job announcement: associate artistic director, san diego asian film foundation

Our friends at the San Diego Asian Film Foundation are looking for qualified individual to fill the position of Associate Artistic Director.

The Associate Artistic Director is responsible for overseeing the planning, selection, and presentation of high quality programming of the annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, Spring Showcase, and other year-round programs. Qualifications and responsibilities include:
B.A. is required. A strong candidate will have a minimum of 3 years programming for film festivals and have extensive knowledge of Asian American cinema. Ethnic and film studies background a plus.

* Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task, fiercely detail oriented
* Strong communication skills with the ability to respond to emails in a timely manner
* Strong public speaking skills with the ability to address a large audience
* Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to deal with a wide variety of people including general public, staff, and volunteers
* Excellent writer, with ability to edit copy and perform research
* Keen interest in audience development
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications a must; Withoutabox and Filemaker Pro a plus
* Ability to work as a leader and a team player
* Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and meet deadlines
* Ability to work within budgetary confinements, and find ways to cut costs while maintaining the quality and integrity of our programs

* Assist the Artistic Director in leading the Festival’s programming committee in the research, recruitment, selection, writing and scheduling of films for the Annual Festival
* Assist in programming, planning, and execution of the Spring Showcase
* Communicate with distributors, filmmakers, scholars, film archives, guest curators and others involved in programs.
* Learn multiple aspects of film festival planning such as travel/hospitality, film trafficking, and ticketing.
* Attend community events and other film festivals on behalf of SDAFF
* Assist with tracking in film entries into the system and assist with filmmaker inquiries
* Assist in the curation of retrospectives, outdoor film screenings and more.
This is a cool opportunity to get involved with a great organization doing important work in the Asian American film/media community. The job begins in March. For more information about the position, and how to apply, go to the full job description on the San Diego Asian Film Foundation website here.

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