SFFILM’s Education department is seeking a motivated candidate with an interest in education, data management, and film/media to support outreach for education and family programming. The Education and Outreach Coordinator position reports to the Director of Education and supports the Education Manager in all areas of program tracking and amplification. Our Education team serves more than 15,000 students and teachers every year, from kindergarten through college, to develop media literacy, cultural awareness, global understanding and a lifelong appreciation of cinema. SFFILM Education aims to cultivate students’ imaginations, prepare them for filmmaking careers, and empower them to succeed in a media-saturated world.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with students, families, and educators, and an affinity for metrics and communication strategies. This role will require a comfort with both in-person and written outreach initiatives to educators and families, while bringing strong attention to detail and data management to Education program tracking.
This is a seasonal position with a start date of January 9th, 2023 and an end date of May 26th, 2023. Application review begins November 28. Position open until filled. The position is full-time, 40 hours per week with an hourly rate of $21 per hour.
Covid-19 Safety: This position is a student and public-facing role, and is required to provide proof of “up-to-date” vaccination and comply with all SFFILM COVID-19 safety policies for employment.
- Oversee the updating and collection of impact metrics for all education programs, including but not limited to: number of programs presented, attendance, demographics, and qualitative assessments.
- Maintain Education’s evaluation work and surveying systems, working with SFFILM’s Communication and Development team to unify Education surveying projects with org-wide data collection standards.
- Manage the deployment and successful response strategies of teacher and student surveys and survey results.
- Manage and implement email outreach efforts to educators and other potential Education program participants.
- Expand the Education team’s outreach, including researching and making recommendations for new school contacts and community partners.
- Create outreach materials and help shape communication strategy.
- Provide other administrative and constituent support as needed.
- Support Education funder and sponsor fulfillment in partnership with SFFILM’s Development department.
- Maintain Communications team timelines for all Education team deliverables.
- Manage overall Education data tracking, collection, outreach, and reporting calendar.
- Support integration of SFFILM’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility efforts into Education’s reporting and outreach strategies.
- Provide additional program support to the Education Department as needed.
- Assist our in-person and virtual education programs, screenings & classroom visits, as needed.
- Experience with outreach in an educational setting.
- Five to seven years of direct experience managing fundraising portfolios with demonstrated success in closing gifts of $10,000-$500,000 and above.
- Excellent attention to detail, project management and organizational skills.
- Strong public speaking skills; ability to speak to and command attention of large groups of students.
- Ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced working environment.
- Understanding and appreciation of media literacy and the use of film as an educational resource.
- Excellent computer skills. Knowledge of Google Suite, Zoom, Adobe Creative Cloud (especially InDesign), Basecamp, FileMaker Pro, MailChimp, or Formstack is a plus.
- Experience with data analytics and program evaluation a plus.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Self-directed with the ability to take initiative and anticipate actions needed.
- Interest in film festivals or film organizations.
- Confidence working with students of all ages, K-12.
- Must be able to pass a LiveScan and provide results from a TB test.
- Background in arts education, filmmaking instruction and/or K-12 education a plus.
- Experience teaching in classrooms or non-traditional learning environments a plus.
- Knowledge of SFUSD and the broader Bay Area education community a plus.
SFFILM is deeply committed to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) in both its internal management and external programming. Since 2018, the organization has actively been working in collaboration with two Advisory Boards focused on accessibility and inclusivity and officially began work with a DEI consultant in 2019 to further invest in and build on that work. Candidates are invited to discuss their interest and involvement in DEAI practices in their cover letter, and ask us more about our DEAI process in their interview.
SFFILM, in accordance with federal and state law, is an equal-opportunity employer. SFFILM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy/childbirth, medical condition, disability, age, ancestry, marital status, citizenship or veteran status. This nondiscrimination policy covers all candidates, staff members, interns, and volunteers.