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Digital Festival Production Assistant - Shut In Dance Film Fest

DESCRIPTION:

The Shut In Dance Film Fest, which supports remote collaboration and skill building for dance artists and the artists who work with them, is seeking a production assistant to help with the promotion, growth, and management of the festival, as well as other miscellaneous duties.  

This is a volunteer position for a start-up initiative with growth potential for the right individual. 

 

Location:

Anywhere!

The assistant can be based in the Los Angeles area, where the Festival Director is based, or can live outside of the area- being remote works just as well.

 

DESIRED SKILLS

Seeking individuals with experience in branding and creating platforms for the virtual space and a knowledge of the dance and/or film industries.

Desired skills include:

- Basic graphic design

- Basic video and sound editing

- Basic website design

- Search Engine Optimization

- Strategic planning for the virtual space

- Workflow design and implementation for successful completion of tasks and goals

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Festival Management/Promotion:

- Recruiting and reaching out to prospective Creative Directors

- Update website with new video tutorials as received.

- Update website with new Creative Directors/Directives for each new cycle of the festival.

- Create and/or maintain submission posts on list serves such as : ArtsJobs, DancingOpportunities, DanceResourceCenter, DanceNYC, DancersGroup

- Create and/or maintain relationships with publications such as : Backstage, BroadwayWorld, DancePlug, LADanceChronicle, DanceMagazine

- Support and maintain partnerships with: Dance Camera West, Dare2Dance In Public, Ballet Boyz

- As well as research/seek additional partnerships and sharing opportunities.

Festival Growth:

Successful implementation of the below could result in promotion to paid Producer position.

- Secure Fiscal Sponsorship

- Work with publicist to secure sponsorship

- Research other avenues for non-profit funding

- Develop a line-item budget and projected sustainability plan

As the scale of project increases, Production Assistant will absorb additional responsibilities and/or assist to expand production team through recruitment/job postings.

 

TIME COMMITMENT

A minimum of 3 - 5 hours per week with a preferred 3-month minimum commitment.  Please note this is currently a volunteer position, however, successful implementation of Festival Growth (listed above) could result in promotion to a paid Producer position. 

Deadline: 
05/29/2020

Entry Fee:

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