Climate Story Fund Officer
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website TheDocSociety Doc Society

The Climate Story Fund supports stories and impact campaigns from around the world that move us closer to a climate just and biodiverse future. The global fund is open to creative non-fiction projects, including shorts, animation and episodic documentaries, as well as podcasts, AR/VR.

The Fund Officer is the first port of call for all Climate Story Fund storyteller relations, and will work with the whole Climate Story Unit team in supporting existing grantees and assessing future projects. The Fund Officer should have proven experience in arts administration and be able to support ongoing work with grantees in production, post production and impact campaign implementation.

The Fund Officer is the lynchpin of a globally distributed team and should be ready to act as the glue between team members, coordinating and planning together.

Core Responsibilities

To be the first point of contact for all storyteller inquiries
Ensure smooth running of all the administrative processes involved in running the Climate Story Fund including working in collaboration with the Fund Executive and Business Affairs Executive contracting with new grantees and securing deliverables
Working in collaboration with the Film Lead + Impact Lead on the Climate Story Fund to help capture production, distribution & evaluation updates
Tracking industry opportunities for our grantees from funders and festivals etc.
Helping organise workshops and bespoke virtual events for our grantees
Manage all aspects of the Fund’s online application system
Sharing news about our grantees on social media and in our monthly newsletter
Preparing annual reports and key communications for our partners

Ideal Qualifications:

A broad understanding of climate related issues
A deep love for nonfiction storytelling
Minimum 3 years experience working in documentary production, grant making or artist support
Team player committed to radical collaboration and the success of Doc Society’s vision
A self-starter, comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
Very strong interpersonal and communication skills (including written and verbal) with an ability to manage a high volume of daily phone and digital communications
Attention to detail and skilled at managing competing priorities
Excellent project management and organizational skills
Knowledge and use of the internet, email, and applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Dropbox, Airtable, G-Suite
Proficient writing skills
Available during the Eastern Time Zone (UTC−05:00) working hours
Fluency in multiple languages is a plus!

Preferred Location: Doc Society is a distributed team. This is a work from home position. Due to time zone coordination, there is a strong preference for candidates who are available during the Eastern Time Zone (UTC−05:00) working hours. This includes North America, Central and South America.

Salary: $50,000

Terms: 28 days including national holidays and extra days on top between Christmas and New Years when we close the office
Preferred Start Date: 1st December 2021 (or sooner if the candidate is able)

Reports to: Megha Agrawal Sood, Head of Climate Story Unit

 

To apply for this job please visit docsociety.org.

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