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11 Apr 2022


TIFF Careers – 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:





As a member of the largest revenue generating team of the organization, the purpose of the Coordinator, Partnerships is to inspire TIFF’s partners to support the activities of TIFF through mutually beneficial partnerships, working towards a collective annual target. 

Departmental activities are designed to cultivate, service, renew, upgrade and steward a prescribed portfolio of TIFF’s hospitality, event and corporate partners to engage in TIFF’s mission to transform the way people see the world through film, while helping them meet their business objectives.


Shall include but not be limited to:

Corporate Partnerships

  • Manage a portfolio of 5+ small-to-mid-level corporate partner accounts, contributing to the organization’s financial sustainability through maximized revenue from corporate partners.
  • Ensure all terms of partnership agreements are fulfilled and that the highest level of account service is delivered, including the delivery of Festival how-to guides and specifications (Welcome Kit) by end of April, post-mortem reports (Summary Report) by end of November.
  • Reach specific renewal and upsell targets each year as set out in the annual Performance Agreement by identifying and presenting new partnership opportunities for current partners that bring additional value to TIFF and the partner while aligning with TIFF’s strategic pillars / objectives.
  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure a smooth transition in the handover of new partners, to ensure consistency of service.

Hospitality and Event Partnerships:

  • Support the Senior Manager in managing TIFF’s Hospitality Partners portfolio, including the day-to-day management of select relationships, and the fulfillment of benefits and deliverables
  • Support the Hospitality & Event Partnerships team on select Partner Festival and large-scale event rentals, with guidance 
  • Manage small-scale event bookings valued at less than $20,000, including  but not limited to site visits, cost estimates, contracting, and renewals.
  • General team support for TIFF Bell Lightbox site visits, cost estimate-building/revisions and event bookings system (Artifax) holds.
  • Lead the execution of partnership crediting deliverables for the Hospitality & Event Partnerships team, including but not limited to departmental sign-offs of marketing materials, ad publications, and partner brand recognition.


  • Be an internal advocate for your partners, working collaboratively with all relevant internal departments to develop, implement and fulfill promotional initiatives, ensuring deliverables are met against agreements.
  • Build positive relationships with all partners, focused on periodic, enhanced stewardship opportunities and annual objectives-setting. 
  • Provide administrative support to the Partnerships team in the preparation and execution of partner obligations, activations, and events, including but not limited to team Ticketing needs.
  • Back-up support on budget management as liaison to Finance for Purchase Order and Invoice requests. 


  • Job Grade 2
  • Minimum Salary: 50,000/Yearly


  • May 16, 2022


  • Minimum 2 years of integrated marketing and/or agency experience. Sponsorship, special event, relevant relationship management or equivalent experience in a related field will be considered.
  • Related post-secondary education
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends

This position requires being in office on a regular basis, aligning with our Flexible Work from Home Policy.

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 April 22, 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. 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: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 8 days.

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