Working Films seeks a passionate, well organized, smart and creative Impact Coordinator to plan and execute grassroots, film-driven organizing campaigns and various aspects of our filmmaker services. Working in collaboration with Working Films’ campaign staff, as well as our network of national, state, and local allies, the Impact Coordinator will ensure our campaigns meet the needs and advance the goals of our partner organizations, and ultimately make an impact.
The ideal candidate will have experience in community organizing, audience engagement with film or other media, and have a demonstrated commitment to social and environmental justice. We are looking for someone who excels independently and as part of a team.
The impact coordinator will report to the Senior Campaign Coordinatorand Working Films’ Co-directors.
Responsibilities Include, but aren’t limited to:
In collaboration with fellow staff, implementing film-driven organizing campaigns and other programs that meet the needs of allied organizations and filmmakers.
Participating in issue research.
Ensuring campaigns remain aligned with goals and timelines.
Managing event logistics.
Tracking expenses and managing budgets.
Assisting in producing and distributing outreach and press materials (including social media content).
Developing and managing local, statewide, and national organizational partnerships.
Attending high profile and larger screening events to manage volunteers & speak to audiences.
Overseeing tracking and evaluation of project activities through partner surveys and interviews with organizers.
Maintaining written narratives detailing all aspects of campaigns, and assisting in the creation of project newsletters and campaign reports.
Individually and in collaboration with co-workers, maximize the effectiveness of our organization. Participating in staff and board meetings, team project planning, and ongoing organizational processes.
Self motivated individual with efficient and reliable time management and goal setting skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well collaboratively.
Strong problem solving and decision making skills.
Experience in community outreach and organizing.
Strong public speaking and group facilitation skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in event production & communications/PR.
Fluency with major social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Familiarity with community engagement with documentary film, visual art, or other media.
Knowledge of and an enthusiastic commitment to Working Film’ mission, methodology, and offerings.
Working Films is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Working Films offers competitive salary and benefits including full employer-paid health policy coverage, Simple IRA contributions, and generous vacation, holidays, personal, and sick/family leave.
Starting Salary: $40,000
Location: Wilmington, NC. Relocation expenses will be paid if needed.
To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Apply@workingfilms.org. Include “Impact Coordinator” in the subject line.
Recognizing the power of stories to inform and inspire action, Working Films builds partnerships between documentary makers and advocates to advance social justice and environmental protection. Working Films trains and partners with community-based organizations and NGOs to use documentaries to enhance their programs, extend their reach, and move their missions forward. Find out more at workingfilms.org