Distribution Assistant Intern

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  • Titre de l'emploi : Distribution Assistant Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC)
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Toronto, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-07-10 à 2018-02-16 (30 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 14,00 $

CFMDC Distribution Assistant Intern

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC) seeks a Distribution Assistant Intern. As Canada's foremost not-for-profit distribution organization, we are dedicated to securing the availability and promoting the visibility of independent media art works. Since 1967, CFMDC has been a critical source for programmers, institutions, festivals, educators and museums around the world. Based in downtown Toronto with over 3650 film titles in our collection, CFMDC is committed to its role as an advocate for the dissemination of independent visions. The Distribution Assistant Intern will work collaboratively with CFMDC's Executive Director, Board of Directors and staff team members to provide administrative and technical assistance in executing our collections maintenance, preservation and digitization plan for the films and videos in distribution with CFMDC.

Responsibilities include:

Inspecting and reviewing elements of the CFMDC film and video collection

Assisting with database and record keeping

Assisting with media migration, digitization, and website maintenance

Assisting with other media distribution related tasks


Well organized, with an ability to multitask and meet deadlines

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to work in a co-operative environment committed to equity and non-discrimination

Proficiency with Macintosh computers

This is a 30 hour a week contract position. $14.00/hour. Funding requires the applicant to be:

* a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;

Note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.

* are legally entitled to work in Canada;

* will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;

* are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;

* will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week**) while employed with YCW;

* are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time;

* are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment;

* are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with YCW;

* have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy.

**Note: Interns with a disability are eligible for part-time work in Canada only.

* be registered in the YCW candidate inventory (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca).

Must be available to start work July 10, 2017 and work for the duration of the 30 week contract to February 16, 2018.

CFMDC is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal, visible minority, newcomers to Canada or persons with disabilities. Apply by email to director@cfmdc.org - Attention Hiring Committee/Distribution Intern. Deadline: 6pm, July 4th, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted, we do not confirm receipt of applications, and request not to be contacted by telephone.

*CFMDC is located at The Urban Space Building at 401 Richmond St. West in Toronto. This building functions as an arts hub for Toronto. It is located downtown, in the centre of the city, and houses many visual art galleries such as YYZ, A Space, Gallery 44, Prefix Gallery, and Redhead Gallery to name a few. The environment at 401 functions as a strong arts community with many openings and events that enrich the overall experience of working with the CFMDC as it is positioned within the greater media and visual arts community in Toronto. For more information on arts culture and events visit http://www.seetorontonow.com/


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