Games for Change
Festival Managing Director
Games for Change is seeking a Managing Director to lead its flagship program: The Games for Change Annual Festival. The festival is the largest gaming event in New York City and is the leading international event for those interested in leveraging the positive impact of games f social change and learning.
The Managing Director will assume full responsibility for the logistics of the festival, and will work collaboratively with the organization’s President in selecting and inviting “keynote” presenters, setting the program’s format and related events leading into and following the festival, and designing and conceptualizing the Games for Change Awards program and presentation of winners. The Managing Director will serve as an ongoing ambassador to the program and a primary point of contact for a diverse sector of stakeholders within the gaming and social innovation communities. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in games (including social impact games) actively engaging in such as part of their personal enjoyment and consumption of media.
This fulltime, year-round position is both tactical and strategic, and calls for a highly organized, creative, entrepreneurial thinker who has the skills to manage both budgets and people sensitively and with great attention to detail. Please visit http://bit.ly/HVa2wW to see the full position description.
To apply, send your resume (Word format) and cover letter outlining why you are interested in this role to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to put your name and a one word descriptor in the subject line, e.g., Joanne Smith, collaborator.