The SFJFF Festival Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the production of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, creating a positive audience experience, and supporting the financial goals of the Festival.
POSITION TIMEFRAME: July 3 through August 12, 2023 (6 weeks)
Title: Festival Operations Manager 2023
Reports to: Director of Finance & Operations
Status: Full-Time, Seasonal, Exempt
Location: San Francisco, California
The Jewish Film Institute (JFI) is the premier curatorial voice for Jewish film and media and a leading arts and culture organization in the Bay Area. As the presenter of the world-renowned San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, the world's first and largest Jewish film festival, JFI champions bold films and filmmakers that expand and evolve the Jewish story for audiences everywhere. In addition to its signature summer Festival, the Jewish Film Institute presents year-round live events in the San Francisco Bay Area and online content initiatives, including JFI On-Demand and free Monthly Online Shorts. In addition to its exhibition services, JFI has a robust filmmaker support program for filmmakers working with Jewish themes through its Filmmaker Residency and Completion Grant programs.
The SFJFF Festival Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the production of the Festival, creating a positive audience experience, and supporting the financial goals of the Festival. The Festival Operations Manager works closely with year-round staff to implement plans for all production and operational aspects of the Festival including film screenings, special events, panels, and parties. The Festival Operations Manager manages all long-term and day-to-day operations for the Festival, including hiring, training, and managing seasonal staff, and collaborating with venue management to ensure smooth operational flows. This position supervises Venue Managers and works closely with other seasonal staff including Print Traffic Manager, Technical Manager, Projectionists, and Box Office Staff.
July 3 through August 12, 2023 (6 weeks)
The ideal candidate should be available to start July 3, 2023.
Applicants must be local to the Bay Area or willing to self-relocate to San Francisco for the term of the agreement.
Salary Range: $1,250 - $1,750 per week, DOE
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Festival Operations Manager” in the subject line.
No phone calls, please.
JFI is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for paid and volunteer positions, and employees seeking advancement, are considered on the basis of their qualifications, and without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, age, sex, perceived gender, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, HIV status or medical condition, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.