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Docs In Schools Digital Manager

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The Documentary New Zealand Trust
15 Jan 2018
Work type
Work classification
Digital & Technology, Marketing & Media, Screen & Sound


  • ​​An exciting contract opportunity for an innovator
  • For an international documentary film festival
  • Paid contract for 12 months 
  • Start Date: 1 February 2018 or earlier date as agreed


General Description of your Duties:    

The Digital Manager will oversee and develop the DIS Programme.

The appointee’s primary responsibilities are to coordinate the operationalization of the 2018 DIS pilot.  

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and enterprising. S/he will have:

  • project management and marketing experience
  • experience in IT, software development and VOD platforms
  • excellent research, analytical and writing skills
  • familiarity with MS Office, Survey Monkey, Mail-Chimp and EDMs
  • strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team

The appointee will:

  • Liaise with 3rd party VOD platform
  • Liaise with education officials and schools
  • Liaise with other partners and funders
  • Liaise with filmmakers
  • Support curating of films
  • Assist with the development of education resources
  • Scope out how to provide equitable access to students including race, ethnic origins, religion, geographical locations, economic status, physical and mental disabilities
  • Scope out, research and develop a proposal for the future development of DIS
  • Scope out and develop a recommended list of required technical partners and contractors
  • Develop budgets and timelines for DIS
  • Develop the framework and legal documentation for DIS
  • Develop a database of schools and their digital capability
  • Contract the first batch of school “adopters/subscribers’ of the DIS programme
  • Work with the D4S Manager to ensure both D4S and DIS are in sync with and complement each other
  • Such other work as may be required and associated with DIS
  • Develop surveys for schools intending to or participating in DIS
  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals and presentations to third parties
  • Regular written and verbal reports to Doc Edge
  • Assist with such other tasks as required by the directors
How to apply

Please send a cover letter together with your CV and email to info@docedge.nz by the deadline (5pm 15 January 2018).
Interviews with shortlisted candidates will be held after the closing date.  

Written by

The Documentary New Zealand Trust

19 Dec 2017

Interests The Documentary New Zealand Trust is a not-for-profit charitable organisation based in Auckland which was founded in 2004.