Employment Opportunity: Inuit Film Festival Coordinator
The FOFA GALLERY at Concordia University in Montréal seeks an Inuit Film Festival Coordinator. This is a full time temporary summer student position. Rate of pay is $16 per hour with a start date in early May 2018. The application deadline remains open until the position is filled.
The Inuit Film Festival Coordinator is responsible for the development and delivery of the Tillitarniit Festival, a 3-day outdoor festival taking place in the outdoor courtyard space just outside of the FOFA Gallery. The coordinator will work in collaboration with curators, FOFA Gallery staff and production team.
The FOFA Gallery provides support for the production of this exceptional festival driven by young Indigenous curators and arts administrators.
As such, the candidate will have an Inuit cultural background, hold a deep understanding of the north and an awareness of issues related to the representation of Inuit and their culture. The candidate will also have a sincere interest in arts and culture with an appreciation of the role of arts and culture in the development of community as well as a keen interest in the role of site or location in this development. They must be self-motivated and interested in working with a team. The candidate should have exceptional time-management skills while being open to a convergence of various working methods and approaches. They must be willing and eager to develop skills related to pursuing a professional administrative practice.
Students from college or University are encouraged to apply. Ideally, they will have understanding of arts related practice, art history, studio, design or arts administration. They should have working knowledge of MAC platform computers, able to manage email, document construction. Oral communication skills in English will be required, understanding of Inuktitut and/ or French will be viewed very favorably.
All applicants must be eligible for the Young Canada Works Program. The FOFA Gallery will offer support should the successful applicant need to temporarily relocate to Montreal.
How to Apply
Interested individuals should email the following to the FOFA Gallery director (firstname.lastname@example.org) with "Film Festival Coordinator" in the subject line:
Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. Questions? Please contact the FOFA Gallery director, Jennifer Dorner.