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Job Postings

General Overview:

The Director of Development will oversee a diverse slate of scripted and documentary film,
TV and web projects to sell to the Canadian and global marketplace. The incumbent will
develop content in partnership with co-producers and linear and digital platforms in Canada,
the US, the Caribbean, Africa and the UK; and package directors, on-screen talent, and
showrunners onto existing properties; engage with emerging and established Canadian
screenwriting talent to refine, strengthen, and position their properties for the film/TV/online
landscape.
The incumbent will create visual treatments, graphic design work, and pitch materials for
prospective projects; maintain relationships with content creators, literary and screenwriting
agents, and major publishing houses; and scout IP from a wide array of sources — including
novels, unpublished manuscripts, articles, web-series, graphic novels, and features.
As Director of Training, the incumbent will strategically plan and oversee CaribbeanTales
Media Group’s training programs; oversee relevant funding applications and final reports;
and liaise with our Distribution and Events department where necessary, as well as attend
company meetings.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
– Candidates with 5+ years of related film development and training experience are
preferred
– Proficiency in MS Office and Google software (Drive, Sheets, Documents)
– Excellent organisational, time management, digital/computer skills with knowledge of
relevant platforms
– Experience in production financing
– Proven leadership skills
– Solid understanding of marketing
– Excellent verbal and written skills
– Strong experience in concept and script development
– Story pitching skills, with the ability to analyse and deliver script and project notes
– Must be reliable, self-motivated, engaging, creative and personable
– The ability to professionally represent CaribbeanTales Media Group at
events/meetings.

Full or Part-time
Salary (based on experience and location): $65,000 CAD – $85,000 CAD
If interested, send your resume with a cover letter to applications@caribbeantales.org.

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General Overview:

The Development Manager will coordinate a slate of projects; as well as fielding submissions,
assessing scripts/writing samples and generating IP to pitch to buyers who are in line with the
ongoing needs and overall brand of the company.
The incumbent will work with writers to develop scripts, as well as managing creative
workflow/deadlines — to ensure a steady stream of content for our production pipeline.
Developing and maintaining relationships with writers, producers, directors, agents etc., is
essential. The incumbent must be able to coordinate, and write relevant funding proposals and
coordinate budgets and final funding reports.

Specific Tasks:

Administrative Responsibilities:
– Attend daily managers’ meetings, when deemed necessary by the CEO
– Attend project meetings, maintain clear records of meetings, distribute them with
appropriate action points, and follow up details
– Help collect executed contracts
– Track personal tasks and critical path deliverables on Asana, or Google Docs
– Schedule meetings, as necessary
– Support the mentorship and training programs.

Marketing Responsibilities:
– Organize marketing and promotion assets, and share them with promotional partners,
and other relevant parties
– Collect project information to be shared on social media and press releases.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:
– Candidates with 5+ years of related film development experience are preferred
– Proficiency in MS Office and Google software (Drive, Sheets, Documents), and
knowledge of design/editing software such as Canva, Photoshop, or Final Cut Pro
– Strong project management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize activities and
multiple tasks within deadlines, and act with minimal supervision
– Excellent verbal and written/story editing skills
– Must be reliable, self-motivated, engaging, creative and personable
– The ability to professionally represent CaribbeanTales Media Group at events/meetings.

Full or Part-time
Salary (based on experience and location): $40,000 CAD – $55,000 CAD
If interested, send your resume with a cover letter to applications@caribbeantales.org.

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General Overview:

The Training Manager will implement CaribbeanTales Media Group’s training programs
through an agreed critical path and delivery schedule, and will be responsible for record
keeping, booking instructors, facilities, and equipment. Working with the Fundraising department to prepare deliverables for funding reports is essential.

Specific Tasks:
Administrative Responsibilities:
– Schedule and attend meetings and maintain clear records, with appropriate action
points, and follow up details
– Track personal tasks and critical path deliverables Asana, or Google Docs
– Collate necessary documents to run programs (training manuals, presentations).

Studio Responsibilities:
– Coordinate use of the studio through a bookings schedule
– Ensure the proper use and return of equipment (keep an equipment log).
Partnership / Sponsorship Activations:
– Solicit and secure community and industry partnerships
– Keep an updated outreach and partnership list to ensure all sponsorship agreements
and entitlements are correctly implemented.

Marketing Responsibilities:
– Organize marketing and promotion assets, and share them with promotional partners,
participants, mentors and other relevant parties and through social media
– Coordinate website updates with Web Designer.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:
– Candidates with a degree related to filmmaking or 2+ years of relevant film production or
post experience are preferred
– Understanding of WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media tools
– Proficiency in MS Office and Google software (Drive, Sheets, Documents), with
knowledge of design/editing software such as Canva, Photoshop, or Final Cut Pro
– Strong management and organizational skills with ability to prioritize activities and
multiple tasks within deadlines, and act with minimal supervision
– Excellent verbal and written skills
– Must be reliable, self-motivated, engaging, creative and personable
– The ability to professionally represent CaribbeanTales Media Group at events/meetings.

Full or Part-time
Salary (based on experience and location): $40,000 CAD – $55,000 CAD
If interested, send your resume with a cover letter to applications@caribbeantales.org.

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THE COMPANY

CaribbeanTales is a registered Canadian Charity no. 87896 4618 RR0001
Address: 454 Ossington St, Toronto, ON M6G 1A1
Email: info@caribbeantales.org