Tribeca Film Institute Seeks Youth Programs Assistant

Tribeca Film Institute
Youth Programs Assistant
The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization is seeking a full time, year-round assistant for its educational programs.
Since 2005, the Tribeca Film Institute has run a year-round slate of youth programming for New York City public school students, including in-school arts education, out-of-school time youth programs, educational screenings and intensive filmmaking training programs for teens and serve over 4,000 young people annually. Through a broad range of programming, students with an interest in cinema have the opportunity to learn more about film and about how to use film to think about their own lives, stories, communities and careers.
For more information on Tribeca Film Institute’s Youth Programs, please visit
Support the Director of Youth Programs in the year-round planning, implementation and administration of all educational programs including assistance with the following:
o program planning and facilitation;
o communication and outreach/marketing efforts to NYC schools, educators and students for various youth initiatives, as well as maintaining a database of all educators, schools, and program participants;
o curriculum development as well as with research and development of youth screening series study guides;
o administration of seasonal staff and teaching artists;
o support of fundraising efforts for educational programs as well as with the fulfillment of funder rights and benefits;
o maintaining ongoing communication with youth programs alumni;
o collection of data from all youth programs for assessment;
o planning and execution of special event coordination;
o tracking and maintenance of youth programs database of equipment, master tapes and supplies;
o and general administrative support, as needed.
o BA and 2-3 years working experience, preferably in a non-profit educational setting.
o Superior organizational, writing and communication skills.
o Familiarity with and experience using digital filmmaking and editing equipment.
o Comfort working directly with youth.
o Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and demonstrated success in a deadline driven position.
o Ability to work occasional night and weekend hours, pending programmatic needs.
o Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point.
Please send a cover letter, resume and two references to by November 15th, 2009. No phone calls please. The Youth Programs Assistant position begins January 4, 2010.