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Program Coordinator, Film & Television

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) - led by a private sector Board of Directors, NSBI is a business development agency for the Province of Nova Scotia. 

To strengthen and grow the Nova Scotia economy, NSBI’s mission is to attract global investment to Nova Scotia, and to help Nova Scotia businesses across the province grow through access to business advisory services, skill development and training, market intelligence, financing and support in accessing global markets.

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator, Film & Television

Reporting to the Manager, Film & Television Financing, the role of Program Coordinator, Film & Television is responsible for having an in-depth understanding of program objectives and eligibility criteria to administer and complete the application processing and reporting related to the Nova Scotia Film & Television Production Incentive Program, as well as other assigned programs. Delivering a superior level of customer service to NSBl's clients, this role is responsible to provide timely follow-up, quick responsiveness to inquiries, and efficient review of applications received to deliver a quick turnaround in processing application times.

In this role, the successful candidate will:

  • Efficiently review and process Nova Scotia Film & Television Incentive Fund Program (NSFPIF) applications and disbursements;
  • Contact program applicants directly to advise of decisions made with respect to their application;
  • Conduct preliminary determinations regarding program eligibility and to note deviations from guidelines;
  • Prepare complete application packages for review by Manager, Film & Television Financing;
  • Prepare commitment letters such as templated Letter(s) of Intent and/or Incentive Agreements as required and amendments if necessary, and draft applicable memo(s) for review by the Manager, Film & Television Financing;
  • Produce reports and other data collection requirements to track agreements, important dates, initiatives, and disbursements related to film incentives;
  • Maintain legacy film incentive programs including film tax credits, equity and loan programs;
  • Enter data and maintain statistical and financial records pertaining to NSFPIF program in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform;
  • In conjunction with the Manager, Film & Television Financing, draft and evolve best practice improvements for the program(s), identify problems, and present suggestions for resolution;
  • Relief reception coverage as required; and
  • Other duties as reasonably required.

To be considered as a potential candidate, you have a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration, or are a graduate of the NSCC Business Diploma program and have a minimum of two years’ related experience. Experience working in a financial or government office environment will be considered an asset. You possess knowledge of provincial film incentive programs, government economic development agreements, and procedural best practices and implementation. Personally accountable, you are committed to doing the best job possible, working in a timely, consistent manner to complete assigned tasks. You have excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, to communicate with internal/external contacts or business partners with tact and diplomacy. You can balance competing priorities with superior coordination skills demonstrating the ability to thrive amid complexity and brings focus and order to tasks. You have excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office particularly Excel. Experience with Salesforce will be considered an asset.

Classification: This is a bargaining unit position with a NSBI 2 rate of pay: $36,773.36 - $44,701.80. Preference will be given to qualified NSBI NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.

NSBI’s professional team is as innovative and energetic as the clients we serve. If you have what it takes to join our team, we would like to hear from you. 

Competition Number: 
19-NSBI-004
Closing date: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:30pm

How to apply

Resumes and cover letters will be used to screen applicants for this role.  Please ensure that you clearly articulate in your cover letter how your skills and attributes will serve to apply to the requirements of this position.

Please send your resume and cover letter merged as one PDF document via e-mail to careers@nsbi.ca.  The competition number must be included in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.