Job Posting 94330

Guest Ticketing Coordinator
Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
VIFF Centre & Remote
closes in 9 days (Fri, 9 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $9265

This position is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program. To be eligible applicants must:


  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

July 24 - October 13, 2023, Full time employment contract (+OT as needed)


The Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society is a not-for-profit cultural organization that operates the internationally acclaimed Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) and the Vancity Theatre, located in the VIFF Centre. We produce screenings, talks and events as a catalyst for a diverse community to discover, discuss and share the creativity and craft of storytelling on screen.


The Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society is dedicated to accessible employment practices and committed to being an equal-opportunity employer. We value a diverse and inclusive workplace that is reflective of our community and encourage applications from members of communities that have been marginalized based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, or status as an Indigenous person. Please feel free to advise us of any accommodation needs.


Reporting to the Ticketing and Box Office Manager, the Guest Ticketing Coordinator is responsible for VIFF’s festival accreditation, including the generation and production of public and internal Festival accreditation including passes, ticket packs, promotional codes, individual ticket bookings and event invitations. They support the Customer Service and Volunteer teams with all accreditation-related and ticketing queries, working across departments to make sure all our guests have a good experience at the festival.



  • One year’s experience working with event ticketing systems (preferred).
  • One year’s experience working in festivals, events, conferences, or film production.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Highly organized, focused, and able to work within tight deadlines.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to the principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the customer service experience.
  • Experience working with volunteers is an asset.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the accurate and timely production of all festival accreditation materials.
  • Work across VIFF teams to develop a guest ticketing plan that works for various deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly with all departments to establish timelines and workflows.
  • Establish processes with departments to request their bulk ticket and pass allocations for the festival.
  • Create documentation on how to redeem accredited tickets and passes.
  • Print and distribute all accredited tickets and passes.
  • Support the Ticketing and Box Office Manager and Marketing team in the creation of promocodes.
  • In collaboration with the Volunteer Department, schedule a team of Guest Ticketing volunteers to help with the production and distribution of tickets and passes.
  • Assist the Customer Service Coordinator in the supervision of the customer service volunteer team, as required.
  • Ensure departmental volunteers have a positive experience of the festival.
  • Assist with covering the reception of the VIFF Centre office, as required.


 Deadline for application is June 9, 2023


How to apply: Please submit a current CV, along with a cover letter to . Please include “HIRING GUEST TICKETING COORDINATOR” in the subject line of the email. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those requested for an interview will be contacted due to the volume of applications anticipated. No phone calls, please.


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