Join the team

Doc Edge currently has three job opportunities starting February 2022.

How to Apply

To apply for any of the following positions, submit a cover letter addressing the skills, attributes and experience, alongside your CV to Rachael Penman, General Manager with the subject line: Application for <Position Title e.g. Industry Engagement Coordinator>.

For any questions about any of these roles, please email Rachael directly.  All applications close on Sunday 23 January 2022, 5pm.

    • An exciting fixed-term full-time opportunity for a digital creatives wiz seeking industry experience
    • For a leading Asia Pacific documentary not-for-profit organisation 
    • The candidate must be a NZ citizen/resident or have a valid working visa 
    • Start date: February 2022 (for 11 months) 

Doc Edge is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that promotes documentary film and filmmaking. It is a national organisation for the documentary and digital storytelling sectors based in Auckland.  

Doc Edge delivers programmes and events throughout the year including the annual Oscar-qualifying International Documentary Film Festival, Industry and Schools Programmes as well as a year-round on-demand platform. 

Doc Edge is a COVID-19 compliant organisation. All staff members are required to be fully vaccinated. 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

Doc Edge is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive graduate digital designer to join our team. You will have your finger on the pulse with developments in the digital space along with the ability to think big and push creativity to new heights. 

You will play an important part in growing our brand with design outputs ensuring social channels, website and marketing materials are delivering our stories to our customers. Therefore, a diverse range of visual design and communication skills are essential for this role. 

 The role will also create and publish all digital content for both internal and external purposes, as well as be responsible for social media engagement and assisting in marketing activities that help to ensure operational activities are in line with the Doc Edge strategic plan. 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Knowledge and experience in Adobe Creative Cloud – Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, In-design or equivalent design software will be essential 
  • Knowledge and experience in e-newsletter software (Pardot) 
  • General digital marketing knowledge and experience including Facebook, and Google marketing 
  • Exceptional eye for detail with good analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Highly organised and able to work well within a small team environment
  • Strong work ethic, with an ability to work autonomously and manage time independently  
  • Monitor, track and distil website traffic data on Google analytics into meaningful insights that could drive customer engagement and ultimately sales 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, tight deadlines and to work effectively under pressure 
  • Sound practical understanding of modern Workplace Health & Safety Principle 
  • Uphold personal honesty and integrity and be an ambassador for Doc Edge 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Digital Marketing 

  • Understand digital trends and developments  
  • Design and implement digital marketing strategies including Facebook, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) & Google Advertising skills desirable 
  • Maintain, report, and manage paid media campaigns in Google ads and Facebook Business 
  • Identify customers’ needs and gaps in Doc Edge content and recommend new topics 

SEO & Google Advertising 

  • General knowledge of SEO and Google Ads are essential 
  • Conduct SEO research to optimise and increase Doc Edge website visibility 
  • Assist in planning and implementing Google Ads campaigns 

Social Media Marketing 

  • Proactively plan and implement social media schedule and content in line with the broader Doc Edge marketing campaigns 
  • Create and maintain systems and processes to ensure continual and consistent posting and engagement on Doc Edge social media platforms 
  • Monitor and review social media platforms 

Graphic Design 

  • Create graphics for social media, print advertising and marketing collateral 
  • Ensure all-around brand consistency (style, fonts, images, and tone) 

Website  

  • Monitor and track Google analytics data to ascertain content and website traffic 
  • Regularly maintain website content to keep up to date 
    • An exciting fixed-term full-time opportunity for a screen industry enthusiast
    • For a leading Asia Pacific documentary not-for-profit organisation
    • The candidate must be a NZ citizen/resident or have a valid working visa
    • Start date: February 2022 (for 11 months)

Doc Edge is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that promotes documentary film and filmmaking. It is a national organisation for the documentary and digital storytelling sectors based in Auckland.  

Doc Edge delivers programmes and events throughout the year including the annual Oscar-qualifying international Documentary Film Festival, Industry and Schools Programmes as well as a year-round on-demand platform. 

Doc Edge Industry creates opportunities for learning and advancement for emerging and established filmmakers working in the creation and delivery of factual content. It brings together local and international film, TV and interactive media professionals around a programme of events and networking opportunities through: 

Doc Edge Forum, an event that brings together local and international film, TV and other media professionals. It offers seminars, panels, masterclasses, networking opportunities; 

Doc Edge Pitch, a documentary pitching forum for short and feature films and TV series; 

Doc Edge Clinics, a professional development programme for filmmakers; 

Doc Edge Market, an online marketplace for industry professionals to find NZ and Asia-Pacific content 

 Doc Edge is a COVID-19 compliant organisation. All staff members are required to be fully vaccinated. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Doc Edge is looking for a confident experienced person with excellent writing, digital and communication skills to engage with the screen industry, run the annual Doc Edge Industry Programme including the coordination of industry events and the promotions of registrations/memberships. 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Event production, coordination, and administration experience 
  • Knowledge of the NZ and international documentary screen industry 
  • Excellent research, analytical and writing skills 
  • Familiarity with MS Office, Survey Monkey and CRM (Salesforce) 
  • Experience with online delivery including Zoom Webinar and live streaming 
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team 
  • Ability to think outside the box 
  • Effective planning skills, along with attention to details 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, tight deadlines and to work effectively under pressure 
  • A high level of self-motivation and enthusiasm 
  • Sound practical understanding of modern Workplace Health & Safety Principle 
  • Uphold personal honesty and integrity and be an ambassador for Doc Edge 
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit is ideal but not essential 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist management with the Industry Programme 
  • Coordinate industry guests and volunteers 
  • Foster relationships with other industry organisations, guilds, filmmakers, funders and others 
  • Assist the Sales and Customer Relations Manager to increase attendance and memberships 
  • Support the promotion and marketing of industry events 
  • Support established partnerships and create new partnership channels  
  • Keep the industry database updated on the CRM 
  • Attend industry-related events as agreed with management  
  • Act as the contact person for general inquiries relating to Industry 
  • Write reports as required 
    • An exciting fixed-term full-time opportunity for a highly motivated result-driven fundraiser  
    • For a leading Asia Pacific documentary not-for-profit organisation 
    • The candidate must be a NZ citizen/resident or have a valid working visa 
    • Start date: February 2022 (for 11 months) 

Doc Edge is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that promotes documentary film and filmmaking. It is a national organisation for the documentary and digital storytelling sectors based in Auckland.  

Doc Edge delivers programmes and events throughout the year including the annual Oscar-qualifying International Documentary Film Festival, Industry and Schools Programmes as well as a year-round on-demand platform. 

Doc Edge is a COVID-19 compliant organisation. All staff members are required to be fully vaccinated. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Doc Edge is looking for a confident experienced person with excellent writing and verbal communication skills to manage the business partnerships, fundraising, and generate new revenue streams. This role is also to work alongside the Sales and Customer Relations Lead to drive revenue growth product, service development and partners retention. 

To be successful in this role, you will have prior experience in initiating, coordinating, supporting, facilitating, and planning fundraising and stakeholder strategies. Your relationship-building skills and ability to quickly form strong professional relationships will be imperative. You will possess a high level of organisational skills, enthusiasm, energy and passion. You should have prior experience working with the not-for-profit sector and be committed to Doc Edge’s core values/Kaupapa.  

 ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and external parties  
  • Excellent at networking 
  • Result-driven including meeting fundraising targets  
  • Familiarity with MS Office, Survey Monkey and CRM (Salesforce) 
  • Ability to produce creative approaches and a willingness to try new things 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and effectively delegate  
  • Willingness/ability to work flexibly outside of standard office hours during the festival 
  • Uphold personal honesty and integrity and be an ambassador for Doc Edge 
  • Good knowledge of the philanthropic sector – foundations, trusts, companies, and high net worth individuals 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, tight deadlines and to work effectively under pressure 
  • A high level of self-motivation and enthusiasm 
  • Highly organised and able to work well within a small team environment 
  • Sound practical understanding of modern Workplace Health & Safety Principle 
  • Uphold personal honesty and integrity and be an ambassador for Doc Edge 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify and pitch to new partners  
  • Support management with maintaining and strengthening relations with current partners, funders, and stakeholders 
  • Develop and implement a business and development plan to enhance Doc Edge growth and revenue generation including membership strategy  
  • Support with funding/grant applications  
  • Utilise the CRM to its maximum potential including building the database of funders, partners and stakeholders as well as the integration across Doc Edge offerings  
  • Write and produce compelling proposals