Deadline: Nov. 25, 2015

Organization: Network of Arab Arthouse Screens (NAAS)
Job Title: Communication & Membership Coordinator
Location: Beirut

About the Organization

NAAS (Network of Arab Arthouse Screens) is a network of independent arthouse cinemas and cultural organizations united by the common goal of developing cinema culture across Arab countries. The Network’s collective vision is to foster alternative cinema in the region by expanding public access to the best of local, regional and world cinema amongst its large combined audience.

Job Description

The Communication & Membership Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies among the network and with its key external constituencies, and coordinate relevant regional projects.

Responsibilities

Managing and maintaining all internal and external organizational communication platforms (website, newsletter, social media, annual report). Production of relevant, dynamic and timely online content within the network, for partners and the public Developing creative strategies to enhance communication across the region Ongoing communication with network members and other relevant organizations in the region Developing and maintaining a database of organizational contacts Initiating and maintaining relations with media contacts Writing and disseminating press releases Providing support to ongoing regional projects such as the annual workshop, touring film programs and other projects as they come up Managing all the organizational aspects of the film programs (communication with distributors and network members, preparing and disseminating promotional materials, shipping and following up with venues to ensure successful screenings) Maintaining ongoing relationships with key partners and ensuring satisfactory program delivery and reporting Qualifications
Relevant experience in the areas of art, film or cultural management 2 years of experience in communication and social media Interest in alternative networks and structures Knowledge of the alternative film and cultural scenes and ability to identify relevant information and resources Ability to work with a diverse set of arthouse cinemas, cine-clubs and multidisciplinary art spaces around the region Ability to work with multiple individuals and manage several projects at the same time Ability to write newsletters, press releases and web entries Experience with generating content on social media platforms Excellent written and spoken English, Arabic and French Interested applicants should send a resume and a cover letter to: info@naasnetwork.org with the subject “Communication & Membership Coordinator” before November 25th 2015.