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Programming and Outreach Coordinator (Community Arts Coordinator)

CineVic is hiring two summer assistant positions in July & August 2024 through the Canada Summer Jobs program!
} 11:59 pm
$19.50 per hour
The posting will remain open until the position is filled

Term: 9 weeks, July 2nd to August 30th, 2024 Hours, with potential for some remote work.

Candidates must be between 15-30 years old at the start of employment, and eligible to work in Canada.


CineVic is an artist-run, non-profit society supporting independent filmmakers and media artists with accessible programming, affordable equipment, professional development resources, and cinematic exhibition opportunities since 1991. Our large inventory of film and video equipment is available to both CineVic members and the community. More information on our programming and services can be found at

CineVic acknowledges and respects the long and continuing history of the Ləkʷəŋən-speaking people, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, on whose traditional and unceded territory we carry out our creative activities.

Position Summary The Programming and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for acting as the primary contact between CineVic, our membership, and the community at large. This includes: front-line in-person communications at our downtown headquarters; electronic communications and marketing; member orientation and support; coordination of workshops, events, programming, and volunteers; day-to-day office operations. The Programming and Outreach Coordinator is intimately familiar with the local independent film and media arts community.

Duties The Programming and Outreach Coordinator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as the first point of contact with membership and the public; manage and respond to inquiries about the organization and our programs.
  • Provide support and orientation to prospective and current members.
  • Planning and delivery of workshops, events, and other programming including an annual film festival.
  • Create and manage content for e-newsletter, social media, website, press releases, and other promotional materials.
  • Create and manage marketing, sponsorship, and community outreach plans.
  • Conduct ongoing outreach and partnerships with other local festivals, educational institutions, First Nations, and community arts organizations.
  • Maintain a database of members, productions, and contact lists.
  • Maintain the film and book library and general file archives.
  • Day-to-day office tasks such as invoicing, taking payments, shared cleaning responsibilities, keyholding, and open/close of retail space.
  • Other such duties as may be required by the Equipment Manager and Executive Director from time to time.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent, and post-secondary education in communications, film, video, or media arts (degree or certification preferred; one year of study minimum).
  • Effective time management and multitasking skills in both independent and team-based work environments.
  • Experience in front-line customer service, with excellent in-person and digital communication skills.
  • Experience in event coordination and promotion including volunteer recruitment and management.
  • Experience and demonstrated creativity in areas of media, communications, marketing, writing, graphic design, and public relations.
  • Proven attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to be organized, set priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure, and take initiative in troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Experience in collaboration with diverse individuals, including those facing social exclusion or barriers, people with disabilities, and marginalized/equity-seeking communities.
  • Ability to work in a Mac environment and learn new programs and platforms; proficiency with Word, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign, Final Cut Pro, WordPress, Mailchimp, Quickbooks, Google Docs and Sheets, email, social media, survey software, and cloud/shared files and folders.
  • Proven ability to write project proposals, press releases, and reports.
  • Positive attitude and proven interest in continually building knowledge, skills, and expertise.
  • Experience working with artist-run centres, collectives, or non-profit organizations an asset; passion and experience in filmmaking/media arts preferred.


How To Apply To apply, email a resume and cover letter to indicating which position you are applying for. CineVic supports equity, diversity, accessibility, inclusion, and reconciliation in our workplace and programming. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, especially those who can contribute to the diversification of ideas and lived experiences within our organization, including individuals that are underrepresented in the labour market such as Indigenous, Black, and other racialized groups, 2SLGBTQI+, and persons with disabilities. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis as applications are received. Posting will remain open until the position is filled.

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