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ASSOCIATE PRODUCER INTERNSHIP

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER INTERNSHIP

POSITION NUMBER: 000121736
POSITION STATUS: Temporary (six months, with possibility of extension), Full-Time
DIVISION: Creation and Innovation
DEPARTMENT: Quebec/Atlantic Studio
SALARY RANGE: 05 - $42,968 to $52,258 (unrevised)
UNION CATEGORY: SGCT
LOCATION: Montreal

POSITION SUMMARY
This Associate Producer internship will immerse you in the activities of the National Film Board of Canada’s Quebec/Atlantic Studio. The NFB is an exciting and dynamic workplace that is currently engaged in a number of ambitious projects to advance indigenous creators in Canada. The specific focus of this internship is to assist master filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin with her slate of ongoing documentary projects and in the planning and organization of a short film initiative to be produced in Nunatsiavut called The Coastal Labrador Project.

Over the course of this six- to nine month internship at NFB, you will first receive intensive on-the-job orientation and training and then have the opportunity to participate hands-on in the development and early planning phases of an ambitious and high-profile project: The Coastal Labrador Project planned for summer 2018. You will benefit from collaboration with a very experienced and highly professional team of producers, filmmakers, administrators and other film specialists, participating fully in projects over the course of the internship.

By the end of the internship period, you will have increased your understanding of the Canadian media sector, made significant contributions to NFB’s Quebec/Atlantic studio, made concrete decisions regarding your future specialization within the field, equipped yourself with tools for seeking further employment or self-employment options, and be better positioned to pursue those options.

KNOWLEDGE
Understanding of Inuit communities, preferably with experience living and working in an Inuit community;
Knowledge of needs, values, and histories of Inuit communities;
Understanding of broader Inuit issues;
Excellent cross-cultural skills and the ability to foster strong relationships with diverse partners;
English language skills (written and spoken);
Ability and willingness to travel;
Strong facilitation skills considered an asset;
Working knowledge of filmmaking processes would be considered an asset;
Ability to speak and write in Inuktitut is desirable, but not required.

ABOUT YOU
You hold a college or university degree in arts administration or a related field, or have equivalent knowledge, such as experience organizing events or coordinating programs, festivals, office management, etc. You have a passionate interest for, and preferably also hands-on experience within the media arts (independent film, video, photography, audio art, or new media/digital art). You have first-hand knowledge of and experience with Indigenous arts today as well as issues and questions of concern to Inuit and other Indigenous artists in Canada. You have strong organizational skills, including proficiency with all standard digital office tools such as Word and Excel and well-developed work practices. You are responsible, accountable, and able to work largely in a self-directed manner. You have excellent communications skills and a demonstrated ability to work well in teams.

Qualified Inuit beneficiaries have hiring priority. We encourage applicants to self-identify. Preference will also be given to candidates of First Nations or Métis background as well as Inuit from outside Nunatsiavut.

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Additional Details

Category: Television
Location:
National Film Board of Canada
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Montreal, QC, CA
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Posted: Aug 08, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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