The National Screen Institute is hiring: Indigenous programs coordinator

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Rachel Young

Outreach and Engagement Lead

Do you have a passion for storytelling and storytellers and a genuine interest in the training and mentorship of content creators?

We are seeking a highly organized Indigenous programs coordinator to support the CBC New Indigenous Voices training program staff and participants.

Job title: Indigenous Programs Coordinator

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Status: Full-time, contract, April to August 2022

Reports to: Director of Operations

Application deadline: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 @ 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 diverse 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.

For the foreseeable future, work will be done from home with possible occasional small team meetings in person (subject to public health regulations.) All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and able to provide official verification before their first day of hire.

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.


The Indigenous programs coordinator provides essential support to the CBC New Indigenous Voices program manager in the selection of participants and organization, management and delivery of training. Working collaboratively with the program manager, they help create a positive learning experience for participants and ensure timely delivery of the program to meet funder expectations.

CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week online training program for Indigenous creators to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries. The program includes full-time classroom training and an industry internship. The curriculum is designed with traditional and spiritual elements. Minimum wage is paid throughout.

The Indigenous programs coordinator is a full-time contract position.


Participant selection and interviews

Participant and program support


Organizational support

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

Please submit a resume indicating relevant experience and a cover letter expressing your interest in the position to

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

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