Classification: Hourly/Full Time
October 25 – November 13
Salary Range: $19/hour
Location: Sie FilmCenter – 2510 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80206
AMC 9 + CO 10 – 826 Albian St, Denver, CO 80220
Reporting Structure: Reports to the Director of Operations
Currently, Denver Film requires all staff be vaccinated for COVID-19 and is also requiring everyone in its building(s) to wear masks. “Vaccinated” means fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC (i.e., more than 14 calendar days following receipt of a final dose of an FDA or World Health Organization authorized or approved vaccine). Denver Film will engage in an interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation is available for those who cannot be vaccinated due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief.
Denver Film is seeking a reliable and enthusiastic individual to join our team in a leadership role at the Denver Film Festival. We’re looking for someone who has great customer service and leadership skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to handle and wrangle large groups of people. This position will oversee a smooth run of show at either the Sie FilmCenter or AMC 9 + CO 10.
About Denver Film:
The first Denver International Film Festival was successfully launched in May 1978. Three years later, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Denver Film Society was created to expand opportunities to bring films to Denver that otherwise might not be shown, and to celebrate and cultivate film as an art form. Over the years the organization has grown into one the largest and most respected cultural institutions in the Rocky Mountain region. In 2019, the organization rebranded to Denver Film in an effort to build a more inclusive organization. This effort continues as we focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility across our wide array of year-round programs including Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival, Women+Film Festival, CinemaQ Film Festival, CineLatinx Film Festival, Film on the Rocks, and the Denver Film Festival. Denver Film operates the Sie FilmCenter, which is the year-round cinematic home hosting over 800 films, education programs, community conversations, filmmakers from around the world, and special events throughout the year.
Our mission is to create entertaining and transformative experiences for the Colorado community through the power of diverse voices in film.
Creativity – We cultivate curiosity and innovation in everything we do to transform lives through film
Community – We strive to create a sense of fellowship with other; we continuously explore ways in which film can foster community
Accessibility – We advocate for the diverse ideas, cultures, opinions, and needs of our communities. With focuses on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility
Professionalism – We act with respect, integrity, and competence. We are accountable for our actions and choices
Excellence – We challenge ourselves to mindfully curate films that education, inform, and invoke though provoking conversations
Collaboration – We embrace partnership and teamwork, working collaboratively to build community through film
What You’ll Do:
The Theatre Manager will oversee line management, the start of festival films, and the organization of volunteers daily. The Theatre Manager’s responsibilities are significant in supporting the needs of all guests and ensuring the best possible experience at each venue. Responsibilities include:
Managing holdout lines of ticket holders for each theatre
Overseeing volunteers and coordinating job positions for each shift
Making sure reserve seats are in place before seating
Communicating with the projection team and film introducer to ensure an on-time start for each festival film
Manage the Q&A’s post film and ensure they’re running on time
Oversee the turnover and the cleaning of each theatre, implementing COVID protocols
Providing superb customer service
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations
Who You Are:
The ideal candidate will be a reliable and dependable individual who has enthusiasm for great customer service and independent film. They will be friendly and outgoing and will take initiative on projects and other ideas around the organization. Communication is key in this position so a healthy and effective way to interact across departments and with patrons is imperative.
How to Apply:
Please visit denverfilm.org to submit your application. You can submit your application below.
Denver Film is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment policies and programs of Denver Film are nondiscriminatory in regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. All potential candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous, person of color, immigrant, living with a disability, low-income, or LGBTQ+ are highly encouraged to apply.
Review of applications begins September 13th with interviews beginning September 20th. This position will start October 25 with limited hours of training with a full schedule starting on November 4.