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Assistant Booth Manager - Toronto International Film Festival

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Assistant Booth Manager
Deadline: April 11, 2016
Posted: April 3, 2016

Job Description / Duties

Reporting to the Senior Booth Manager, the Assistant Booth Manager will be responsible for managing day-to-day technical booth operations for all Cinemas within TIFF | Bell Lightbox. This includes the technical coordination and supervision of screenings and events, ensuring the highest presentation experience standards are met. We are interested in applicants with solid film projection knowledge and experience, with a strong aptitude for live-event and digital technology.

Supervising film and video presentations, including the troubleshooting and handling of technical emergencies
Technical set-up and co-ordination of live events
Preparation of alternative video content for cinema projection
Supervision of technical staff, including Projectionists and Revisors
Coordinating day-to-day Booth/Master Control operations and duties
Upholding established technical standards and operating principles
Communicating technical information to Projection and Revision staff in a timely manner
Liaising with film representatives to facilitate the best possible presentation
Daily inventory management of screening materials
Preparing daily technical reports
Liaising with Technical Production, Film & Digital Print Services, Programming, Digital Studio, and Events teams
Working with Senior Booth Manager, coordination of technical production elements within the various venues, including equipment set up, rehearsals, testing, maintenance, content capture, special requirements
Preparation of pre-feature screening content
Participate in the training of technical staff using established booth certification process
Controlling access to technical areas
Booth organization and upkeep

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Requirements:
Experience with live event production systems, including:
Lighting control consoles, knowledge of DMX addressing and protocols
Live audio consoles, specifically digital audio consoles – e.g. Digico series
Video production switchers and routing / standards conversion systems
Video codecs and video image processing via displays and projection
Experience with video transcoding and playback systems
Knowledge of SMPTE standards for the calibration and playback of digital cinema and film presentations
Extensive knowledge and experience with motion picture presentation formats, including 70mm, 35mm, 16mm, DCP and digital video playback systems
Knowledge and experience with Dolby cinema sound systems
Excellent foundation in audio, acoustics, lighting and staging
Minimum 3 years supervisory experience
Knowledge and experience with film and video inspection, including archival film handling considered an asset
Ability to perform general troubleshooting and maintenance on projection, sound, and lighting equipment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong managerial and interpersonal skills, with an ability to remain calm under pressure
Ability to work independently and in a team environment as well as the ability to take and give direction effectively
A proficiency with both Windows and Mac OS X environments
Experience with web-encoding systems, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, broadcast playback systems, Shure wireless management systems would be considered an asset
Adaptable to a flexible work schedule, including some evenings, weekends and holidays

Contact Information

Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references attached as a PDF or Word document (we do not accept Cloud hosting or File Sharing programs), by 5pm on April 11, 2016 BY EMAIL ONLY

TIFF Email:  *Please note Assistant Booth Manager in the subject line*

Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.

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 providing accommodations for people with disabilities and will work with applicants to meet their needs. TIFF is an equal opportunity employer.

TIFF is a charitable, not-for-profit cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world, through film. Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.

Employer Profile

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization is accepting applications for the full-time position of: Assistant Booth Manager

TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema to film lovers in our home TIFF Bell Lightbox. Our aim is to become a creative, community and global leader, and one of the world’s premiere organizations in the discovery and understanding of film. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who wants to be a part of our ever growing team, and be part of Toronto's cultural history.

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