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The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging people of any race, color, gender identity, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply for positions.

 

Website and Digital Services Manager

Part of our Marketing team, the Website and Digital Services Manager is responsible for developing, managing and maintaining the website and ticketing systems for the organization.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interface with Tessitura, JBFC’s CRM for ticketing, fundraising, customer relationship management, and support tickets
  • Manage organizational web structure, both public- and private-facing
  • Manage and adjust the online experience based on analytics data and A/B tests to align with business goals
  • Work with Customer Service to identify areas of improvement for the online user experience
  • Design custom queries and processes based on business goals for non-technical users
  • With direction from designers, produce templates and public-facing web experiences
  • Advise different departments on structuring web experiences/offers/landing pages to achieve specific business goals
  • Work as part of team investigating new technologies and evaluating them for the institution
  • Liaise with and oversee outside vendors as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable in HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and at least one other programming language
  • Knowledgeable in relational databases (SQL and variants)
  • Basic knowledge of Git and other command line utilities
  • WordPress management and customization (PHP experience a plus)
  • Experience with HTML email and Email Service Providers (Mailchimp, Sendgrid, Postmark, etc)
  • Experience with analytics and optimization tools (Google Analytics, Tag Manager and Optimize)
  • System and cloud administration (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Heroku, etc)
  • Basic Windows troubleshooting
  • Availability to deal with occasional service issues outside of regular office hours.

Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus a benefits package including paid health insurance for the employee.

Please send resume, cover letter and three references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Website and Digital Services Manager 17” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging people of any race, color, gender identity, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

 

Development Administrator and Project Coordinator

We seek a full time Development Administrator and Project Coordinator (DPAC)  to become part of a dynamic team responsible for raising over $2.7 million annually in support of JBFC’s film, education and outreach programs. This newly created position will be an integral part of the Development team, responsible for assisting in planning and implementing JBFC’s fundraising efforts in close collaboration with the Director of Development (DOD), supporting her in the cultivation and engagement of donors. The DPAC manages the projects and activities of the DOD and serves as a liaison to the Development staff, the Executive Director, and the Development Committee to generate and sustain philanthropic support for the JBFC.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting all Silver Screen Circle renewal and prospect letters. Responsible for generating Silver Screen Circle mailings and membership cards. Silver Screen Circle members make annual contributions at the $2,500 and above levels.
  • Working with the DOD to produce Silver Screen Circle brochures and campaign materials.
  • Drafting and sending out all major donor thank you letters and related correspondence.
  • Conducting research on targeted prospects. Prepare donor and prospect profiles for DOD, ED, and board members in advance of meetings and events.
  • Serving as project manager for special fundraising campaigns and initiatives such as year-end appeal, and a potential endowment campaign.
  • Assisting the DOD on all of the fundraising components of special events, including implementing fundraising strategy, working with event leadership, benefit committee, honorees, and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinating all logistics, including report preparation, for development and nominating committee meetings.
  • Maintaining and updating records within Tessitura following meetings with DOD, ED, Development and Nominating Committees.
  • Scheduling meetings and coordinating the DOD’s/organizational calendars
  • Overseeing and executing managerial duties on behalf of the DOD when she is out of the office.

 

Applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • Be very well-organized, able to plan strategically, set priorities and focus on details while not losing sight of the big picture, with the flexibility to welcome and embrace change, and the ability to balance the many challenges inherent in an active and vibrant environment.
  • Be a highly personable and positive individual, with integrity, a strong work ethic, and a sense of humor, who enjoys participating in social events, works effectively with trustees, donors, volunteers, and inside staff, and who relishes taking an active, public role in the cultivation and solicitation of donors, and as a representative of the JBFC. A willingness to engage with audiences and donors outside of traditional office hours on a regular basis is a key component of this position.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of the operations and organization of a not for profit organization, and experience with fund raising technology and integrated database systems. Tessitura experience is a decided plus.
  • Be someone with initiative, creativity, and energy, who enjoys working as a team player but also has the capability to work independently and as a self-starter.
  • Have a genuine interest in cinema, media education and the arts in general, understand and support the JBFC’s mission and appreciate the important role cultural institutions play in the life of a vibrant community, and have the ability to articulate this mission and role to others.
  • Have at least two to three years of applicable office experience.  Fund raising experience in a not for profit organization is a decided plus.

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus a benefits package including paid health insurance for the employee.

Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Development Administrator and Project Coordinator 18” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging people of any race, color, gender identity, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

 

Finance Assistant (Part Time)

We seek a part time Finance Assistant that will report to the Controller. The Finance Assistant will be responsible for supporting the activities of the Finance Department.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as the primary paymaster for the organization.
  • Participate in the monthly reconciliations of the organization’s accounts, as directed by the Controller.
  • Prepare financial reports and presentations as directed by the Controller.
  • Maintain accounts payable and payroll filing systems.
  • Execute the physical day to day activities of the finance office, including ordering of supplies.
  • Prepare reports and schedules for the annual audit as needed by the Controller. Provide onsite support to auditors during the annual audit.
  • Provide onsite support to JBFC staff as needed.
  • Other duties as needed or required.

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and 1+ years’ experience in computerized payroll systems required. Direct experience with Paychex and its modules (HR, TLO and Payroll Preview) a significant plus.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software. Direct experience with accounts payable and receivable, and vouchering of invoices using Quickbooks Pro, a significant plus.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills within a team setting.
  • Have the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent attention to detail required.

 

This is a part time position, 20-25 hours per week with a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday schedule at a $20.00/hourly rate.

 

Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Finance Assistant 18 “in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

 

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging people of any race, color, gender identity, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

 

Usher, Theater

The Jacob Burns Film Center seeks part-time, year-round ushers to support the operations of our five -screen, independent, art-house cinema. Ushers are responsible for the seating and safety of all audience members in all theaters.

 

Ushers are expected to provide the highest level of customer service to all audience members, visiting artists, special guests, and fellow staff members. Ushers are also expected to carry out any job function that theater management deems as appropriate and necessary for the purposes of caring for, maintaining, and improving our facilities, and customer experience.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Politely assisting guests to the correct theater for their screening.
  • Quickly and thoroughly cleaning theaters in between screenings. Visually sweep theaters for safety hazards and necessary repairs.
  • Consistently maintain cleanliness of restrooms.
  • High level of communication with managers, co-workers and patrons
  • Provide undivided attention to patrons while assisting them with their needs
  • Properly assisting guests with special needs
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the building; lobby, restrooms and theaters
  • Show up for shifts when scheduled, with flexibility for change in schedules
  • Maintaining knowledge of current and future film programming and education courses.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Applicant should demonstrate the following:

  • Outgoing personality with an interest or love of film
  • Experience with customer service including volunteering and interning
  • Leadership capabilities and self motivation to perform tasks and learn new things
  • Ability to think quickly and remain calm in a busy environment
  • Politeness and patience with the desire to work hard and have fun

 

Salaries are hourly and begin at $11.00/hour

 

Applicants must be available to work primarily evenings and weekends, and at least 3 shifts (20 hours) per week during these hours. The theater is open 365 days a year, and night/weekend/holiday availability and flexibility is a must.

 

Please click here for an application. Hiring remains open year-round. When positions become available, candidates who are being considered will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview.

 

Send completed application and references via email only to theaterjobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Theater Usher” in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls please.

 

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging people of any race, color, gender identity, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

 

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