PRODUCTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Founded in 1972, Women Make Movies (WMM) is a non-profit feminist, media arts organization
dedicated to the distribution and exhibition of films by and about
women. Women Make Movies' Production Assistance (PA) Program provides
assistance to emerging and experienced women directors in the production
of new documentaries, fiction and experimental films.
WMM is seeking a Production Assistance Program Coordinator who will report
directly to the Executive Director and work with our Program Consultant.
The PA Program assists women filmmakers to independently produce films
by providing fiscal sponsorship, workshops, seminars, and various
online resources. The Coordinator will manage the fiscal sponsorship
program, including review of applications, administering contributions
and disbursements, preparing government funding reports, and handling
production assistance inquiries. Additional responsibilities include
organizing and scheduling workshops and seminars, updating information
resources and the PA section of our website, and promoting the program
and its activities.
Skills, Qualifications and Other Requirements:
At least two years experience working in a non-profit arts organization
Must have some familiarity with foundation/government fundraising
A basic knowledge of film production and/or financing.
This position requires someone to be extremely detailed, computer savvy, and who can successfully juggle
multiple tasks in a productive and positive manner.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Flexibility, professionalism, a positive attitude, and a sense of humor, of course,
HOW TO APPLY: Please email resume with and letter noting relevant experience and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please indicate Production Assistance Program Coordinator in the subject
line and tell us where you saw the posting. Women Make Movies offers a
competitive salary based upon experience, as well as an excellent
benefits package including employer-paid medical and dental insurance,
long term disability, retirement plan, vacation, and paid holidays.
Women Make Movies is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women
of color, lesbians, and older women to apply.
Women Make Movies is the world's leading distributor of independent films by and about women. For three years in a row, films
from WMM have taken home top prizes at Sundance. In 2009, ROUGH AUNTIES
by acclaimed filmmaker Kim Longinotto won the World Cinema Documentary
Jury Prize; and in 2008 THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO received
the Special Jury Prize in Documentary. Additionally, WMM's
well-established Production Assistance (PA) Program helps American women
directors get their stories to the screen. Recent films of note from
the Production Assistance Program include Oscar-nominated NERAKHOON (THE
BETRAYAL) by Ellen Kuras and EL GENERAL, by Natalia Almada, winner of
the Sundance Directing Award in U.S. Documentary. For more, visit our
website at www.wmm.com.