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Education Outreach Coordinator

We seek a full time Education Outreach Coordinator who supports the grassroots communication, relationship management, and administration of public and school-based programs. This position reports directly to the Administrative Director of Education and Manager of School Programs, and works closely with all education department staff and faculty on program implementation. The Education Outreach Coordinator will also collaborate with the Marketing Department to maintain and grow the constituent base, and support messaging about the work, the institution, and their combined impact.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to strategic outreach and effective marketing of the JBFC education mission to schools, organizations, volunteers, and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinate off-site education event branding, including signage, promotional materials and giveaways, and visual presentation in collaboration with the Marketing Department.
  • Manage and update media and copy for public courses and school programs on the website and database.
  • Write copy and source images for public and school programs for the website.
  • Draft and disseminate monthly public courses and school programs e-bulletins.
  • With support from faculty, create and maintain educational content for the website on a monthly basis.
  • Support production of media content for both curriculum and outreach purposes.
  • In collaboration with faculty, coordinate the student critic program.
  • Lead communication in planning and scheduling of education trailer production each semester.
  • Coordinate logistics for JBFC Kids, including Family Saturdays at the Lab, JBFC on Location, and Theater Screenings.
  • Directly support the education department’s special events and training sessions.
  • Manage marketing, outreach, branding, and communication efforts in all formats of JBFC Education programs, including writing copy with lead faculty in concert with the Marketing and Art Departments.
  • Manage the editorial content and schedule for the education blog.
  • Contribute to and promote the use of social media for the Education department in collaboration with the Marketing department.
  • Additional duties as deemed appropriate by the Department Supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree.
  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years education program administration and/or communications experience.
  • Expertise as a social media user who understands how to manage content on various platforms.
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize according to project deadlines, with flexibility to adjust as deadlines and information change.
  • The ability to plan in advance, meet deadlines, create and stick to plans, as well as a love of checklists.
  • Be someone with initiative, creativity, and energy who enjoys working as a team player and can motivate and work independently.
  • Computer literate, with strong understanding of Excel, Word and Outlook. Familiarity with Tessitura a plus.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal, and both verbal and written communication skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Have a genuine interest in the arts and education, and understand and support the organization’s nonprofit mission and operations.
  • 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.
  • Availability for evening and weekends on an as-needed basis.
  • JBFC programs are held in multiple locations throughout the region; being able to transport oneself by car is a 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 “Education Outreach Coordinator 17” in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls please.

Learn more about the organization at www.burnsfilmcenter.org

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.


 

Assistant to the Executive Director

We seek a highly organized, self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills for the full time position, Assistant to the Executive Director (ED). This person will be a key liaison between the ED and the departments within the organization, the Board of Directors, and outside organizations and individuals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling appointments and making travel arrangements
  • Managing business and social calendars;  keeping contacts current
  • Drafting and tracking correspondence
  • Managing Board of Directors relations, communications, scheduling
  • Maintaining files
  • Following up and following through on myriad requests
  • Special projects in development, marketing/social media, event management and institutional planning

Applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • Strong office professional with multiple years’ experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workflow
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills
  • Able to take direction but work independently
  • Have a working knowledge of databases
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (working knowledge of Power Point a plus)
  • Knowledge of both PC and Mac environments desired
  • Interest in nonprofit management
  • Experience with Tessitura and media management a plus
  • A passion for JBFC’s Film/Education/Community mission and a can-do attitude

Start date: ASAP

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

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

Learn more about the organization at burnsfilmcenter.org

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.

 

 

 

Technology and Digital Services Manager

Part of our Marketing team, the Technology 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 “Technology and Digital Services Manager 17” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

Learn more about the organization at www.burnsfilmcenter.org

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.

 

 

Senior Manager for Donor Engagement

We seek a full time Senior Manager for Donor Engagement 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, reporting to the Director of Development and responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors at the $2,500 to $10,000 levels. The Senior Manager will engage donors and major gift prospects leveraging JBFC’s robust and extensive calendar of special events (more than 150 events annually).

Responsibilities include:

  • Creation and implementation of strategies to identify, cultivate and solicit new individual donors to the Silver Screen Circle ($2,500 – $10,000).
  • Developing, maintaining, and deepening relationships with current members of the Silver Screen Circle. Create and implement strategies that encourage new gifts at the Silver Screen Circle level, as well as upgrades within this important giving program.
  • Creation and implementation of strategies to encourage existing Silver Screen Circle members to deepen their annual giving within the program.
  • Lead and manage research on targeted prospects, presenting detailed profiles and recommendations for cultivation to the Director of Development.
  • Provide strategic insight and support to Director of Development, Executive Director, and Development Committee in the area of individual donor cultivation and giving, including creation of individual giving plans and strategies.
  • Work with the Director of Development to plan and organize key cultivation events for donors, including the annual Silver Screen Circle Dinner.
  • Work with the Director of Development on year-end appeal and online giving campaigns. Identify major gift prospects from these campaigns and develop strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

 Applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • A strong background in the cultivation and solicitation of individual donors, and a demonstrated track record in the management of successful development initiatives.
  • 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 five years of progressive fund raising experience in a not for profit organization. An understanding of the philanthropic trends of individuals in the Westchester County region 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 “Senior Manager for Donor Engagement 17” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

Learn more about the organization at www.burnsfilmcenter.org

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

 

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