Field Producer - Street Movies! Outdoor Screening Series
- Job posted by Scribe Video Center of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Part Time Temporary
Details: $18.50 an hour (part time)
4035 Walnut Street
Scribe Video Center is seeking an experienced event planner/film programmer (Field Producer) to coordinate Street Movies!, an outdoor summer film series. Scribe partners with neighborhood organizations across the region (Philadelphia, Camden and Chester) to present screenings of short independent films in community-based public spaces (vacant lots, parks, playgrounds, etc.) The screenings include live performances (music, spoken-word, dance, etc.), as well as a facilitated discussion of the films. We anticipate seven Street Movies! presentations will take place in August 2018.
The Field Producer enlists neighborhood groups to partner with Scribe; works with groups to develop a film program that is of interest to each selected community; recruits emcees, live performers and technical crew; and writes copy for marketing materials (posters, program guides). A substantial amount of time is spent researching, screening and selecting appropriate independent film works for Street Movies! On the day of screenings, Field Producer, working with a small road crew, is responsible for bringing projection and screening equipment to each outdoor site; set up and breakdown of video, audio and projection equipment. Presentations are video recorded and presented live to the audience.
This is a part time temporary position from late-April to mid-September 2018 and reports to the Program Manager.
Interest and knowledge of world cinema
Knowledge of digital video projection equipment
Knowledge of lighting, video and audio recording
Experience directing live performance for video
Experience setting up sound systems for live concerts
Ability to work with diverse communities
Excellent public speaking skills with an ability to represent Scribe and communicate about our programs to diverse audiences.
Conversant in Spanish.
Valid driver’s license with experience driving a passenger van
Experience supervising staff
Ability to lift and carry equipment
Highly organized and good at inventorying equipment and supplies
Knowledge of Philadelphia area neighborhoods
Scribe Video Center serves a diverse, multi-racial, multi-ethnic constituency in the Philadelphia area and encourages program participation from youth, seniors, people from lower economic classes, all gender identities and all sexual orientations. We look for a staff that is reflective of that diversity.
This is a part time, seasonal position. There will be evening hours during August to supervise the screenings.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To Apply: Please send a cover letter detailing how you would contribute to the programs at Scribe, a current resume, and contact information for three professional references to jobs(at)scribe(dot)org