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Program Coordinator, Talent and Special Projects

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) seeks motivated individuals who are passionate about Asian American issues and working with the Asian American film and media arts community to join the CAAM Program team.

POSITION: Program Coordinator, Talent and Special Projects

SUPERVISOR: Talent Development and Special Projects Manager

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Part-time, starting March 2021

JOB LOCATION: San Francisco; Note: During COVID-19 CAAM’s staff is working remotely. The majority of CAAM’s programs and events will be presented virtually until it is safe to resume in-person events.

TIME COMMITMENT: Estimated 24 hours per week; May be asked to work some weekends or evenings, during CAAMFest and for other organized events

SALARY: $19 -23/hour nonexempt, depending on experience

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for supporting and managing CAAM’s talent development and special projects activities that include: the CAAM Documentaries for Social Change Fund, the CAAM Fellowship Program, CAAM’s regional initiatives, and other special projects. Additionally, the position will require writing about CAAM Program activities for promotion and engagement purposes.

Draft copy for Request for Proposals (RFP) and application forms with Talent Development and Special Projects Manager
Coordinate communications collateral for the launch of various initiatives with the Talent Development and Special Projects Manager, as well as the Marketing and Communications Department
Participate in and help coordinate CAAM review processes with the guidance of the Talent Development and Special Projects Manager for funding and initiative RFPs
Track and record deliverables; process payments for all projects and initiatives
Support the planning of CAAM’s Filmmaker Summit and other public-facing events including filmmaker presentations, industry and artist led talks, masterclasses, and panels with Talent Development and Special Projects Manager
Communicate with the Events Manager to support the staffing and execution of CAAM’s Filmmaker Summit events
Write copy featuring CAAM Programs for CAAM’s website
Coordinate with the Marketing and Communications department on promoting CAAM Programs’ work through blogs, posts and additional write-ups

Must have strong writing and editing skills
Must have strong communications skills
Experience with planning and producing small to medium size in-person and virtual events
Prior experience desired with Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, FileMaker, Submittable, Zoom and StreamYard, among others
Commitment to collaborative, team-driven work
A desire to work with filmmakers in support of their work and careers
Experience and knowledge of the independent film industry and the wider media landscape
A genuine passion for and excitement about CAAM’s mission, and a culture defined by community, diversity and collaboration
Legal authorization to work in the United States

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to:

ABOUT CAAM: CAAM is a media non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media. CAAM is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, visit