[Frameworks] Job call: CSIF Operations Coordinator

From: CSIF Programming (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Aug 12 2010 - 13:28:19 PDT

The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) is seeking
applications for the position of Operations Coordinator.

Application Deadline: September 1 at 12pm (noon).

The Coordinator will be responsible for the following major duties:

Overseeing the daily operations of the organization including
accounting and financial operations; grant writing and reporting;
maintaining membership records; researching and implementing
fundraising and sponsorship opportunities and alternative revenue
sources; representing CSIF interests with other member organizations.


The Operations Coordinator acts with the mandate of the Calgary
Society of Independent Filmmakers to administer the operations of the
society. Applicants must have strong administrative skills including
bookkeeping/accounting, budgeting, strong oral and written
communication skills with a proven record of successful grant writing.
Applicants must be able to work independently as well as a part of a
team. Knowledge of the Canadian media arts, filmmaking and/or artist-
run centres would be an asset.


Setting financial priorities; developing and overseeing short
and long-term operational planning for the organization in
collaboration with the Production, Programming and Communications
Coordinators, Committees and the Board of Directors
Managing all financial activity, including bookkeeping, banking,
and preparing regular financial reports for the Board of Directors
Overseeing the operational management of the society, including
negotiating and managing contracts
Developing short and long-term strategies to meet fundraising
targets and seek out new avenues of revenue
Researching, writing and coordinating operational, special
project and employment grant applications (governmental, foundational,
corporate, and private)
Coordination and administration of fundraising events
Attending all Board of Director and Committee meetings as required
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required for
screenings and special events

The position is permanent, full-time (35 hrs / week) with a starting
annual salary of $35,000 $40,000 depending on experience. There is
an expectation that incumbents will be available to work on Saturdays,
and will attend and support events held outside of regular business
hours as needed. Health benefits are a possibility to be discussed
with the successful applicant.

As CSIF evolves to meet changing needs, so will the roles required of
its staff. Accordingly, applicants should be aware that this document
might not necessarily represent the full role that the occupant will
perform in the long term. This document is intended to provide an
overview of the incumbent's role at the date of advertisement.

All applications must include a cover letter, a current resume,
writing sample and three letters of reference.

Applications will be accepted until September 1 at 12pm. They can be
delivered to the CSIF at Building J2, (Currie Barracks) during open
hours of 10 am 5 pm, Tuesday - Saturday, or mailed to J2, 2711
Battleford Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7L4. Faxed or e-mailed
applications will not be accepted. Late applications will not be

More information: www.csif.org

The CSIF is an equal opportunity employer. Selections will be made
without regard to race, religion, sex, disability, marital status,
age, or national origin.

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