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Program Coordinator (Los Angeles)

16 March 2019

We are seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Program Coordinator to join our small but busy team in LA, to provide professional administrative support to various initiatives and events, particularly focusing on the delivery of the organization’s New Talent and Membership programs. 

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a leading nonprofit organization promoting and rewarding excellence in film, games and television. Through awards, events and online resources, we drive standards ever higher, seek out and encourage new and emerging talent, and inspire practitioners while celebrating the very best creative work. As a 501c3 nonprofit, BAFTA Los Angeles extends the organization’s remit into the US, including award-winning community outreach programs, screenings, seminars, scholarships, mentorship schemes, and archival projects.

Type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Los Angeles 

We are seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Program Coordinator to join our small but busy team in LA, to provide professional administrative support to various initiatives and events, particularly focusing on the delivery of the organization’s New Talent and Membership programs. 

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Administrative support for our various events and programs including Scholarships, Newcomers Program and Student Film Awards.
  • Database management
  • Maintaining lists of potential guest speakers, participants, films, and other event data.
  • Support for content creation and on-site location filming and photography.
  • Creative writing and design projects for newsletters, brochures, webpages.
  • Delivery of Social Media and Community Engagement.
  • Coordinate communication with relevant vendors, program participants and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinating suitable event venue hire and logistics
  • Coordinate event invitations, guest lists
  • Onsite event and screening check-In.
  • Support for other program and event needs that may arise
  • Represent BAFTA at events throughout the year to build relationships with members and new talent participants.

Requirements, preferred skills and background:

  • Excellent writing and listening skills
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop Adobe and Premiere
  • Experience with Salesforce, preferred
  • Knowledge of Film and TV industry strongly preferred
  • Production experience preferred
  • Experience using bulk email services like MailChimp preferred
  • Experience using website CMS, especially Drupal, preferred
  • Knowledge of Social Media Platforms, Best Practices and Analytics
  • Ability to work nights and weekends around events and key deadlines.

How to Apply

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to [email protected]

No phone calls please.