Job Post: Media and Marketing Assistant, OIAF, Ottawa

rooster_combo_bw1Media and Marketing Assistant
Ottawa International Animation Festival

Job Summary: Public relations assistant to help with creating press releases and marketing materials to promote the Animation Festival.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Managing Director, the TAC and Workshops Director and the Artistic Director

Starting Date: ASAP
Duration: 26 weeks

Responsibilities:
Assist the management team with:
o Reviewing films in competition
o Writing media releases
o Pitching stories to media outlets
o Contacting filmmakers for permission to grant interviews
o Securing high-resolution photographs
o TAC media campaign
o Updating social networking sites and Festival website
o Arranging press conference
o Monitoring ad deadlines and working with graphic designer on marketing material
o Keeping electronic and hard-copy records of all media and marketing coverage

Skills Required:
o Strong communication, both written and verbal; English essential (French is an asset)
o Organized and able to consistently meet deadlines
o Knowledge of database software an asset
o Knowledge of Dreamweaver and Adobe design suite an asset

Industry Contacts:
o International media
o International trade publications
o Animation professionals
o Filmmakers
o Special Event professionals

Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Jennifer Noseworthy
Director of Outreach and Administration
Canadian Film Institute / Ottawa International Animation Festival
jennifer@animationfestival.ca
Tel: 613-232-8769
Fax: 613-232-6315
www.animationfestival.ca
www.cfi-ifc.ca

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