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VOLUNTEER

Volunteers with Reelworld Film Festival and Reelworld Screen Institute to gain invaluable, hands on experience in the Canadian screen based arts industries.

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Job OPPORTUNITIES

Project Research Manager 

 

Full time contract, 29 Months. Annual Salary at $70,000

 

Start date: October 2021 -  Feb 2024

Hours: 9-5 Monday to Friday. Evening and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines.

 

The Creating a "New Normal": Recovery for Women of Colour in the Screen-Based Industry project will address systemic barriers that race and gender create for Black, Indigenous, Women of Colour in the screen industry and the images created on screens that affect all people living in Canada.The Research Manager will work with the Research Consultant to develop and execute the framework and processes by which Reelworld will gather data to inform the Protocol Guideline to be released in late 2023. With the creation of a protocol guideline, workers in the screen based production sector will have the tools to unpack the tropes and racist history that lead to the modern flat depictions of racially diverse women and girls in the media we consume.. In developing this protocol guideline, the project will seek community consultation; focus groups intake and teach mainstream Canadian producers, broadcasters, and streaming platforms about the guidelines in the protocol and how they can implement change within their organizations.

 

Responsibilities:

- Work with the research consultant to implement specific framework and guidelines for conducting an ethical and racially sensitive study

- Research studies and work on race and gender in Canadian Media

- Conduct nationwide surveys, focus groups, and interviews in service of creating the Protocol

- Collect and collate data from surveys and interviews. 

- Work with the Project Manager and give input on symposium, mentorship and town hall events

- Write the protocol guide with input from the Research Consultant so that it is both understandable to the average lay-person as well as meaningful and intellectually honest.

- Create workshop template for protocol dissemination 

 

Education:

- Masters in Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Policy, Media, or Similar

- Experience leading Canadian studies on race, gender 

- Understanding of the Canadian Film Industry

 

Skills:

- In depth understanding of critical race theory within a Canadian context as it intersects with gender

- Proven ability to conduct wide ranging studies

- Sensitivity to issues surrounding data collection from racialized, gender marginalized people

 

Preferred experience:
- Some background in media studies
- Published, peer-reviewed work on race and gender in the media

- Peer reviewed publications on race, gender in a Canadian context

 

As the Project Research Manager you report to the Executive Director and Development Director. Currently Reelworld employees work virtually within office hours. Office space is available. Some out of office hours and location specific differences during events.

Please Email your Resume and Cover Letter to hr@reelworld.ca

Project Events Manager

 

Full time contract, 29 Months. Annual Salary at $65,000. 

 

Start date: October 2021 -  Feb 2024

Hours: 9-5 Monday to Friday. Evening and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines.

 

The Creating a "New Normal": Recovery for Women of Colour in the Screen-Based Industry project will address systemic barriers that race and gender create for Black, Indigenous, Women of Colour in the screen industry and the images created on screens that affect all people living in Canada. 

 

The Project Manager will work with the Research Manager to develop and execute the Symposiums, Town Halls, and Mentorship Program by which Reelworld will gather data to inform the Protocol Guideline to be released in 2023. The creation of a protocol guideline will create needed change in the media industry by providing workers in the screen based production sector with the tools to unpack the tropes and racist history that lead to the current modern flat depictions of racially diverse women and girls in the media we consume.

 

Responsibilities:

- Work with the research consultant to implement specific framework and guidelines for conducting Symposium, Town Hall, and Mentorship Program

- Collect and collate data with the Research Manager

- Create a symposium, mentorship and town hall events in service of the Protocol Guideline

- Coordinate protocol workshops with industry professionals

 

Skills:

- Leadership and competency in developing and implementing new programs
- In depth experience of project management and strategies

- Demonstrated tact, diplomacy and interpersonal skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders

Required education and experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Liberal Arts or related field

- Demonstrated knowledge of independent Canadian film, the film industry, and key Industry trends

- Ability to work independently and to respond efficiently to changing workflow needs;

- Ability to collaborate with colleagues in a team environment, and to be able to demonstrate and build enthusiasm with staff, volunteers, partners and supporters; 

-Ability to work to tight timelines and in a time-pressured schedule; 

Preferred education and experience:

- Experience being part of a team on a Canadian study 

- Executed Program/Large Project at an arts institution/non-profit

 

As the Project Manager you report to the Executive Director and Development Director. Currently Reelworld employees work virtually within office hours. Office space is available. Some out of office hours and location specific differences during events.

Please Email your Resume and Cover Letter to hr@reelworld.ca