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30 May 2022


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

Job Description





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 Senior Coordinator, Industry Sales and Promotions, the assistant of Industry Sales and  Promotions will be responsible for providing administrative support to the sales team while upholding excellent customer service for Industry delegates.



  • Assist in drafting pitches and proposals for various promotional opportunities in relation to sales prospects and inquiries
  • Assist in creating and distributing material specification details
  • Liaise with Industry Services team to fulfill all national agency, trade partner and screening pass requirements
  • Request and deliver invoices related to promotional sales and process payments for booked screenings.
  • Assist in collecting content and materials from stakeholders for relevant industry programming, screenings and digital platforms.
  • Proof submitted materials to ensure they meet set specifications 
  • Coordinate the Industry delegate welcome bag
  • Track and deliver creative artwork to trade partners
  • Log Festival film sales
  • Prepare materials for meeting including agendas, critical path and meeting minutes
  • Distribute screening reports 
  • Support the industry centre build, in person or online.
  • Write a detailed Post Mortem



  • Job Grade 1
  • $18.98/Hourly



  • August 2, 2022 to September 16, 2022



  • Post-secondary degree/diploma (in Film Studies or a related area considered an asset)
  • 1 year experience in an office environment considered an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Precise memory for names, positions, companies and situations
  • Mature personal judgment, exhibiting a high level of professionalism and diplomacy
  • Able to handle difficult situations and people with tact and professionalism
  • Excellent phone manner, communication fluency and interpersonal strengths
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Google Suite, and relational databases (experience with Artifax considered an asset)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Desire and ability to take initiative and coordinate projects
  • Ability to work and respond well in fast-paced and high pressure environments with a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Fluency in a second language considered an asset
  • Previous festival or event planning experience considered an asset

How to Apply

  • All applications must be submitted online through TIFF’s Career Centre.
  • Please upload your cover letter and resumé as one PDF on FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 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.   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.

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