Career Opportunities with the Atlanta Film Society

In addition to volunteer and internship opportunities with the Atlanta Film Society's year-round programs and the annual Atlanta Film Festival, we also have a small but dedicated staff made up of individuals who love to serve the Atlanta film community.

STAFF POSITIONS

If you are interested in a staff position with ATLFS, please email a letter of interest to work@atlantafilmsociety.org with the title of the position as the subject line (one at a time, please) and your résumé attached.

EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Education Programmer will work directly with the Creative Conference Director & Community Relations Manager to manage overall program development, administration, and supervision of the education programs during the Atlanta Film Festival, specifically the Creative Conference, and the year‐round education programming of the Atlanta Film Society. The Education Programmer will manage the events, the part‐time site coordinators and consultants hired for the programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reports to Creative Conference Director and Community Relations Manager

  • Tasked to work on logistical, operational and informational coordinating of educational programs, including but not limited to;

    • Creative Conference during the Atlanta Film Festival

    • Classes, Workshops & Webinars (year‐round)

    • Eat, Drink & B‐Indie (year‐round, once per month)

    • Developing Educational Outreach Initiatives (year‐round)

  • Coordinating:

    • Creating instructor agreements that spell class details (for registration classes)

    • Securing necessary facilities and equipment for programs

    • Coordinating with other Atlanta Film Festival staff on ticketing, marketing, tech support, etc.

    • Reconciling any bills and ensuring that final settlements are completed.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with GSuite, Airtable, Salesforce, and Eventive desired but not required.

  • Strong writing and communications skills—must be able to effectively create and edit web copy, as well as coordinate promotion of multiple films and events through various outreach channels.

  • Strong passion for Atlanta.

  • Amazing organizational skills and ability to manage time effectively.

  • Must be proactive, willing to take initiative, communicative, and able to work with minimal supervision and a limited budget—a very limited budget.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively, anticipate needs and respond to last-minute requests.

  • Positive attitude and flexibility.

  • Similar experience and an interest in film/the arts preferred.

  • Ability to work well in team settings and provide support, as needed, to other ATLFS departments.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Special mutant powers a plus, but not required.

TIMEFRAME & HOURS

This is a contract position that lasts between January - April, 2019. The Coordinator is expected to work on some evenings and weekends and be onsite for all days of the 43rd Atlanta Film Festival (April 4 - 14, 2019).


The Atlanta Film Society, in accordance with applicable federal and state law, is an equal-opportunity employer that seeks an inclusive and representative staff and particularly welcomes applications from women and diverse ethnicities. The Atlanta Film Society does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy/childbirth, medical condition, disability, age, ancestry, marital status, citizenship or veteran status. This nondiscrimination policy covers all staff members, interns and volunteers.