July 18th, 2022

We're Hiring: Content Creator Fund Manager

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The NEW deadline to apply is August 11th
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Job Title: Content Creator Fund Manager
Position Status: Full Time, Permanent (Monday-Friday)
Direct Report: Executive Director
Salary Range: Competitive salary, based on experience
Location: 1869 Upper Water Street, Suite #403, Halifax, Nova Scotia (SNS office)
Benefits: Shared Health and Dental Insurance

Deadline to Apply: August 11th, 2022

Purpose: The Content Creator Fund Manager will work from Screen Nova Scotia’s office and  is responsible for providing specialized administrative work in developing and managing the Content Creator Fund (CCF) in its pilot year. They will administer and manage the Content Creator Fund program, supervise the mediation of complaints in accordance with Content Creator Fund policies, and evaluate, monitor and report on the fund.

The Content Creator Fund (CCF)  is a direct funding program for members of Screen Nova Scotia.  It will become available to productions that qualify for Stream 1 of the Nova Scotia Film Production Incentive Fund (NSFPIF), which is administered by the Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage.

Context: Screen Nova Scotia is a membership-based industry association and film commission, dedicated to building a strong and sustainable future for the province’s production sector. The organization is guided by a volunteer board of directors and an active membership that works in all areas of film, television, and animation. As we expand our team and our offerings, all employees will assist with general office support as needed and understand that flexible hours are sometimes necessary.

Who we are looking for: The successful candidate will be passionate about growing Nova Scotia’s screen industry. A strong background in production or business affairs in the film industry is preferred. A background in grants/funding administration is an asset.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of all Nova Scotians, at all job levels. Screen Nova Scotia has a mandate to increase diversity in the film industry, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities, and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide independent, specialized professional expertise for the administration, management, and delivery of the Content Creator Fund program.
  • Plan, develop, administer, evaluate, aid in promotion, and monitor the Content Creator Fund program using required software and/or grant management software.
  • Administer and supervise the mediation of complaints in accordance with Content Creator Fund policies. Conduct needed analysis and leads and/or respond to complex concerns from program stakeholders.
  • Advise and mediate complaints; respond to and may be involved with investigations (inspects and monitors programs enforcement). Identify needs and respond to questions and concerns from key stakeholders and program users.
  • Analyze and provide program recommendations through reports and to Screen Nova Scotia’s Executive Director and Board of Directors regarding management and development of CCF, updates and evaluation.
  • Support the Operations & Communications Manager in the development of internal and external communications related to the fund.
  • Monitor budgets and forecasts through timely and effective coordination and analysis of operating expenditures to produce financial reports.
  • Manage day-to-day relationships with clients.
  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Executive Director

Job titles and number of incumbents reporting to this job: May have direct supervision over junior program coordinators and/or support staff. When these positions do not have direct supervisory responsibilities, they will advise junior professionals and/or support staff.

Contacts: The usual internal and external contacts and the purpose of those contacts required in the performance of this job are:

  • Regular contact is required with the Executive Director. Frequent communication with SNS staff, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors. Frequent discussions with management and technical support staff.
  • Prepare reports as needed for the Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage and other related Government stakeholders.
  • Liaise with Nova Scotia Film Incentive Fund Program officers to administer the CCF as required.
  • Professional relationships will be developed and maintained with key contacts such as contractors, consultants, various industry representatives, and professional associations. 
  • Represent the department on various SNS committees and task forces.

Innovation: The typical creativity and problem-solving skills required in this job include:

  • Seeks to understand individual perspectives and concerns and accurately hears the unspoken or partly expressed thoughts, feelings and concerns of others. Specifically, actively listens; for example, repeating what was heard to check understanding, particularly in difficult conversations.
  • Thinks through situations of varying degrees of complexity and ambiguity in order to understand them clearly. Specifically, sees multiple relationships and their connection; for example, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation.
  • Manages, tracks and attends to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity. Specifically, monitors clients applications; for example, checking to ensure that procedures and eligibility requirements for the CCF are met and adhered to.
  • Invites individual cooperation; for example, inviting the sharing of alternative solutions or viewpoints.
  • Identifies and meets the needs of external clients, being continually focused on outcomes for clients.

Decision Making: The usual types of decisions made in this job and the types of problems/decisions that must be referred to a supervisor include:

  • Work is performed with considerable independence and initiative, subject to general review for adherence to departmental objectives.
  • Provide technical guidance when required on:
    – Analyzing data from multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions;
    – Making suitable recommendations, costing, budgeting and finance tasks;
    – Acquiring, organizing, protecting and processing data to fulfil objectives;
    – Analyzing data trends for use in reports to help guide decision making.
  • Provide guidance when required on interpreting and applying knowledge of regulations and policies in an area of expertise.
  • Use comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to meet business objectives efficiently.

To apply: Interested candidates can apply with a cover letter and resume to jobs@screennovascotia.com before 5:00 p.m. ADT on August 11th, 2022. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.