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Audience Development Coordinator - NZIFF 2019

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Job details

Organisation
New Zealand International Film Festival
Closes
3 Mar 2019
Region
Wellington
Work type
Full time employment, Contract
Work classification
Marketing & Media, Screen & Sound

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ROLE DESCRIPTION / NGĀ RAUKURA O TE TŪRANGA

The Audience Development Coordinator uses a variety of resources to identify, reach and communicate with niche community groups, key influencers and relevant organisations and businesses, all with a sales approach to promoting NZIFF films. The Audience Development Coordinator will be the main contact for these relationships, managing group bookings through to successful conclusions.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE / NGĀ PUKENGA

  • Experience in philanthropic relationships in the Arts is beneficial
  • Knowledge of non-profit sector fundraising
  • Entrepreneurial approach to networking
  • Previous experience managing a CRM database is advantageous
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), project management tools Slack and Trello, cloud-based CRM tools, file management tool Dropbox, and ideally Adobe software (Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Competent and confident phone skills with the ability to cold call in a warm and engaging way
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and spoken
  • Methodical and enterprising research habits
  • Ability to manage colleagues and volunteers to ensure projects deliver on time
  • International film festival experience would be beneficial but not necessary

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ NGĀ TAKOHANGA

  • Develop the strategies for audience development, in conjunction with the Communications Manager & Festival Director, and aligned with the NZIFF marketing strategies
  • Work with the Festival Director, Programmers and Publicists to identify and prioritise areas of audience development, identify fundraising potential and engagement for films within the programme
  • Put outreach strategies into action in each region as NZIFF travels around New Zealand with the help of colleagues, volunteers and venue staff
  • Develop and manage direct marketing materials on particular films or groups of films to distribute to appropriate businesses, community groups, retail stores, libraries etc. 
  • Leverage Ticketing Agency(s) databases for targeted direct mail and promotion opportunities
  • Manage and update the CRM database (cloud-based software Insightly) of business and community contacts
  • Manage fundraising and group booking requests as they arise
  • In consultation with the Communications Manager coordinate agreed outdoor activations
  • Assist All Ages Programmer with coordination of Shorts for Schools screenings

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT

This is a full-time contract position for the period of 6 May to 23 August 2019.

How to apply

Please first request a full job description and further application details by e-mailing recruitment@nziff.co.nz

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 3 March. Early applications are encouraged.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Thursday 21 March.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or must already hold a valid NZ work visa. This position is Wellington based.

Written by

NZIFF

12 Feb 2019