Women of the Seven Seas: NYC Women's Surf Film Festival features a selection of films from established and emerging directors focusing on the inspiring lives of women surfers around the globe, highlighting what makes their journey unique, fuels their passion and connects them to the ocean. Hosted at the Rockaway Beach Surf Club. 2016 will the fourth annual film festival.
Attendance is at max capacity for the venue at 400 people.
Responsible for Festival Coordination & Management; executing a timeline and work plan for the management of the festival
Recruiting and supervising seasonal staff, interns, and volunteers.
Oversee all aspects of programming the festival, both curatorial and administrative. Build and maintain professional relationships with filmmakers. Oversee the coordination of guest filmmaker/actor travel and local transportation, and ensure a positive experience for visiting filmmakers.
Execute fundraising efforts that include sponsorships, memberships, individual and business donations, ad sales, and fundraising events. Research, outreach to, and negotiate with sponsors; see to the fulfillment of sponsor agreements.
Develop and guide NYWSFF's public relations efforts to ensure media coverage of the festival. Develop an overall marketing plan and oversee development of the creative campaign and materials ranging from print to web to social networking.
Secure equipment and technical personnel needed for projection and production of festival screenings and events.