2022 LATINO MEDIA MARKET PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Job Description:

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is currently seeking to fill the position of the Latino Media Market (LMM) Coordinator. The coordinator is responsible for implementing and coordinating every aspect of the Latino Media Market Program that takes place during the NALIP Media Summit.

The Latino Media Market is a 2-day event where selected filmmakers participate in pitch meetings with industry executives, agents, distributors, funders, and mentors to advance their current projects.

The LMM coordinator will design, plan and organize all of the Market’s events, conduct outreach via email and in-person engagements, handle maintenance of the LMM web page, including providing updates and creating timelines for the program. The coordinator conducts research of studios, networks, agencies, management companies, venture capitalists and regional filmmaker organizations and institutions that would be interested in Latine content in film, television, documentaries, and digital web series.

A successful candidate is knowledgeable in film and television development and acquisitions, is self-motivated, communicates effectively, is highly-organized, and is able to multitask. A cover letter is required from each applicant.

This position is paid, at a rate of $600 weekly, and is from March through the end of August 2022. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Research regional filmmaker organizations and institutions, with particular emphasis on diversity; build and maintain outreach/target lists
  • Conduct ongoing outreach to industry networks, film markets and festivals, etc. to identify potential executives for pitch meetings
  • Maintain program’s social accounts, webpage, and online meeting platform
  • Process & review materials (application information, scripts, and directing samples)
  • Script Coverage
  • Liaise with selected program applicants for information regarding logistics and event onsite registration
  • Update and build the database in Narrative Feature, Documentary, and Scripted Episodic Television and Digital categories.
  • 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 Latino Media Market event space and online platform
  • Coordinate all necessary materials (e.g. schedules, tent cards, water, snacks) if/when onsite
  • Maintain budget and tracking expenditures
  • Participate in general NALIP Media Summit prep meetings
  • Deliver a final wrap report
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

Position Requirements:

  • Employee has legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Must be located in the Greater Los Angeles area

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Knowledgeable of the organization, NALIP
  • Strong interest and knowledge in Film/TV development
  • Ability to think on your feet and anticipate issues before they happen
  • Effective time management and maintaining strong communication channels across different departments within the organization
  • Strong leadership skills, able to assemble and train a team to carry on tasks
  • Strong phone and computer skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Spreadsheets

 

About Us

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is a non-profit, national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latine content creators. We stand as the premier Latine media organization, addressing for over 20 years, the most underrepresented and largest ethnic minority in the country. NALIP was founded in 1999 by a group of Latino producers, content creators, academics and media advocates.

 

Apply Today

Submit resume and cover letter to [email protected] including the position title in the subject line. All submissions must include a cover letter and at least two references.