Community Outreach Coordinator
Cinevolution Media Arts Society - Richmond, BC

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This is a volunteer position. Application Deadline May 5th, 2013

Cinevolution Media Arts Society is seeking creative, dedicated, and skilled people to join our team in planning the upcoming 3rd Annual Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival (July 19-27). As the winner of the 2012 Richmond Arts Award for Artistic Innovation, Cinevolution (www.cinevolutionmedia.com) was dubbed one of the most promising media arts organizations in Greater Vancouver. Our annual Your Kontinent Festival (www.ykfestival.ca) is the first and foremost celebration of international film and media arts in Richmond, BC.

Volunteer Benefits

  • A fun and memorable summer experience
  • Networking opportunities with filmmakers, artists, leaders and peers in the arts and business

community

  • Professional development and mentorship
  • Opportunity for leadership and executive roles
  • Watch films and performances free of charge
  • Volunteer hours and/or letter of recommendation

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the programming team to research and develop a community outreach strategy geared toward schools and targeted community groups
  • Establish and develop relationships with schools and local community groups for partnership and collaborative opportunities for activities, workshops and events
  • Work with local elementary and secondary schools to promote the Festival’s youth focused YOU+ME Youth Media Day program
  • Coordinate marketing, outreach and promotional activities as per schedule and budget, in order to raise the profile of the Festival with new audience groups

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience working and coordinating with schools or community groups
  • Proven experience in community relations, engagement or PR
  • Well connected with the local community
  • Computer data management knowledge and skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, judgment, initiative and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of an second language is a an asset

Commitment

  • Minimum 3 month (May 1- July 31)
  • Approximately 8 hours per week in addition to weekly meetings, be available to work after 5 pm, statutory and on weekends

If you are interested in any of the positions, please email a cover letter and a resume to Edgar Sánchez.


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