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Audience Development Coordinator - NZIFF 2020

New Zealand International Film Festival

Job details

Organisation
New Zealand International Film Festival
Closes
15 Mar 2020
Region
Wellington
Work type
Full time employment, Contract
Work classification
Education & Development, 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
  • Advanced and demonstrated knowledge of social media platforms
  • 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  11 May to 28 August 2020.

This position is Wellington based.

How to apply

TO APPLY / TONO MAI

To apply, please first request the full job description and further application details by emailing recruitment@nziff.co.nz.

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 15 March, unless filled prior. Early applications are encouraged, with interviews likely to commence prior to the date of closing. Shortlisted candidates will be notified no later than Friday 20 March.

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

Written by

NZIFF

28 Feb 2020