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Founded in 1972, DCTV is a 16-time Emmy Award winning, Academy Award nominated media arts center that fosters independent voices by providing professional media training and state-of-the-industry resources, and by creating and exhibiting outstanding documentary film productions, with the belief that diversity of expression strengthens our democracy and enhances civil society.

Full-Time

Office Manager/Bookkeeper/Operations

DCTV seeks a smart, agile Office Manager with at least 2 years experience to join our creative team of 20 staff people.

Candidate must have a Bachelors degree and proficiency using Quickbooks. Work in the arts and/or non-profit management, a plus. Understanding of accounting principles and professional film production administration a plus. SalesForce or other CRM experience a plus.

Office Management/Administration: Serves as administrator for SalesForce CRM system • Analyzes, designs, implements and monitors office policies and internal processes to maximize and continually improve operational efficiency (recordkeeping, filing systems, etc.) • Ensures that all shared office resources are available, organized and properly functioning and coordinates office-related projects as needed • Manages Office Technology: procures, repairs or issues repair requests, maintains office assets/equipment: printers, fax, copiers, mail machine, etc. • Provides back-up support to Managing Director and Executives and coordinates special projects as assigned by the Managing Director • Monitors/maintains/procures office supplies • Archives documents/general files

Finance: Accounts payable: prepares, reviews and tracks all invoices and expense, and reconciles corporate bank accounts and credit cards using Quickbooks for Mac • Accounts receivable: processes all AR and annual invoicing • Process Bi-Monthly payroll through ADP • Prepares audit requests and supports management throughout the yearly audit process • Proactively monitors office expenses and negotiates vendor contracts • Assists with IRS 990, 1099 and w-2 filing • Updates and manages legal docs: w-9s, conflict of interest policy/forms, IRS determination letter, etc.

Film Productions: Maintains production accounts and cost reports • Manages fiscal sponsoree contracts and payments

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of office management experience, including familiarity with Quickbooks, basic accounting principles and financial reports • Arts Management or Accounting degree a plus • Salesforce experience a plus • Commitment to excellence and high level of accuracy, with an ability to manage multiple, competing priorities with flexibility when priorities change • Proactive, mature self-starter with proven time and stress management skills • Strong technological savvy, with specific expertise in QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel and managing data • Excellent writing, analytical, and problem solving skills and uncompromising regard for confidentiality • Engaging presence with diplomacy, tact and decorum suitable for working with senior executives, coupled with high level of initiative and solutions-oriented attitude • Impeccable interpersonal and teambuilding skills • Demonstrated commitment to DCTV's mission and objectives • A sense of humor, a positive can-do attitude, and the humility to regularly incorporate the feedback of others into work processes

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. This position is full-time with a generous benefits package including medical insurance and paid time off.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@dctvny.org.

Part-Time

There are no part-time positions open at this time.

Freelance

Workshop Instructors

DCTV is always seeking freelance instructors on a rolling basis for our hands-on adult workshops in Graphic & Web Design, Producing, Video Production, and Video Post-Production. Please see a full list of our workshops here.

Qualifications: All applicants must be working professionals with teaching experience, able to give our students an in-depth introduction to the industry’s leading software and technology. Applicants without any teaching experience will not be considered.

About DCTV Workshops: For over 30 years, DCTV Workshops have provided people from all walks of life access to the skills they need to make media and tell their story. Currently, DCTV offers over 200 hands-on workshops each year in all aspects of digital filmmaking and media arts, from basic video production to advanced editing to web design and motion graphics. Small class sizes, affordable prices, and instructors who work professionally in the industry make DCTV a one-of-a-kind training facility that offers practical knowledge to everyone, from novice to pro.

To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and link to a reel to workshops@dctvny.org. In your cover letter, please specify which DCTV Workshop(s) you are interested in teaching.


DCTV is a 501(c)3 non-for-profit organization. DCTV is an equal opportunity employer.