The Filmmaker School Visit Coordinator will support the Director of Education and Schools at the Festival Program by selecting, coordinating, scheduling, managing and presenting all online virtual school visits of Festival filmmaker guests to Bay Area K-12 classrooms. Films are selected to support the curriculum of a range of grade levels and subject areas, and all visits are interactive experiences with opportunities for students to engage with filmmakers, industry professionals, and subject area specialists in post-screening discussions and Q&As. Visits also allow the artists the opportunity to gain valuable feedback from younger audiences. All programs are developed in alignment with Common Core and California Educational Standards for Media Literacy.
This is a part-time temporary role from February 8 to March 5 and full-time temporary from March 8 to April 23. This role can be performed remotely, and we will gladly consider candidates from outside the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Responsible for selecting, coordinating, scheduling, managing and presenting all in-school visits of Festival filmmaker guests to Bay Area K-12 classrooms to show and discuss their films.
- Virtual Event Producing as needed, including talent communication, scheduling tech checks, leading tech checks, send participant guide.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Experience working with youth in a K-12 educational setting
- Comfortable with public speaking (in the virtual setting)
- Background in filmmaking, film studies, and/or education through either work experience or education
Pay rate: $17.50 per hour, eligible for overtime pay
This position will be expected to work overtime during the SFFILM Festival.
Due to current health restrictions, all interviews will take place over Zoom, with a preference for video. If we reach out to you for an interview, please let us know if you require any technical accommodations or support.
SFFILM is committed to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) in 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. SFFILM believes that increasing diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion is an ongoing and long-term process that is vital to our success as an organization and the impact of our programs.
SFFILM welcomes candidates with diverse professional and personal backgrounds and experiences to apply. 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.