SIMA Studios

We celebrate, curate and distribute documentaries + creative media projects that advance positive social change and support content creators, activists, educators and changemakers worldwide.

Through the annual SIMA AWARDS, we champion eye-opening documentaries from around the world that stand out in their creativity, integrity and educational merit, and show exceptional potential to inspire social change.

Our international distribution Channels: SIMA CLASSROOM and SIMA X maximize the impact and exposure of the best films from our annual awards. Through unique partnerships and collaborations with international organizations, educational institutions, and changemakers, we bring social impact storytelling into classrooms and communities worldwide, cultivating awareness, education and engagement from the grassroots level and up.

Our nexus of filmmakers, activists, film lovers and social innovators, human rights, humanitarian, and education forums across 140 countries are as diverse as the content we celebrate, curate, screen and distribute.

Jul 24, 2019
Develop and implement social media, email, and various digital marketing strategies to grow brand awareness and audiences. Creating and executing promotional campaigns for SIMA’s awards and distribution programs. Work with Operations Manager on updating and optimizing websites. Reports to:  Executive Director Time commitment:  3 days a week in West Hollywood office This position is available immediately. Position Requirements: Educational and Certifications: A Bachelor's degree in communications-related, business or public relations field or commensurate professional experience. Essential Knowledge and Qualifications: Must be a digital native AND an excellent copywriter! Someone who knows and is passionate about social impact storytelling. Professional experience in communications Highly organized and adept at problem solving Experience in drafting, editing and distributing press releases, brochures, newsletters, web content and other communications materials Understanding of SEO and social media optimization Experience in managing and leveraging multiple social media platforms, including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Medium, LinkedIn, Vimeo and YouTube Experience with Wordpress and website maintenance Experience in building relationships with media contacts and interacting with a wide variety of media professionals Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Office Suite, GoogleDocs, and Dropbox Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop Experience working in marketing/ PR with film and/or non-profit organization a plus Excellent verbal and written communications skills Excellent project management and delegation skills Ability to work both independently and in teams Familiarity with e-mail marketing and CRM software Passionate about human rights, social justice, documentary and creative media. Desirable Knowledge and Experience: Experience working in a start-up environment Knowledge of or experience with work related to documentary film, journalism, peace, education, human rights, global development, social justice Familiarity with documentary film related impact campaigns, or cause marketing Familiarity with Emma e-mailing software, Wordpress, Medium, Buffer and Google Analytics Film festival background is a plus. Responsibilities Include: Communications Execute and adapt communications strategy on the digital front in collaboration with SIMA team Spearhead and manage all campaign communications Report on campaign and project performance Manage temporary interns as assigned Work with SIMA team to develop, maintain and expand SIMA partnerships, clients and maintain and update contact lists Update website as needed with events and additional program information, including general content editing/updating Social Media and Digital Marketing Management and Distribution Manage regular posting for SIMA’s social media handles and engagement of social media community Execute promotional campaigns across platforms and networks Establish and maintain press relationships Establish and maintain media partnerships Generate emails including monthly-newsletters, event specific and program specific targeted emails and related media/ stakeholder correspondence.   How To Apply apply@simaawards.org http://simastudios.org Please send your cover letter, resume and a reference to apply@simaawards.org
SIMA Studios Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR