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Executive Director

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Video Trust
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Grandville, MI

Video Trust


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Published 4 days ago

January 1, 2021
December 18, 2020
$30,000 - $40,000Actual salary commensurate with experience. Salary increases annually, based on performance.

The Video Trust organization is seeking to hire an Executive Director. This will be a contract/freelance, part-time, salaried position that can work remotely within the United States. 

Who We Are

Video Trust is a non-profit corporation dedicated to strengthening media collection development in libraries. Video Trust fulfills its mission of connecting libraries and film distributors through educational events and other professional development opportunities, and sponsoring research. Video Trust advocates at all levels for adequate attention to the critical understanding and appreciation of film and media resources in scholarly research, instruction, entertainment, media literacy, and cultural preservation. More information can be found here: https://videotrust.org/.

What we do

Programming

Video Trust Board Members produce regular webinars that provide vital perspective on pressing issues in the ever-changing world of library media and an annual Virtual Market that gives vendors and librarians a way to connect and discuss video needs, content, and new films. 

Master Title Database

Video Trust is currently in the process of assembling and hosting a publicly accessible database of educational video rights and related information for use by distributors and media librarians. 

Publication

Coming in 2021 is the creation and publication of an online journal exploring the issues pertinent to the field of media librarianship in the 21st century. 

Academic Libraries Video Trust (ALVT)

ALVT is a service facilitating the preservation of out-of-distribution audiovisual works in the collections of member libraries. More information can be found at https://alvt.videotrust.org/about/faq 

Executive Director Responsibilities

We are looking for a motivated Executive Director with experience in areas specifically related to expanding our membership base, fundraising, and launching an online journal focused on scholarship concerning video for libraries and the use of video in education. 

  • Develop the reach and value of Video Trust to film distributors and librarians who manage video collections.
  • Report to the Executive Board and work with the Board to set and achieve goals.
  • Develop and execute a plan for fundraising.
  • Work independently to market the Video Trust organization.
  • Increase Membership - public librarians, media librarians K-12 and Higher Ed.
  • Increase ALVT memberships and manage the project
  • Oversee spending and budget
  • Represent Video Trust at conferences, events, etc.
  • Hire and manage independent contractors for projects as needed
  • Manage journal publication. 

Qualifications

  • Proven self-motivator who displays vision and leadership.
  • At least 4-6 years of professional experience in nonprofit leadership.
  • Proven success with both direct marketing and marketing to institutions.
  • Demonstrated success with fundraising and grant writing in a non-profit setting.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Some experience in the following: program development, working with film/video in libraries, and website management.

Salary range $30,000-$40,000. Actual salary commensurate with experience. Salary increases annually, based on performance.

The Video Trust organization is seeking to hire an Executive Director. This will be a contract/freelance, part-time, salaried position that can work remotely within the United States. 

Who We Are

Video Trust is a non-profit corporation…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Executive

Location

Grandville, MI

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