VIFF 2017 - Photography Volunteer Team Member

Organization: 

Vancouver International Film Festival

Deadline: 

Sep. 24, 2017

Organization Description: 

Founded in 1982, The Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society (VIFF) is a not-for-profit cultural organization that operates the internationally acclaimed Vancouver International Film Festival, the annual Industry Conference and the year-round programming of the Vancity Theatre at The Vancouver International Film Centre.

Organization Website: 

http://www.viff.org

Volunteer Opportunity Description: 

Reports to: Marketing Coordinator

Duration: September 29 - October 14, 2016 (Part-time. Must be available to work nights and weekends.)

Reporting to the Marketing Coordinator, the Volunteer Photography Team Member is responsible for procuring and managing VIFF’s photo needs.

Responsibilities: 

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  • Photographing special events and galas.
  • Photographing Q + A sessions.
  • General Festival photography. 
  • Compiling photographs for marketing, sponsorship and overall festival print and on-line needs.

Qualifications: 

  • All potential candidates must have their own camera equipment (10+mp, digital SLR with off-board diffused flash).
  • Functional knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom or other photo editing software is required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate exceptional ability to manage details, multitask in a fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines and maintain a professional and courteous demeanor around filmmaking guests of the Festival. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to take initiative, show good judgment, and manage projects from beginning to end. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate 
    • (a) excellent photographic skills and technique;
    • (b) exceptional ability to manage details, multitask in a fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines; and 
    • (c) professionalism and courtesy around filmmaking guests of the Festival.
  • Reliability, ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Relevant previous work experience an asset.

How to Apply: 

Fill out form for Photography Lead Volunteer at: www.viff.org/Online/volunteer

Contact Name: Daniel Lins
Contact Email Address: daniel.lins@viff.org

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