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Member Innovation Coordinator

The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative is seeking a Member Innovation Coordinator (MIC) for a 25 hr/week permanent part-time position. The successful candidate would need to be based out of central Treaty 4 Territory or Regina for a combination of remote and in office work.

The roles and responsibilities of the MIC primarily deal with membership engagement/data management, communications and innovations linked to the implementation of our multi-year strategic plan. 


The MIC will support the ongoing needs of the organization through bringing innovative ideas to our collaborative team. Ideally, the MIC will be a past or present member of an Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) organization, preferably the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative. 


With innovation as a core component of the role, the successful applicant will work alongside the current staff and board to continue the work of redressing gaps in who the organization has served in order to create an affirming and welcoming environment.


The successful applicant will support the organization’s growth in ways that meets the access needs of our current and future members while striving towards a decolonial, anti-racist, queer positive, feminist and underrepresented gender affirming framework

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Membership Engagement/ Data Management - 30% of hours worked

  • Manage and regularly update our AMS | Network – Arts Management System (membership, equipment, projects and program management system)

  • Update web forms for membership renewal and application

  • Streamline the membership application process for remote application annually

  • Lead and develop a virtual retail operation for the Filmpool (16mm film stocks, super 8mm film stocks, cores, reels, splicing tape, shirts, totes, magnets, stickers, enamel pins, etc.)

Communications - 30% of hours worked

  • Dissemination of The Dailies: our inhouse weekly newsletter (via mailchimp)

  • Updating our website (via website builder)

  • Creating graphics and content for social media - memes, posts, etc - via adobe creative suite (we have this in office)

  • Communications through social media platforms (facebook, instagram, twitter) and through Filmpool print related promotional materials (brochures, posters, etc.)

Innovation - 30% of hours worked

  • Develop a draft of a safer spaces and anti-oppression policy document 

  • Spearhead an annual accessibility audit of the organization in collaboration with a hired consultant from Listen to Dis

  • Strategize innovative approaches to membership engagement (conducting an audit of our newsletter, social media presence, etc.)

  • Support innovative approaches to mentorship in collaboration with the Programming and Mentorship Coordinator

  • Ensure a range of access considerations are planned alongside staff for event delivery (booking ASL interpreters, etc.)

Additional Tasks - 10% of hours worked)

  • Supervise summer students

  • Volunteer management and recruitment

  • Engage with research and training on Decolonization, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion alongside Filmpool Staff

  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/ Knowledge

  • Bilingual or multilingual proficiency preferred

  • Experience with adobe suite and graphic design

  • Experience with digital communications (social media, wix, etc.)

  • Experience with or interest in analog film technologies/processes 

  • Educational and/or experiential qualifications expected

  • Familiarity with the Filmpool as a past or present member preferred


  • $27, 500/annually for 25 hours a week

Perks of working at the Filmpool

  • Comprehensive benefits package including vision and dental

  • Pension @ 2%

  • Downtown parking pass

  • Membership equipment rental privileges

  • Casual dress code

  • The opportunity to work with unique and interesting people


Application Deadline: Monday, February 7th, 2022 (11:59 PM CST)

Tentative Start Date: Monday, February 21st, 2022


Please submit application, including cover letter, resume and references to: Hagere Selam “shimby” Zegeye-Gebrehiwot (they/them + she/her), Executive Director - Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative:

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