Program Coordinator

Women In Film Los Angeles

We seek a full time Program Coordinator to support the Programs team (Senior Director of Education, Director of Programs, and Manager of Programs) in implementing the following WIF Programs: speaker series, screening series, mentoring, film finishing grants, production program, INSIGHT, scholarships, episodic/feature writing labs and additional programs.

About the Organization

Women In Film is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for women, encouraging creative projects by women, and expanding and enhancing professional development and sustainability for women in all forms of media. Founded in 1973, Women In Film advocates for and advances the careers of women working in the screen industries – to achieve parity and transform culture.

Over the past two years, the conversation about women in film and television has reached an all time high. We are at an unprecedented tipping point and our challenge is to move from talk into action by implementing solutions that will have a tangible impact and increase the number of women in front of and behind the camera.

  • Coordinate application processes for all submission-based programs: mentoring, film finishing fund, production program, labs

  • Support the Manager of Programs with juror and advisor recruitment for all submission-based programs

  • Maintain timeline and support Programs team in staying on-task and on schedule

  • Coordinate logistics and paperwork for productions within production program, including vendor contracts, insurance, and guild agreements

  • Coordinate logistics with panelists and special guests for public programs, speaker series and screening series

  • Support scholarship recipient tracking, membership, and documentation

  • Secure program space and event needs with Manager of Operations and Events

  • Manage systems to track the success of fellows and impact of programs, and provide regular reports of alumni news and needs for Programs team

  • Answer phones and support work events as needed

  • Undertake projects and duties as assigned by team leadership

  • Minimum of two (2) years working in a support role for an arts organization or entertainment company

  • Knowledge of historic and contemporary female writers, directors and producers in film, television and/or media

  • Microsoft Office proficient; Adobe Creative Suite, design, database experience a plus

  • Experience selecting fellows for labs, grants or other programs and/or experience in the programming department at a film festival or other media organization a plus

  • Production experience a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent prioritization and organizational skills, including attention to detail while not losing sight of the big picture

  • Ability to take initiative, be creative, work well independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

  • A genuine interest in Women In Film’s mission and a commitment to achieving parity in the entertainment industry.

How to Apply

Please send resume, cover letter via email only to with “Program Coordinator Applicant” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

This is a full-time/non-exempt position, Monday through Friday, though weeknight and weekend hours may be required.

Hourly rate: $20-$22/hr, depending on experience

WIF is an equal opportunity employer. WIF strongly believes in the strength of diversity and therefore, actively encourages applications encouraging people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply for positions.

Posted on February 8