Maryland Film Festival Announces Job Opening: Operations & Development Manager

Maryland Film Festival is now accepting applications for the Operations & Development Manager position.



Working closely with the Director and Marketing Manager, this full-time staff position, oversees key operational and development functions. The Operations & Development Manager is responsible for all communication with sponsors and funders, as well as developing new sources of funding, with special emphasis on potential partners outside our region.  This position works closely with the Director as liaison to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for all communication with board members, including coordinating board and committee meetings. Other key responsibilities include assisting in the hiring and management of key seasonal staff for the annual Maryland Film Festival as well as directing operations for the festival’s annual fundraiser.


The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, energetic, and have excellent organizational skills, as well as the ability to lead a team and be effective and flexible in a fast-paced work environment.  The ability to multitask under pressure and interact with all types of people in stressful situations is essential. The ideal candidate should have a full commitment to film and the special role film festivals can play in bringing audiences and films together; as well as a strong passion for Baltimore, the film/arts community and non-profit work.  Familiarity with Maryland Film Festival and/or other film festivals is a major plus.


The ideal candidate will have work experience in event planning, marketing, grant-writing, and team management/recruitment; must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and ACT (database management); experience with design programs like Adobe Photoshop & Ilustrator are a plus.


Compensation: $2600/ month, plus health benefits



Send your resume & cover letter to Director Jed Dietz at: jobs[at]

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries, please.


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