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Assistant Producer, Radio - Science Friday

We're looking for a creative, curious, and driven assistant producer.

At Science Friday, we’ve spent 28 years exploring everything from the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies. We’re great at broadcasting science. And we’ve always been digital innovators—we created the first podcast in public media, and we streamed a radio show online way back in 1993. But we’re so much more than a radio show. If you’re smart, curious, creative, and—most importantly—passionate about science, we need you on our radio team as an Assistant Producer.

As Assistant Producer, you will be pitching, researching, pre-interviewing and booking guests, and writing host copy for the live Science Friday radio show each week. You’ll also write web copy to accompany your segments, research topics and themes for our live remote broadcasts and long-term projects, and occasionally gather sound in the field.

We’re looking for a creative, curious producer who has experience reporting about science or related topics. Qualified candidates will have some experience producing for radio or podcasts, experience working in a deadline-driven environment, the ability to find unique science stories that look beyond the weekly journal cycle, and a passion for sourcing new voices and diverse guests for our show.

Required Education/Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of work experience covering science or related beats—preferably radio or audio
  • Bachelor’s degree, with journalism education or experience


  • Required Skills:
  • Excellent writing skills, flair for language
  • Strong communicator—in person, in print, and online
  • Strong supporter who can also do independent work
  • Interest in or even love for science, tech, and media
  • Ability to find new angles on over-reported science stories
  • Curiosity about how the world works
  • Ability to vet scientists and expert guests
  • Experience reading and distilling scientific literature for a lay audience
  • Excellent ear for audio; appreciation as listener and creator for the audio world
  • Basic audio production/editing/mixing skills, preferably ProTools or similar
  • Detail-oriented, comfortable with organizational tasks
  • Able to manage multiple short- and long-term deadlines; focused
  • Patient—can dig into research and fact-check with pleasure
  • Basic fluency in social media—you can repurpose and promote audio projects across web and social platforms

Preferred Skills:

  • Radio/audio experience at the national level
  • Basic field producing experience

Application deadline February 14. Cover letters and resumes should be addressed to Christopher Intagliata, Senior Producer and sent to producerjob@sciencefriday.com. Watch out for typos and grammatical errors. You’re applying to be part of a newsroom with a high standard for content.

This position is based in New York City, but some travel may be required. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to send work samples and story pitches and participate in multiple interviews. This is an immediate opening and we will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis. Applicants living outside New York are welcome to apply if willing to travel to New York to participate in interviews.

Diversity creates a healthier and more creative atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Senior Coordinator, Individual Giving


The Senior Coordinator, Individual Giving is a key member of our mid-level giving team and supports cultivating, soliciting and engaging our donors who support WNET’s work with gifts from $1,500 to $24,000 each year. Key responsibilities include:

• Support mid-level donor stewardship and prospect cultivation, including field and process donor calls and requests through donor hotline, in person and via email; coordinate and implement prospect visits and meetings with senior leadership and Development officers, and gathering any necessary briefing materials; manage weekly call sheets for all members of the mid-level giving team; prepare Family Foundation reports and coordinate communication for donor recognition opportunities, including monthly individualized on-air recognition spots;
• Coordinate with external agency for direct mail and email solicitations;
• Coordinate in-house, high-level donor solicitations ($10k+), including letters, proposals, briefings, and supporting materials;
• Oversee personalized donor thank you notes, including welcome package for new mid-level donors;
• Maintain mid-level donor records in donor database;
• Additional duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates will have at least one year of experience in an administrative support role and strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel. Additional qualifications include:
• Strong attention to detail with excellent organizational and problem solving skills;
• Ability to deliver superior customer service, excellent writing and phone manner and ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment;
• BA/BS, or equivalent experience.

Candidates with experience in a fundraising environment and/or fundraising databases (Salesforce) are preferred.

Apply online at www.wnet.org/careers.

WNET New York Public Media
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

Senior Director, Development Operations

The Senior Director, Development Operations is a key role providing strategic leadership to WNET’s fundraising operations unit. The Senior Director of Fundraising Operations collaborates with the WNET management team to establish the development operating environment, vision & implementation roadmap for the entire organization and continues to monitor the landscape to ensure WNET is leveraging new products, features, and technologies that evolve in the marketplace and support the fundraising priorities of the organization.

The Senior Director, Development Operations manages strategy, governance, operations, reporting & analytics and support through thoughtful project management that includes Planning, Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Support. Specific responsibilities include:
• Lead the implementation and production use of WNET’s new CRM system along with the CRM Implementation Project Manager, and executes the day-to-day functions required to manage the operations of these systems;
• Optimize and improve development operating environment (defined as CRM, Online donations, Marketing solution, Business Intelligence application, etc.) to support management of constituent data and actionable analysis;
• Evaluate, develop, articulate, and socialize the future strategy of the fundraising systems;
• Establish, develop, gain consensus, and govern the rules for data management for all fundraising systems;
• Coordinate all fundraising-specific information systems changes with IT for proper integration into network environment, in accordance with system and data governance policies;
• Collaborate with Finance for integration of data with financial systems; facilitate reconciliation of constituent CRM revenue data with accounting systems, in close collaboration with Finance;
• Direct the management of gift acknowledgment program for production and fulfillment, including tax receipting, pledge reminders, stewardship reporting;
• Prepare the budget and forecast for the department;
• Establish and maintain a Production Schedule for routine daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly processing and reporting; analyzes data gathered; provides new ways to synthesize, review and visualize data;
• Collaborate with senior leadership in Development to create and implement annual Fundraising System plans to continually improve efficiency of departmental systems;
• Analyze activities, costs, and operations to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives; manages Return on Investment (ROI) reporting, including revenue vs. expense, budget vs. actual;
• Provide business and advanced technology support to all users across all systems; Identify gaps that may result in future system enhancements, training opportunities, etc.;
• Oversee design, development, and delivery of training programs, targeted to job role, to users of the fundraising systems;
• Additional duties, as assigned.

Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of ten (10) years directly relevant work experience, a BA/BS or equivalent combination of training and experience. Additional qualifications include:
• Systems/technical management, including with a constituent database;
• High-level knowledge of fundraising databases, workflows, documentation, data integrity, quality control, financial controls, and audits;
• Experience with business process re-engineering in a Fundraising department;
• Demonstrated understanding of goals and operational needs of various branches of Fundraising (direct marketing, major and principal giving, planned giving, corporate sponsorship/underwriting, foundation/institutional giving, on-air pledge activity)
• Ability to clearly document complex technical and business processes and communicate technical issues to non-technical staff;
• Experience in project management; vendor management and selection; and demonstrated ability to bring complex projects in on-time and on-budget;
• Experience with staff management.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team; excellent judgment and diplomacy;
• Organized, detail-oriented, creative, problem-solving, strong analytical skills, strong written and oral communication, high energy, fast-paced, deal with pressure and deadlines;
• Ability to work independently, move projects from conceptual stages to launch, and handle multiple and often competing deadlines;
• Strong manager; facilitator; an integrator.
Candidates with experience with Salesforce’s NonProfit Success Pack (NPSP) and Marketing Cloud highly preferred.

Apply online at WNET Careers.

WNET New York Public Media
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7435
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Operations Coordinator - YES Network

The YES Network, the #1 Regional Sports Network in the country, seeks an Operations Coordinator to join its team. This position, which is based out of YES’ Stamford, CT studio, will partner with Production Managers to ensure crews and facilities are procured for each remote broadcast. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Crew Fox Sports and FSN shows in the NY market and process below-the-line payroll for each remote assignment.
  • Review and approve invoices relating to remote broadcast.
  • Disseminate all information (crew, schedule, transmission, contacts, etc)
  • Fill all crew positions for other YES broadcast assignments. remote broadcast assignment.
  • Provide onsite supervision of technical & support crew during select remote broadcasts.
  • Assist in venue coordination, including stadium operations, electricians, other broadcasters, etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 plus years operations/production planning experience
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communications skills are essential
  • Understanding of broadcast, transmission and technical equipment and systems
  • Ability to remain calm and decisive under pressure amid strict time constraints is essential

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUMES TO JOBS@YESNETWORK.COM

 

The YES Network, the #1 Regional Sports Network in the country, features the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Nets. In addition to producing and airing Yankees and Nets games, YES televises live college sports events, as well as original biography, interview and magazine programs, classic Yankees games, and a live simulcast of ESPN Radio's The Michael Kay Show weekday afternoons.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Associate Director, Accounts Payable

Reporting to the Deputy Controller, Accounting Operations, the Associate Director, Accounts Payable will oversee and manage the full cycle accounts payable process for WNET and its subsidiary companies. Responsibilities include disbursements, vendor relations, and reconciliations, with the goals of increasing A/P efficiency and improving A/P processes. Specific responsibilities include:
• Manage day-to-day activities related to A/P, including the supervision of three team members;
• Ensure invoices and payments processed timely, accurately, and conform to policy (check runs, ACH, wires);
• Ensure integrity of vendor records;
• Liaise with vendors and internal departments to resolve issues;
• Develop, implement and maintain systems, procedures and policies, identifying opportunities for efficiencies, to ensure adherence to company guidelines;
• Annual reconciliation and preparation of 1099’s and 1042’s;
• Ensure the highest level of customer service from the entire A/P team;
• Collaborate with ERP team on system upgrades;
• Identify recurring problems, recommend solutions, and identify areas for improvement;
• Additional duties, as assigned.

Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of 7 years of operational accounting experience. Additional responsibilities include:
• Proficiency with ERP systems, Workday is preferred;
• Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to plan, supervise and coordinate the work of financial staff;
• Advanced Excel, strong analytical and organizational abilities;
• Ability to work effectively with senior leaders and staff as well as collaboratively as an effective team member with internal colleagues;
• BA/BS or equivalent experience.

Apply online at WNET Careers.

WNET New York Public Media
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7435
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

Media Services Coordinator


Reporting to the Director of Media Services, the Media Services Coordinator troubleshoots junior level technical issues related to WNET’s Post-Production infrastructure. Key responsibilities will be providing support for PBS Weekend Newshour, answering tickets related to post production, new hire tutorials, ingest infrastructure support, serving as liaison between Media Services and Desktop Services and as main contact for video encoding lab. Additional responsibilities include:
• Answering phone calls and monitor email;
• Monitoring incoming archive; Restoring Scheduall work orders;
• Transcoding all file types;
• Entering metadata for digital assets;
• Providing entry level support for Media Services;
• Additional responsibilities, as assigned.

Qualified candidates will have proficiency in both Mac and PC computer platforms and familiarity with production related equipment. Additional qualifications include:
• Previous experience or internship in post-production;
• Familiarity with Post-Production software FCP, Adobe Premiere, & Avid;
• Knowledge of digital asset management software such as DALET;
• Basic understanding of codecs/file types and file transcoding software such as Episode/Compressor/Mpeg Stream Clip;
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
• BA/BS or equivalent experience;
• Flexible schedule required.

Apply online at WNET Careers

WNET
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, New York 10019
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Podcast Producer (Contractor)

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we also help network with the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen!

As a contract Podcast Producer, we will trust you to:

-Produce 6-8 episodes of the third season of the award-winning podcast the Pay Check, an investigation into the gender pay gap and women's choices about work and money
-Lead all aspects of pre- and post-production, including engineering and recording hosts and guests from remote locations
-Edit, mix, and publish the completed show
-Work with the show's host, reporters and other producers to help develop story and segment ideas
-Write scripts and copy for broadcast

You'll need to have:

-An enthusiasm for digital storytelling with an emphasis on podcasts
-A keen interest in Bloomberg's globe-spanning journalism
-Knowledge on how to use Adobe Audition, the software most commonly used at Bloomberg
-Familiarity with other audio editing software’s, such as Pro Tools and Audacity, is a plus
-A flexible schedule to accommodate irregular hours
-Please note you'll work 20-25 hours a week, and will be contracted until the project is complete

If this sounds like you:

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/80827

If we believe you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Associate Producer, NJTV


NJTV, headquartered at the Agnes Varis NJTV Studio in Newark with additional studios at the Trenton State House and New Jersey City University as well as university content bureaus across the state, strives to engage the community and increase public awareness of critical local issues.

NJTV seeks Associate Producer to pitch, develop, produce, package and publish Jersey-centric news and public affairs coverage. Platforms include flagship live broadcast NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams, NJ Spotlight’s digital assets and daily newsletter, and social networks. Specific responsibilities include:

• Works as part of Editorial team to pitch, research, develop, fact check and gather supporting elements for news stories;
• Coordinates logistical activities (scheduling, booking quests, locations, releases, etc.) of reporting team;
• Reviews raw footage as appropriate in preparation for editing process;
• Assist with graphics, gathers archival footage and interactive materials for both television and digital use.

Qualifications include:
• A minimum of 2 years news gathering experience, candidates with newsroom environment are preferred;
• Excellent copy editing and news story/headline writing skills;
• Superior organizational, interpersonal and project management skills;
• Must possess knowledge of government and social policy issues, on national and state level;
• Familiarity with AP style;
• BA/BS or equivalent experience.

The successful candidate has an interest in news and familiarity with New Jersey issues.

Apply online at NJTV Careers

Public Media NJ
Gateway 2
283-299 Market Street
Newark, NJ 07102

PMNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

 

office Administrator

Based in the New York office, we’re looking for a meticulously organised Administrator to work with the Doc Society team in the US and UK, primarily supporting US operations and administration.

This person will be a key part of the ‘Internal Affairs’ team; working across finance management, non-profit compliance, film grants and contract management as well as office maintenance. With the flexibility to get involved with other projects, including the Good Pitch Local program or helping to host filmmaker events.

This part time position is the anchor for this small team and keeps the office and all program operations running smoothly.

The Administrator will be responsible for:

Ensuring the smooth running of the Doc Society Inc office. Responsibilities to include taking calls, greeting visitors, mail collection, manage petty cash, order office supplies, and other general office duties
Providing administrative support for internal affairs and finance teams, including, but not limited to collecting invoices and receipts, reconciling bank statements, tracking applications and report deadlines, monitoring insurance policies & renewals
Maintaining internal grants and film funds administration systems in collaboration with film team.
Drafting proposals, grant agreements and reports in collaboration with the team at Doc Society, including the fundraising and finance teams.
Assisting on live events and production when necessary
Overseeing company tech & software systems
Crafting and updating social comms
Liaising with the Building Management where required
Overseeing office move
This list is non-exhaustive and other work will come naturally with the ebb and flow of the company

Ideal Qualifications:

A thorough understanding of non-profit operations and 501c3 compliance regulations
Excellent timekeeping and organisational skills
Experience with dropbox, google drive, quickbooks and CMS
Proficient writing skills
Experience in social media platforms, ie Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Experience with databases and record management
Team player committed to radical collaboration and the success of Doc Society’s vision
A self-starter, comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
Confidence in managing database systems
Experience in website/online editing a bonus
DETAILS:

Job title: Doc Society Administrator

Reporting to: Maxyne Franklin, Executive Director

Hours: part-time 9am-5pm - we’re currently looking at this as a part time role with the potential to grow but at the end of the day, what we’re really looking to do is build out the best team so if you’re interested, let’s talk.

Salary: $35k per annum pro rata

Holidays: 28 days per year including Public Holidays

Equity and Inclusion: We want Doc Society be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and to do their best work. Doc Society’s promotion of diversity and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our documentaries and across all of our programmes. We are fully focused on equality and believe in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us who we are.

WHAT WE DO AT DOC SOCIETY

A team of 20 based in London, New York and Amsterdam, we engage and support the global network of documentary filmmakers with direct grants and editorial expertise throughout the life of their film. We work relentlessly to explore new models of funding and distribution to make the projects reach their full potential. To connect filmmakers to new partners from across civil society. To explore how documentary can create social impact and work with change makers on major social justice campaigns. We aim to lead by example – innovate, share and be copied and innovate again.

Our major funders and partners in this work are foundations, state bodies, and individual donors. This includes support from Creative Europe and the Swedish Postcode Foundation in the EU. We are also recipients of state funding in the UK where we manage the national documentary film fund on behalf of the British Film Institute. In the US, we are supported by the Ford Foundation, Compton Foundation, Open Society Foundation, Wyncote Foundation amongst many others.

We believe in radical collaboration and commit to initiatives that lift up our community of funders and cultural organisations to solve structural challenges, together.

To find out more about our organisation go to www.docsociety.org

HOW WE DO IT

We are a small dynamic organisation which can pivot easily and elegantly in response to the needs of the filmmakers and communities we serve. That means we are always ready to embrace new ideas. To roll our sleeves up and deliver with smarts, rigour and perfectionism. We often improvise, without a lot of formal process and set policy. We aim to get the job done right, no matter what.

We want to stay bold, energetic and entrepreneurial whilst also always living up to our core values and creating an environment which is friendly, inclusive, open and collaborative. We are deeply loyal and nurturing of those we work with, inside and outside the office.

Now some people perform best in more structured environments, with someone to regularly report to and a fixed job description with plenty of notice of future plans. DOC SOCIETY offers a more flexible, changeable workplace where people are able to take the initiative.

This way of working is not for everyone. If it all sounds a bit exhausting and uncertain, joining the team at DOC SOCIETY may not be right for you.

If it sounds exciting and liberating, we may be just the place you are looking for.

TO APPLY

Please submit

1) a one pager on why the post of Administrator would be interesting to you and why Doc Society as an organisation is a good fit

2) a resume detailing work experience including contact information (name, email, phone) for two professional references to jobs@docsociety.org with ADMINISTRATOR in the subject.

Apply by Monday Feb 10th.

Film Officer

Based in the New York office, we’re looking for a part time Film Officer to be first port of call for all filmmaker relations and work with our ED and film team in assessing future projects. The Film Officer should have strong editorial instincts and an understanding of non-fiction form and language. This role has the potential to review applications across multiple schemes including our development scheme with Perspective, the Threshold Fund (which supported films such as Knock Down the House and Academy nominee’s Hale County; This Morning This Evening and The Edge of Democracy) and across the Good Pitch Local and Climate Story Lab programs. With ongoing work with grantees in production and post production and experience dependent, potential to offer feedback on cuts and advice on distribution and outreach.

The Film Officer will be responsible for:

Being first point of contact for both new applicants and existing grantees
Reviewing new applications across multiple schemes
Tracking new opportunities for filmmakers and staying up to date with industry news
Liaising with grantee’s on contracts and deliverables
Working with filmmakers to hone their trailers and pitches for Good Pitch Local
Preparing annual reports for our partners
Keeping admin systems up to date
This list is non-exhaustive and other work will come naturally with the ebb and flow of the company

Ideal Qualifications:

A deep understanding and love of non-fiction film
Minimum 3 years experience working in documentary production, grant making or program support
Excellent timekeeping and organisational skills
Knowledge and use of the internet, email, and applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Dropbox, G-Suite.
Proficient writing skills
Team player committed to radical collaboration and the success of Doc Society’s vision
A self-starter, comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
Very strong interpersonal and communication skills (including written and verbal) with an ability to manage a high volume of daily phone and digital communications.
Attention to detail & skilled at managing competing priorities.
DETAILS:

Job title: Film Officer

Reporting to: Maxyne Franklin, Executive Director

Hours: part-time 9am-5pm - we’re currently looking at this as a part time role with the potential to grow but at the end of the day, what we’re really looking to do is build out the best team so if you’re interested, let’s talk.

Salary: $40-50k per annum pro rata dependent on experience

Holidays: 28 days per year including Public Holidays

Equity and Inclusion: We want Doc Society be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and to do their best work. Doc Society’s promotion of diversity and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our documentaries and across all of our programmes. We are fully focused on equality and believe in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us who we are.

WHAT WE DO AT DOC SOCIETY

A team of 20 based in London, New York and Amsterdam, we engage and support the global network of documentary filmmakers with direct grants and editorial expertise throughout the life of their film. We work relentlessly to explore new models of funding and distribution to make the projects reach their full potential. To connect filmmakers to new partners from across civil society. To explore how documentary can create social impact and work with change makers on major social justice campaigns. We aim to lead by example – innovate, share and be copied and innovate again.

Our major funders and partners in this work are foundations, state bodies, and individual donors. This includes support from Creative Europe and the Swedish Postcode Foundation in the EU. We are also recipients of state funding in the UK where we manage the national documentary film fund on behalf of the British Film Institute. In the US, we are supported by the Ford Foundation, Compton Foundation, Open Society Foundation, Wyncote Foundation amongst many others.

We believe in radical collaboration and commit to initiatives that lift up our community of funders and cultural organisations to solve structural challenges, together.

To find out more about our organisation go to www.docsociety.org

HOW WE DO IT

We are a small dynamic organisation which can pivot easily and elegantly in response to the needs of the filmmakers and communities we serve. That means we are always ready to embrace new ideas. To roll our sleeves up and deliver with smarts, rigour and perfectionism. We often improvise, without a lot of formal process and set policy. We aim to get the job done right, no matter what.

We want to stay bold, energetic and entrepreneurial whilst also always living up to our core values and creating an environment which is friendly, inclusive, open and collaborative. We are deeply loyal and nurturing of those we work with, inside and outside the office.

Now some people perform best in more structured environments, with someone to regularly report to and a fixed job description with plenty of notice of future plans. DOC SOCIETY offers a more flexible, changeable workplace where people are able to take the initiative.

This way of working is not for everyone. If it all sounds a bit exhausting and uncertain, joining the team at DOC SOCIETY may not be right for you.

If it sounds exciting and liberating, we may be just the place you are looking for.

TO APPLY

Please submit

1) a one pager on why the post of Film Officer would be interesting to you and why Doc Society as an organisation is a good fit

2) a resume detailing work experience including contact information (name, email, phone) for two professional references to jobs@docsociety.org with FILM OFFICER in the subject line

Apply by Monday Feb 10th.