The Fabienne Colas Foundation is searching for an Administrator for its’ Being Black In Canada (BBIC) program, the largest filmmaking training, mentorship, and creation program in Canada exclusively for emerging Black filmmakers.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE FABIENNE COLAS FOUNDATION
The Fabienne Colas Foundation (FCF) is a non-profit arts organization. FCF’s mission is to advance arts education and to support the creation, production, promotion, and distribution of film, arts, and culture throughout Canada and abroad. The FCF organizes the professional training program for emerging Black filmmakers called Being Black In Canada, as well as 12 annual arts and cultural festivals: Montreal International Black Film Festival, Toronto Black Film Festival, Haiti en Folie Festival in Montreal & New York City, Fade to Black Festival in Montreal, Quebec Film Festival in Haiti, Halifax Black Film Festival, the Halifax Black Summer Festival, the Calgary Black Film Festival, and the Ottawa Black Film Festival, The Vancouver Black Film Festival and the Salvador Black Film Festival. The FCF positions itself as a space for discussion of the major current artistic, cultural, social, and social-economic issues of our time. For more details, please visit: www.fondationfabiennecolas.org
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE BBIC PROGRAM
Participants are given technical training from industry professionals while they develop, shoot, and post-produce a short 10-minute documentary, receiving mentorship and the opportunity to build industry connections throughout the process. The participants then travel to FCF Black film festivals in Canada to premiere their documentaries. In 2023 BBIC will take place in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax.
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- Assist and support the BBIC Manager, the Festwave Operations Manager, the Program coordinator and Production coordinator in their day to day duties
- Coordinate teams in participating cities
- Manage all communication systems, including phones and emails
- Book Zoom meeting for both class sessions and team meetings
- Manage schedules, including sending daily and weekly schedules and communicating schedule changes to team and students
- Act as a point of contact for students and instructors and coordinators when needed
- Coordinate and manage deliverables when needed
- Manage operations workflow, quality, and schedule adherence
- Assist in short- and long-term objectives of BBIC
- Generate reports for budgets, timelines, and schedules
- Maintain the program calendar and ensure it runs smoothly
- Coordinate BBIC alumni activities if needed
- Act as a liaison between internal and external partners
- Communicate any problems or obstacles to the supervisors
- Any other tasks that will be requested in relation to the progress of the program, Institute, as well as other work and projects within the ecosystem
- Fluently Bilingual (French and English)
- Experience in film industry
- Organized and detailed oriented
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Resourcefulness and the ability to deal with the unexpected
- Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks simultaneously
- Strong organizational and communication skills
- Must have team spirit and be able to work on their own
- Demonstrable proficiency of Microsoft Suites – especially Excel – and Google Docs
- Must be a Canadian Citizen
Hours: Full Time permanent, must be available evenings and weekends when needed for classes, training sessions, shoots, festivals events, etc.
Location: Remote within Canada
Salary: TBD depending on experience
HOW TO APPLY
Submit your CV and cover letter by email to: [email protected] with the subject line: “Application for BBIC Support Role.”
We strongly encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and identities. Please contact us if you have any accessibility needs.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.