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Manager, Film Production Posted on May 09, 2018 by Calgary International Film Festival

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 25, 2018
Job Requirements


Calgary International Film Festival




Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Film or Video Production Experience

Documentary and features


5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

Strategic planning

Budgetary Responsibility

$100,001 - $500,000

Additional Skills

  • Supervise staff or team
  • Supervise professional staff, program leaders and instructors and volunteer staff
  • Sell artistic productions
  • Participate in fundraising activities

Work Setting


Type of Media


Specific Skills

  • Plan, organize and direct the artistic aspects of production
  • Plan and maintain production schedules
  • Initiate and maintain contact with the media
  • Establish procedures and implement policies
  • Consult with boards of directors, senior managers and government officials
  • Conduct course and program evaluation or review
  • Direct and advise professional and non-professional staff

Planning and Management Skills

Develop sponsorship, partnership or fundraising programs

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

  • More than 20 people
  • Staff in various areas of responsibility

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Training Specialization (creative and performing arts)

Film arts

Planning Specialization

Long range planning

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Organized
  • Collaborative
  • Creativity
  • Energetic

Senior Managers Specific Skills

  • Establish objectives for the organization and formulate or approve policies and programs
  • Represent the organization, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person

214 11th Avenue SE 207
Calgary, Alberta T2G0X8

Advertised Until

Aug 25, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Manager, Film Production is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Managers in Publishing, Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and Performing Arts

Interest in co-ordinating information to plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate operations within publishing firms, film, theatre and record production companies, and broadcasting facilities; and in implementing policies, in approving product development and in hiring and supervising staff


Interest in planning and maintaining production schedules for publications, films, broadcasts, and theatre, record and video productions and in reviewing programs and policies to ensure that they conform to regulations


Interest in negotiating with company directors and members of the artistic community to initiate the development of articles, books, films, broadcasts, musical recordings and theatre productions

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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