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Production Director

Short-Term Position

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Do you have a keen understanding and appreciation of independent filmmaking, and want to play a pivotal role in supporting independent filmmaking production? This may be the role for you!

You will be responsible for: 

  • Ensuring CSIF film production equipment and post-production facilities are maintained, and ready for rentals.
  • Ensuring the CSIF membership has access to CSIF film production equipment and post-production facilities through the administration of venue and equipment booking schedules.
  • Working to ensure equipment, production, and workshop related administrative tasks are accomplished, including record keeping, databases, and workshop documentation.
  • Providing written activity reports stating requirements and any concerns to the CSIF board of directors at the regular monthly meetings of the board.
  • Use the CSIF Tasks Tracking tool to priorities and track weekly goal.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required, along with running the production elements for of site events, and programs.
  • Coordinating volunteers to perform tasks for CSIF related to operations/production activities.
  • Acting as a contact for general inquiries from the CSIF membership and the larger community.
  • Assisting with the development of special projects in collaboration with the CSIF board of directors, CSIF staff, and CSIF membership.
  • Grant writing as assigned and follow-up reporting to funding agencies.
  • Day to day operations of the CSIF, including responding to inquiries (telephone, walk-in, email, general reception, event planning and general cleanliness of the facility.

If this sounds like the job for you:

Please submit your resume and cover letter that demonstrates your previous work experience that supports why you are a good fit for this role and the CSIF team.

CSIF is a non-profit membership organization and is an equal opportunity employer. Selections will be made without regard to gender identifications, race, religion, disability, marital status, age, or national origin.

This is a full-time (35 hours a week) term position running from October 8 to November 30, 2019, with a standard schedule of Tuesday to Saturday.

Send applications (resume and cover letter) to Kizzie Sutton, Executive Director, at with the subject heading Production Director Application, failure to do so will disqualify your application.

Rate of Pay: $15 – $18 /hour, without benefits
Application deadline: Midnight, Monday, September 30, 2019

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, between 12:00 – 5:00pm.

Position Start Date: October 8, 2019

Due to the nature of this short-term position, we cannot adjust the start date or the interview schedule.