Jobs

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The following year-round opportunities are available at Cinema/Chicago.

Applicants should send cover letter and resume to Vivian Teng, Managing Director, at vteng@chicagofilmfestival.com. No calls please. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Development and Membership Manager

This full-time manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Individual Giving and Membership Program for Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival. The Development and Membership Manager collaborates with Festival staff and Board Members to develop and implement Individual Donor and Membership Programs and oversee all grant writing activities.

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Marketing and Media Relations Manager

This full-time manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the marketing and media relations for Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival. The Marketing & Media Relations Director drives audience development for the Festival and the organization’s year-round programs and leads the Marketing & Publicity teams leading up to and during the October Festival.

The Manager is responsible for overseeing and driving all aspects of marketing with a focus on developing a strategic marketing plan to raise awareness of and increase audiences for the Festival and all year-round programs. Other marketing responsibilities include managing the organization’s social media channels, negotiating partnerships and ad buys, overseeing newsletter content and blog posts, and hiring seasonal departmental staff. The Manager will also participate in the transition to an online ticketing CRM (Customer Relations Management) system, which will become an integral marketing tool for the organization.

In addition, the Marketing & Media Relations Director is also responsible for writing and distributing press releases and media pitching. The Manager works closely with any outside firm that may be engaged prior to and during the Chicago International Film Festival to ensure consistent branding and messaging.