The following positions are being offered by Employment Nova Scotia’s JCP Program. To be eligible for this position you must be unemployed and meet one of the following criteria; be an individual who has established a claim for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits; OR be an individual whose EI benefit period ended within the last three (3) years; OR be an individual who established and was paid a claim for EI maternity or parental benefits within the past five (5) years and is re-entering the labour force after having left it to care for newborn or newly adopted children. Other criteria may apply depending on the province or territory you live in.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to: employment@finfestival.ca


FIN KIDS THEATRE COORDINATOR

Position Purpose:

To contribute to the ongoing viability and development of FIN Kids, helping the FIN organisation meet its specific needs and goals. Supporting the Youth Initiatives Coordinator, this position will oversee all aspects of the event and ensure the successful execution of the 17th annual FIN Kids Festival Tour.

Key Areas of Responsibility :

  1. Coordination of all FIN Kids Film Training activities taking place through the duration of the FIN Kids Festival Tour;

  2. Assist the Youth Initiatives Coordinator with the promotion of the FIN Kids Film Competition, including marketing, communications, submissions and promotions;

  3. Work with Youth Initiatives Coordinator to maximize attendance at all FIN Kids events;

  4. Assist the Front of House theatre team at the Atlantic International Film Festival in preparation, and as training, for subsequent FIN Kids Activities;

  5. Correspond with school administrators, principals and teachers to book participants for all FIN Kids activities while maintaining clear and accurate communication;

  6. Assist in the writing, coordination and editing of communications materials regarding FIN Kids activities;

  7. Manage Front of House responsibilities for FIN Kids activities at all tour locations;

  8. Assist Office Coordination as needed;

  9. Implement and oversee a post-festival survey to gauge the success of the festival’s associated events;

  10. Complete a detailed final report, participate in a FIN Kids post-mortem and make recommendations as necessary;

  11. Represent the Association in a professional manner at all FIN Kids events and other external events, as required;

  12. Other duties as required.


FIN KIDS REGISTRATION COORDINATOR

Position Purpose:             

The FIN Kids Registration Coordinator performs operational and events support duties for the FIN’s youth events and provides support for all departments. The Registration Coordinator is a well-presented individual with excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to manage conflicting priorities/deadlines.

Reports to: Youth Initiatives Coordinator

Also Accountable to: Program Director, Festival Staff, educators, partners & sponsors

Key Areas of Responsibility :

  1. Assist with educator reservations with educators for their students/classes, including:

    Managing questions and concerns received from educators and providing a response in a timely fashion;

    Coordinating details of reservation for educators and provide information and/or suggestions where necessary

    Providing communications necessary for attendance at FIN Kids by educators and their students/classes;

    Develop arrival schedules based on advance registrations and communications with educators;

  2. Assist the Box Office theatre team at the Atlantic International Film Festival in preparation, and as training, for subsequent FIN Kids Activities;

  3. Act as ambassador for educators during their FIN Kids experience; provide support as needed, including arrival and departure procedures;

  4. Serve as an on-the-ground ambassador to all educators attending FIN Kids activities;

  5. Assist the Finance Manager with any necessary purchase orders, invoices and payment processing prior to and following the event;

  6. Complete a detailed final report, participate in a FIN Kids post-mortem and make recommendations where necessary;

  7. Represent the Association in a professional manner at all FIN Kids events and other external events, as required;

  8. Other duties as required.