Events/Meeting Management, Marketing, Member Services
4 Year Degree
Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts operates three movie theaters in the Pittsburgh area that feature alternatives to the multiplex – American indies, documentaries, foreign films, classics, and experimental media. All three theaters are equipped to project 16mm, 35mm, and digital.
The primary purpose of this position is to manage the growth and develop of a multifaceted film screening program that includes regular film screenings, exhibitions, festivals, educational programming, and other special events.
Under the supervision of the Director of Programming and Exhibitions, essential functions and responsibilities include:
Maintain the highest level of excellence through all Filmmakers Cinema screening programs;
Develop and implement an annual program calendar of screenings, educational public programming, and special events;
Plan, coordinate, and execute the Three Rivers Film Festival, Film Kitchen, and Documentary and Experimental Media Series; and
Collaborate with internal and external partners to develop and implement new programming that appeals to a diverse range of audience segments and advances PF/PCA’s artistic mission and revenue goals.
Operations and Staffing
Manage theater operations within an established annual budget, including but not limited to film rental fees and other programming expenses, marketing, concession inventory, basic equipment maintenance/repair, and part-time theater staffing;
Generate attendance, concession sales, audience surveys, and other relevant performance reports;
Administer and enforce all HR policies and procedures.
Marketing and Fund Development
In collaboration with Director of Marketing and Development, design and implement a comprehensive marketing plan for the Filmmakers Cinema programs;
Devise and implement strategic promotional events and membership programs;
Participate in researching/reporting on foundation grants and sponsorship opportunities; and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Success Factors/Job Competencies:
Independent Thinking & Decision Making
Work Days and Shifts:
Position works daily based on the needs of the organization, including evenings and weekends.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Art History, Film Studies, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
Valid driver’s license is required, as employee will be required to travel on a regular basis.
Five (5) to Seven (7) years of management experience in a non-profit environment.
Working knowledge of motion picture projection equipment.
Understanding of basic business financials and experience with budgeting and accountability for management of department(s) revenue and expenses.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at PF/PCA where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation preference, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “CINEMA PROGRAM MANAGER.” For more information about Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, please visit our website: https://pfpca.org
About Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts’ (PF/PCA) mission is to support artists and advance artistic excellence in the visual arts. We are a NASAD-accredited organization that offers year-round credit and non-credit courses, access to equipment and studio space for artists, a regional school-based artist residency program, a regular exhibitions program, a robust screening program that... includes an annual film festival, and sales of work by regional artists through our gallery shop. Annually we serve approximately 100,000 individuals of all ages in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.