Programming & Hospitality Manager

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary
Contract

Salary

Minimum: $30,000
Maximum: $35,000
Details: Depending on experience

Published

10/11/2018

Start Date

12/03/2018

Application Deadline

11/01/2018

Address

San Francisco
CA
United States

Description

ABOUT FRAMELINE

Frameline’s mission is to change the world through the power of queer film. As a media arts non-profit, Frameline’s programs connect filmmakers and audiences in San Francisco and around the world. Frameline’s integrated programs provide critical funding for emerging LGBTQ filmmakers, reach hundreds of thousands with a collection of more than 250 films distributed nationally, and create an international stage for the world’s best queer film through the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival and additional screenings and cinematic events.


THE POSITION

The Programming and Hospitality Manager is responsible for direct administrative support to the Programming Department, which encompasses the annual San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival (Frameline43, June 20—30, 2019), the Filmmaker Support program, and all other non-Festival exhibition programs and projects. For the Film Festival, the position also oversees all aspects of Filmmaker Hospitality and Guest Services, excluding VIP travel arrangements and handling. In addition, the position is responsible for the supervision of the Hospitality Assistant & Programming Interns.


Reports to:                Director of Exhibition & Programming

Status:                        Temporary

Schedule:                   December 3, 2018 — July 2, 2019 (full-time)

July 3rd — July 19th, 2019 (50% time)



QUALIFICATIONS

•  Knowledge or interest in LGBTQ Film/Cinema

•  Familiarity with LGBTQ communities, issues, politics with a strong commitment to diversity and serving underrepresented communities

•  Familiarity with event/film festival operations

•  Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

•  Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

•  Detail-oriented and demonstrated attention to accuracy

•  Responsive to unpredictable workflow and hours

•  Positive and gregarious demeanor, energetic, good-natured

•  Familiarity with hospitality industry helpful

•  Ability to adapt to changing priorities and respond to shifting needs

•  Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work within a budget while maximizing low/no-cost resources

•  Fluency in Macintosh-based applications including MS Office, Filemaker Pro and Adobe Creative Suite

•  Flexible, creative, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a sense of humor


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


FILMMAKER SUPPORT

•  Coordination of sample screeners and materials for Programming team

•  Participate in viewing and creation of long list, short list

•  Communication with filmmakers and producers

•  Completion Fund admin as assigned by Director of Exhibition & Programming, and assist with facilitation of Completion Fund jury meeting


FESTIVAL ADMINISTRATION & DATABASE MANAGEMENT

•  Serve as liaison to Festival Database developer and Withoutabox.com (WAB)

•  Oversee the distribution of the Festival Entry Form and WAB Call for Entries

•  Responsible for organization, maintenance, and updating of Festival Database, files and the inputting and integrity of the data entry (main source for the content of the Festival catalogue and website)

•  Design documentation/training materials and lead staff trainings on Festival Database

•  Communication with filmmakers, distributors and other industry contacts

•  Manage the processing, data entry and cataloguing of all Film Festival entries, research films and related film materials including preview screeners, photos, press materials, and posters

•  Manage pre-screening efforts ensuring all submissions are viewed for consideration in a timely manner

•  Coordination of screeners and materials for Screening Committees and guest curators

•  Assist with all aspects of programming the festival including tracking, soliciting, screening, curating, securing and scheduling films

• Make thoughtful recommendations to the programming team for curatorial and selection purposes

• Conduct program introductions and lead Q&A sessions with attending filmmakers, talent, and subjects. Depending on experience

• Work with Festival Publications Manager in preparation of data and proofreading of select catalogue copy and images



GUEST SERVICES & HOSPITALITY

•  Processing of guest accreditation forms and maintenance of guest records in Festival Database

•  Coordination of home-stay program

•  Supervise and train Hospitality Assistant and Programming Interns

•  Assembly and distribution of guest info packets and badges

•  Coordination and management of operation of Guest Services

•  Coordinate schedules and duties for volunteer Hospitality Hosts and Theatre Hosts

•  Set up and manage Green Room at Castro Theatre

•  Attend daily meetings with Film Festival staff

•  Complete post-Film Festival written wrap report

•  Other duties as assigned by Director of Exhibition & Programming

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

http://frameline.org

Please send cover letter and resume via email to:

Storm Lee, Operations & Systems Manager

slee@frameline.org

Subject: Programming & Hospitality Manager Search



Early applications encouraged. No phone calls, please.


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