Government Film Commissioner

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Employer - National Film Board
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$206,600 - $243,000 a yearPortfolio: Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Organization: National Film Board Position title: Government Film Commissioner Type: Full-time Salary range: $206,600.00 - $243,000.00/Year Location: Montreal, Quebec Application Review Date: January 25, 2019 Opportunity number: J0818-0221 The National Film Board of Canada is recognized as one of the world’s great creative laboratories. As Canada’s public producer and distributor, it produces and distributes distinctive, relevant, and innovative audiovisual productions that add to our understanding of the issues facing Canadians as well as raise awareness of Canadian values and viewpoints across the country and around the world. Over the decades, it has become the standard for audiovisual innovation in Canada and plays an important role by highlighting the changes and key events in Canadian society.

The National Film Board of Canada carries out its responsibilities by constantly investing in new creative fields in documentary, auteur animation and interactive media. It seizes the artistic and technological opportunities that arise in the media landscape and collaborates with emerging and established filmmakers, creators, co-producers in every region of Canada, Aboriginal, culturally diverse communities as well as international partners. Creativity and social relevance are the core features of its productions. Its audiovisual works offer special insight into the diversity and vitality of our culture and are an essential part of our national heritage. Its international successes have garnered Canadian filmmaking unrivalled attention, affirming the excellence of the National Film Board’s offerings.

The National Film Board of Canada’s Board of Trustees is currently composed of eight members: the Government Film Commissioner, who acts as the Board’s chairperson, the Executive Director of Telefilm Canada, and six other members appointed by the Governor in Council.

The Government Film Commissioner’s primary role is to provide leadership and guidance to the organization in the formulation of its strategic direction and ensures the institution carries out its mandate and objectives effectively. Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing applicants. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to applicants who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of a visible minority group. To be considered, please ensure that the information provided in your curriculum vitae and cover letter clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements: Education and Experience
A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of equivalent education, job-related training and/or experience;
Significant leadership and management experience at the senior executive level in a public or private organization, including managing human and financial resources, and ideally with some international business focus;
Experience in strategic management, organizational change and implementing modern corporate governance principles and best practices;
Experience working with a board of directors and senior government officials, and building and maintaining productive

Location - Canada
Date Posted - 20 Apr 2019
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