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9 May 2022


TIFF Careers – Posted by Toronto International Film Festival Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description




Brand & Media

TIFF is a charitable, cultural organization dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds in our home – TIFF Bell Lightbox. Our mission: To transform the way people see the world, through film. 

TIFF is committed to embracing diversity and treating all individuals with respect, dignity and fairness by removing physical, social and economic barriers to participation.  

We encourage you to reflect on the land that you are on, who the traditional keepers of the land are, what the treaty relationship is, or if it’s unceded territory. TIFF is located on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, the Wendat, and the Haudenosaunee. We are grateful to work on this land.

We are currently hiring for the position of:


Reporting to the Director, Communications, the Accreditation Coordinator(s) help manage the media accreditation process for TIFF 2022. These positions work closely with several members of the Communications team to accredit approximately 1,300 Canadian and international journalists.


  • Helps to manage the accreditation of Canadian and international media for the Festival, including but limited to, all data entry, email correspondence, responding to all media requests for information and providing administrative support to the Communications team as required
  • Provides daily and weekly reports on status of accreditation
  • Researches, evaluates, and makes recommendations for new accreditations
  • Liaises with the pass office and TIFF industry office to ensure timely delivery of accredited media 
  • Prepares accurate, thorough, and timely reports tracking information on all accredited media
  • This position requires being in office on a regular basis, aligning with our Flexible Work from Home Policy.


  • Job Grade 2
  • $22/Hourly


  • June 20, 2022 – September, 19, 2022


  • Previous accreditation experience, ideally 2-3 years
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, journalism or related field
  • Minimum 3 years media relations experience
  • Exemplary organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Superior analytical and reasoning skills
  • Additional language(s) an asset
  • Strong computer software skills: experience building database queries and reports
  • Superior communications skills, tact and diplomacy
  • Familiar with local, national and international arts/entertainment media outlets and journalists
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends

How to Apply

  • All applications must be submitted online through TIFF’s Career Centre.
  • Please upload your cover letter and resumé as one PDF, before the deadline of, May 20, 2022
CLOSING: We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted.  Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. TIFF regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas; however, TIFF considers and welcomes individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position. For consideration to those on time-limited Visa status, your Visa must allow you to complete the full contract. Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. TIFF regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas. Please send any questions via e-mail only to TIFF is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. As such, we welcome and encourage applicants who identify as racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons across the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation and/or assistance during the application process, please contact us in advance at or 416-599-8433 x2013. We strive to provide reasonable accommodations whenever requested.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 34 days.

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