Festival Jobs

Position: SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Start Date: May 1, 2016

Job Description: The Social Media Manager works closely with the Festival Producer in developing and executing a year-round social media strategy for the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). This person will analyze trends and enhance IFFLA’s status as the lead in presenting a space via social media for Indian independent cinema.

Duties:

  • Develop and execute the festival’s social media strategy
  • Maintain the festival’s social media platforms with consistent and strategic updates
  • Ensure the consistency of the festival’s brand and identity on all social media platforms
  • Oversee the festival’s budget for Facebook and other social media ads and submit updates on ads progression and success
  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager, Outreach Coordinator and programming department in coordinating content for social media platforms
  • Work closely with the publicity department in coordinating the timeline of social media postings
  • Coordinate with the sponsorship department sponsor deliverables related to social media
  • Track and report outcomes of social media efforts
  • Monitor trends in social media tools, trends and applications and make necessary adjustments to the festival’s social media strategy in an effort to maximize results
  • Supervise the social media intern(s) during festival week
  • Submit a wrap report with final numbers of social media reach post-festival.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years experience in social media
  • Familiarity with social media platforms for film festivals
  • International cinema knowledge and Indian cinema knowledge is a plus
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Experience with basic design and photography
  • Ability to analyze trends and changing markets
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail