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"Desi del Valle (by way of Peter X Feng)" <[log in to unmask]>
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August 9, 1999

Program Coordinator

Founded in 1979, Frameline is the nationís only comprehensive non-profit
organization dedicated to the exhibition, distribution, promotion and
funding of lesbian and gay film and video.  The San Francisco International
Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is Framelineís signature event, and for over
twenty years the Festival has been bringing new and rare works to Bay Area
audiences.  In addition to the Festival, Frameline Distribution brings over
200 lesbian and gay films and videos to television, theaters, colleges,
libraries and community groups across the country, and the
Tzabaco/Frameline Film & Video Completion Fund helps to bring lesbian and
gay work to the screen with grants awarded annually.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position will be familiar with the Macintosh
platform and have sufficient knowledge of Filemaker Pro to both maintain
and create databases. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are
essential as well as an ability to be both flexible and detail oriented.
Familiarity with film & video exhibition issues and knowledge of queer
filmmakers is a plus. Personal experience will be enhanced by initiative,
creativity, enthusiasm, flexibility, discretion, and a sense of humor.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and
presentation skills, the ability to prioritize demanding multiple
responsibilities, and be motivated to work both independently and as part
of a team.

Areas of Responsibility will include:

Data Entry and File Maintenance
Data entry and creation of files for all festival entries and related materials
Catalogue and organize press materials, preview tapes
Assist in the processing of Completion Fund grant applications
Organization and maintenance of film and research databases and files
Assist in development of a master film database and cataloging of preview
tape collection

Copy Writing
Write press releases as necessary
Write and proofread Program Notes and other catalog copy

Community Outreach
Develop and maintain contacts with community organizations
Oversee and manage festival co-presenter relationships and distribution of
complimentary tickets during the festival

Additional duties include
Correspondence with filmmakers, distributors and other media sources

The Position
This is a full-time position, with paid benefits.  Work schedules require
expanded hours and flexibility during peak periods, especially in the
months prior to the San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film
Festival, held each June.  The salary for the position will be commensurate
with the candidate's abilities and experience.

For consideration, send cover letter with resume by September 17th, 1999 to:

                                Program Coordinator Search
                                346 Ninth Street
                                San Francisco, CA 94103

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Frameline is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants for paid and
volunteer positions, and employees seeking advancement, are considered on
the basis of their qualifications, and without regard to race, religion,
age, gender, color, handicap, sexual orientation, veteran status, or
national or ethnic origin.

 Program Coordinator: Frameline, a lesbian & gay media arts organization,
is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator with 2- 4 years of
administrative experience to assist the Festival Co-Director in
administrative tasks. Required is familiarity with the Macintosh platform
and an excellent working knowledge of Filemaker Pro and database
management. Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as good
organization is essential. Requires expanded hours and flexibility during
peak periods. $20,000 a year plus generous benefits package. Interested
applicants should send cover letter and resume by September 17th, 1999 to
Program Coordinator Search, c/o Jennifer Morris, Festival Co-Director,
Frameline, 346 Ninth St., San Francisco, CA 94103

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