, which are approved by Program and Brand departments.

This position requires an enthusiasm for film, and ability to connect to broad groups in the community. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required, some background in marketing and promotions preferred. Knowledge of Miami’s social and professional networks and businesses will be beneficial. Creativity, curiosity, and basic aesthetic and design skills for creating promotional collateral will be expected. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the Festival’s visibility in the community, audience development, and filling theaters with patrons!

Position begins in-office in November, and is part time through December, and evolves to full time in January-March 2015. Extended hours and weekend work will be required leading up to and during the Festival. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to rachel@miamifilmfestival.com and sarah@miamifilmfestival.com