Jobs

Film at 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.

Film at Lincoln Center provides a comprehensive benefits package for full-time positions 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

NYFF Development Assistant

The NYFF Development Assistant will support the day-to-day operations, donor support, and ticketing needs of the very public-facing Development department during the 57th New York Film Festival. Working closely with Festival and Film at Lincoln Center staff, the coordinator will assist with departmental clerical duties, customer service support, and ticketing fulfillment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • General administrative and event support to ensure smooth Development operations throughout the 57th New York Film Festival;

  • Assist with processing of NYFF ticket orders for high-level donors and members and coordinate, as needed, with Lincoln Center box offices;

  • Provide NYFF customer service for the Development department  (phone, email, in-person);

  • Quick training on organizational database (Tessitura) to assist with NYFF seating and ticket orders;

  • Support Development staff and volunteers at the very public-facing Development desk during NYFF screenings;

  • Support Development staff at press screenings during NYFF;

  • Assist with Development volunteer coordination;

  • Support staff with new member recruitment campaign activities during the Festival;

  • Assist Development and Events staff at NYFF events as needed; 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Customer service experience strongly preferred;

  • Ability to maintain focus and calm under pressure;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Familiarity with fundraising/development practices a plus;

  • Database and ticketing experience strongly preferred (direct Tessitura experience a bonus).

Click here to apply.

Production Coordinator: NYFF

JOB OVERVIEW

The Production Coordinator plays a vital leadership role working with the Festival Producer to execute the production plan.  They are responsible for a broad range of duties that include inventory management, resource allocation and oversite, facilitating communication between production staff, venues, and FLC full time staff, as well as scheduling and management of the production support team and volunteers.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES 

  • Work with the Producer of NYFF to identify and anticipate all logistical, operational, and production needs of NYFF and it’s venues;

  • Supervise and delegate tasks to the Seasonal Production Staff, Production Assistants, and Production Volunteers as needed;

  • Working with the Producer, insure that critical, time sensitive projects are completed on schedule and on budget by Festival and FLSC staff;

  • Oversee all deliveries to FSC/LCPA spaces related to the festival, working closely with the sponsorship/partnership, and marketing teams to manage inventories and onsite deployment of materials;

  • Work with the producer to oversee special executions required by the festival including sponsor activations and program-related venue build outs;

  • Support Producer in executing film tech run-throughs/walk-throughs as needed;

  • Establish vendor relationships for various site/production needs as directed;

  • Coordinate the Load In/Load out of festival venues;

  • The support production team on site during key events throughout the festival;

  • Provide a comprehensive wrap report as outlined by the NYFF Production Guidelines prior to exit interview. 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Working knowledge of film industry and film festivals

  • 3-5 years of event management/production coordination experience

  • Ability to maintain focus and calm under pressure

  • Familiarity with Film Society venues

  • Unafraid to roll up sleeves and get into the field

  • Energy, stamina, and patience – you are on call throughout the festival

SUPERVISION

Producer, NYFF

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Guest Services Coordinator: NYFF

JOB OVERVIEW

Working with the other members of the NYFF hospitality team, the guest services coordinator will manage all aspects of filmmaker hospitality for the New York Film Festival pre-fest, during the fest, and directly after the fest. The ideal candidate is hyper-organized, flexible and works well under pressure.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES 

  • Serve as the principal hospitality contact for a specific portfolio of NYFF guests;

  • Manage filmmaker and guest travel and accommodation arrangements;

  • Coordinate filmmaker ticket requests with Talent Coordinator;

  • Oversee the registration/accreditation process for Filmmakers and NYFF Guests;

  • Update festival database with travel information, attending guest dates, and Q&A participants daily;

  • Working with the Special Events Department, ensure Filmmakers and Guests receive invitations to all events in a timely manner;

  • Establish relationships with sponsor hotels, airlines, car services, consulates, and national film organizations in order to maximize support for Filmmaker Travel;

  • Oversight of the Travel Budget and overall responsibility for reporting expenses;

  • Working with the Programming Department, arrange for the booking of all translators;

  • Oversee distribution of Filmmaker bags;

  • Finalize all billing, invoices, refunds, and reimbursements for NYFF travel;

  • Provide a comprehensive wrap report as outlined by the NYFF Production Book in advance of your exit interview.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Previous festival experience required, travel/hospitality experience ideal

  • Experience working within budget constraints

  • Able to pivot from project to project as required

  • Cool under pressure

  • Able and clean communicator

  • Database-friendly, with experience using G-Suite family of products

SUPERVISION

Producer of NYFF

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Press & Industry Coordinator: NYFF

JOB OVERVIEW

The Press & Industry Coordinator will manage P&I accreditation for the New York Film Festival and support the NYFF publicity team at events and press screenings, as well as with administrative tasks. The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Manage the NYFF Press & Industry accreditation process by vetting applications, researching outlets, examining journalists’ clippings to determine legitimacy and impact, and reviewing journalists and industry members in question with the NYFF publicity team.

  • Determine the categorization of industry applicants with NYFF publicity and production teams.

  • Handle all press and industry inquiries during the accreditation process, and follow up with applicants for any missing information.

  • Update the approved press and industry lists throughout the festival.

  • Manage the processing, creation, and delivery of P&I badges with the NYFF production team.

  • Oversee the pick-up process for P&I badges throughout the festival, and train, schedule, and manage volunteers and interns distributing badges. Handle any troubleshooting and last minute applications.

  • Distribute P&I screening attendees lists internally and to distributors.

  • Manage press and industry ticket requests and distribution in communication with FLC publicity team and individual film PR representatives.

  • Distribute press screening schedule and updates to the accredited P&I lists throughout the festival.

  • Assist the publicity team at NYFF press screenings and events as needed.

  • Deliver a wrap report detailing the press and industry accreditation process and provide suggestions for future improvements.

 EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 1-2 years of experience in publicity or film festival environment

  • Knowledge of film and the New York Film Festival

  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently but with open communication

  • Ability to handle high-stress situations with grace and patience

  • Comfortable with database systems and spreadsheets; Tessitura and Marcato experience a plus

SUPERVISION

Director of Publicity

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Event Photographer

Film at Lincoln Center’s publicity department is always looking for photographers to shoot appearances by visiting filmmakers, actors, and another talent. Responsibilities may include shooting Q&A coverage, extended talks and panels, events and parties, red carpets, and other photography as needed. Must be able to upload photos for use in a timely manner.

The position is paid at the end of the year with compensation calculated by the number of events shot. Photographers are allowed comps for Film at Lincoln Center screenings and access to special events and parties that they are covering.

Qualifications
Experience shooting live events
Must own a DSLR camera
Ability to shoot in low-light situations a plus

Please include links to event coverage if possible. Must have own camera and equipment.

Click here to apply.


Film at 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, Film at Lincoln Center 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.