Reporting to the Associate Dean of Planning and Administration for the School of Film and Television, this position is responsible for planning and executing a robust slate of programs that will enhance the overall educational experience of School of Film & Television students in the creative and business aspects of the entertainment industry. Create opportunities for student/alumni interaction with entertainment industry creatives and executives that can lead to meaningful professional relationships; and increase the visibility, relevance and attractiveness of SFTV with prospective students and parents, donors, industry professionals and alumni. Programs are intended to increase and deepen audience and community engagement, and will bring both traditional and groundbreaking approaches to event conception and execution.
Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities
A minimum of 3 years of programming and/or event producing experience, demonstrated experience in program management.
Demonstrated knowledge in the following areas:
Basic theater and event operations including box office, seating, theater load-in/out Knowledge of and passion for film and television history, and contemporary film and media
The current state of filmmaking, content creation, distribution and exhibition including film licensing, and major market changes and trends, etc.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, evidenced by background
Writing program notes for digital and print marketing materials
Strong public speaking, i.e., introductory remarks and moderating conversations and Q&As
Comfortable working with key executives in publicity and distribution at studios and other entertainment related organizations
High level of professionalism and comfort working with entertainment industry executives and talent, both high profile and emerging
Excellent planning, organizational, time management and leadership skills
Ability to manage special industry related events, screenings, seminars, and workshops.
Ability to multi-task ongoing and overlapping programs and events at different stages, from conception through wrap
Comfort brainstorming and producing programs with input from multiple departments and individuals
Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.