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Festival Associate Manager, Community Outreach

Sundance Film Festival

Park City, UT 09-14-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Festival Associate Manager, Community Outreach is responsible for conducting community organization outreach and providing the community with access to online and in-person film screenings for the Sundance Film Festival.

Working closely under the Director, Community Programs, and collaborating closely with the Director, Utah Community Outreach and Government Relations, you will support Sundance Institute’s commitment to the Utah community.

This temporary position works full time from Wednesday, October 25, 2023 through Friday, February 23, 2024 and will be required to work extended hours, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet key deadlines and respond to on-call needs as assigned. This position is based out of our Park City, Utah office with regular opportunities to work from home.

Top priorities include but are not limited to…
• Updating and maintaining Utah-based community contacts databases with accurate and up-to-date information.
• Organizing and planning two to three “Festival program review” events for community organizations in Park City and Salt Lake City.
• Conducting outreach to provide tickets to Utah-based communities especially BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, persons with disabilities, refugees, and migrants in Salt Lake County and Summit County.
• Acting as a representative for the program to internal and external partners and responding to program inquiries in a timely manner, including managing the community outreach email inbox.
• Screening films and providing programming recommendations that engage new artistic ideas, enrich civic dialogue, and spark social change.
• Identifying, scheduling, and hosting in-person tabling events to engage communities and share information about Sundance Institute and its programs.
• Attending community and student screenings and conducting pre-screening intros to recognize Utah community sponsors.
• Supporting general duties within the Community Program team.
• Collecting data for grant reporting including; attendance, demographics, screengrabs, and photographs.
• Conducting a comprehensive wrap-report including program summary, statistical graphics, and recommendations for future success.
• Updating department procedures documents and creating estimated timeline documents for the following year.

You have the following direct or transferable skill sets:
• Legal authorization to work in the United States.
• Valid driver’s license and successful completion of MVR background check.
• 2-3 years experience working in community outreach, marketing, or related.
• Outstanding written, interpersonal communication, and public speaking skills with the ability to engage with a variety of people.
• Ability and ease with public speaking.
• Ability to maintain confidential information.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Utah communities and nonprofit organizations preferred.
• Working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) databases such as Airtable and proficiency in Google Suite preferred.

You will be successful in this role if you...
• Manage competing priorities while completing projects by deadlines.
• Value collaboration and work with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
• Demonstrate a passion for accessibility and bridging films with the people they were made for, especially BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and persons with disabilities.
• Consistently develop and maintain creative messaging when conducting email outreach.

In addition to an hourly pay of $24.17, this position is eligible for benefits & perks, highlights include:
• Paid sick leave and Institute holidays
• Employee assistance program
• Employee Wellness Initiatives
• Sundance Film Festival passes and benefits (varies each year)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1419m-44-201-72-250-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $24.17 Per Hour ($ USD)
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Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives. Our annual program includes dramatic and documentary features and short films; series and episodic content; and New Frontier, showcasing emerging media in the form of multimedia installations, performances, and films.