Contract @Toronto International Film Festival in Creative Arts/Heritage
  • Post Date : May 8, 2023
  • Apply Before : May 22, 2023
  • Salary: CA$25.00 - CA$25.00 / Hourly
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  • Job ID 25470

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Marketing; Brand & Media

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Editorial & Copywriting, the Editorial Coordinator will work in a fast-paced environment, supporting the work of the Editorial team in relation to TIFF Bell Lightbox programming and select Festival-specific initiatives.



Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 

  • Maintain editorial standards (clarity, structure, grammar) and ensure adherence to TIFF’s Style Guide on all copy as required, including e-blasts, film notes, press releases, design copy, and digital signage.
  • Help ensure a consistent brand voice across all public-facing and internal communications
  • Keep track of requests for edits on assorted collateral
  • Conduct on-the-fly edits; proof website copy
  • Liaise regularly with other teams (e.g. Design, Marketing, Communications, Industry, Membership) to ensure editorial needs are met
  • Support the Editor & Senior Coordinator with data entry for tiff.net
  • Support the Editor & Senior Coordinator with Festival-related administrative tasks as they arise


  • $25.00/hour


  • July 10 – September 7 


  • Office Location: 350 King Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 3X5
  • Weekly in office requirements: 
    • Minimum 2 days (November to May)
    • Minimum 3 days (June to October) 
  • Festival Office Requirements: Full Time during Festival


  • A degree, diploma, or certificate in Arts, Humanities, Journalism, or similar field of study
  • Experience editing, fact-checking, and writing in English in an editorial environment for a magazine, newspaper, online news/entertainment service, or arts organization
  • An appreciation for language and the written word, and an aptitude for dealing with their intricacies
  • Experience with data-entry and high computer proficiency (knowledge of HTML and familiarity with Google Docs and Google Sheets is preferred; experience with Trello, MailChimp, and a CMS is an asset)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to respond to fast-changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to multitask with frequent interruptions in a busy open-concept work environment
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends



  • All applications must be submitted online through TIFF’s Career Centre.
  • Please upload your cover letter and resumé as a single PDF before the deadline of Monday, May 22, 2023. 


We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted.

Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. TIFF regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas; however, TIFF considers and welcomes individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position. For consideration to those on time-limited Visa status, your Visa must allow you to complete the full contract.

Please send any questions via e-mail only to careers@tiff.net.

TIFF is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. As such, we welcome and encourage applicants who identify as racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons across the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities.

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation and/or assistance during the application process, please contact us in advance at careers@tiff.net. We strive to provide reasonable accommodations whenever requested.


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