UPDATE: THE APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED.
If you missed our announcement on Instagram, there are just a few days left to apply to be the coordinator of our Educate/Incubate Program! Read the details below and email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Role: Educate/Incubate Program Coordinator
Applications Due: January 10th
WIF-PDX Educate/Incubate program is designed to help underrepresented genders in the film industry get their projects made and support career advancement in the industry. Our goal is to help storytellers bring their work to fruition, ultimately diversifying our culture’s media. This diversification of stories is at the heart of WIF PDX’s mission and belief that we will only see clearly when everyone is allowed to offer their point of view. Through our program, Educate & Incubate, we will help local filmmakers make meaningful connections with professionals, learn new skills and create accountability with each other.
- Assist and coordinate launch and management of the WIF-PDX’s Educate/Incubate program. Coordinate the program; ensure courses run as scheduled and resources are available for the effective and successful instruction of courses and cohort meetings.
- Coordinate instructors and mentors.
- Responds to requests from program participants via email, phone, or website inquiries.
- Communicate with program participants about dates, times, and locations of classes.
- Oversee classroom spaces and equipment.
- Assesses and analyzes program needs, reports findings to board members.
- Analyze the success of the program.
- Assist board in gathering information for grant reporting.
- Assist in tracking the budget.
- Assist in contracts and accounting.
- Provide administrative and logistical support in our screening series, including manage print traffic, and work with the communications department to successfully promote screenings.
- Research and cultivate relationships with film industry members.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
- Reach out to local rental houses and facilities for discounts for cohort members.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
At least 2 years of experience in the film industry. Knowledge of the film community in Portland, the needs of filmmakers, and ways to reach community members with messaging.
Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to work effectively with a variety of people. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Interest in or knowledge of independent film and documentary from either a creative or business perspective. Experience working with nonprofit board members is a plus. Working in educational programming helpful but not required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Working knowledge of Google Drive Suite
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
- Excellent organizational and project management skills.
- Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
- Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively as part of an existing team.
- Ability to assess, analyze, and report information to the board.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/ EQUIPMENT NEEDS
Position is Portland based, work from (your) home.
Personal computer is required.
PAY & BENEFITS
$27/hour as an independent contractor invoiced monthly.
Estimate 18 hours per month for program duration 1/1/2024 – 9/1/2024.
Free WIF-PDX membership
Free access to all WIF-PDX programming
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY & INCLUSION
WIF-PDX is a hub for nurturing unique voices in storytelling and film. We offer cinematic experiences that connect our local community and the broader world. Through events, classrooms, and resources, we foster film appreciation, skill development, and community-building. Committed to equity and inclusion, we strive to create a diverse and welcoming workplace, embracing continuous growth and learning on our journey towards full inclusivity.
View application here.
Apply by January 10th, 2024.