Navarre's Department of Culture has tasked the Baluarte Foundation with launching a recruitment drive to find an artistic director for the 2018 edition of Navarre's Punto de Vista International Docu-mentary Film Festival.
The requirements, terms and conditions are already on the webpage of Punto de Vista, Navarre's Department of Culture and of the Baluarte Foundation. The deadline for applications is 22 February.
The Festival's Artistic Director shall be responsible for performing the following duties:
In accordance with the terms and conditions, the Department of Culture (Dirección General de Cul-tura - DGC) and the Baluarte Foundation (FB) shall be responsible for coordinating, producing, and managing the festival, as well as managing the programme's human resources and finances.
Furthermore, the Festival’s Creative Director shall also be assisted by a Supervisory Committee, and shall work with a Selection Committee, made up of five international experts in documentary film, responsible for selecting films. These individuals shall also include the new artistic director.
Candidates must hold a higher university degree and have proven experience that guarantees their ability to meet the film festival's targets. They must be able to prove they have a minimum of three years' experience in public or private cultural organisations, particularly within the film industry. They must be a Spanish or EU national, and be registered as Self-Employed in Spain on the date the position starts, providing all necessary documentation.
They must also submit a statement regarding possible conflicts of interest, and must present an application to the committee should they wish to carry out any other activities within the same sphere.
Projects may be presented in Spanish or Basque. Knowledge of English, Basque, or other EU languages is also an advantage.
Anyone interested in applying for the position must send the documentation required in the terms and conditions by registered post to: Fundación Baluarte, Plaza Baluarte s/n Pamplona 31002, indicating on the envelope “Convocatoria para la dirección artística de Punto de Vista - Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Navarra.
The Baluarte Foundation shall draw up a contract for the person selected, for a total amount of 15,000 euros by way of fees for undertaking the artistic direction of the 2018 edition of the Festival. The contract shall remain in force from the day following its signing until 31 May 2018.
The Baluarte Foundation shall cover specific expenses for any travel that is strictly necessary in the performance of the duties required of the position, up to a maximum of 2,000 euros.