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Want a Film Job in Austin?

Want a Film Job in Austin?

I will take a moment to mention this… the Austin Film Society is currently looking to fill the position for “Director of Sales and Marketing.”

Here is some of how AFS describes it:

“The Director of Sales and Marketing is part of the AFS operations team, which includes the Operations Manager, the Business Manager and the Director of Information Systems. The primary responsibilities of this position include managing the rental of Austin Studios, responding to and anticipating the needs of the tenants, playing a leadership role in the evolution of the facility, and setting the marketing strategy for the Austin Film Society.”

Day-to-day responsibilities include:
– Negotiating the terms for occupancy of Austin Studios
– Executing contracts and insurance documents associated with each rental
– Tracking production leads
– Managing the schedule of users
– Managing accounts receivable
– Defining the marketing strategy for Austin Studios
– Reaching the market via web and print materials, special events, outreach to and one-on-one meetings with industry representatives
– Giving tours to producers and prospective tenants
– Working with the Operations Manager on facilities development strategy
– Assisting with budgeting and budget reports

Leadership and management responsibilities include:
– Defining the marketing strategy for all other AFS programs and guiding its execution by program, artistic and administrative staff
– Assisting the Development Department with behind-the-scenes events for the cultivation and stewardship of donors
– Providing vision and leadership for possible private fundraising drives or government grants for- capital improvements for Austin Studios, working with the the Executive Director, the Director of Development, and the Austin Studios Committee.

And, yes, because of my role on the Board of the Austin Film Society, I will be working for whomever takes this job. Don’t all rush at once. For more information on the job, and how to apply, click here.

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