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Film Prize Junior Associate Director: Recruiter, Program Development

Film Prize Junior Associate Director: Recruiter, Program Development

This position i s best suited t o an individual who i s exuberant about community development and working within t he nonprofit sector. You will interact with industry professionals, educators and mentors in the fields of Film, Fashion, Food, Music and beyond.

Film Prize Junior Associate provides an incredible opportunity t o be a part of a team that continues to raise the bar nationally hosting multi-hyphenate festival experiences for creative entrepreneurs..

The primary focus is recruitment and retention of schools and student filmmakers for the Film Prize Junior competition. This position will work closely with the Film Prize Junior Co-Director and Film Prize Junior team in all aspects of development, expansion, recruitment, institutional relationship building and advertising of the program.

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

● Participate in weekly meetings with the Film Prize Junior team for progress updates

● Help with recruitment efforts during the fall school semester for the upcoming festival cycle.

● Maintain database of participating and potential schools, updating points of contact and utilizing resources at educational institutions in designated geographic areas

● Facilitate conversation between Film Prize Junior leads via email, text or phone call

● Establish and build relationships in Northern Louisiana to create wider awareness of the benefits of Film Prize Junior to their students.

● Distribute printed and digital recruitment materials t o areas of interest locally and digitally to students and teachers, not limited to art hubs, educational institutions and local workforce development programs.

● Assist, coordinate and moderate virtual educational workshop experiences and teacher check-ins as needed

● Review scripts post turn-in deadline to assess for potential obstacles to completion of films and provide constructive feedback t o assigned teams

● Send reminders to assigned institutions about Film Prize Junior workshops and the importance of students' attendance as it pertains to developing competitive films.

● Assist during festival for moderation, coordination and programming

● Participate i n post-festival programming assessment with t he Film Prize Junior team

● Other duties as assigned or as are most helpful to the Prize Team; expect heavy lifting, public speaking, festival management duties and merchandising responsibilities.

● Attendance of all Monday staffers and sub committee meetings as the need arises.

● Interacting with teachers, students, administrators and and other stakeholders of Film Prize Junior and Prize Foundation.


● Set up recruitment calls/virtual open houses

● Presence and active participation in the setting up of, hosting, management, and loading out of the in person Film Prize Junior festival in Shreveport, LA, May 13th - 15th during ArtBreak at the Shreveport Convention Center.

● Promote Film Prize Junior across all accessible channels known to teachers, students and administrators.

● Working knowledge of industry-standard software to create logos, design reports and complete other design projects.

● Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite or comparable software; necessary for tracking working, sharing information and communicating ideas to team members

● Great verbal and written communication skills are essential. Prepare for utilizing customer service skills and public speaking ability.

● Overall computer literacy and proficiency especially for the Mac and iOS systems.

● Organization and time management of tasks to meet deadlines is essential

● Reliable transportation

● Must be present at all Prize Fest festival related events and perform duties as assigned

● Must be vaccinated and willing to follow all CDC recommended guidelines for public health and safety.

Position: Full Time (9am-6pm) with Health Insurance Benefits

To apply or for more information, please reach out to Steven Knight at

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