Images Festival is seeking an Executive Director!

Closing Date: November 23, 2022
Start Date: January 2, 2023
Annual Salary: $50,000 + Benefits
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This is an exciting opportunity to take on a significant leadership role in one of Canada’s longest-running media arts organizations! The Executive Director will work with an energetic, passionate and dedicated team to plan and carry out an extensive festival of contemporary moving images each spring, alongside special projects and year-round initiatives. This is a full-time position based in Toronto reporting to the Board of Directors and working in a co-leadership capacity with the Programming Director.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Human Resources and Governance
  • Finance and Development
  • Internal and External Communications
  • Community building and collaborative partnerships;
  • Administration and operations
  • Media arts presentation, film festivals, and/or community-based events planning and execution

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The salary for this position is $50,000 per year.

On top of base salary, total compensation also includes:

  • Health benefits
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Additional 2 weeks paid office closures in December and August (4 weeks total)
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Unlimited personal days

Equity and Access:

Images Festival is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an accessible festival and workplace, and continue to work to reduce systemic barriers to participation in our events and employment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, people who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Racialized, and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Level of Accessibility: Accessible

To Apply:

Applicants are asked to send a resume and cover letter outlining their relevant experience and interest for this position.

We ask that you please include your preferred pronouns, if any, in your application.

The deadline for applications is November 23, 2022 at 5PM.

Applications can be addressed to the Hiring Committee and sent to:
[email protected] (*please attach PDF files only)

Please include where you saw this posting in your letter of interest.


About Images Festival:

Images Festival is a platform for the exhibition and discourse of independent film and media art. Created in 1987 as an alternative to the only other Toronto film festival at the time, Images has spent the last 36 years presenting media works that are challenging in their form and content. Images showcases the intersection of emerging and established practices and invites open critical dialogue in the film and media arts community around the political herstories of moving image production, distribution, exhibition, and representation.

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