Job opportunity: join our team as business support manager


Rachel Young

Outreach and Engagement Lead

Are you passionate about storytelling and storytellers?

Do you have exceptional skills in organizing and administration? Do you have the ability to evaluate office support functions in areas of organizational development, human resources, financial management and board governance?

We are seeking a talented new staff member to provide essential business administration support to senior management at a pivotal time of organizational growth.

Job title: Business Support Manager

Reports to: CEO

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Status: 30 hours per week, salaried with benefits (schedule is flexible; to be discussed during the interview process)

Application deadline: Wednesday, August 3 @ noon CT

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The organization

Propelled by a visionary network of donors, private and public organizations, staff and board, the National Screen Institute supports creators from across Canada to tell unforgettable stories. Through industry-informed training and mentoring in film, television and digital media, our students and alumni find their voice and place on the global stage, inspiring us to shape a better world.

The ideal candidate values equity, diversity and inclusion, and is knowledgeable about these issues. They will be a supporter of the values which guide the work of the National Screen Institute, have experience working cross-culturally and be committed to serving storytellers from underrepresented communities.

The National Screen Institute has a remote work/hybrid policy which allows employees the flexibility to work remotely. In this position you will be required to work partial hours in Winnipeg’s Exchange District each week. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and able to provide official verification before their first day of hire.

Job overview

The primary role of the business support manager is to support the organization in the areas of organizational development, human resources, financial management and board governance to ensure smooth and efficient administrative operations.

The business support manager is skilled in multitasking and is professional, diplomatic and confidential in executing this role. They provide management support to senior management and act as secretary to the National Screen Institute Board of Directors.

Responsibilities and duties

Organizational development / human resources

Office management

Financial management

Secretary, National Screen Institute Board of Directors


A relevant post-secondary degree / diploma and five to seven years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Skills and experience

Professional Competencies

We encourage you to review the National Screen Institute website prior to applying.

The National Screen Institute is committed to supporting individuals from underrepresented communities including Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+), people with disabilities, those outside large urban centres, those from regional and remote areas and various religious groups.

Please let us know if you identify with any of these on your application.

Please submit a resume indicating relevant experience and a cover letter expressing your interest in the position to ca*****@ns********.ca by Wednesday, August 3 @ noon CT.

The National Screen Institute thanks all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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