Job opportunity: join our team as manager of programs and development

Job opportunity: Manager of Programs and Developments

Rachel Young

Outreach and Engagement Lead

Are you passionate about storytelling and storytellers? Do you have a genuine interest in the training and mentorship of content creators?

We are seeking an exceptionally organized Indigenous manager of programs and development to develop and manage several key training programs supporting Indigenous storytellers from across Canada.

Job title: Manager of Programs and Development

Reports to: Director of Operations

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Status: Full-time, salaried with benefits

Application deadline: Monday, August 29 @ 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 has a strong understanding of and respect for Indigenous knowledge, cultures and traditions. They value equity, diversity and inclusion, and are 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. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and able to provide official verification before their first day of hire.

Job overview

Working with senior administration as a member of the program management team, the manager of programs and development is expected to oversee the administration and delivery of Indigenous programs with specific duties as follows:

Responsibilities and duties

Program development

Program management

Skills and qualifications

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 Monday, August 29 @ noon CT.

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

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