Winnipeg Film Group: Executive Director
The WFG is seeking applicants for the position of a permanent, full-time Executive Director.
The Winnipeg Film Group
The WFG is an artist-run, charitable, non-profit organization that has been at the centre of independent cinema in Manitoba since 1974. Through education, production, exhibition, and distribution services; the WFG has championed the creation, appreciation, and advancement of independent cinema and the moving image locally, nationally, and internationally in support of the art, the artist, and the audience.
The WFG is seeking an Executive Director that is a positive mentor, collaborative leader, independently motivated, and tireless advocate for the art of independent cinema in Winnipeg and beyond. The responsibility of the Executive Director will include strategic planning, financial management, human resources, operations management, policy compliance, organizational grant writing, and program development. The Executive Director is the primary liaison between industry, funding, and government partners.
The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in successful management of not-for-profit organizations, alongside an understanding of the cultural and political issues relevant to the Canadian artist-run milieu and Canadian film landscape. The candidate will be practically skilled at interpersonal relations, consensus building, negotiation, and creative problem solving. The candidate is flexible and comfortable overseeing multiple departments, projects, and community partnerships (public and private), and excels in public communications. The candidate must have a proven record of building meaningful diversity, equity, and inclusion into workplace settings and dynamics, including: reconciliation and anti-racism; class, disability, gender, sexuality; and age equity.