How do I get involved with TAFF?

There are many ways to get involved with TAFF.  One way is to support us financially by your Donations and Sponsorships.  Another way is to join the TAFF Team as a volunteer or in a staff position.  If you would like more information about any of the following Staff Positions, contact us to learn more by clicking here.

Open Positions:

We are also now accepting applications for the following positions.

Download Application:

Click here to download an application.  Please return the completed application to:

The Attic Film Fest
3203 Park Hills Dr
Austin, TX, 78746

Position

Description

Status

DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING

The position has a small stipend and commission for each donation/sponsorship procured (excluding Award Sponsorships.)

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Work at home
Flexible schedule
Friendly and personable
Previous experience in fundraising
Knowledge of non profit fund raising techniques
Sales background strongly preferred
Attendance at TAFF STAFF meetings
Responsible for securing/ managing/ recording donations/sponsorships for TAFF events in 2014-2015
Work closely with BOOKKEEPER and EXEC DIRECTOR
Manage and create fundraising team
Follow up donations/sponsorships with thank you notes, donation rewards etc.
Bookkeeping and recording of donations/sponsorships
Secure Award donations

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

The position has a small stipend for each scheduled screening event and an additional stipend for TAFF 2015.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Planning duties are work at home
Flexible hours for planning duties
Attendance at TAFF STAFF planning meetings
Required attendance for screenings and TAFF 2015 (screenings are mostly in the evenings)
Friendly and personable
Work closely with EVENT MANAGER
Secure and schedule volunteers for all scheduled TAFF events
Manage communication with volunteers and EVENT MANAGER
Create and maintain TAFF volunteer list

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EVENT MANAGER

The position has a small stipend for each scheduled screening event and an additional stipend for TAFF 2015

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Attendance at TAFF STAFF planning meetings
Able to attend all scheduled TAFF Screening Events and FEST (TAFF screens on average 1 film a month plus 2 days in April for FEST)
Able to organize event duties, volunteers and stations
Able to use Square ups and i-pads
Able to problem solve and think on your feet
Manage TAFF volunteers at all events
Work closely with VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR and EXEC DIRECTOR
Run events effectively and efficiently
Experience with Event planning
Experience with Film Screenings
Experience with onsite ticket sales
Experience with customer service techniques
Friendly and personable
Outgoing, positive personality

Position Filled

TAFF BOOKKEEPER

The position offers a competitive hourly rate and is perfect for stay at home professionals.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Flexible hours
Work at home
Occasional attendance at TAFF STAFF meetings
Accounting degree
Experience with QuickBooks
Experience with non profits
Personable
Workload is expected to be 1-2 days a month
generate monthly report to TAFF STAFF
generate event reports
responsible for sending 1099s, donation receipts, and CPA reports for tax purposes
responsible for TAFF STAFF employment contracts

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PROMOTIONS AND MARKETING TEAM MEMBER

The position has a small stipend for each scheduled screening event and an additional stipend for TAFF 2015.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Work with MARKETING DIRECTOR as part of Marketing Team Strategy
Planning duties are work at home
Flexible hours
Attendance at TAFF STAFF planning meetings
Required attendance for Event screenings and TAFF 2015 (screenings are mostly in the evenings)
Friendly and personable
Experience in promoting and marketing non profit events
Distribution planning and implementation of promotional materials
Experience in media creation and graphic design
Public Speaking experience
Experience in media relations
Experience in Social media promotions and marketing
Implementation of Marketing Team social media promotions

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TAFF PUBLIC SPEAKING / Q&A HOST

The position has a small stipend for each scheduled screening event and an additional stipend for TAFF 2015.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Work directly with EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Planning duties are work at home
Flexible hours
Attendance at TAFF STAFF planning meetings
Required attendance for Event screenings and TAFF 2015 (screenings are mostly in the evenings)
Friendly and personable
Comfortable,engaging, friendly personality onstage/onscreen
Extensive Experience in public speaking
Experience in hosting, planning and implementing Question and Answer sessions for Filmmakers
Knowledge of TAFF mission
Knowledge of Film industry
Degree in RTF, Communications, Theatre or Public Relations

Position Filled

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

(non paid positions, but usually includes free admission to events)

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

We also need help with the following volunteer positions:

  • Film Finders – Must have RTF, Theatre, or Creative Writing Experience or Degree
  • Event Staff: Ushers, Cashiers, Lobby Hosts, Event Set Up/Strike Crew, Special Event Hosts
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INTERNS

(Interns must be available to work 5-7 hours a week. This is an unpaid position)

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Assist in:

  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Film Finders (must be an RTF, Theatre or Creative Writing major)
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Staff Qualifications

Possess a strong desire to spread the Gospel via film.
Possess a broad knowledge of Christian film.
Possess a heart to serve others.
Possess office and computer skills such as MacOS programs, social media, phone skills, data entry, and office correspondence skills.
Are 18 years and up with a high school diploma.
Demonstrate a strong ability to meet deadlines.
Be self motivated and self directed.

Staff Requirements

All Staff are required to attend a 2 hour training session.
All Staff are required to attend all events hosted by TAFF.
All Staff are required to have access to a computer, printer, and fax.