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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Graphic and Content Designer
Miami International Film Festival is seeking a Graphic and Content Designer to work with our core team on the design and implementation of the 2015 Campaign. This is a seasonal contract-based position.
The Graphic and Content Designer works with the Brand, Activation, and Program departments on the Festival’s art direction and creation of Festival visual materials. This includes ad design (digital and print) and tracking deadlines on a full ad calendar, producing/editing radio/tv spots, on-site signage and step & repeats, event invitations, brochures and other paper collateral, merchandise, and other projects as season develops. This role requires a high level of aesthetic and technical skill, ability to follow established style guide, and manage Festival’s and partners digital assets/logos.
Candidate must possess complete competency in full Adobe Creative Suite, and industry-standard video editing software of choice. Must have own hardware and software, and be comfortable working remotely and in-office, in a deadline driven environment. High level of creative autonomy is expected, paired with ability to follow creative direction. Working experience in an agency with clients or freelance environment preferred. Must demonstrate ability to administer approval process and technical delivery of content to media outlets within deadlines. Position begins July 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, resume, and a sample campaign of your own original design for MIFF 2015 that appeals to and builds on the Festival’s current brand image, with 3-4 different applications, to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.