Senior Coordinator, Industry Registration

  • Position Type : Contract
  • Start Date : February-24-14
  • End Date : October-18-14


January 22, 2014   

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is accepting applications for the contract position of:

Senior Coordinator, Industry Registration

TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema to film lovers in our home TIFF Bell Lightbox.  Our aim is to become a creative, community and global leader, and one of the world’s premiere organizations in the discovery and understanding of film. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who wants to be apart of our ever growing team, and be part of Toronto's cultural history.

Reporting to the Manager, Industry Office, the Senior Coordinator of Industry Registration oversees the registration process of all industry professionals attending the TIFF Kids International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival.


• Oversee all aspects of online registration for all industry professionals attending the TIFF Kids and the Toronto International Film Festival
• Manage a small team Industry Registration Assistants
• Maintain the highest standards of customer service
• Foster and retain client relationships
• Manage the Industry Registration outreach programme; identifies and attracts new industry professionals for TIFF Kids and Festival participation
• Lead Onsite Registration and Pass Pick-Up desks in the Industry Office
• Write a detailed post mortem following the Toronto International Film Festival

Contract Dates:  February 24, 2014 – October 18, 2014

Minimum Requirements

• Two years experience coordinating staff
• Previous professional experience in business administration or arts administration is required
• A strong interest or academic background in Film Studies is required
• Proficient using databases and Microsoft Excel
• Strong professional communication and client relationship skills
• Superior administrative and organizational skills
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Understands the role the Toronto International Film Festival plays in the annual film festival circuit
• Familiar with the major distribution and sales companies currently active within the film industry
• Fluency in foreign languages is considered an asset
• Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends

Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references attached as a PDF or Word document (we do not accept Cloud hosting or File Sharing programs),  by 5pm on Wednesday February 12th  BY EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Hiring Committee: Senior Coordinator, Industry Registration

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We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.

TIFF is an equal opportunity employer.

TIFF is a charitable, not-for-profit cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world, through film.  Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.