Festival Jobs

Event Producer
Dates: December – April
  • Act as point person for IFFLA galas
  • Manage other IFFLA special events and Filmmaker Lounge with Events Coordinator.
  • Create event timeline and manage accurate execution
  • Work within budget given by Managing Director and track all expenses (once approved)
  • Manage pre-planning and day-of logistics including but not limited to: venue search, venue contracts, venue logistics, caterer search & logistics, design & décor, sponsor and VIP set-up.
  • Identify and negotiate in kind donations for venue decor and furniture
  • Identify and arrange entertainment (Dancers or DJs or a local band or as suitable)
  • Manage guest lists and RSVPs for galas with support from Events Coordinator
  • Supervise and manage load-in, set-up, and breakdown of the galas.
  • Coordinate signage needs for galas, sponsors and VIPs, as needed.
  • Work closely with the volunteer coordinator in staffing and training volunteers for galas.
  • Attend weekly IFFLA staff meetings, conference calls, and other department meetings as needed.
  • Oversee and prepare events department wrap report and include all timelines, templates and documents with the support from Events Coordinator.