Jun 25, 2021
The Winnipeg Film Group is seeking a leader to fill the permanent, full-time position of Distribution & Archive Manager.
The Distribution & Archive Manager will manage the acquisition, distribution, and preservation of films in the Winnipeg Film Group’s catalogue. The ideal candidate will have well-developed administrative abilities, can successfully balance multiple projects and deadlines, is a people person with excellent communication skills, and is artistically-minded. They will enjoy being part of a close-knit, fun, and artistic team, working collaboratively to carry out the mission of the organization and Department. They can expect to have a great impact on the artists we represent and on the WFG itself.
The Distribution & Archive Manager will strategically develop and promote the WFG’s collection via film festivals, broadcast and online initiatives, curated programs, special initiatives, and partnerships. The Distribution & Archive Manager should be comfortable developing and maintaining relationships with artists, programmers, curators, institutions, festivals, and platforms. The Distribution & Archive Manager is responsible for both the physical and digital assets of the collection.
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
The Distribution and Archive Manager will work 35 hours per week. The core job takes place Monday to Friday however occasional evening and weekend work will be required.
The WFG provides a Comprehensive Benefits Package that includes sick time, 3 weeks’ vacation, extra time off at Christmas, access to group benefits package (after 3 months), and access to a matching RRSP plan (after one year). Travel and Professional Development opportunities will be available.
START DATE: As soon as possible.
Most WFG staff are still working remotely although some on-site work will be expected from the Distribution & Archive Manager, following distancing rules as required.
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The WFG is working to acknowledge and address the harms we have caused and are committed to the ongoing work of building anti-oppressive and inclusive practices. We encourage individuals from equity-seeking groups to apply and to identify this in their cover letter.
Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, August 4 2021 at midnight CDT
The WFG will contribute up to $1,000 for relocation costs for someone moving from out of province, provided they are able to being working remotely as soon as possible and are committed to move to Manitoba no later than January 10, 2022.