MFM is Hiring: Film Programs & Reporting Supervisor

Published on Jan 18, 2017

Programs & Reporting Supervisor

Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2017 / Start Date: Feb 13, 2017 / Salary: $48,000 -$52,000 / Province: Ontario / Region: Northeastern Ontario / City: Sudbury / Term: Full-time

MUSIC AND FILM IN MOTION: Music and Film in Motion (MFM), a division of the not-for-profit organization Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION), is dedicated to fostering and promoting the music and film industries in Northern Ontario, as well as providing educational programming to cultivate the advancement of Northern Ontario’s emerging talent. MFM works within the boundaries of Northern Ontario, which includes a population of approximately 760,000 people. MFM strives to connect music and film artists and practitioners with opportunities and resources to advance their projects and their careers.  MFM’s ongoing advocacy for Northern Ontario music and film production output is carried out with the primary objective of contributing to the further development of Northern Ontario’s thriving cultural industries.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: In this future-focused leadership role, we seek a strategic individual to oversee and contribute to the ongoing development of MFM by maintaining and encouraging new and existing partnerships that will bring passion, expertise and sound judgement to the organization’s mandate and overall vision.

The successful candidate will champion Northern Ontario’s screen-based industries while supporting the advancement of regional economic goals, and act as an unbiased and objective facilitator between industry and government.


-Reactive Film Inquiries: respond promptly to all inquiries related to film, television and media arts production

-Proactive Film Production: attend annual conferences in order to pitch Northern Ontario as a production-friendly region and secure inbound productions

-Database Management: manage a crew and company database and monthly production hot list; oversee development of local film production company database, locations database and industry calendar

-Community Relations: liaise with various agencies, organizations, associations and municipalities to establish and/or streamline permitting processes

-Strategic Marketing: develop MFM’s sales pitch and work with Marketing & Communications to manage the initiative’s promotional strategy

-Website Management: manage the organization’s website as the central portal for any Northern Ontario film initiatives

-Public Relations: create media exposure for Northern Ontario production related success stories

-Spokesperson: serve as MFM’s spokesperson and point person on film / TV production side, as needed

-Advisory Committee Liaison: oversee the membership of the initiative’s advisory committee and lead quarterly meetings

-Partnership Relations: work in tandem with other production based organizations / associations, etc., including municipal Economic Development Corporations; Ontario Media Development Corporation, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, various unions, to maximize marketing efforts and industry development and to discuss industry progress and associated strategies

-Budget Management: plan, track, and reconcile the initiative’s annual budget

-Key Success Objectives: monitor, track, and report on key success objectives, including: website traffic, productions hosted, and estimated economic impact from productions


-A minimum of 4 years’ direct film / television production experience and/or in a wellestablished leadership role within the Canadian motion picture industries;

-Professional and political astuteness; impeccable verbal, written and presentation skills; outstanding communication skills with demonstrated strengths in strategic and respectful consensus building

-Solid project management skills and ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities in a professional and focused manner

-Experience working with collaborative stakeholders, where multi-jurisdictional, multilevel and multi-sector (private/public) coordination and alignment are essential to success

-Experience writing grant applications and sponsorship proposals an asset

-Excellent communication skills (oral & written); fluently bilingual in French and English, an asset


-A post-secondary degree is required, in business, communications, technology or a related field


The individual who will succeed in this role is:

-Creative and collaborative

-Knowledgeable of business development, marketing, and the production industries

-Professionally focused and on-point

-Execution orientated, organized and accountable

-Inspiring and empowering

-Able to appropriately address sensitive issues and to maintain confidentiality

-Relatable, honorable and direct

How to Apply:

-Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Tammy Frick @, by Thursday, February 9th, 2017.

Contact Info: 
Telephone: 705-885-9889 
Fax: 705-688-1351

40 Larch Street, Suite 103, Sudbury, ON, P3E 5M7 | 705-885-9889 |