Jobs and Internships

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The Database Administrator collaborates with the Development Department to ensure timely completion of all gift processing, invoices, acknowledgements, and financial reporting. The Administrator plays a key role in maintaining accurate constituent records and consistent communication with all Film Society donors.

Principal Duties:
Gift processing and data entry and reporting
• Manages development functions in donor database including gift entries, reports, tracking of renewals and upgrades, ticketing history, income reports.
• Processes all gifts through donor database and communicate incoming gifts to Finance department.
• Works collaboratively with Manager of Development Operations to issue regular development revenue reports.
• Works with Finance to reconcile incoming gifts year-round and during the yearly audit. Ticketing Services
• Designs and disseminates Patron ticket order forms for high-profile festivals throughout the year.
• Assists with ticketing and seating strategy for Individual Giving for festivals, series, and screenings year-round, including the New York Film Festival.
• Serves as liaison for FSLC and Alice Tully Hall box office for donor ticket orders.
• Works closely with development staff in donor and sponsor ticketing year-round, including processing patron ticket orders as needed. Administrative Responsibilities
• Prepare weekly batches of renewal and acknowledgment letters.
• Print all permanent Membership cards and Member Benefit Cards.
• Track and order office supplies.
• Manage department filing system.

Experience/Skills Required:
• 1-2 years of administrative work experience
• Strong knowledge of database and information systems to support fundraising activities
• Experience with Tessitura
• Writing and editing skills; strong verbal and listening skills
• Ability to multitask and respond with flexibility and agility to fundraising opportunities.
• Strong commitment to quality work and high work ethic
• Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

Interns gain valuable experience in fundraising at America’s pre-eminent film presentation organization, including being a part of innovative fundraising campaigns, learning more about philanthropic giving, and assisting with donor events and daily operations.

Principal Duties:
• Research prospective Film Society donors
• Handle development-specific mailings, including renewal and acknowledgment letters
• Aid with check-in at donor events, including Patron Evenings
• Participate in development staff meetings to discuss and plan upcoming fundraising campaigns
• Assist with reviewing  all member communications, including invitations, newsletters, and renewal & acknowledgment letters
• Process patron ticket orders during high-volume festivals
• Assist Database Administrator with filing as needed
• Stock FSLC venues with program materials

Experience/Skills Required:
• Current undergraduate/graduate student
• Writing and editing skills; strong verbal and listening skills
• Strong commitment to quality work and high work ethic
• Interest in film and/or arts administration
• Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

The intern will oversee outreach and grassroots marketing. This individual would be required to create, manage and update a database consisting of cultural organizations throughout the city. Utilizing grassroots marketing tactics, the intern will build relationships and develop partnerships, promotions and marketing opportunities with these organizations, as well as send emails, e-flyers and call all contacts on this database and inform them about screenings and events at the Film Society. In addition, the individual will be responsible for writing copy for digital signage on Lincoln Center campus, assist in updating Box Office reports and will oversee the distribution of marketing materials. The intern will work with the marketing department on promotions, messaging, and branding, and perform other duties as required.

• Interest in marketing
• Strong computer skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Previous experience with outreach or marketing ideal
• A passion for film
• Proofing and editing abilities (or the desire to learn)

If there are no job openings for which the Film Society believes you are qualified in the area of interest that you specified, the Film Society will discard your résumé and cover letter after six months. Please resubmit your cover letter and résumé after a six-month period.

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