Position: Summer Production & Rentals Assistant
Compensation: $16/hr, 40hrs/week, 12 weeks
Organization: Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA)
About: FAVA is currently looking for a Production & Rentals Assistant to join the FAVA team for 12 weeks in the summer of 2019. FAVA is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mandate is to support the creation, production, exhibition and distribution of film, video and media art in Northern Alberta.
FAVA serves members with diverse backgrounds and levels of experience, ranging from emerging, mid-career, to established artists with an unwavering passion for film, video and media art. FAVA offers a variety of workshops for artistic and skill development; is a resource for production equipment facilities; hosts events and screenings; and fosters and develops a dynamic media arts community in Northern Alberta.
Job Description: The Production & Rentals Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance and repair of FAVA’s large production inventory of film and video equipment, assisting with membership and community production initiatives, along with the continued development of FAVATV online production and distribution. Additional tasks include the daily operations of the equipment depot.
These tasks include fielding phone calls and e-mails with rental and technical inquiries, prepping and checking equipment for film shoots, overseeing the return and invoicing of equipment rentals, servicing gear both in house and coordinating repairs. Other duties and project-based tasks will be assigned based on the skill-set of the applicant.
The ideal candidate will have:
– A passionate interest in film, video and media arts
– Video and post-production experience. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is an asset
– Familiarity with a variety of film & video cameras, lighting, sound & grip equipment
– Strong organizational skills and be highly self-motivated
– Strong ability to multi-task and work both independently and in a team environment
– A desire to facilitate the creation of media art in Alberta
– Post Secondary student in film / arts or related courses.
Deadline for Submissions: May 17th at 5pm
Job Start Date: May 27th
To Apply: E-mail your cover letter and resume to Jamie McRae, Rentals and Facilities Manager, at: rentals at fava dot ca subject: Production Assistant. An email will be sent confirming receipt of your application. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.