2017 Latino Media Market Assistant Coordinator

The Latino Media Market Assistant Coordinator will conduct research of regional filmmaker organizations and institutions, with particular emphasis on diversity. He/she will work closely with the Latino Media Market coordinator on designing maintenance of LMM social media outreach, including updates and timelines for the program. He/she will also assist in the coordination of each event (including one-on-one meetings, pitching sessions, etc.)

Responsibilities: 

• Research regional filmmaker organizations and institutions, with particular emphasis on diversity; build and maintain outreach/target lists.

• Conduct ongoing outreach to  sister organizations and industry network, film markets and festivals, etc. to identify potential executives for pitch meetings.

• Work on design maintenance of LMM social media outreach, including updates and timelines for the program.

• Participate in General Latino Media Summit meetings when available.

• Assist in the processing of application materials and 2nd Round materials; 

• Liaise with selected program applicants for follow up with logistics and Latino Media Market registration.

• Respond to incoming inquiries.

• Review materials (application information, scripts, and directing samples). 

• Collect and distribute all pre-LMM materials from all participants.

• Update and build the LMM database in the Narrative Feature, Documentary, and Reality TV categories.

• Draft, data entry and oversee all LMM Media guide materials; coordinate layout with Alex Mendoza and send to print.

• Create and update executive and participant invite/confirmation lists.

• Create and program individualized schedules for pitch meetings for selected participants and executives.

• Oversee preparedness of LMM venue on site.

• Create, update, and provide all schedule grids for LMM.

• Coordinate all necessary materials  (e.g. schedules, tent cards, water, snacks) onsite. 

• Assist in the coordination of each event (including one-on-one meetings, pitching sessions, etc.)

• Other duties as assigned.

 

Position Requirements:

Employee has legal authorization to work in the United States.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Minimum of three years work experience in the film industry. 

• Minimum of two years experience with industry executives. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Strong interest and knowledge in independent film. 

• Building and maintaining databases, facilitating nationwide outreach effort, and maintaining smooth event operations.

• Demonstrates knowledge and expert operation of social media growth, outreach and marketing. 

• Strong phone and computer skills. 

 

Submit Resume to opps@nalip.org including the position title in the subject line. All submissions must include cover letter and at least two references.

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