Toronto International Film Festival Intern, Executive Office Contract in Toronto, ON

Toronto International Film Festival

Branch Toronto ON CA

Intern, Executive Office
Toronto, ON

High computer proficiency (Microsoft Office experience preferred, knowledge of g-mail, databases and Internet). FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017….

Submission Deadline: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017

TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema to film lovers in our home TIFF Bell Lightbox. Our aim is to become a creative community and global leader, and one of the world’s premiere organizations in the discovery and understanding of film.

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is hiring for the contract position of:


Reporting to the Senior Coordinator, Executive Office the Executive Office Intern will assist with the preparation and execution of Executive and Board of Directors Trips, as well as day-to-day office tasks and projects. We are interested in applicants who have a specific interest in Arts Administration or Film. This internship is an ideal opportunity for a student or a recent graduate of an applicable degree or diploma programme.


    • Provide support in administrative duties, including: booking, scheduling, minute taking, faxing, mailing and filing
    • Assist with the maintaining and drafting of materials for the Board of Directors
    • Assist with the logistics for Executive and Board of Directors trips
    • Assist with organizational data collection for the development of the 2018 – 2022 Strategic Plan and the reporting of the 2013-2017 Strategic Plan
    • Assist in the planning and creation of an internal stats hub
    • Assist Executive Office staff in the stewardship of the Board of Directors, attending Board related functions as necessary
    • Research as directed
    • Attend internal meetings, as assigned
    • Run errands, as needed
    • Other duties, as assigned

Minimum Requirements

    • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post secondary or equivalent programme in arts or cultural management, or film studies
    • Superior oral and written communication skills
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Ability to work well individually and with a team
    • Excellent phone manner
    • Solid research skills
    • High computer proficiency (Microsoft Office experience preferred, knowledge of g-mail, databases and Internet)
    • Previous experience using Google Docs and Google Sites for working collaboratively in a team environment
    • Familiarity with TIFF and its activities
    • Interest in Film is an asset
    • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends

Contract Dates

    • March 6, 2017 to June 23, 2017

How to Submit & Application Deadline

    • Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references as one (1) PDF or Word document, by 5pm on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017.
    • All applications must be submitted online through the posting found on our website tiff.net/careers.
    • Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-01
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