BlackStar seeks a Program Director (PD) who will use their unique knowledge, networks, and enthusiasm for filmmaking, visual culture, artist development, and audience building to create opportunities for the celebration and amplification of Black, Brown and Indigenous artists.
BlackStar seeks a Program Director (PD) who will use their unique knowledge, networks, and enthusiasm for filmmaking, visual culture, artist development, and audience building to create opportunities for the celebration and amplification of Black, Brown and Indigenous artists — and the additional inquiry into the spheres of history, aesthetics, and craft. Working in partnership with the organization’s year-round team and project-specific contractors, the PD drives and manages the day-to-day operations required for the successful execution of a group of BlackStar’s programs, including the William and Louise Greaves Filmmaker Seminar, the Philadelphia Filmmaker Lab, and Seen, our journal of film and visual culture.
- The role calls for a thoughtful creative individual with the following skills and/or experiences: film production, project and people management, and editorial processes, solid business acumen, and strong socioemotional intelligence.
- The right fit would be a high-level thinker, possessing great attention to detail and fantastic planning skills.
- An ability to work comfortably and effectively in a fast-paced environment, while overseeing the execution of multiple projects simultaneously is crucial.
- Candidates should possess a track record of creating effective timelines, meeting deadlines, adhering to budgets, working well with artists, navigating conflict, and the ability to work independently and with a team.
The salary for this position is $100,000. BlackStar’s benefits package includes but is not limited to 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage (for employee and dependents); retirement matching; paid time off and public holidays; annual wellness fund; professional development fund; and reimbursements for home office utilities.
Applications should be submitted via the form on the BlackStar website by January 2, 2024. Download PDF for full description, qualifications, and details on how to apply.