Festival Social Media Producer

Date Posted: Jun 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Start Date: Aug 19, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Province: Ontario
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
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Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Toronto International Film Festival
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is a charitable, not for profit, cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world. Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.

Job Description

Communications & Brand
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 are currently hiring for the position of:
The Social Media Producer is responsible for the development, execution, and measurement of TIFF’s major social media platforms during TIFF ‘19. Reporting to the Social Media Manager, the Producer works with the Communications & Brand team to build TIFF’s social media presence and promote TIFF’s brand and programming through the engagement of its online community leading up to, and during TIFF ‘19.
Core of this role is executed through the creation of compelling content, activating followers, in addition to collecting and analyzing social media metrics.
  • Create and curate content to promote TIFF ‘19, as well as TIFF’s brand, corporate partners, and programming
  • Capture compelling photo and video moments at key events during Festival
  • Live event coverage (on-site) and online moderation
  • Think creatively to find innovative ways to engage TIFF’s online audiences during Festival.
  • Customer support and community management
  • Monitor TIFF’s social media channels and contribute to an ongoing analysis of how Festival content is performing
  • Contribute to social media analytics reporting
  • Day-to-day maintenance and production across social networks
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • August 19 – September 15, 2019


  • Degree or diploma in film, journalism, communications or digital media is an asset
  • 2–3 years experience working in social media
  • Proven experience with, and active use of, social networks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and take initiative
  • Must have a love and curiosity around filmmaking and storytelling
  • Proficiency across social platforms, listening and publishing tools
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere) is an asset
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule with long hours, including evenings and weekends, in an office and on-site at key events.

How to Apply:

  • Please submit a cover letter and resumé as one PDF or Word document, by 5pm on FRIDAY JUNE 28, 2019.
  • All applications must be submitted online through the posting found on our website tiff.net/careers.
We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.
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. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application and/or hiring process, please contact us in advance at humanresources@tiff.net or 416-599-8433 x2001, and we will work with you to meet your needs.