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The ICFF occasionally has job opportunities open to the public and available positions are posted on this page. It is ICFF’s policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best qualified person for the job.

ICFF does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. Please note we will only contact those candidates who best fit the needs of open positions. No follow-up emails or phone calls will be returned. We ask that all resumes and cover letters be sent to mcataldi@icff.ca.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS


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Sponsorship Coordinator Office volunteers assist with tasks in the office in the weeks leading up to our festival dates in June. They use their excellent administrative and communication skills to assist the Volunteer Department with general office work such as scheduling, on-shift updates, data entry, office organizing, filing, on-site promotion, and postering. More Info
ICFF would like to thank all applicants for applying, but only those applicants best suited for the position will be contacted for an interview. ICFF is an equal opportunity employer. It is ICFF’s policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best qualified person for the job. ICFF does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law.

If you’re passionate about film, event management, communication, marketing and graphic-web design, please consider an internship at this dynamic and exciting Festival as an unforgettable step on your path to a career in the arts. You’ll see how we offer you a world of opportunities to grow and achieve your potential no matter what your ultimate career choice.

As an intern at ICFF, you’ll be part of a great organization, working alongside committed professionals as you develop the skills you’ll need to succeed. And your formal and informal learning begins right from day one and last but not least, you’ll have a lot of fun! So if you want to experience working on real projects and are prepared to meet high expectations, apply for an internship with us!

This is an unpaid internship and is only available to those currently enrolled in post secondary programs.

To apply for a position, please send along your résumé, and cover letter to mcataldi@icff.ca. Cover Letters are as fun to read as peeling a bag of potatoes, so let your personality shine through, and tell us why we should really, honestly, choose you.

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Communications Intern As the ICFF’s Communications Assistant and Public Relations Assistant, the successful candidates will build and maintain relationships with media, publicists, producers, bloggers, influences, partners and major sponsors. Aiding in the creation and reporting on consumer research using internal data to uncover trends, providing recommendations in communication and social media. Should demonstrate the ability to develop and execute innovative marketing and communications plans on multiple platforms utilizing excellent written and oral communication skills. More Info
Event Planner Assistant Work closely with senior event management to communicate and handle incoming and outgoing information pertaining to ICFF events. Review and summarize miscellaneous reports about past events and prepare background documents and outgoing communication as necessary. Develop and manage detailed program budgets, control documents and track information for the festival. More Info
Graphic Design Intern The ideal candidate must have a strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to create images for print, web and multimedia. We require the skillset to work independently on projects with minimal supervision, be attentive of timelines and a team player. You will be working on a variety of projects including advertisements, website graphics, print material and multimedia designs. More Info
Sponsorship Assistant In this role, the main responsibility will be to assist the Sponsorship Coordinator with various tasks relating to the ICFF’s sponsorship department. You will be aiding in the management of over 100 individual sponsor and partner portfolios, each with their own contracts, invoices, payments, graphics, and individual requirements. The successful candidate must pay close attention to detail, have superb communication skills, have a strong interest in cinema and must be able to work both independently as well as be team work oriented. More Info
Technical Assistant - Videographer We are looking for a filmmaker and technical assistant to help in the facilitation of festival screenings, post-production, distribution of video content and the conversion of movie formats. Proficiency with Adobe Premiere and After Effects (asset) and experience editing event and interview footage and converting video formats (ProRes, Avi, MP4. More Info
Web Design Intern This internship requires experience with WordPress, have a good command of web development languages like HTML, CSS and the ability to follow instructions while being well organized. You should able to work on multiple projects within a deadline‐ driven environments and be familiar with debugging tools. More Info
ICFF would like to thank all applicants for applying, but only those applicants best suited for the position will be contacted for an interview. ICFF is an equal opportunity employer. It is ICFF’s policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best qualified person for the job. ICFF does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law.

The ICFF presented by IC Savings is only possible with the support of hard-working volunteers and a small team of dedicated staff who are passionate about film and Italian culture.

Help make the Festival a success! There are so many ways volunteers can get involved with the Festival that we couldn’t list all of them here, so please fill out the form to express your interest or e-mail us at volunteer@icff.ca.

All volunteers are required to complete AODA training before their first shift. Click here for a link to the training. Once you have completed the training, please complete the quiz to confirm your completion.

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS


The ICFF has a variety of volunteer roles that assist will all facets of our festival. Listed below are the positions we need filled for our 2018 festival.

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Office Volunteer Office Volunteers assist with tasks in the office in the weeks leading up to our festival dates in June. They use their excellent administrative and communication skills to assist the Volunteer Department with general office work such as scheduling, on-shift updates, data entry, office organizing, filing and on-site promotion. Apply
Theatre Volunteer Theatre Volunteers are essential to the good image and reputation of the Festival. They deal directly with the public and are often the only people many Festival-goers come into direct contact with. They assist with ushering, tickets, line management, giving out audience award ballots and collecting them after the movie. FOH Volunteers may be asked to work outside and should come prepared for the weather. Apply
Guest & Sponsor Relations Volunteer Guest Relations Volunteers represent the Festival to all Festival member and industry guests. They greet them, hand out tickets, answer questions and provide directions to those visiting from out of town. Apply
Information Desk Volunteers They are ambassadors for our Festival. They are outgoing and are comfortable answering questions about the Festival, dates, movies, and locations. Apply
Driver Volunteers Driver Volunteers must have a clean driver’s abstract and access to a car for the duration of their shift. They pick up and drop off Festival guests to and from the airport, hotels, and parties’ location. They also helps Festival staff with materials and supports. Apply
Videographers & Photographers The Videographers and Photographers Volunteers work to create and manage ICFF’s media galleries. They capture all the moments that make a our Festival great. These volunteers archive and manage video and photos for ICFF 2016. Photos and videos are used in a number of publications and promotional materials. Apply
Box Office Volunteers Box Office Volunteers are responsible for the running the Box Office. They need to be comfortable in dealing with the public and cash and credit card transactions. Duties may include setting up box office desk, taking cash and credit card sales, answering inquiries, doing will call (tickets on hold) and folding and inserting programs. Apply
Marketing Volunteers Marketing and Advertising Volunteers are responsible for distributing posters to businesses in Toronto – most routes are in downtown area. The best fit for this position is someone who is friendly, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic about the ICFF Festival and events. Apply
Gap-Filler Volunteers Gap-Filler Volunteers manage to cover other volunteers’ positions when necessary. Their commitment is for 90 minutes for each shift chosen and in case there is no need to cover any shift, they are free to go. They need to be available to cover different roles and be ready to shift from one role to another with ease. Perfect for someone who is outgoing, friendly, and want to have different experiences inside the Festival organization. Apply
Programming Volunteers Programming Volunteers help guests get the most out of the ICFF Festival by making insightful programming recommendations. They receive training about artistic programming in order to provide in-depth information to visitors. They are usually positioned at the Info Booth at the Festival Hub. Apply
Team Leaders Team Leaders manage groups of volunteers and act as the main contact point between open sites and Festival staff, volunteers and the Volunteer Department staff. Team Leaders are responsible for reviewing the events of the day, assigning tasks to volunteers, rotating their team through breaks and are experts at creating a fun and focused atmosphere. To be considered as a Team Leader, you will be expected to attend the following:
  • Interview
  • Online orientation
  • “Best Practices for Mentors” workshop
  • Festival site training
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