Board Member

(Durham Region International Film Festival)

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Position ID: V-OSH0292 Last Modified: 28 Oct 2021 Last Full Update: 27 Oct 2021
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ContactLinda Jansma, Board of Directors Secretary, Durham Region International Film Festival (DRIFF); Phone: 905 242 1634; Email:
DutiesMember of DRIFF Board of Directors with specific marketing and communications skills * be part of DRIFF's Audience, Events, and Marketing committee * assisting with implementing the marketing and content marketing plans
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BenefitsBecome part of a dedicated and growing organization whose mission is: DRIFF is a not-for-profit film festival rooted in the communities of Durham. In addition to growing our annual festival of local and international films, DRIFF will continue to expand educational opportunities to develop local creativity, storytelling, and experimentation through moving images. DRIFF will engage a diverse network of audiences, filmmakers, and collaborators to promote film as a form of creative expression and a catalyst for community building.
ClientsAudience members who are residents of Durham Region and beyond; local, national, and international filmmakers
Ages18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Event Coordination & Support ; Music & Performing Arts
Skills/ExperienceMarketing & PR - marketing and content marketing plans are being developed; assistance with implementing these plans is needed.
Commitment LengthLong Term - DRIFF's Board of Director's terms are 3 years ; DRIFF's is a working board with three active committees: Finance, Governance, and Staffing; Programming, Education, and Partnership; and Audience, Events, and Marketing
Interaction LevelVirtual Volunteering ; Currently board and committee meetings are virtual. Events such as the drive-in program, DRIFF in a Jiff, and annual film festival are held in person
Minimum Hours8 / Month
Dates and TimesWednesday: Afternoon (10 meetings/year; 2nd Wed. of the month, 4:30-6:30) 
10 board meetings per year (no meetings July and December); committees typically meet monthly
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - if the meetings return to Durham Region headquarters ; Designated parking at entrance - if the meetings return to Durham Region headquarters ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance - if the meetings return to Durham Region headquarters ; Easy access to elevator - if the meetings return to Durham Region headquarters ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall - if the meetings return to Durham Region headquarters ; film festival venues are accessible, as is the drive-in, and The Robert McLaughlin Gallery that has hosted DRIFF in a Jiff
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline30 Nov 2021
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsCandidates will be asked to schedule an interview with 2-3 members of the Board of Directors; for the successful candidate, a Director orientation package will be provided
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 12 Jan 2022
End Date08 Jan 2025
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Organization NameDurham Region International Film Festival
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