Communications Coordinator

  • Position Type : Full time
  • Department : Communications
  • Start Date : January-07-13


November 27, 2012   

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


This will be an exciting year for TIFF as we present unique programming in our new home and the world's premiere centre for film, TIFF Bell Lightbox.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual who wants to be part of a new era in Toronto's cultural history.

The Communications Coordinator will support the TIFF Communications team on a number of media relations activities.


•Supports the Communications team on publicity tasks related to TIFF’s year-round programming
•Writes and edits internal and external documents, including press releases and correspondence as required
•Generates publicity coverage for programmes, as assigned
•Updates and maintains media site and press database
•Brainstorms creative ideas and strategies for campaigns
•Effectively manages current relationships with media and external stakeholders, and develops new relationships with the media
•Assists with coordination and management of various events.

Start Date:  January 7, 2013

Minimum Requirements

•Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, journalism or related field and 2-3 years media relations experience
•Strong knowledge of film and/or family programming is an asset
•Exemplary organizational skills with strong attention to detail
•Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment
•Superior analytical thinking and reasoning skills
•Superior communications skills, tact and diplomacy
•Additional language(s) 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 December 5, 2012  BY EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Hiring Committee: COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

TIFF Email: *Please note the position in the subject line*

Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.

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.  Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.