China Residencies is seeking a dedicated Residency Coordinator to work with the artists across all our programs (currently, the Mediated Residency & Fellowship and a forthcoming Digital Diasporas project.) This six month paid part-time position takes place remotely starting from June 1st 2021 and will provide hands-on and theoretical training in every aspect of running an international media arts residency program.

    The Residency Coordinator will:

    • Work closely with artists to support their works-in-progress

    • Build resources and share knowledge to support the resident artists & filmmakers

    • Liaise with partner organizations in China, Australia, Canada & the US

    • Help curate and organize workshops, virtual open studios, and online screenings

    • Learn the ins-and-outs of fiscal sponsorship & budgeting & fundraising for creative projects

    • Learn the many facets of running an artist residency

    Salary + Benefits:

    • $26/hour for one to two days per week {up to 16 hours per week}

    • 5 days paid vacation + health insurance reimbursement

    • invitation to participate and attend conferences, film festivals, and other related events

    Since this position is entirely remote, you’ll need:

    • Your own computer & a solid internet connection

    • To be comfortable on video chat and in remote meetings

    Nice to have skills:

    • Passion for cultural creative exchange

    • Experience and interest working in film, documentary, and VR

    • Community organizing and event planning

    • Grant writing, fundraising & crowdfunding 

    • Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese (reading / writing / speaking)

    • Familiarity with Slack, WeChat, email, spreadsheets & Google Suite, VPNs 

      You can be anywhere in the world, this is a fully remote opportunity. 

      Please note that the majority of our residents and staff live between GMT +8 and GMT -5 time zones. While we’ll do our best to work with your schedule and have efficient meetings, our ideal candidate is one who can accommodate at least one of these time zones.

      Application process:

      To apply, submit this form. Applications are due by April 26, 2021. We warmly welcome applicants of all gender-identities, abilities, diasporas, ages, and backgrounds to apply.