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9 May 2022


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

Job Description




Creative Services & Editorial

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 Editor-in-Chief of TIFF’s in-house Creative Services and Editorial team, the Editorial Coordinator will work in a fast-paced environment, supporting the work of the Editorial team in relation to TIFF Bell Lightbox programming and select Festival-specific initiatives.


  • Maintain editorial standards (clarity, structure, grammar) and ensure adherence to TIFF’s style guide on all marketing and programming copy as required (e.g. e-blasts, digital signage)
  • Help ensure a consistent voice across all public-facing communications
  • Keep track of requests for edits on assorted collateral
  • Conduct on-the-fly edits; proof website copy
  • Liaise regularly with other teams (e.g. Design, Marketing & Communications, Industry, Membership) to ensure needs are met
  • Support the Editor & Senior Coordinator with data entry for
  • Support the Editor & Senior Coordinator with Festival-related administrative tasks as they arise 
  • This position requires being in office on a regular basis, aligning with our Flexible Work from Home Policy.


  • Job Grade 2
  • $24.00/Hourly


  • July 11, 2022 – August 26, 2022s 


  • Experience editing, fact-checking, and writing in English in an editorial environment for a magazine, newspaper, online news/entertainment service, or arts organization
  • An appreciation for language and the written word, and an aptitude for dealing with their intricacies 
  • Experience with data-entry and high computer proficiency (knowledge of HTML and familiarity with Google Docs and Google Sheets is preferred; experience with Trello, MailChimp, and/or Artifax is an asset)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to respond to fast-changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to multitask with frequent interruptions in a busy open-concept work environment
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends
  • Remote work-from-home arrangements can be discussed and made as needed; some in-office work required
  • A degree, diploma, or certificate in Arts, Humanities, Journalism, or similarly applicable areas is preferred but not a requirement


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 Monday, May 23, 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.

Job expires in 25 days.

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