Founded in 1985 by filmmaker Richard Linklater, AFS creates life-changing opportunities for filmmakers, catalyzes Austin and Texas as a creative hub, and brings the community together around great film. AFS supports filmmakers towards career leaps, encouraging exceptional artistic projects with grants and support services. AFS operates Austin Studios, a 20-acre production facility, to attract and grow the creative media ecosystem. Austin Public, a space for our city’s diverse mediamakers to train and collaborate, provides many points of access to filmmaking and film careers. The AFS Cinema is an ambitiously programmed repertory and first run arthouse with broad community engagement. By hosting premieres, local and international industry events, and the Texas Film Awards, AFS shines the national spotlight on Texas filmmakers while connecting Austin and Texas to the wider film community. AFS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Senior Development Officer
Job Purpose Summary
AFS seeks a Senior Development Officer to provide strategic support for the AFS Development department by expanding the portfolio of donors and securing major gifts at the individual and corporate giving levels. The successful candidate will have a track record of portfolio management, including a history of cultivating new and existing corporate partnerships. The Officer will have a natural inclination to liaise with others, authentically and enthusiastically, engaging people through AFS’s mission and vision. As a highly visible, front-facing individual, the Officer will focus primarily on building relationships between AFS’s individual donors and corporate partnerships, identifying new and innovative approaches to solicitations.
Job Purpose Summary
The Marketing Coordinator supports the Marketing department by providing administrative, operational, and events-related assistance. The Coordinator provides expert coordination of AFS’s events, supporting the Sales and Events Manager from planning and production to execution. The successful candidate will be a creative and motivated self-starter with excellent organizational and communication skills, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and will provide a passion for AFS’s mission and film culture. The Marketing Coordinator collaborates across the organization in the development and maintenance of AFS’s organizational processes and day-to-day functions to ensure exceptional program delivery and operational excellence.