Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $38,000
Maximum: $42,000



Application Deadline



North Carolina
United States


Position Description & Responsibilities:

The Program Manager will oversee the Mentorship & Grants Programs and reports to the Executive Director & Business Director. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

● Mentorship Program:

The PM works with the ED to build and maintain the Mentorship Program, pairing established filmmakers with emerging filmmakers and emerging filmmakers with new filmmakers. Responsibilities include:

o Lead correspondence and outreach to potential mentors and mentees;

o Organize the pair-ups for Speed Mentorship sessions during the Artists Convening;o Facilitate meetings between mentors and mentees;

o Conduct regular check-ins to determine progress;

o Maintains detailed records of the complete process.

● Grant Program:

The PM works with the ED to maintain two Grant Programs: Research and Development Grants, and Production Grants. Responsibilities include:

o Establish communication with national and regional organizations, regional film festivals and university film programs to promote the grants and mentorship programs;

o Updates the database of all potential organizational partners;

o Promotes the call for entries;

o Provides constructive feedback upon request to applicants in process and to rejected


o Maintains detailed records of the panel process.

Preferred Qualification Requirements:

● Business and program management experience within a non-profit setting;

● Exceptional leadership, organizational and planning skills, with demonstrated experience managing

multiple projects effectively and collaboratively;

● Strong familiarity with submission management software such as Submittable;

● Strong knowledge of film production processes and budgets, and crowdfunding systems; (First-hand

experience preferred, i.e., Producer, Director, Associate Producer);

● Impeccable attention to detail;

● Demonstrated oral and written communication skills;

● Commitment to documentary storytelling;


This is a full-time, salaried position ranging from $38,000 to $42,000 (depending on experience). The PM will receive, 10 days PTO + Federal holidays and a monthly health insurance stipend ($240-$300 per month).

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

  1. To apply, send cover letter, resumé and 3 references (two professional, one personal) to:
  2. Please include in the subject line of the email: PM Job Applicant. No phone calls or visits, please.