Front of House Assistants (3 Openings)

Reporting to the Front of House Lead with the Support of the Operations Manager, the FOH Assistants are responsible for the operation of Festival screening venues at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, including cinemas and public spaces ensuring safe and smooth operation of the Front of House.


  • Following the schedule set by the FOH Lead, Operations and Programming to ensure films start on time and as smoothly as possible
  • Helping Volunteers with ticket scanning and troubleshooting
  • Collaborating with iN Staff, Programmers & Board to ensure that everyone is on site for intros and Q&As
  • Ensure technical accuracy of all screenings, in consultation with imagineNATIVE Production Coordinator & FOH Lead
  • Ensure the safety of guests, volunteers, staff, etc through the proper implementation and enforcement of emergency procedures;
  • Complete  FOH reports and maintain relevant data keeping; 
  • Troubleshoot any challenges that may arise during an event/screening collaboratively with TIFF’s FOH team, the Production Coordinator and the FOH Lead
  • Participate in a Post Mortem Meeting with FOH Staff & Operations Manage
  • Additional Duties pertaining to FOH and Box Office as needs arise.

Additional Details

  • Submit CV/Resume and cover letter to: angela@imagineNATIVE.org with subject “Front Off House Assistants”
  • Oct 15th 2022 – Oct 24th 2022
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Wage: $22.00 CAD per hour
  • Full Job Description 

Box Office Venue Lead

The Box Office Venue Lead is a leadership position Reporting to the Operations Manager.   The Box Office Venue Lead will run the physical box office at the venue, providing tickets, packages and information to guests. They will be the lead for customer service needs that may arise during the festival and create systems to help the festival grow with its new ticketing system.


  • Learning and setting up the Box Office system in collaboration with the Online Box Office Coordinator and the Operations Manager
  • Creating a training plan for the Box Office Assistant
  • Training box office assistant
  • Creating systems for best FOH practices during festival
  • Working with the FOH staff to ensure smooth coming and going of audiences
  • Prep, set up & test all FOH & Box office gear in collaboration with Operations Manager & Broadcast Coordinator
  • Pulling ticket lists for the Events Manager for non cinema events
  • Working with Excel, Sheets, Google Docs, elevent ticketing
  • Other related tasks as needs arise
  • Coordinate & support any volunteers issued for ticket pickup
  • Selling & fulfilling tickets
  • solving any onsite customer service issues
  • Other related tasks as needs arise
  • During Festival, overtime hours will be expected & compensated for.  Details to be discussed.

Additional Details

  • Submit CV/Resume and cover letter to: angela@imagineNATIVE.org with subject “Box Office Lead”
  • Immediately – Nov 18th- 35 hrs/wk 
  • Wage: $23.00 CAD per hour
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Full Job Description

iNdigital Days Coordinator

Formerly branded as Indigenous Digital Development Day (iDDD), iNdigital Days is an intensive event held during our imagineNATIVE Festival geared specifically to Indigenous creatives in the digital and interactive sector. iNdigital Days exists specifically to address gaps for new and experimental media practitioners within the film and media arts industry, and to bridge distinct creative spheres and industries. Digital Development Days aims to deliver an two days of programming that specifically incorporates opportunities for shared ideation and making.

Reporting directly to the Digital + Interactive Manager, The iNdigital Days Coordinator will work with imagineNATIVE’s programming team to bring this event to life at the TiFF Bell Lightbox in October. This role focuses on event planning and logistics within a dynamic team, bringing unique programming to our Indigenous artistic communities.


  • Event planning, scheduling, and logistics;

  • Interfacing between imagineNATIVE team and external vendors;

  • Liaison with artists and arts organizations;

  • Day-of coordination for two-day event October 19 & 20th, 2022

  • Contribute to grant reports and organizational documents;

  • General administrative duties related to iNdigital Days as well as post-event reporting

Additional Details

  • Submit CV/Resume and cover letter to: employment@imagineNATIVE.org with subject “Events Administrative Assistant”
  • Application Deadline: Until Position is filled
  • Full Job Description