Jobs

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is looking for creative and passionate movie lovers to join our team! We keep all applications on file and will contact applicants with the required skills, interests, and availability for interviews as positions become available. Click here to view all opportunities. No e-mail or phone inquiries, please.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short term/long term disability
  • 3-4 weeks vacation
  • Holiday, sick and personal day pay
  • Retirement plan: 403 B
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • TransitChek

Teaching Artist

Job Description:

Film Society Kids is an education initiative that brings the film into the classroom through screenings and discussions in order to bolster visual literacy learning, as well as teaches the basics of film production. Film Society Kids has worked with public elementary schools on the Upper West Side of Manhattan’s Community School District 3 and is growing to serve a High School in Washington Heights.

In Film Society Kids, students screen classics and new art-house films, followed by discussions, and, inspired by these, make films of their own. Another integral part of the program includes the Teacher Training Institute, where participating teachers are mentored in the interdisciplinary study of aesthetic appreciation and filmmaking techniques and use these as their own classroom tools.  The program culminates with the students presenting their final short films at the Film Society Kids Film Festival at the Film Society’s Walter Reade Theater.

To be a Film Society Kids teaching artist you must be a Spanish Speaking filmmaker with 3 years experience facilitating workshops with high-school-age Students.

Film Society Kids Spanish Speaking Teaching Artist:

  •       Facilitate all stages of production with small student-led production groups
  •        Edit student films using a high professional editing standard
  •       Partner with other teaching artists and teachers for ongoing program planning, development, and         assessment
  •     Maintain production equipment and develop production materials
  •     Maintain a safe learning environment by partnering with the classroom teacher to manage a classroom
  •      Become part of a neighborhood school community

Requirements:

  •         Demonstrated experience in filmmaking and editing (using Adobe Premiere)
  •        Knowledge of film language and the ability to facilitate projects using said language
  •        Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish a MUST
  •        At least 3 years experience teaching using established educational philosophies

Interested in or well versed in art-house cinema

This position is one-day-a-week, with additional time required to meet deadlines as needed. Starting in March 2019.

Deadline to Apply: January 1st. Interviews will be held the second week of January.

Click here to apply.

Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer helps the Creative Director meet the design needs of all departments at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The Graphic Designer can work independently on projects that range from the simplest signage to the most detailed poster or brochure, from concept through production. She/he is able to create designs that are consistent with our branding and the overall look of our materials while also bringing their own ideas and creativity.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 4–7 years of experience doing hands-on graphic design on a variety of projects (such as brochures, posters, ads), from concept through production
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, In Copy, and Photoshop. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, and After Effects is a plus.
  • Create designs that are consistent with the Film Society brand and aesthetic
  • Strong skills in layout, typography, and image selection
  • Work quickly and efficiently on multiple projects at once
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Keep track of multiple deadlines
  • Work closely with colleagues in multiple departments and understand their varying needs and requirements
  • Communicate with outside vendors in order to most efficiently execute assignments
  • Able to design for both print and digital, and visualize how graphic elements can translate from one to the other
  • Employ strategic design thinking and proactively solve design problems
  • A passion for film is a plus!

Click here to apply.


The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Film Society complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.