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Regional Feature Film Executive - Western Region

Req# 43

 

OUR VISION

Telefilm Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. The organization promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion, and encourages all individuals to voluntarily indicate if they identify as a woman, a member of an Indigenous community, a person with a disability, a member of a racialized group or other. 

Telefilm Canada also strives to respect the principles of accessibility by making our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible. If you have any questions about accessibility or require any accommodation at any point in the application and hiring process, please do not hesitate to contact us at cv@telefilm.ca.

As a responsible leader in, and champion of, the Canadian audiovisual industry, Telefilm Canada commits to adopting sustainability as a lens through which we work. This commitment is in alignment with the Government of Canada’s target to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

 

Specific Term 5 years

 

YOUR ROLE

Reporting to the National Feature Film Director, Project Financing, English market, the incumbent plays a key role in helping to achieve Telefilm’s vision.

  • Renders financing decisions (made within Telefilm’s financial and reporting guidelines) for English-language feature films from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and Northwest Territories the region that will:
  • Represent a distinctly regional point of view;
  • Encourage and build diversity of talent;
  • Achieve balanced and representative portfolio for the low budget stream.
  • Works with National Director and Regional Directors in Ontario, Atlantic and Quebec to collaborate in developing effective strategies, business intelligence and reporting
  • Manages the regional budget and the commitment of funds in a timely manner and upholds the client charter.
  • Represent the organization at industry events in the Western provinces and Territories.
  • Assumes the role of point person for Western client-applicants on all project-specific matters.
  • Builds and strengthens relations with active partners and contributors.

 

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or any other related discipline or combination of equivalent and relevant experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience in a similar role, or in a role related to film & television
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the feature film industry;
  • Ability to evaluate the creative and audience potential of projects at the script stage through development production and distribution/marketing;
  • Ability to think and communicate strategically
  • Knowledge of trends, priorities, issues, developments, and distribution methods and practices, and financial aspects relating to the commercial life of feature films both at the national and international level;
  • Ability to exert leadership of influence and drive results with cross-functional teams;
  • Skilled in client and relationship management;
  • Proven negotiation, communication, organizational and planning skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

The job description has been simplified for this posting and does not necessarily reflect an extensive list of tasks and responsibilities, and job requirements.

 

Applicants commit to complying with the Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Requirements.

 

All staff members must fully comply with our Flexible Work Policy and make themselves available to work from their local Telefilm office, twice a week (or 8 days a Month) or more depending on organizational needs or in the event of a change in policy.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Additional Details

Category: Digital Media
Location:
Regional Feature Film Executive - Western Region
210 W Georgia St,
Vancouver, BC, CA
V6B0L9
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Posted: Jun 10, 2024
Closing: Jun 21, 2024
Type: Full-time
Experience: Senior
Compensation: 102,000 CAD
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