Community Outreach Coordinator

Los Angeles, CA
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles


COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and outgoing cultural professional to coordinate its community outreach program.

 Responsibilities
  • Create a community outreach plan in collaboration with programming, marketing, publicity, and sponsorship staff to ensure increased audience attendance for Festival’s programs
  • Collaborate with all relevant departments to execute the community outreach plan
  • Develop and grow the Festival’s relationships and partnerships within the local targeted communities to identify opportunities for collaboration and to raise awareness of the Festival and increase attendance
  • Attend weekly IFFLA staff meetings, conference calls, and other department meetings as needed(Feb-Apr)
  • Work with Marketing Manager in preparing departmental wrap report
  • Work closely with the festival’s Marketing Manager and Marketing Coordinator to ensure consistency of the Festival’s brand and identity on all marketing and community outreach programs
  • Coordinate group sales
  • Coordinate delivery all tickets/passes for confirmed community partners and ensure that their experience at the Festival is successful

Qualifications

  • B.A. required; graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience planning and/or managing audience/community oriented cultural programs
  • Strong interest in Indian cinema and film festivals
  • Familiarity and interest in Los Angeles City neighborhoods and their many diverse communities, particularly the Indian diaspora
  • Established success in new audience and community engagement
  • Energetic, flexible, team player attitude; strong listening and verbal and written communication skills; ability to workindependently, and take initiative
  • Knowledge of Indian languages a plus 

Schedule

This is a part-time seasonal position requiring availability February-April 2016. Must have flexibility to work weeknights, including Fridays, weekends, and holidays as required.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to info@indianfilmfestival.org

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