Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistant

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

THIRD ACTion Film Festival works to create an age-positive culture shift by reframing the discussion around ageing and older adults. We do this through film, speakers, and art. Aging—it starts at birth and just keeps going so we might as well do it well!

Be a catalyst for change.

Administrative Assistant (Contract Position)

The administrative assistant will be responsible for providing support in all aspects of the festival’s year-round operation.

This position offers a flexible schedule and work locations as some of it can be done remotely.


  • General office administration.
  • Aid in all facets of festival management.
  • Assist with aspects of relationship management with key festival stakeholders (members, sponsors, filmmakers, speakers and volunteers) and required reporting.
  • Prepare, collect, and maintain information for the preparation of reports, proposals, presentations, programs and other materials.
  • Database management.
  • Schedule and organize activities such as meetings, agendas, and presentations.
  • Assist executive director with social media management.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Have an interest in the local arts community and film.
  • Minimum of two years of experience with some social media experience or interest.
  • Industrious, organized, driven, efficient, detail-oriented.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office, Dropbox and social media platforms.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

This is contract-based work with flexible hours as long as timelines are met. Some of the work will require working out of the festival office which is located in the executive director’s home. Some of the work is mobile in nature and can be done at your discretion and location of choice.

Compensation: $20 per hour.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to Mitzi Murray, Executive Director, at

Applications will be considered upon submission, with preference given to candidates applying before Saturday, August 31, 2019.

Thank you to all the applicants. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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