Now Hiring: Programming Coordinator!


The position of Programming Coordinator offers
expansive freedoms mixed with chaotic pleasures.
Cucalorus seeks an outgoing, inventive, and detail-oriented human for the position of Programming Coordinator to support curatorial activities that shape the annual film festival, residency program, and other artistic missions launched from Jengo’s Playhouse in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Cucalorus Programming Coordinator manages communications with artists while orchestrating the annual submission and selection process for the Film Festival, Stage Experience, and Connect Conference. The Programming Coordinator works with thousands of filmmakers and more than 50 programmers to create the perfect fusion of unexpected satire, cheeky humor, insurgent rebellion, and liberating revelation.

The Programming Coordinator will work closely with the Chief Instigating Officer and other staff to plan this fall’s 23rd Annual Cucalorus Festival. The Programming Coordinator must enjoy watching movies and be open to travel, adventure, and occasional bouts of mischief. Cucalorus is a highly creative and collaborative environment with a deep respect for artists and high standards for integrity.

The ideal candidate will have some working knowledge of Filemaker Pro and have at least three years experience in the film festival industry. The Programming Coordinator is responsible for managing support staff, including volunteers and interns who support the substantial work of managing the programming database. Candidate must live in Wilmington, NC or be willing to relocate.

Compensation is based on experience and could include housing on the Jengo’s Campus. Position is one of four full-time salaried jobs with Cucalorus.

To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a haiku poem about your favorite movie in a single email with the Subject Heading “Best Job Ever” to Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 19, 2017 and the Programming Coordinator position will begin immediately after the candidate is selected.