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Volunteer Coordinator

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Published 7 days ago

FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION:                Volunteer Coordinator, New York Film Festival

DEPARTMENT:         NYFF Production

LOCATIONS:             New York, New York

TERM:                        Seasonal (11 Weeks): 8/2/2021 to 10/18/2021

JOB OVERVIEW


The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the organization, recruitment, deployment, and oversight of the NYFF Volunteer Corps. Working closely with Festival and Film at Lincoln Center staff, the coordinator will assess volunteer needs and execute a staffing plan as required. This includes organizing orientation sessions, facilitating special training as required, and coordinating day to day operations of the volunteer program.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

 

●      Serve as the principal point of contact for all volunteers working with the festival;

●      Create and manage the volunteer database;

●      Develop applications, guidelines, and an instruction manual, and codify benefits program;

●      Work with staff to determine specific departments’ volunteer needs and assignments;

●      Provide operating departments with guidance for creating volunteer training and deployments that serve their specific needs;

●      Identify and train Key Volunteers/Lead Volunteers who will serve as shift or venue captains as required;

●      Host a minimum of two volunteer recruitment events before the festival;

●      Coordinate outreach and recruitment effort with support from the Marketing, Theater Operations, and Digital teams;

●      Work directly with the Production Supervisor to ensure festival needs are met;

●      Coordinate the creation of Volunteer Credentials and distribution of other necessary materials with the Production Supervisor;

●      Working with the Special Events Team, plan and execute the Volunteer Wrap Party;

●      Create a comprehensive wrap report at the conclusion of the festival.

 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

●      Strong written and verbal communication skills

●      3 years festival experience required; experience in volunteer management preferred

●      Ability to maintain focus and calm under pressure

●      Familiarity with festival production and best practices a plus

 

SUPERVISION

Reports to Producer, NYFF

 

FULL-TIME X

SEASONAL X

FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION:                Volunteer Coordinator, New York Film Festival

DEPARTMENT:         NYFF Production

LOCATIONS:             New York, New York

TERM:                        Seasonal (11 Weeks): 8/2/2021 to 10/18/2021

JOB OVERVIEW


The Volunteer…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Application Deadline
    July 8, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, United States

How to Apply

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/594159/Film-at-Lincoln-Center-Inc/Volunteer-Coordinator-New-York-Film-Festival

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/594159/Film-at-Lincoln-Center-Inc/Volunteer-Coordinator-New-York-Film-Festival

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